Born 1977, Sydney, Australia
Lives and works in Australia and Los Angeles
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Tactical Frivolity, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2014 Pattern Bandits, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2013 Effacing Power, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
2012 Piecing Together Core Concerns, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2010 The Will to Deceive, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2009 The Declaration of Resemblance and Fluid Insurgents, IMA, Brisbane
2008 Putting On: Hyper Stealth and Protective Coverings, Steve Turner Cont.
Combat Drag: Lessons in Unlimited Expansion, Milani Gallery
More Jungle then Paradise, IMA (TCB Space), Brisbane
2007 The Difficult Word Is Born At Last, A402 Gallery CalArts, Los Angeles
2006 No Nonsense: Great Shapes, The Block, Brisbane (cat.)
Whak’emall, 507Rose, Los Angeles
Off Their Heads! Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Catastrophe Theory: Earthquake Girl and other Stories, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Minnie Peep, 18th St Arts Centre, Los Angeles
2003 See-Saw, The Farm, Brisbane (cat.)
2002 Chroming, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane
2000 Lightweight Poncho, Palace Gallery, Brisbane (cat.)
1999 Pink Bits, Palace Gallery, Brisbane
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Quaternary, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
A New Feminine? Airspace, Sydney
GNAP, Post Office Gallery Federation University Australia, Victoria
2014 Logistical Gymnastics, Sam Francis Gallery, Los Angeles
Menagerie, or Artwork Not About Love, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery Wayne State University, Detriot
Conflict: Contemporary Response to War, University Queensland Museum
2013 Direct Democracy, Monash University Museum of Art
Chockablock, University Art Museum, Long Beach
2012 The Unexpected Guest, Liverpool Biennial FACT, Liverpool (cat.)
Feminage, Cross Art Projects, Sydney
Panorama, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney (cat.)
2011 Inner Voices, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan (cat.)
New Psychedelia, University of Queensland Museum, Brisbane (cat.)
The Open Day Book Exhibition, LACE, Los Angeles (cat.)
2010 THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Sydney Biennale Cockatoo Island, Sydney (cat.)
2009 GPS, Cypress Collage Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Total Nowhere Emotional Expansion, Brisbane Powerhouse
No Other One Is, Threewalls, Chicago (CamLab)
2008 The Art Resort, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Pap Spears, Karen 19, Gold Coast
2007 The Collective Body, Galerie Califia, Czech Republic (CamLab)
Powder Room, Track 16, Los Angeles
Exquisite Acts and Everyday Rebellions, CalArts, Los Angeles (CamLab)
The Juice is Loose, 507Rose, Los Angeles
Too Check Effect, 40000, Chicago, USA
IDAP, Yokohoma Art Centre, Japan (cat.)
2006 Seeing is Believing, Gatov Gallery West (CSU), Long Beach
2006 Contemporary Commonwealth, ACMI, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
Someone Shows Something to Someone, CCAS, Canberra, Australia (cat.)
Rectangular Ghost, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2006 IDA, Beijing Film Academy, China
OUT of THE INTERNET (MAAP), State Library of Qld, Australia
2005 Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (cat.)
Twofold, Westbeth Gallery Kozuka, Nagoya, Japan (cat.)
2005 Prime, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Not Worried, Raid Projects, Los Angeles
2004 Talking about Abstraction, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney (cat.)
2003 Colour, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Sub-Tropic, Harvey Bay Regional Gallery, Harvey Bay, Australia
2002 Unit 197, Gamma Space, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
The Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2001 QUT Alumni Exhibition, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Virtually Furniture, Brisbane Powerhouse
2000 Next Gen, Metro Arts, Brisbane (cat.)
(painting), Monash University Gallery, Melbourne (cat.)
1999 Colourfield, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
1998 Griller Girls, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Fragility, Smith & Stoneley on Stratton, Brisbane
1997 After Image, Development Space Metro Arts, Brisbane
2007 MFA at California Institute of Arts, Los Angeles
2001 Honours (first class) at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
1997 Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts at QUT, Brisbane
Selected Awards and Residencies
2012 Australia Council Grant, New Work Grant (Mid-Career)
2011 Arts Queensland, Career Development Grant
2010 QANTAS Foundation Art Award, Australia
Elam International Residency, University of Auckland , New Zealand
2009 Threewalls Summer Residency, Chicago (CamLab)
2006 California Institute of Arts Scholarship, Los Angeles
2005 Lord Mayors Fellowship, Brisbane City Council & Arts Qld
2004 The Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
Los Angeles Studio Residency, Australia Council for the Arts
2001 Graduate Award (Honours), Software Engineering Aust.
2000 Melville Haysom Scholarship, Queensland Art Gallery
Selected Live Performances/Screenings/Events
2014 Surface Tensions, Institute for Labor Generosity Workers and Uniforms, LA
2012 Embodied, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CamLab)
Engagement Party, MOCA, Los Angeles (CamLab)
2011 Social Clothing Experiments, The Getty Centre, Los Angeles
2010 Outside the Box, Bongout Gallery, Berlin
The Fish Bowl, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
Whak’emall, San Pablo Arts District, Oakland
2009 Ben Russell: Burns, Chicago (CamLab)
2008 Drift, Volta, New York
Swoon Soon Suit, Silver Platter, Los Angeles (CamLab)
Gentle Extended Performance, Anarchist Bookfair, Los Angeles (CamLab)
2007 4th Monkey Town Semiennial , Monkey Town, New York
Ladyfest07 , Verdenskulturcentret, Copenhagen (CamLab)
2006 You/Me (Puppet Cabaret) , CalArts, Los Angeles
[PAM] Cinema-scope program, Scope Miami, Miami
Chromophonozone, Don’t Tell Mama, Brisbane
Cat Theory, Director’s Lounge, Berlin
2005 Video works 2001-2003 , artLA, Los Angeles
2004 Love it or Leave! , Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles
Video Works 2000-2004, Project Artaud, San Francisco
Wyman, J. Tactical Frivolity, Artist Project for X-tra, Volume 17, No.3, Spring 2015, pp. 44-53.
Blas, Z. Contra-Internet Aesthetics. In Kholeif, O. You Are Here Art After the Internet, London: Cornerhouse Publications, 2014pp. 90-91
Wyman, J. Pattern Power: Blending In and Standing Out, 2014, Australia: The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2014.
Cull, T. The Power of Patterns, Artlines, 2014, pp. 34-37
Mallouk, Elyse. Engagement Party: Social Practice at MOCA 2008-2012, 2013, pp. 203-220
http://www.moca.org/party/camlab/ with writing by Melinda Guillen (CamLab)
Ziherl, V. ‘Techniques of the Skin,’ Inner Voices, 2011
Baum,G., Gluck,M. & Johnson,A. ‘Arts & Power,’ Angelino Magazine, December 2011, pp.72-73.
Kim, S. ‘Looking Back/ Looking Forward,’ Frieze Magazine, Issue 136 Jan-Feb 2011, p. 90.
Dick, L. ‘Jemima Wyman: Incognito’, Eyeline, Issue 69, 2009, pp. 29-33.
King, S S. ‘Santa Fe Summer Preview,’ Art in America, No.6: June/July, 2007
Stratton, S. ‘CamLab,’ artUS, Issue18: May-June, 2007, p. 44.
Mayer, A. ‘Jemima Wyman: Whak’emall,’ Eyeline, Issue 61: Spring, 2006, p. 55.
Mackinlay, D. ‘Under the City’s Skin,’ RealTime, Issue 75: Oct-Nov, 2006, p. 7.
Fitzgerald, M. ‘Finding Their Inner Spring’, Time Magazine(Aus.), October 3rd, 2005, pp. 70–72.
Jackson, B. ‘A Sensorial Abstraction’, Eyeline, Issue 57: Winter, pp. 22-26, 2005.
Butler, R. ‘Smart Art,’ Australian Art Collector, Issue 33: July – Sept 2005, p. 128.
Stevens, G. ‘Video National//Queensland,’ Photofile, Issue 74: Winter, 2005.
Butler, R. ‘Surface Tension’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 21 July-Sept, 2002, p. 144.
Webb, M. ‘The Body, The Imago, and The Intermezzo,’ Eyeline, no.45, Autum/Winter, 2001, pp. 32-35(& cover).
Kubler, A. ‘(You make me feel) mighty real ’ Art Monthly, no. 130 June 200