Eugene Howard
born 1990
Melbourne, Australia



Funding/awards
2018 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Community Grant
2017 Australia Council for the Arts, project funding
2017 Besen Family Foundation (auspiced: Creative Partnerships Australia’s Australian Cultural Fund)
2017 Creative Victoria, VicArts Grant
2016 Australia Council for the Arts funding, Professional Development
2016 Warrandyte Arts and Education Trust Award 2016/17 recipient
2015 City of Melbourne Arts Grant Program, co-recipient with The Projects/Testing Grounds
2013 Community Sponsorship Grant, Melbourne Water
2013 Quick Response Community Grant, Moreland City Council
2013 Australia Council for the Arts, ArtStart grant recipient
2012 RMIT Link Arts funding
2012 RMIT Student development grant


Collections
Abbotsford Convent
RMIT University
Maroondah Art Gallery
Fini Frames
Mr Kitly


Media and text
2018  Art+Australia Residency Projects, Boorhaman Victoria essay by Abbra Kotlarczyk
2017  ABC Radio National Books and Arts Daily, interview with Sarah L'Estrange
2017  Garland Magazine article Knot thinking on Boorhaman Residency Program, by Kevin Murray
2017  ABC Radio Murray Goulburn, interview on Boorhaman Residency Project
2015  Assemble Papers, Fallen Wood, Sabi spoon, Emily Wong with Sarah Booth
2014  Contributor: Wikimemory Multifunction Palace, Rowan McNaught & Kelly Fliedner, part of Saskia Schut & Scott Mitchell's Reading Room, Octopus 14, curated by Tara McDowell, Gertrude Contemporary


Academic
2016 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts
2012 Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing), RMIT University
2011 Scholarship (painting), New York Studio School, Italy


Committees + other
Current:
Grant writer: individual artists + organisaitons
Advisory Committee, Testing Grounds (The Projects with Creative Victoria)
Nillumbik Council's Arts Advisory Committee, reference group for Nillumbik Shire Council's Arts & Cultural development 2018-22
Co-Director, Boorhaman Residency Program with Kate Hill
Member Slow Art Collective

2018  Community grants assessor, Nillumbik Shire Council
2016  Co-manager Kochi AIR, with Kate Hill - mentored by Directors Dylan Martorell & Lichen Kemp (supported by Kochi-Muzuris Biennale), India
2014-16  Events Manager/Gallery Officer, Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
2013-14  Assessment panel Laughing Waters AIR, Nillumbik Shire Council, Melbourne
2012  Assistant to Harry Nankin, Mt Buffalo field trip 'Moth Liturgy' (Bogong moth shadow gram series)


Residency
2016 Kochi AIR, Kerala, India
2015 Chemin Du Bonheur AIR, collaborative with Kate Hill, Japan
2014-15 Testing Grounds (The Projects with Creative Victoria)
2012 Laughing Waters AIR, Parks Victoria & Nillumbik Shire Council


Projects 2017 Residency Projects' Boorhaman Residency Program (Pilot), artists Dylan Martorell & Chaco Kato, Boorhaman Victoria

Exhibitions 2018 Outcomes of Boorhaman Residency Project, curated by Kate Hill & Eugene Howard, Wangaratta Art Gallery
2017 Plein air, curated by Bree Claffey, Mr Kitly, Melbourne
2017 Gardening is not a rational act, with Eleanor Butt, Kate Daw, Chaco Kato, Sean Meilak, David Rosetzky, Tai Snaith, Kent Wilson, Alice Wormald, curated by Tai Snaith, c3 Gallery, Melbourne
2016 Faux Studio, c3 Gallery (with Kate Hill) Melbourne
2016 Honours Graduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts
2016 Kochi AIR Group Exhibition, Melbourne
2016 Laughing Waters Road, Art Landscape and Memory in Eltham, w. Carolyn Eskdale, John Nixon, Kate Hill, Greg Creek, curated by Grace Longato, Montsalvat, Eltham
2015 A Global Audit: Drawing Everywhere, with Greg Creek, Kieren Seymour, Kimball Holth, SACI Institute Florence, Italy
2015 Plein Air, Testing Grounds, Melbourne
2015 First Thought, Best Thought, Isadora Vaughan, Alice McIntosh, Kate Hill, Space Space Gallery, Japan
2015 Oharai, collaboration with Kate Hill, Japan
2014 who what when where why, Curated by Lisa Byrne, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Paintings, with Julia White and Rebecca Harris, Melbourne
2014 Hand To Mouth with Anna Varendorff, catalogue by Oslo Davis, Mr Kitly,
2013 My River, with: Craig Burgess, Kate Hill, Anna Topalidou, Luke Beesley/ text: Michael Leunig & Kate Middleton, Counihan Gallery
2013 Solutions, with Danae Valenza, BUS Projects, Melbourne
2012 Launch Exhibition, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne
2012 Panorama, with Kimball Holth, Kings ARI, Melbourne
2012 What We Are Making, Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School, curated by Julia White, Melbourne
2012 Nillumbik Art Prize Montsalvat, Melbourne
2011 Crossing the Line, Drawing in the Middle East, American University Dubai, curated by Dr. Irene Barberis, UAE
2011 Drawing Twenty Eleven, Graduate Exhibition RMIT Drawing
2011 Night Plains, Seventh Gallery worker’s window, Melbourne
2011 New emerging UK & Australian video artists Trans Siberian Arts Centre, curated by Britt Salt, Moscow- Beijing
2010 Naked aggression, Stahr Centre, Lancaster PA (USA)