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Rosie Deacon Artist Workshop

Duration: 90 minutes
Artists in ResidenceCreative Industry ResidentsWorkshop7 - 12 Years

Join Powerhouse artist-in-residence Rosie Deacon for a hands-on workshop exploring colour, pattern and texture using a wide range of everyday materials. Designed for kids aged 7–12, accompanied by an adult. All materials provided.

$35 for 1 adult and 1 or 2 children.
Please call (02) 9217 0111 to book.

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Rosie Deacon Biography  

Rosie Deacon (b. 1985) is a Sydney-based artist working in sculpture and installation. She engages with the spectacle of obsession and realms of the absurd. In 2010, Deacon graduated from UNSW COFA with first class honours and was the recipient of both the Gallery Barry Keldoulis Grant for Emerging Artists and the Dinosaur Designs Prize. She has held solo exhibitions at Varbergs Konsthall (Sweden), Townsville Regional Gallery, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, The Egg & Dart, The Cube Mosman Art Gallery, Firstdraft, Gaffa, and has been included in group shows across Sydney, Newcastle, Bathurst, MONA FOMA in Launceston, Townsville and Sheffield, UK.   

In 2014, Deacon was selected as the inaugural Runway Annual Artist Commission. In 2015, Deacon was invited as the Guest Artist for Studio A’s project for Underbelly Arts Festival on Cockatoo Island. Deacon exhibited at abandoned theme park ‘Adventureland’ for Campbelltown Arts Centre’s Winter Wonderland and was included in Performance Contemporary for Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks. In 2016, Deacon curated ‘Koala Nutbush’ ART BAR, at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, and was awarded Viewer’s Choice in the Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize at the National Art School, Darlinghurst. In 2018, Deacon was the winner of the Sculpture Prize in the Fishers Ghost Art Award.

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