NSW Creative Industries Residency Program
Rosie Deacon in her studio. Image: Ken Leanfore
Rosie Deacon in her studio. Image: Ken Leanfore

Rosie Deacon

Rosie works predominantly in video, sculpture and installation. A graduate of UNSW Art and Design, she was the recipient of both the Gallery Barry Keldoulis Grant for Emerging Artists and the Dinosaur Designs Prize. Recent selected solo exhibitions, and commissioned projects include: Fashion Forest Seduction, 2019 Wollongong Art Gallery, Perfect Vacation, 2019 Varbergs Konsthall (Sweden), Cockatoo Cavern Fever, 2019 Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, FFS (Fashion Forest Seduction), 2019 MONA FOMA, Museum of Old and New, Facebook Artist Residency Program 2019, and The Moving Forest 2018, Casula Powerhouse. In 2014, she was selected as the inaugural Runway Annual Artist Commission. Rosie was was commissioned by Pom Pom Contemporary Art Space, Adelaide to develop a youth-led installation project which led to several other exciting projects in Sydney that engaged young people. Her work is held in collections including Artbank, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Wollongong Art Gallery and various private collections.

Rosie has created a series of making programs for the Powerhouse, inspired by her Koala Train installation, which will be unveiled at the Powerhouse as part of the Summer program in December 2020.

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Rosie Deacon, Powerhouse NSW Creative Industries Resident. Image credit Daniel Boud
Rosie Deacon, Powerhouse NSW Creative Industries Resident. Image: Daniel Boud.