CV

Education, Exhibitions, Awards, Commissions, Residencies, Collections

Education

2005

Master of Fine Arts. University of New South Wales

2002

Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours). University of New South Wales


Solo Exhibitions

2016

Emotional Geometry. Artereal Gallery, Sydney

2014

Bloodmilk. Artereal Gallery, Sydney
Bloodmilk. Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne

2012

Infiltrator. Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne
Tidal Skin. Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
Tidal Skin. La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo

2011

Infiltrator. GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney

2010

Birthmark. Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

2007

Owen Leong. Ryan Renshaw, Brisbane
Owen Leong. Mori Gallery, Sydney

2006

Ghost Heart. Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art, Manchester
Owen Leong. The Prism, Westpac Corporate Art Collection, Sydney

2005

Autofiction. Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2004

White Amnesia. Sherman Galleries, Sydney
Crisis Tendencies. ROOM 35, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney

2003

Owen Leong. 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Ramsay Art Prize. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The Unflinching Gaze. Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
Art Central Hong Kong. Hong Kong
Closing the Distance. Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Melbourne
Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
Paramor Prize. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney

2016

Longli International New Media Arts Festival, China
Fables of Change. Month of Photography in Minsk, Belarus
Artereal X/II. Artereal Gallery, Sydney
MAMA National Photography Prize, Albury
Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
Grace Cossington Smith Art Award, Sydney
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Sydney

2015

Sydney Contemporary. Carriageworks, Sydney
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery
Paramor Prize. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award. Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney

2014

Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize. Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Mind the Gap. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Fictions. Parer Place Urban Screens, Queensland Festival of Photography, Brisbane
New Contemporaries. Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery
Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Blake Prize (touring). Delmar Gallery; Bayside Cultural Centre; Goulburn Regional Gallery; University of Newcastle Gallery; The Schoolhouse Gallery

2013

Fables of Change. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art, Russia
Phantom Limb. UTS Gallery, Sydney
Auckland Art Fair, Auckland
Make Up: Painted faces in contemporary photography. Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Made In China, Australia (touring). Burnie Regional Art Gallery; McClelland Sculpture Park and Museum; Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery; Adelaide Festival Centre; Ararat Regional Gallery; Kickarts Contemporary Arts Cairns; Grafton Regional Gallery, QVMAG Launceston
Blake Prize. Galleries UNSW, Sydney

2012

Instinct. Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
Made In China, Australia. Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
Chinese Australia. Australia China Art Foundation, Melbourne
John Fries Award. Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2011

Magic Spaces. Today Art Museum, Beijing
The Rest is Silence. Death Be Kind, Melbourne
Night Vision. 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art at Grasshopper Bar, Sydney

2010

Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne

2009

NEXT Art Fair, Chicago
Surveying the Field. Counihan Gallery, Melbourne
Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

2008

Bridge Art Fair, Berlin
Reflecting Skin. City Art Rooms, Auckland
Leading Lights. Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2007

Soft Power. Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Asian Attitude: Transit Forces. National Museum of Poznan, Poland
I'll Be Your Mirror. Gallery Primo Alonso, London
Synthetic / Aesthetic. 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
Entanglement. West Space, Melbourne
Funeral Songs. MOP Projects, Sydney
Churchie National Emerging Art Exhibition. Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane
Blake Prize. National Art School, Sydney

2006

I'll Be Your Mirror. Liverpool Biennial Independents, Liverpool
Video Easy. The Harts Center for Arts, Beijing
Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship. Artspace, Sydney

2005

Asian Traffic. Esplanade Jendela Visual Art Space, Singapore; Today Art Museum, Beijing; Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai; OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
Contemporary Collection Benefactors Art Auction. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Text Me: an exploration of body language. Sherman Galleries, Sydney
Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship. Artspace, Sydney

2004

Asian Traffic. 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney. Official Parallel Event of the Biennale of Sydney
Res Artis: Owen Leong, Song Dong, Shen Shaomin. Artspace, Sydney
Night Vision Video Projects. 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship. Artspace, Sydney


Awards

2017

Ramsay Art Prize, Finalist
Asialink Visual Arts Residency

2016

MAMA National Photography Prize, Winner

2015

Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Winner

2014

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant
Arts NSW Grant
Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize, Finalist

2013

Australia Council New Work Grant

2009

Asialink Visual Arts Residency
Bowness Photography Prize, Winner People's Choice Award

2008

Australia Council New Work Grant
Art Gallery of NSW Moya Dyring Studio
Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant

2007

Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Winner Works on Paper
Art & Australia Contemporary Art Award, Highly Commended

2005

Australia Council New Work Grant

2003

Australian Postgraduate Award

1998

College of Fine Arts Undergraduate Scholarship


Commissions

2017

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

2014

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

2012

La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre


Residencies

2017

Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2016

Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney

2015

Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai

2009

Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo

2008

Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

2006

Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art, Manchester
Artspace, Visual Arts Centre


Collections

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Bendigo Art Gallery
Gold Coast City Gallery
Murray Art Museum Albury
Willoughby City Council Collection
Swatch Art Peace Hotel Collection, Shanghai