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Sarah Duyshart

MA work


  • MA Degree


    School of Arts & Humanities


    MA Sculpture, 2019

  • Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts), RMIT University, Melbourne (High Distinction), 2008; Honours Fine Arts, VCA Melbourne University (First Class), 2013
  • Experience

  • International Project Assistant, Tapestry of Light, Canterbury UK – Washington DC, 2018-2019; Research Assistant, Dr. Irene Barberis, Metasenta Director, 2009-10, Global Centre for Drawing 2014-2015; Installation Assistant to Janet Laurence, 2008-2013; Venice Agendas VI, collaboration with University of Arts London, Metasenta and Dr. Philip Samartzis, 53rd Venice Biennale, 2009; Research Assistant, Artists in Leadership, Metasenta symposium collaboration with Prof. Chris Wainwright, Dean of UAL University Arts London, Switzerland; Research Project, Moving Cultures: Intercultural Dialogues, Metasenta, Hong Kong, Tibet, Guangzhou, 2009
  • Exhibitions

  • Recent Drawings, The Passage, Langford 120, Melbourne, 2018; Lift, Notfair Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne; 2014; Shift Beneath, Future Now 2014, The Substation, Melbourne, 2014; Transmit, Strange Neighbour, Melbourne, 2014; Drawing Studies 2014, Mario’s, Melbourne, 2014; Shift, Margaret Lawrence Gallery & VCA Studio Rafters, Melbourne, 2013; Sift, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne, 2013; Signal Tendere, Place of Assembly, MIAF, Melbourne; 2012; In Medius Res, Melbourne City Square, Melbourne, 2010; The Lure of Echo, Basement 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 2009; White Murmur, First Site Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne, 2007; Standing Water, RAW Labs & Bow Arts, London, 2019; Vertigo, Brunel Tunnel Museum, London, 2019; ‘And then…’, Global Centre for Drawing, Langford 120, Melbourne, 2018; On Drawing, CUHK Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2018; Things: Entanglement, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, 2018; Borders, ECA Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, 2017; Borders, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, 2016; Drawing Show, Sculpture Studios, Royal College of Art, London, 2015; Beam, Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship Finalists, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, 2015; Shift Beneath Soundscape, Future Now 2014, Regional Victorian Tour, Cowwarr Art Space, Australia, 2015; Shift Beneath Soundscape, Future Now 2014, Regional Victorian Tour, Warrnambool & Castlemaine, Australia, 2015; Location - Drawings, The Jam Jar Gallery, Dubai, 2014; Wire in Debut X, Blindside, Melbourne, 2014; Reading the Space, Contemporary Australian Drawing #4, New York Studio School, Global Centre for Drawing, 2013; Shaft, Kings ARI Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 2013; Metasenta Team 2010, The Drawing Space, Melbourne, 2010; Paper Journeys, Capital One, Richmond USA, 2010; Displacement, Metasenta, Orange Gallery, Guangzhou, China; 2009; Moving Cultures, Metasenta, The Art Space, Lhasa, Tibet, 2009; Moscow Tower: Wall Drawing Collaboration, The Drawing Space, Melbourne, 2008; Metamorphosis, National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, 2008; Metamorphosis, Monkey Town, New York, 2008; Portal, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, 2007; The House the Jack Built, T.B. Museum, Je Ju Island, Korea, 2006
  • Awards

  • Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship, 2015; Rae & Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2017; Finalist Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship, 2015; New York Studio School, Summer Drawing Marathon, New York 2015; NGV National Gallery Victoria Award for ‘Shift’, 2013; Australia Council for the Arts, Art-Start Grant, 2012; Drawing Scholarship Rome Art Program, New York Studio School, Italy, 2011; Best in Visual Arts, The Lure of Echo, Melbourne Fringe, 2009; City of Melbourne, Exhibition Grant for Lure of Echo, 2009; Drawing Award Metasenta, RMIT University, 2008; Winner of ‘Luminous’, Kyoto Temple Category, RMIT University, 2007