Rebecca Agnew – Lived Aloof

17th July – 8th August

Opening Friday 7th July 6-8pm


Rebecca Agnew is a New Zealand born painter and stop animator based in Melbourne. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne with an MFA in 2012 and the University of Otago, Dunedin with a BFA in 2004. Recent exhibitions include: 24hr Art, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin; The Material World, Dunedin School of Art, New Zealand; Limits of Likeness, Rubicon and ‘Femmes and Hommes’, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne. Agnew was represented by Tristian Koenig Gallery in 2013 & 2014, traveling to Sydney for the Contemporary 13: International Art Fair. She also had stop animations in M100, Santiago (Chile) and Interior 2.1 (TRAMA Centro), Guadalajara (Mexico). In 2013 Rebecca was commissioned by Art bank to produce a stop animation which is now part of their permanent collection, and she was awarded the Artstart Grant in 2014.