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Bridie Gillman’s practice is focused on the nature and process of negotiating cross-cultural experiences. By drawing on her time spent in Indonesia as a child and further travel as an adult, Gillman's interdisciplinary practice articulates experiences of existing between places and cultures.

Gillman is an emerging artist based in Brisbane who completed her Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours at the Queensland College of Art in 2013. Since graduating she has conducted residencies and exhibited in Indonesia and Malaysia, as well as domestically.

Bridie is co-director of STABLE, a contemporary art space in Brisbane, Australia.  

Contact: bridiegillman(at)



2013 Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours (Class 1), Queensland College of Art, Australia

Solo Exhibitions

2017 After, Innerspace Contemporary Art, Brisbane

2017 Overnight, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2016 From here, Spiro | Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane

2016 You and I, we've got the same blood running through us, Cut Thumb, Brisbane

2015 Round Island Tour, Run Amok Gallery, George Town, Malaysia

2015 Makeshift Monuments, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane

2015 Moonbird, Gallery Ten, Hobart

2014 Translations, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

2013 Baggage Claim, Witchmeat ARI, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Woven, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2016 AusAsia, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2015 Anywhere Elsewhere, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2015 The height of a mountain, the width of a valley, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2015 The moment something is understood it begins to be forgotten, Blindside, Melbourne

2015 Blue Monaro, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast

2014 Day-Day! [dédé], Galeri Lorong, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2014 Air, 107 Projects, Sydney

2013 LiMEN: Graduate Exhibition, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

2013 Crossing borders: video art, place and identity, The Hold Artspace at Northshore Containerval Festival, Brisbane

2013 Middle Ground, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

2013 EXIST-ENCE 5 Performance Art Festival, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

2013 Arus Balik, Sanggar Bangun Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2012 +mas, Addition Gallery, Brisbane

2011 To That Which Is: Graduate Exhibition, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

Awards and Prizes

2016 PRIZENOPRIZE, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast (finalist)

2016 Redland Art Award, Redland Art Gallery, Brisbane (finalist)

2016 MAMA National Photography Prize, Murray Art Museum Albury (finalist)

2013 The GAS: Graduate Art Show Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane (finalist)


2015 Residency with Rimbun Dahan at Hotel Penaga, George Town, Malaysia

2014 Residency with Ketjil Bergerak, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


2015 Anywhere, Elsewhere, Artist Profile magazine.

2015 Monuments: Bridie Gillman, Common Ground Journal, pp. 50 - 57. 

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