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Bridie Gillman is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans painting, photography, sculpture and video. Drawing from her childhood spent in Indonesia, ideas of place - our experience and memories of a place - underpin her work.

Bridie is an emerging artist based in Brisbane, Australia, who completed her Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours at the Queensland College of Art in 2013. Since graduating she has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. 

Bridie is part of Woven, a collective of artists who each have personal ties to Indonesia. 

In addition to her practice, Bridie is co-director of STABLE, a contemporary art space in Brisbane as well as a co-director of BEAUT (Brisbane and Elsewhere Art Un-Triennial).

Bridie Gillman is represented by Edwina Corlette Gallery

Contact: bridiegillman(at)



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

Solo Exhibitions

2020 With the sun in my eyes, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2019 Before the leaves turn, SCAPE at Studio 125 Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

          Wide eyed, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2017 After, Innerspace Contemporary Art, Brisbane

          Overnight, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2016 From here, Spiro | Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane

          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

          Makeshift Monuments, A-CH Gallery, Brisbane

          Moonbird, Gallery Ten, Hobart

2014 Translations, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

2013 Baggage Claim, Witchmeat ARI, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 New Collectors, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2019 Breathing room, Collaborative show with Woven Kolektif, Cement Fondu, Sydney

           Brisbane Art Design, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane

           looking here looking north, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney

2018 SCAPE, Studio 125 Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

           The Platform 10, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

          10th Anniversary Show, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2017 Woven, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2016 AusAsia, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2015 Anywhere Elsewhere, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

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

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


          Blue Monaro, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast

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

           Air, 107 Projects, Sydney

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

          Crossing borders: video art, place and identity, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

          Middle Ground, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

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

          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

2020 The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize, Brisbane

2019  Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney (finalist)

            15 Artists, Redcliffe Art Gallery, Brisbane (finalist)

            Moreton Bay Art Award, Brisbane (Winner)

2018  Fisher's Ghost Art Award, Campbell Town Art Centre, Sydney (finalist)

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

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

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

2013 The GAS, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane (finalist)


2019 Kedewatan Residency Program, Ubud, Indonesia

2018 Summer Studio Residency, Outer Space, Brisbane

2017 Carbon, George Town, Malaysia

2015 Rimbun Dahan at Hotel Penaga, George Town, Malaysia

2014 Residency with Ketjil Bergerak, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


2018 The Memory Remains, Denizen magazine, pp. 212 - 213. 

2015 Anywhere, Elsewhere, Artist Profile magazine.

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

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