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Bridie Gillman is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice is informed by ideas of place, and the ways in which experiences and memories shape our perspective of a site.

Living and working in Meanjin/Brisbane, Australia, she 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. 

Gillman is part of Woven Kolektif, a collective of artists who formed through shared connections to Indonesia. Together they have collaborated on exhibitions at Cement Fondu, Sydney, Outer Space, Brisbane and Cemeti Institute, Yogyakarta, among others.

In addition to her practice, Bridie is founder of STABLE, an artist run initiative which has held over 30 exhibitions since 2017.  

Bridie Gillman is represented by Edwina Corlette Gallery and Hugo Michell Gallery.

Contact: bridiegillman(at)


Solo Exhibitions

2023 Watching Walls, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2022 Wash over me, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

            Quiet of day, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2021 Unreliable Memories, Artereal Gallery, Sydney

            Amongst, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2020 A space between walls, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

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

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

           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, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Mengingat 25 Tahun Reformasi, collaboration with Woven Kolektif, Cemeti Institute, Yogyakarta

            Responsive Forms, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2022 After Fairweather, Caboolture Regional Gallery, Caboolture

2021 CASCADE, Outer Space, Brisbane

            Sculpture and Art in Residence, SCAPE, Ōtautahi Christchurch

            Liminal States, The Old Lock Up, Maroochydore

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

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, Collaboration with Kylie Spear, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast

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

           Air, 107 Projects, Sydney

2013 Crossing borders: video art, place and identity, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

          Middle Ground, The Hold Artspace, 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

2023  Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize, Brisbane (finalist)

             Girra: Fraser Coast National Art Prize, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, Hervey Bay (finalist)

2022  Redland Art Award, Redland Art Gallery, Brisbane (finalist)

2020 Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize, Brisbane (finalist)

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

            15 Artists, Redcliffe Art Gallery, Brisbane (finalist)

            Moreton Bay Art Award, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, 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 GAS, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane (finalist)


2023 Córtex Frontal, Arraiolos, Portugal

2019 DESA, Ubud, Indonesia

2017 Carbon, George Town, Malaysia

2015 Rimbun Dahan at Hotel Penaga, George Town, Malaysia

2014 Ketjil Bergerak, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


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

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