About

Isabella Darcy is an emerging cross-media artist and recent graduate from Monash University, Bachelor of Fine Art and is based in Melbourne, Australia. Her practice follows an interest in the systems and flux of value within consumable objects and design, reconsidering and exploring value and the alignment with ways of contemporary culture, material culture and human consumption. She believes materials and objects, are symbolic of how we navigate our lives. 

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CONTACT DETAILS

Email: i-darcy@hotmail.com

Instagram: @plasticchair

EDUCATION

2017 - West Space Award Recipient

2014 - 2017 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Monash University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

2015 - Fine Art Study Abroad Program, Monash University Campus, Prato, Italy

ACTIVITIES

2018 - The Unreadymade: Preston Edition, workshop held by Isabella Darcy with Placeholder ARI

2018 (ongoing) - Collections Intern and Assistant at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)

2018 - Curatorial Internship at West Space Gallery

2017 (ongoing) - Museum/Exhibition Assistant at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)

2016 (ongoing)  - Front of House Volunteer and Casual Gallery Assistant at West Space

2017 - The Donkey’s Tail at Rear View Gallery

2017 - The Donkey’s Tail at RMIT Lunch Time Concert

2017 - The Donkey’s Tail at the YURT

2017 - The Donkeys Tail in An Evening of Musik at Westspace curated by John Nixon

2015 - 2017 - Front of House Volunteer at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)

2014 - 2016  - Committee Member at Batch Student Gallery, Monash University

EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS

2018 - Sound project as part of An Evening of Musik at West Space curated by John Nixon

2018 - The Unreadymade: Docklands Edition, workshop held by Isabella Darcy with Placeholder ARI

2018 -  Caught up in things a group exhibition at Irene Rose Gallery, Brunswick

2018 -  springsummer95 a solo exhibition at Cathedral Cabinet curated by Emma Nixon

2018 - Sound Project as part of MUSIK BOX at Bus Projects curated by John Nixon

2018 - Coming Soon: An Exhibition by West Space Volunteers

2018 - Concrete Commodity a group exhibition at C3 Contemporary Art Space

2017 - Commodify Me a group exhibition at Seventh Gallery curated by David Attwood

2017 - Hold On Tight! solo exhibition as part of the Westspace Award and West Space NoticeBoard series

2017 - An Act of Showing: Rethinking Artist Run Initiatives Through Space with Westspace

2017 - RE: a group exhibition at Rearview Gallery with David Attwood and John Nixon

2016 -  Monash Graduate Exhibition “Objects/Utilities” - (Winner of Westspace Award)

2015  - ‘Luccente’ Monash University Prato, Italy

2014  - Monash University First Year Fine Art Student Exhibition

UPCOMING

2018 - Neomaterial Girl a solo exhibition at Sawtooth ARI in Launceston, Tasmania

2018 - Playing as ‘Majella’ at 1,2,3,4 MUSIK at Haydens Gallery, Brunswick East

2019 - NARS Foundation Residency, Brooklyn, New York