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Rhiannon Hopley

b. 1987 Sydney, Australia

Education

2017
Arts Business and Cultural Awareness, Sydney Tafe
2016
Video Intensive, AFTRS – Australian Film Television Radio School
2012
Graphic Design and Communication Advanced Diploma, Hornsby Tafe
2010 – 2011
Graphic Design and Communication Diploma, Hornsby Tafe

Awards & Selected Grants

2019
Micro Galleries, International Artist Collective 2019, Selected Artist
2019
Loud and Luminous, Selected Artist
2018
Finalist,HIDDEN:Rookwood Flickering Stone Moving Image Award, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, N.S.W.
2018
Finalist, Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
2017
Creative Partnerships Australia Artist Grant
2017
Chateau Orquevaux, Champagne – Ardenne, French Residency Grant
2017
Finalist, North Sydney Art Prize, The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Waverton, Sydney
2016
Newtown ArtSeat – Public Art grant, Marrickville Council, Arts NSW & City of Sydney
2015
Commended, Gosford Art Prize, Open Category Gosford Regional Art Gallery
2015
Finalist, We Get By, Cooks Hill Gallery, Cooks Hill Newcastle
2014
Chrissie Cotter Gallery Program Grant 2015, Marrickville Council
2014
Finalist, Marrickville Urban Photography Competition, Marrickville Council
2013
First Prize, Gosford Art Prize – Photography Category Gosford Regional Art Gallery
2013
Finalist, Ballarat International Foto BiennaleOne for the Books, Ballarat
2012
First Place, with Distinctions Graphic Design & Communication Advanced Diploma, Hornsby Tafe
2012
Second Place, Graphic Design & Communication Diploma, Hornsby Tafe
2006
First Place, The Magnificent Seven, Fuji Film Competition
2005
Finalist, Art Expressed, Ku-ring-gai Art Centre
2004
Excellence in Photography Ku-ring-gai Creative Arts

Residencies

2020
Micro Galleries -Time & Space Residency / Live Weekend, Manila, Philippines, March– Upcoming
2017
Chateau Orquevaux, Champagne – Ardenne, France. Sept – Oct

Solo Exhibitions

2019
palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst – a landscape of memory, Penny Contemporary, Hobart, Tasmania, Sept-Oct
2017
Relinquish, Unicorn Lane Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria
2016
Nocturnal Vibrations, Newtown Contemporary Public ArtSeat, Newtown Hub, Newtown, Sydney, N.S.W. Sept – Nov
2016
Noctuary, Off The Wall, outdoor urban exhibition space, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W – June
2015
Discovering Locations : Location by Numbers, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, Sydney, N.S.W Aug
2005
Sonic Explosion – Revive the city with art, Youth Week, Gosford, N.S.W April

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Live Weekend & Open Air Galleries, Manila, Philippines, March– Upcoming
2019
Dia de los Muertos Festival, Redbridge Central Library, London UK, Oct
2019
Witching Hour, Mothership Studios, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW, Oct
2019
Fringeville, Sydney Fringe Festival, Hurstville, Sydney, NSW, Sept
2019
babylon, Sydney Fringe Festival, Kensington Street, Chippendale Sydney, NSW, Sept
2019
Music Seen, The Lord Gladstone, Chippendale, Sydney, NSW, Aug
2019
The Fire Garden Festival, Edge Festival Sydenham Park, N.S.W, August
2019
Loud and Luminous- Digital Exhibition – HeadOn Photo Festival, Town Hall Paddington, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2019
Loud and Luminous, Contact Sheet Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W. April-May
2019
There goes the Neighbourhood: Art Month, Tortuga Studios, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. March
2018
Piece of Mind, Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney, N.S.W. Oct
2018
HIDDEN:Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk – Flickering Stone , Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, N.S.W. Sept – Oct
2018
In the Night Garden: Aurora, Tortuga Studios, St Peters Sydney, N.S.W. September
2018
Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville, Qld. May – July
2018
Honey – an all wo(man) art show, Create or Die, Marrickville Sydney, N.S.W. April
2018
Fake, Tortuga Studios, St Peters Sydney, N.S.W. March
2018
Moshcam Photography Awards, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W. Jan
2017
Not A Stat, AD Space, UNSW A&D (COFA), Sydney, N.S.W. Sept
2017
stillness, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W. June – July
2017
DEN Fair, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria. June
2017
Inner West Open Studio Trail 2017, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2017
With a Rebel Yell,Tortuga Studios, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2017
Piss Poor Effort, 107, Redfern, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2017
North Sydney Art Prize, The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Waverton, Sydney, N.S.W. March
2016
.M Contemporary Co Lab, .M Contemporary Bondi, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W. Nov – Feb
2016
Stonevilla Studios Annual Exhibition, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, Sydney, N.S.W. Oct
2016
Head On Photo Festival ‘Wide Eyed Live’, Tortuga Studios, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. April
2016
The 39th Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation, Araluen Cultural Centre, Alice Springs, NT. April – June
2016
MOST, Marrickville Open Studio Trail 2016, Newtown, Sydney, N.S.W. March
2015
Piece Out, He Made She Made Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, N.S.W. Dec
2015
Gosford Art Prize, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, N.S.W. Oct – Nov
2015
No Place Like Home – Sydney Contemporary, M Contemporary, Woollahra, Sydney, N.S.W. Sept
2015
Annual Winter Group Show, M Contemporary, Woollahra, Sydney, N.S.W. June
2015
Mythology of My Land, M Contemporary, Woollahra, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2015
We Get By, Cooks Hill Gallery, Cooks Hill Newcastle, N.S.W. March
2014
The Accredited,10×8 Gallery, Chippendale, Sydney, N.S.W. Aug
2014
Marrickville ‘Urban Photography’ Finalists, Marrickville Town Hall, Marrickville, Sydney, N.S.W. May
2014
One for the Books Travelling Exhibition, East Coast, Australia. Feb – Mar
2013
Gosford Art Prize, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, Gosford, N.S.W. Nov
2013
The Young & The Restless Create Collective, Gosford, N.S.W. July – Aug
2013
Head On Photo Festival ‘Nudes on Tap’, Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, N.S.W. June
2013
One for the Books, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Ballarat, Victoria.  Aug – Sept
2012
Arty Party, Create Collective, Gosford, N.S.W.  Dec
2012 – 2010
North Sydney Institute Exhibition, The Gallery, Hornsby, N.S.W. Dec
2005
Art Expressed, Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, Gordon, Sydney, N.S.W. July
2005
Annual Art Exhibition, Ku-ring-gai Ctreative Arts, Sydney, N.S.W. Dec
1999
Annual Art Exhibition, Ku-ring-gai Ctreative Arts, Sydney, N.S.W. Dec

Curated Exhibitions

2019
There goes the Neighbourhood: Art Month, Tortuga Studios, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. March
2018
In the Night Garden: Aurora, Tortuga Studios, St Peters Sydney, N.S.W. September
2018
Fake, Tortuga Studios, St Peters Sydney, N.S.W. March -upcoming
2017
stillness, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W. June – July
2016
Head On Photo Festival ‘Wide Eyed Live’, Tortuga Studios, St Peters, Sydney, N.S.W. April

Publications & Media

2019
Art Guide Australia Top 5 Exhibitions to see in October(palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst – a landscape of memory)
2019
Loud and Luminous 2019 sponsored by Momento Pro, Part of The National Library of Australia and The Australian Contemporary Publication Collection, published May
2019
Creative of The Month Feature article Inner West Council wesbite and published in ArtPost, May
2019
Living France, Magazine featuring work from Chateau Orquevaux Residency, Sept
2018
The Percivals, Published by Galleries, Townsville City Council, May
2017
Head-On Photo Festival, Exhibition Spotlight Feature – stillness, June – link
2017
Art Almanac, stillness exhibition, June
2017
Photo/Foto Magazine, Q&A Feature, May – link
2017
Son of a Gun Magazine, Discovering Locations, Portfolio Feature, April
2015
No Place Like Home, Sydney Contemporary Catalogue .M Contemporary, Sept
2015
ArtPost, Discovering Locations, in conversation – Q&A, Aug
2015
Encyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal, by Brian Giffin, Released May
2014
Express Advocate, Published works and article, Aug
2013 – 2016
Numerous online publications with Loud Online Magazine and Heavy Magazine
2012
Discovering Locations, Rhiannon Hopley, Self Published, Released Nov
2012
The Elf that Flew, by Lindy Mitchell, Peek-a-boo Publishing, Released Aug
2005
Express Advocate, Front page and feature article, April

Talks & Presentations

2016
Invited artist talk – Untitled. Sunstudios Sydney, July
2016
Invited artist talk – The 39th Alice Prize,
Alice Springs Art Foundation, Araluen Cultural Centre, Alice Springs, NT, April
2015
Invited artist talk – Gosford Art Prize, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, Novgrationagencyaustralia@gmail.com

Collections

Private Collections in Australia, Canada and France