Justin Balmain

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UPCOMING
Small Projects, Tromsø, Norway
Captivity Report, Gertrude Contemporary Studio Artists Exhibition 
2021 Studio and Residency Program, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
2020
Gertrude Studio Program 2020 – 2022, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
CREATE Resilience Fund, Australia Council for the Arts
Sustaining Creative Workers, Creative Victoria
Quick Response Arts Grant, City of Melbourne
Artist-in-Residence, Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia
Artist-in-Residence, Enough Room for Space, Brussels, Belgium
2019
Darebin Art Prize Finalist. Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne, Australia
A way to sync, live in the world, and the opposite of relax, Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Artist-in-Residence, Parramatta Artists Studios

Artist-in-Residence, Enough Room for Space, Brussels, Belgium
Create NSW, Artists Support Grant
2018
Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Projects Funding
Artist-in-Residence, Enough Room for Space, Brussels, Belgium
Research and production assistant, Anna Craycroft, Motion Into Being, New Museum, New York

Cinematography and editor, Frances Barrett, Handle, Hessel Museum, New York
2017
The symbol for silence is called zero. Enough Room for Space, Brussels, Belgium
Research Residency, Enough Room for Space, Brussels, Belgium
Vagabond Time Killers, The Wassaic Project, New York, USA. Commissioned project, Summer Festival and
Exhibition program

Cementa17 Contemporary Arts Festival, Kandos, NSW, Australia
2016

Octopus 16: Antiques Roadshow. Gertrude Contemporary, curated by Mark Feary, Melbourne
, Australia
Justin Balmain, Too Lose Focus, Runway, Issue #30: [ECOLOGIES], 2016

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant, The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Australia

Writer-in-Residence, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Artist-in-Residence, Cementa17, Kandos, NSW, Australia
2015
The symbol for silence is called zero, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Darebin Art Prize Finalist Exhibition. Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Victoria, Australia

At Length : Italian baroque (SLUSH). Minerva Gallery, Sydney, Australia

NSW Artist Grant, National Association for Visual Arts, Australia 

Artist-in-Residence, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, USA

The Career Fund, Copyright Agency, Australia

Tonia Shoumatoff, Sydney Artist Comes to Wassaic Project, The Millbrook Independent, 30 December 2015 

Stella Rosa McDonald, The symbol for silence is called zero | Girls Girls Girls, The Art Life, 15 June 2015
2014
As Long as it La Las (sts). NEAR/AFAAAR, Sydney, Australia 

Note to self. The Walls, Miami Beach, QLD, Australia

Australia Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Board New Work Emerging Artist Grant 

THE CLOSED DOOR/THE OPEN DOOR. Justin Balmain/JD Reforma. ALASKA Projects, Sydney, Australia

Artbar. Curated by Marian Tubbs and Caitlin Franzmann. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 

Artbar. Curated by Hossein Ghaemi and Nick Dory. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 

Hercules & Aphrodite presents, curated by Juz Kitson and Philjames. 525 King St. Newtown, Australia
John Fries Award Exhibition. Galleries UNSW, Sydney , Australia

Substation Contemporary Art Prize Exhibition. The Substation, Melbourne, Australia

Speculative Everything (SLUSH). Curated by Amelia Wallin. Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Rebecca Ross, Text to speak: Justin Balmain, ABC Open, 14 October 2014. 

Stella Rosa McDonald, The John Fries Award 2014, The Art Life, 18 August 2014
NSW Artist Grant, National Association for Visual Arts, Australia 

Artist-in-Residence, Waverly Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
2013
Firstdraft Gallery Board of Directors 

Master of Fine Arts by Research, College of Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia 

Parlour, curated by SuperKaleidoscope. Kaldor Public Art Projects, Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia

Home Is Where One Starts From (SLUSH). Yuill Crowley Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Mono-no-aware Curated by SuperKaleidoscope. Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Australia