Grace Herbert

Grace herbert

grace herbert is a visual artist based in hobart tasmania. she studied sculpture at RMIT university in melbourne and later graduated with honours in sculpture at the university of tasmania. herbert’s work has an interest in the built environment; and in particular cycles of construction, demolition and decay. she explores these ideas using a mix of photography, collage, video and sculpture. the artist’s interventions introduce foreign surfaces and imagery to existing structures/readymades in order to form new semblances of meaning and representation.

grace herbert
grace herbert

Grace herbert

born and based in Hobart, Tasmania.

Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours, 2014
University of Tasmania

Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development, 2012
Deakin University

Bachelor of Fine Art (Sculpture), 2010
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Shotgun 7, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart

2018 Tbilisi Triennial, Centre for Contemporary Art, Tbilisi

2016 Show Room, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2016 Billboards Detroit, KINGS ARI, Melbourne

2015 American Axle, Popp’s Packing, Detroit

2014 Among Ruins, Constance ARI, Hobart

Group Exhibitions

2018 Gloves Off, curated by Priscilla Beck and Scot Cotterell, Visual Bulk, Hobart

2017 Between States, collaborative exhibition with Theia Connell, Watch This Space, Alice Springs

2016 Brainstorm, curated by John Vella, Dark MOFO Festival

2016 Hi Vis, Visual Bulk, Hobart

2016 Support Structure, Freerange Gallery, Perth

2016 Shadow Sites, curated by Frances Wilkinson and Samantha McCulloch,
Contemporary Centre for Photography (CCP) and National Storage Collingwood, Melbourne
Next Wave Festival

2016 Front Up, Firstdraft Sydney

2015 Land of Milk and Honey, Queen Victoria Powder Magazine and the Emalisa Hobart City Council supported exhibition

2015 (in a blessed parenthesis, in a vacuum of promise),  Crawford Street Warehouse, Dunedin

2015 Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA)

2015 The Disillusioned James Gillies, Electrona 7054 Festival, Hobart

2014 UTAS Honours Graduate Exhibition, The Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart


2018 Shotgun 7 recipient (funded by Contemporary Art Tasmania, Detached and MONA)

2017 Marie Edwards Travelling Scholarship

2017 Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency

2017 Young Tasmanian of Year Award Finalist

2015 Australia Council Art Start Grant Recipient

2014 Tasmanian Honours Scholarship Recipient

2014 Arts Honours Scholarship Recipient


2018 Centre for Contemporary Art and Tbilisi Triennial, Tbilisi

2017 Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency Paris

2015 Popp’s Packing, Detroit