DAWN VACHON

b. 1979 Canada

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

EDUCATION


B.F.A. Visual Art

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

2008

Diploma of Visual Art

Langara College, Vancouver

2006

EXHIBITIONS


Turbulent Exposure Junior Space, Fitzroy, VIC 2017

Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award Finalist Exhibition, Doncaster, VIC 2017

Cooked  Lamington Drive, Collingwood, VIC 2017

 Grouping Home The Dolls House, Preston West, VIC  2017

Victorian Craft Award Finalist Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC 2017

The Light Fantastic Incub8r Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC 2017

Jam Every Other Day Tinning Street, Brunswick, VIC 2016

Gold Coast International Art Award Finalists Exhibition, QLD 2016

New Primitives Stockroom, Kyneton, VIC 2016

Overundersidwaysdown Manly Art Gallery, Manly, NSW 2016

Clunes Ceramic Award Finalists Exhibition, Clunes, VIC 2015

BeLonging TACA members show, Canberra, ACT 2015

Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award Finalists Exhibition, Doncaster, VIC 2015

The Useful Set Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 2015

Back to the Table Sturt Gallery, Mittagong, NSW 2014

+/- Incinerator Arts Complex Gallery, Melbourne 2011

Al2O3 2SiO2 2H20 Plank Gallery, Vancouver 2008

AWARDS, COLLECTIONS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES


Beard and Tie, Gold Coast City Gallery, QLD. Acquired 2016

VicArts Grant  – development and presentation of work for Jam Every Other Day, an exhibition in

collaboration with artist Georgia Harvey at Tinning Street Presents gallery in Brunswick, October 2016

Artist in Residence, Incinerator Arts Complex, Melbourne 2010–2011

Avery Huyghe/Jack Diggle Memorial Award, Langara College, Vancouver 2006

PUBLICATIONS


The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 55/3. New Primitives Exhibition Review, Robyn Phelan

The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 55/3. Jam Every Other Day, Georgia Harvey and Dawn Vachon

Clay, Contemporary Ceramic Artisans, 2016. Pages 66-69, Amber Creswell Bell

Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 291 August 2016. In Every Direction OVERUNDERSIDEWAYSDOWN at Manly – Toni Warburton

Garland Magazine, Issue 4 September 2016. New Pirmitives in Kyneton

http://garlandmag.com/article/new-primitives-in-kyneton/

The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 55/1. Over Under Sideways Down Catalogue, Glenn Barkley

The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 53/3. A Dialogue about Tableware, Megan Patey

Dawn and Fondok