PARTICIPANT / Mandy Ridley

  • Name Mandy Ridley
  • Country Australia
  • Vocation Not Available
  • Education Not Available
 

Mandy Ridley is a visual artist whose work includes exhibitions and permanently installed public commissions. Her projects often start with material culture research, using colour, pattern and craft to explore points of resonance between people of differing cultural experience; tracing history, influence and connection.

She has undertaken Residencies in India, and Australia Council funded research into the Islamic Art of Spain, India and Malaysia. Her work has been exhibited nationally since 1996 and is held in Queensland collections, Artbank and privately both in Australia and India.

2017

  • ‘Godh: in the lap of nature’ by Mandy Ridley, online article for Garland, 16 June 2017.
  • ‘That Thirst…….. Day 1, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, 2017’, by Gopika Nath, Gopika Nath Artviews online blog post, 13 March 2017.
  • ‘A love letter to Kochi’ by Rohini Kejriwal, Sbcltr online article, 2 March 2016.
 

2016

  • ‘Mandy Ridley awarded 2016 Asialink Arts Residency’ by Louise Martin-Chew, online article for CREATIVEMOVE, 2016.
  • ‘Who is heading to Asia in 2016?’ by Gina Fairley, Arts Hub online exhibition article, 31 May 2016.
  • ‘Arts Queensland supports international arts opportunities in Asia’, Arts Queensland online article, 19 February 2016.
  • Mandy Ridley – artist profile, CREATIVEMOVE, 2016.
 

2013

  • ‘Cyborgs and goddesses’, online article for Art Radar, 31 May 2013, for Mythopoetic: Women artists from Australia and India, group exhibition, Griffith University Art Gallery, QCA Project Gallery, QCA Webb Gallery, 2013.
  • ‘Mythopoetic: Indian and Australian women artists’, online article for Art Almanac, 12 April 2013, for Mythopoetic: Women artists from Australia and India, group exhibition, Griffith University Art Gallery, QCA Project Gallery, QCA Webb Gallery, 2013.
 

2012

  • ‘Re-Picturing Gondwana for Grrrls’ by Marnie Dean, exhibition article for Re-Picturing the feminine: new and hybrid realities in the art world – A survey of Indian and Australian contemporary female artists, Art Monthly, (256) Summer 2013-13.
  • ‘Year 11 Art Incursion’, online article by Robyn Knight for Yarram Secondary College (incursion with Gippsland Art Gallery), 26 November 2012.
  • ‘Cognition’, online exhibition article, Art Collector for Cognition, Gippsland Art Gallery, 2012.
  • ‘Cognition’, by Linda Carroli, essay for exhibition invitation/catalogue for Cognition, Gippsland Art Gallery, 2012.
  • Asia Art Archive exhibition article archive for Re-Picturing the feminine: new and hybrid realities in the art world – A survey of Indian and Australian contemporary female artists– PDF and at source website: https://www.aaa.org.hk/WorldEvents/Details/20948
 

2011

  • Online article for 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – Annual Members Show 2011 group exhibition, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, New South Wales, 15–23 December 2011.
 

2010

  • Interview by Rachael Parsons for Squinch (uno) exhibition, Level, Brisbane, 27 August – 17 September 2010.
  • Exhibition article for Eyeline by Louise Martin-Chew for Squinch (uno) exhibition, Level, Brisbane, 27 August – 17 September 2010.
 

2009

  • ‘Fleeting Focal Point’ online article for Indesignlive, October 2009 by Jesse for Anonymous, Northern Busway Alliance – Busway Heritage Interpretation Project, 2009.
  • Urban Art Projects online profile for Anonymous, Northern Busway Project, Brisbane, Queensland, 2009.
 

2008

  • ‘The Great Divide’ online exhibition article for Indesignlive, July 2008 by Jesse for The Great Divide, Group exhibition, Artisan Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 2008.
  • Art for Life – The Art Program commissioned for the Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, Opened May 2008, Mater Hospital, PDF extract of pages 19–33, 2008. Entire publication (PDF) can be viewed at https://static.placestories.com/pool/story/0010/0024163/lo/doc.pdf
 

2006

  • Exhibition review by Florence Forrest for Public Private: a small token, Logan Art Gallery, Logan Central, February – March 2006.
 

2005

  • Exhibition catalogue (including essays) for Public Private: a small token, Exhibition across multiple venues: 1 Shanthi Road in Bangalore, Khoj Studios in Delhi, Logan Art Gallery and at Portside in Brisbane, 2005–06.
  • ‘Art and Soul of the City’ by Sue Williams, The Weekend Australian Financial Review, 3–4 September 2005.
  • ‘Public Art at South Bank’, visitbrisbane.com.au online article, Visit Brisbane / Southbank / Things to do / Public art at South Bank.
  • ‘San Bao Zhi (Three paper packages)’, by Christine Morrow, exhibition catalogue essay for San Bao Zhi (Three paper packages), Group Exhibition, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, 2005.
  • Exhibition article by Kirsten Matthews for Orientalism, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, 2005.
  • ‘Intricate Design’, by Marta Jacimowicz, Deccan Herald, 7 February 2005.
  • ‘Aussie aesthetic’, by Athreya, The Hindu, 2005.
 

2003

  • ‘Living Craft’, Vogue Living, December/January 2003.
 

2001

  • ‘Mandy Ridley, Chinatown Souvenirs (on not knowing)’, exhibition review by Alison Kubler, Eyeline, Autumn/Winter, 2001.
  • ‘Paying Tribute’, news snippet, Brisbane News, April 2001.
  • ‘IMA Exhibition Archive 2004–1975’, archive exhibition listings including Chinatown Souvenirs (On Not Knowing), Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, March – April 2001.
 

1997

  • ‘Parlour’, group exhibition review by Victoria Boulter, Eyeline, Summer, 1997/1998, for Parlour, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland, 1997.
  • ‘Belinda Giddins, Mandy Ridley and Sandra Selig’, group exhibition review by David Broker for Artlink, Issue 17:4 | December 1997, for Parlour, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland, 1997.
 

1996

  • ‘IMA Exhibition Archive 2004–1975’, archive exhibition listings including Cue, group exhibition, Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, April – May 1996.

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