Chris Carmody


During the CCAS Residency Chris has:

Collected Invitations on Paper

Documented the Clearways of Braddon and Manuka

Drawn my paint brush set

Played with a Tangram puzzle

Gave informal drawing lessons to my sister

Painted some boards with lightfast and fugitive paints

Made some humorous drawings and sketches

Translated some faded library books into paintings

Became a member of Libraries ACT

Investigated an artistic response to the acoustics of CCAS Manuka

Rubbed photographs published in the City Chronicle onto paper, and probed the use of arrows in these images.

Turned some pop-up books inside out

Some life drawing

Kept a Visual Art Process Diary

Participated in the CCAS Members’s Show, The Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook Project, the 24HRArt Members’ Show, and HP-09 at the Canberra School of Art Foyer Gallery.



2009 Combined Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours, Australian National University


2010 Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) Artist in Residence

2009 First Class Honours in Painting

2009 Jointly Awarded the Honours Painting Studio Endowment Scholarship

2008 Arts ACT Emerging Artist Support Scheme Show Award

2006 Canberra School of Art Gallery Drawing Prize, Highly Commended


2010 HP-09 Recent Graduates Show 26th-30th October

2010 CCAS Members’ Show 2010, 2004.

2009 Canberra School of Art Graduate Show

2009, 2007, 2006 Canberra School of Art Drawing Prize

2009 Empty Show, Dynamism

2006 ANU Old Food Co-op Demolition Show


2010-11 Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook Project Participant