Judith Kentish
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curriculum vitae


Judith Kentish


Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts, Honours, Queensland University of Technology

Individual exhibitions

2016 - Judith Kentish - from ideas of tending..., Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, QLD.

2012 - Unnamed, Exposttriennial, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2011 - from ideas of the mute - waxworks, Level, Brisbane.
2010 - comforter, MetroArts Gallery, Brisbane.
2007 - mappa II, University Art Museum, University of Qld, Brisbane.
2007 - mappa I, Unplace Project, Brisbane.
2007 - sustain, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane.
2005 - dark sacs/thin skins, Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney.
2004 - sustain, Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney.
2003 - cloaked, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
1999 - touching the line: cloth works, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.
1999 - touching the line: paper works, Palace Gallery, QUT, Brisbane.
1999 - deja vu, Shop 49B, Brisbane.
1998 - blister/sac, Photomedia Gallery, Canberra School of Art, ANU.
1997 - blindfolds, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.
1997 - blindfolds, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France.
1996 - Casts, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.
1995 - Breath Shadows/ Bruised Skins, Palace Gallery, QUT, Brisbane.
1994 - Silent Infestations, Palace Gallery, QUT, Brisbane.
1993 - Underpinned, Savode Gallery, Brisbane.

Selected group exhibitions

2018 - Local Colour: Experiments in Nature, UNSW Galleries, Sydney.

2015 - 15 Artists 2015, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, QLD.

2012 - Exposttriennial, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.
2011 - Drawling, Nona Gallery, BIA, Brisbane
2006 - Doubletake, MoB Gallery, Brisbane.
2005 - Sufferance, CQgallery, Craft Queensland, Fortitude Valley.
2001 - Wall, Ceiling, Floor, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.
2001 - Real World Art, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.
2000 - Lines, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane.
1999 - Wish you were here, Smith and Stoneley, Brisbane.
1999 - The Drawing Room, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane.
1999 - Enjoin, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns.
1998 - Enjoin, Asialink touring exhibition, Manila.
1996 - Run, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.
1996 - Artists' Books, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane.
1996 - Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Australian State Galleries.
1996 - One Hundred - A Survey of the First One Hundred Exhibitions,
Doggett St. Studio, Brisbane.
1995 - Works on Paper, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.
1995 - Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Australian State Galleries.
1994 - The Graphite Crucible, Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich.
1994 - Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Exhibition, Gold Coast Art Gallery.
1992 - Inaugural National Graduate Exhibition, PICA, Perth.


1996 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Fellowship.


2010 VACB New Works Grant.
2007 RADF Grant
2006 VACB Australia Council, Studio Residency, Tokyo, 2007-2008.
2006 Arts Queensland, Professional Development Grant.
2003 VACB Australia Council, New Work.
1998 Arts Queensland, Individual Project Grant.
1995 Arts Queensland, Individual Project Grant.

Public Collections

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth.
Brisbane City Gallery Art Collection, Brisbane.
Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville.
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba.

Corporate Collections

Downlands College Art Collection, Toowoomba, Qld.
University Art Museum Collection, University of Qld.
Queensland University of Technology Art Collection, Brisbane, Qld.
Sunshine Coast University Art Collection, Qld.
University of Southern Queensland Art Collection, Toowoomba, Qld.


2004 - "cloth skins & life lines", Brisbane Magistrates Court, Qld.
2001 - "lumin", Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Qld.
1996 - "casts", Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld.


Maatsuyker Island, Tasmania, supported by VACB and Parks & Wildlife Services, Tasmania 2010
Australia Council Studio, Tokyo, 2007-08
Moet & Chandon Residency,Hautvillers, France, 1996-97

Selected Publications

Mafe, D. - "Tender: a conversation of making, touching and naming", 2016.

Haynes, R. - "Unnamed: Judith Kentish", Exposttriennial, catalogue essay, 2012.
Mafe, D. - "comforter" - Catalogue essay, 2010.
Kirker, A. - "Judith Kentish: mapping territories of the self", Eyeline Magazine Issue#65, Summer 2007-2008.
Helmrich, M. - " The veil and the void: Judith Kentish's anatomy for the psyche", (cat. essay) 2007.
Barker, J. - "cloaked", (cat. essay) 2003.
Helmrich, M. - "Touching the line: Judith Kentish", (cat. essay)1999.
Kirker, A. - "Making visible the intangible, the silent", Viewpoints: visual arts case studies, ed. Anne Bamford, Rigby Heinemann 1998, Melb
Mafe, D. - "Mourning Practice", Eyeline No. 38, 1998/99.
Mafe, D. - "the recovery of a line unravelled", Working Spaces, Eyeline Publishing Limited, 2002
Romanuik, J. -"Silent Infestations", Eyeline No. 27, 1995.
Ruinard, E. - "Spacing Out and the shady realm of self", (cat. essay) Judith Kentish blindfolds, 1997.
Ruinard, E. - "Form and formlessness of breath", from Viewpoints: visual arts case studies, ed. Anne Bamford, Rigby Heinemann 1998, Melb


Comforter - Judith Kentish, 2010.
Judith Kentish: mappa, 2007.
Cloaked - Judith Kentish, 2003.
Judith Kentish - blindfolds, 1997.
Touching the Line: Judith Kentish, 1999.