Forthcoming: Construction (Barangaroo), Barangaroo, Sydney, 6-21 August 2016; Gravity (and Wonder), Penrith Regional Gallery, 3 September – 27 November 2016; That Which Cannot Not Be, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, 2 September - 23 October 2016.
Marley Dawson (b. 1982, Wellington, NSW) received a Bachelor of Visual Arts (2004) and Master of Visual Arts (2008) from Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia. He currently lives and works in Philadelphia.
Recent solo exhibitions include: Palethorp, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (2016), Construction (T Street NW), 5x5 Project, Washington DC (2014), Marley Dawson (performance), Kreeger Museum, Washington DC (2014); Statics and Dynamics, HEMPHILL Fine Arts, Washington DC (2014), Marley Dawson, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2013); Big Feelings (going nowhere), Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC (2013); MCR (with Christopher Hanrahan), Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (2011); HEAVY INDUSTRY/LIGHT COMMERCIAL, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2011); Purlieu, Awesome Arts Festival, Perth (2009); Box of Birds, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (2009); Trick Shop, Locksmith Project Space, Sydney (2009); Untitled (shed), Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney (2008); ECR (with Christopher Hanrahan) Performance Space, Sydney (2008) and She’s not structural, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Sydney (2007)
Dawson has presented work in group exhibitions at: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; Embassy of Australia, Washington D.C.; Performance Space, Sydney; Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Artspace, Sydney; Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney; Casula Powerhouse, Sydney; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne; Pointe Ephemere, Paris; and in public spaces across Australia and the United States.