Lilly Piri

Biography

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship, minor in Visual Arts), Curtin University (2013-2017)

Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree, Treehouse (2017-2018)

Honours in Advanced Certificate in Fine Arts, Arts Academy (2004)

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Artist of the month, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, Australia

2013 Lilly Piri Sings the Phthalo Blues, SSE-P.COM

2009 The Finch and the Flower, Lamington Drive Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2008 Wunderkammer, Bourgeois Pig Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany

2007 Letters from Home, Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Projects

2015-2016 Painting A Day For One Year

2012 Painting A Day For 60 Days, from Life

2008-2011 100 + Small Oil Paintings

Awards

2017 React Riot, for The Definitely Ending Story

2016 Node Knockout

2012 Featured Artist - Toni&Guy Yen Young Australian Art Award

2006

Finalist - Pictures - SOYA - QANTAS Spirit of Youth Awards

Finalist - Billabong Blue Biro competition - Frankie Magazine

2004

Honours in Advanced Certificate Program, Fine Art and Illustration, Arts Academy

Highly Commended Youth - Twin Towns Art Prize

2003 Awarded Best Teenage Painting - Elanora Uniting Church Art Show

2002 Highly Commended Young Artists 12 - 18 Years - 9th Annual Internation Miniature Art Awards & Exhibition

Group Exhibitions

2019 Rotary Art Spectacular, Finalist, Brisbane Australia

2017 Heavy Metal Lover, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2016

Amethyst, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, USA

Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, South Murwillumbah, Australia

Lethbridge 10000, Finalist, Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Australia

2015

Petits Travaux, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, Australia

12 x 12, The Stockroom, Melbourne, Australia

Border Art Prize, HOTA, Gold Coast, Australia

Lethbridge 10000, Finalist, Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Australia

2014

Last Breath of Summer, Subtext Gallery, San Diego, USA

Lethbridge 10000, Finalist, Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Australia

D'Arcy Doyle Art Prize, Memorial Hall, Mudgeeraba, Australia

_Prisma Collective 2nd Annual Group Show, WWA Gallery, Culver City, USA

The Affordable Art Fairs, Retrospect Galleries, Europe

2013

Petits Travaux, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, Australia

Intricate Lines, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, Australia

The Animal In Me, curated by Kaspian Shore, Subtext Gallery, San Diego, USA

One Way Street Festival, Surfers Paradise - Australia

Lil Bub Art Show, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Lepus Australis, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Not For Rental, 71A Gallery, London, UK

The Affordable Art Fairs, Europe, with Retrospect Galleries, Europe

You, And I, And The Worlds Between Us, Distinction Gallery, Escondido, USA

Artists For Animals, L’ENTRÉE DES ARTISTES, Montréal, CANADA

2012

ArtHamptons with Retrospect Galleries, New York, USA

The Affordable Art Fair New York with Retrospect Galleries, New York, USA

Petits Travaux, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, Australia

Prisma Collective presents MILK, Bath, UK

Risographica! 2, Lamington Drive Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Curvy exhibition, Frankie and Swiss, Melbourne, Australia

True Self, Melbourne GPO, Melbourne, Australia

Hive-Zilla, Tokyo, Japan

2011

Song of the Sirens, Last Rites Gallery, New York City, USA

Nursery Rhymes, Urban Cow Studio Gallery, Adelaide, Australia

Paperthin, Colour by Numbers Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Life, The Exhibition, Print Club London East Gallery, London, UK

2010

Risographica! Lamington Drive Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Paper Tales Nine Lives Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Hell vs. The Monster Mash, The Hive Gallery, California, USA

2009

Hand Made Edtn by Wooden Toy Quarterly, Gorker Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Lilly Piri, Yuka Yamaguchi, Fumi Nakamara, 3 person exhibition, Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Kokeshi: From Folk Art to Art Toy, The Japanese American National Museum, California, USA

FundrAislinn, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Australia

2008

The Drawing Room - New Work By: Audrey Kawasaki & Friends, Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Uncommon Gardens, Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Deep Pop, Kenneth Chapman Gallery, New York, USA

Grrrls, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney, Australia

A Place Called Lovely, Gallery 1988, California, USA

2007

Cups and Cuddles, Per Square Metre Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Across The Board, Surry Hills, Australia

2006

Naughty or Nice Group Show, Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, Finalist, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane, Australia

Creature Feature, Canvas Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Curvy Three exhibition, DAS Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Enfant Terrible, Monster Children Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2005

Arts Academy Retrospective and graduate exhibition, Brisbane, Australia

October Group show, The Hive Gallery, California, USA

Six Degrees Festival, California, USA

Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, Finalist, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane, Australia

The Commons Exhibition, Basefield Projects, Melbourne, Australia

2004

Mad Hatter Tea Party, Stained Studios, Ohio, USA

Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, Finalist, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane, Australia

Arts Academy Student Graduates Exhibition, Arts Academy, Morningside, Australia

Bibliography & Media

2018 Shout Out To The Girls, Penguin Random House - portraits of Lisy Kane, and Louise Mack.

2013- 2018 Friday Barnes, Books 1-8, R.A. Spratt, Penguin Random House, Front Cover Illustrations

2016

Lilly's Galaxie, film interview by Troy Sizer.

City News North, Thursday, November 2, 2016 (interview)

Greetings From Australia, by Jacky Winter, Thames and Hudson Australia, (illustration sheet)

2013

Little White Lies, Issue 50 (illustration)

Creatures of Magic - By Maree Fenton-Smith, Walker Books Australia, Front Cover & Interior Illustrations

Lilly Piri Sings the Phthalo Blues, (Entire Zine featuring new works by Lilly Piri.), SSE Project Publishing

2012

Curvy 8, page 136, SUBDVSN

NYLON magazine, May Issue, Beauty feature.

little thing magazine, Issue 24, Pages 134, 135, 136, & 137 (interview)

Paper Darts, Volume 04, Page 53 (interview)

Paper Runway, Issue 3, Pages 34 & 35 (interview)

2011

Lifestyle Asia magazine, 26/27 2011, Pages 34, 35, 36 & 37 (interview), Australian News Express Daily

Yen Magazine, Issue 49, Page 49, (mini interview, feature for Nursery Rhymes exhibition), Next Media

2010 Chikismiqui magazine, #6 2010, Page 34, moebius editora

2009

Elle Girl magazine Korea, March 2009, Page 369 (interview)

Chikismiqui magazine, #4 July/August, Pages 9-17 (interview and front cover.), moebius editora

2008

Frankie magazine, Issue 21, Page 22, Morrison Media

Frankie magazine, Issue 22, Page 102, Morrison Media

WAD magazine - #38 Autumn Girls Issue - Page 143 (interview)

Frankie magazine, Issue 26, Page 25, Morrison Media

2007

Curvy Four, Page 78, Yen magazine team

Ruby Book 2, Pages 34-35, Irana Douer

DPI magazine, Volume 95, Pages 50, 51,52 & 53 (interview), mydpi

2006

Curvy Three, Page 102, Yen magazine team

Semi-Permanent06 Sydney Auckland book, Page 281, Design Is Kinky

New Talent: Lillian Piri, Marmalade magazine, Issue 10, Page 71

Black+White magazine, Issue 83 - Pages 34 & 35, studio magazines

Frankie magazine, Issue 10, Page 100 (Billabong Blue Biro finalist), Morrison Media

Voiceworks magazine, Issue #66 SUPAFUNHAPPY !, 2 pages in the special NOISE feature

2005

Design is Kinky, Semi-Permanent05 London book

think faest Faest 5 book five, Page 41

Hotpress magazine, Issue 8, Page 56

Frankie magazine, Issue 8, pull out centerfold poster - highly commended art, Morrison Media.

2004

Inspiring look at some emerging young artists, The Gold Coast Bulletin, May 14, 2004

Empty magazine, Issue 4, Page 31, Design Is Kinky