Huseyin Sami


EDUCATION
2001-2003 Master of Visual Arts, Sydney University, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia
1997-2000 BFA Honorary First Class, Sydney University, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia

SOLO EXHIBITION
2019 CHROMA, One Four, Seoul, S.Korea
2019 The Matter of Presence, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2018 Tactile Space, Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany [with Julia Gruner]
2018 Untitled Statement, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2017 Good Times, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2017 Paintings, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2016 VIVID Festival- Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
2015 Sometimes a New Fiction will do, Sophie Gannon Gallery,Melbourne, Australia
2015 Whispers From a Band of Myth Makers, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 The Art of Ending a Conversation, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 Syntax of Thicks & Thins, Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2013 I mark you, I cancel you, I dirty you, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2011 Painting Machine No.10, EPRA Perth Cultural Centre Arts project, Perth, Australia
2011 Prime Cuts, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2011 Are you cool and symmetrical, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2011 Mark Makers Maker Make, Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2010 The Fauvette Louriero Travelling Scholarship Survey Exhibition, SCA Gallery, Sydney, Australia (with Jess MacNeil)
2009 I wish I was a Fauve in 1905, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2009 Kunst Projects, Blue Blah! And other works, Berlin, Germany
2009 Everything is Everything, Perth, Fremantle Arts Centre, Australia (cat.) curated by Consuelo Cavaniglia
2009 Painter I am Why Not, Gallery 4a Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia (with Koji Ryui)
2007 Sweet Days Wilderness, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2005 The United Paper People, Sherman Art Box, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2004 The Honeymoon is Over, Peleton Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2003 Wallet Sized, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2002 Nothing Like A Homemade Haircut, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2001 Franz as Vest, Soap Box Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
1999 This One Is About Irish People, Newspace Gallery, Sydney, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITION
2018 Art Miami, Taubert Contemporary, Miami, United States
2018 A Vacant Space, Artbank Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2018 Spring, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2018 Sydney Contemporray Art Fair, Sydney Australia
2018 Equal Area: Lee Kun-Yong, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
2018 Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, National Art School, Sydney, Australia
2018 Gold Award 2018, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, Australia
2017 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2017 Unlimited Support, Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2017 Superposition of Three Types, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2016 Shut Up and Paint, National Gallery Victoria, Victoria, Australia
2016 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
2015 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2015 THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2015 RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 Assemblage II, 107 Redfern Projects, Sydney, Australia
2014 20/200, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 Season of Spring, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA, United States
2013 Group Show, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2013 ‘Never Underestimate a Monochrome’,Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, United States
2013 Alaska Projects, 3, with Koji Ryui and Brendan Van Hek, Sydney, Australia
2012 Sarah Cottier Gallery, Masculin Féminin (part 2), Sydney, Australia
2012 ’Never Underestimate a Monochrome’, University of Iowa Museum of Art, United States
2012 Fisher Ghost Art Award, Campelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia)
2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2011 Fisher Ghost Art Award, Campelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
2011 RBS Emerging Artists Award, RBS Tower, Sydney, Australia
2011 Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cultural Connections, Australia
2010 B&W, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2010 Twenty/20, UTS Gallery, Sydney Australia (cat.)
2010 Twenty/20, Dubbo Regional Art Gallery, Australia (cat.)
2009 RBS Emerging Artists Award, RBS Tower, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2009 2009 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2009 Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Persuasion Equation, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
2009 Dynamo Hum, Sarah Cottier Gallery,Sydney, Australia
2009 Problem Solving: Express Yourself, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 The David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award 2008, SCA Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008 11th Annual members Exhibition 2008, Gallery 4a Asia-Australia arts centre, Sydney, Australia
2008 New Moon, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008 2008 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2008 Clare Hotel, Bazaar 2008* (satellite exhibition Biennale of Sydney), Sydney, Australia curated by Sarah Rawlings
2008 Galerie Perpetuel, How Could You Be Angry While Grooming A Dog? Frankfurt am Main, Germany (cat.)
2008 Artspace, Point of Origin, Sydney, Australia, curated by Gary Pearson
2007 S.H.Ervin Gallery, 2007 The Year in Art, Sydney, Australia
2007 Still Different, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2007 Pecha Kucha-(Sydney Design Week), Customs House, Sydney, Australia
2007 Lion, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2007 Smash Hits – The Best and Worst of 2007, Parramatta Artists Studio Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2007 Group Show, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2007 Untitled-paper-1, Zenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Open Studio, CCA Contemporary Art Center, Kitakyushu, Japan (cat.)
2006 Hardware, UTS Gallery, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2006 Our Lucky Country, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2006 Super Lucky Chance, Maeda Project Space, Kitakyushu, Japan
2006 Playtime, Kandada Project Space, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Art Draw 2005, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
2005 Happenings, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia, curated by Sarah Rawlings
2005 Floatatious, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2005 Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship 2005, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2005 The Fauvette Louriero Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship 2005, SCA Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2005 Pump It Up (Baby), China Heights, Sydney, Australia
2005 Alien Invasion, MOP Projects, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2005 Un-Australian, Auckland, Anna Bibby Gallery, New Zealand (cat.), curated by Hamish Coney
2004 Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (cat.) curated by Vivienne Webb
2004 Out of Gallery, Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
2003 Annual Members Show, Gallery 4a Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
2003 Afterlife, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia, curated by Mikala Dwyer
2003 Talechaser, Gallery 4a Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia, curated by Aaron Seeto
2003 Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship 2003, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2002 Group Show, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia, curated by Matthys Gerber
2002 Drawing: a line, Wren Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2002 about time, about life, about death, Soap Box Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2002 Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship 2002, Artspace, Sydney, Australia

PERFORMANCES
2017 Painting performance (with improvised brush), Superposition of Three Types, Artspace, Sydney
2011 Painting Machine performance, Mark Maker Makers Make, Blacktown Arts Centre
2011 Painting performance (with improvised brush), Mark Maker Makers Make, Blacktown Arts Centre
2009 Painting Machine performance, Persuasion Equation, Linden Arts Centre
2009 Painting performance (with improvised brush), Persuasion Equation, Linden Arts Centre
2006 Painting Machine performance, Super Lucky Chance, Maeda Studio, Kitakyushu Japan
2004 Painting Machine performance, Primavera exhibition MCA, Sydney
2003 Painting Machine performance, Afterlife exhibition Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

GRANTS, AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
2012 Artspace Studio residency, Sydney, Australia
2010 Blacktown Arts Centre Studio residency program, Sydney, Australia
2010 Marketing Grant for NSW Artists (NAVA)
2009 Fremantle Arts Centre residency, Perth, Australia
2009 Marketing Grant for NSW Artists (NAVA)
2008 Janet Holmes A Court Artist Grant (NAVA)
2008 Artspace Studio residency, Sydney, Australia
2008 Australia Council New Work Grant
2007 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery residency, Sydney Australia
2007 Parramatta Artists Studio residency, Sydney Australia
2006 CCA Contemporary Arts Center residency, Kitakyushu, Japan
2006 CCA Contemporary Arts Centre Scholarship Award
2005 The Fauvette Louriero Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship 2005 (winner)
2005 Marketing Grant for NSW Artists (NAVA)
2005 Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship 2005 (Highly Commended) Award
2003 Marketing Grant for NSW Artists (NAVA)
2002 Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship 2002 (Highly Commended) Award
2001 Pat Corrigan Artists Grant

COLLECTIONS/ACQUISITIONS
Art Gallery of Western Australia
National Gallery Victoria, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Saatchi & Saatchi, Wellington, New Zealand
Art Bank, Sydney
Private collections:
Australia
Hong Kong
Germany
Japan
United States