South African-born visual artist, Annelize Mulder, is based in Brisbane, Australia. The experience of migration is deeply entwined in her practice, and she uses sculpture, installation, and multimedia to contextualise the significant bearing migration has on the lives of those who move countries. With the emotionally charged experiences of migration in mind, she seeks to make sense of memory’s potent pull that operates as attenuated connections which oscillate between clarity and obscurity. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) in 2016 and her Doctor of Philosophy in 2022, at the Queensland College of Art in Queensland.
Annelize has diverse experiences in the arts as both an artist and an arts worker. She has exhibited nationally and internationally showing her work in locations such as London, Johannesburg, and Tasmania. In recent solo exhibitions, she showcased Attenuated: The Shape of Migrated Memory at the Queensland College of Art (2022) and Vulnerable Bodies at Logan Art Gallery (2020). In 2020 Annelize was the recipient of the Arts Queensland, Regional Arts Services Network stART grant for a project titled Facing Forward, which focused on experimental artworks. She was selected as one of three artists in residence at Metro Arts (Brisbane) in 2018 and was selected to be in the first round of residencies for House Conspiracy in 2017 (Brisbane).
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2022 Attenuated: The Shape of Migrated Memory, Grey Street and Whitebox Galleries, Queensland College of Art (February - March)
2020 Vulnerable Bodies, Logan Regional Art Gallery, with public engagement events. Catalogue Essay.
Facing Forward, a digitally documented project funded by artsQueensland and BEMAC
2018 Deeply Disturbed Surprisingly Functional, with Jacinta Giles, First Coat, Toowoomba
Peculiar Freedoms, solo, POP Gallery, Festival House, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. Catalogue Essay.
Threat and Safety Measures, solo, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2015 Four Walls, Webb Gallery, with Cielle Jansen van Vuuren, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Conduit, The Morgue Gallery, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, London, United Kingdom
Tether, Sawtooth Artist-Run Initiative, Launceston, Tasmania
Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Strathpine, Brisbane
Prospect, POP Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
2018 Postcards from Home, an international online collaboration by invitation. Project by artist Photini Papahatzi based in Athens.
2017 Collective Origins, Webb Gallery, Queensland College of Art
Mikala Dwyer and Justine Williams Masterclass Exhibition, Whitebox, Brisbane
Nundah Art Award, Brisbane
Showcase 1, House Conspiracy, West End, Brisbane (conclusion of residency)
Not for Sale, Garland, online exhibition and publication by The World Crafts Council Australia
2016 Four Walls, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne curated by Bethany O’Connor
Shift 1, In Residence Ari, Paddington, Brisbane
Something Like This but Not This, The Laundry, East Brisbane.
Second Home, Garland, online exhibition and publication by The World Crafts Council Australia
2015 Queensland College of Art Graduate Show, Griffith University, Brisbane
GAS Leak, The Laundrie Artspace, East Brisbane
Life Art Worldwide Expo, Fortitude Valley Brisbane
Six Plus Seven University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba
The Laundrie National Emerging Art Prize, The Laundry Artspace, Brisbane
Let There Be Light, COSSAG Cathedral of St. Stephen, Brisbane
The Music Gallery, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University collaborative performance
Walking Shadow, Collaboration with Indonesian/Australian artist Jumaadi, Griffith University
BrisAsia Festival Exhibition performance with Jumaadi, Reddacliff Place, Brisbane
2014 Jalan-Jalan, Queensland College of Art, Project Gallery Brisbane
ME + YOU + US + THEM, Queensland College of Art, Project Gallery Brisbane
2014 1/3 [one of three], Queensland College of Art, Project Gallery Brisbane
2023 NIDA Presenting with Confidence Certification
2022 PhD Queensland College of Art, Griffith University Attenuated Memories and South African Migration: Remnants of Everyday Violence
Supervision: Prof E. Findlay and Dr R. Mason
2016 Bachelor of Fine Art Honours, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Academic Award
2015 Bachelor of Fine Art, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Academic Award
2023 - present Curator (Exhibition Program), Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2023 Producer, MAVA Pathfinders, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2022 - 2023 Senior Governance Officer, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
2019 - ongoing Senior Curriculum Learning and Engagement - Workshops and Masterclasses
2018 - 2020 Griffith University Sessional Staff, Art Theory Tutor
2021 Bellbird Arts Centre, Ceramics hand-building teaching
2017 - 2019 Workshops: Adults - Acrylic, oil and watercolour painting
RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS
2020 Arts Queensland, Regional Arts Services Network and BEMAC stART grant.
2018 Metro Arts: curated 5-month residency (February – July) Historical Brisbane Arts Centre
2017 House Conspiracy, 3-week residency, West End Brisbane
PUBLICATIONS AND CATALOGUES
The Conspirator House Conspiracy, published May 2018
2017 Podcast, House Conspiracy interview with Jonathan O’Brien
Garland Magazine, The World Crafts Council Australia, catalogue: Not for Sale
2016 Garland Magazine, The World Crafts Council Australia, catalogue: Second Home
2015 GAS Leak Catalogue Essay
The Laundrie National Emerging Art Prize. Catalogue Essay.
Brisbane News Publication; Four Walls exhibition: The Sum of Us
MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
2021 Tony Albert: Masterclass and collaboration, Queensland College of Art
2020 - ongoing Griffith University Creative Arts Research Institute
2019 Working effectively with Cultural Diversity Training, Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre
2018 Alex Murray-Leslie: Masterclass, Queensland College of Art
2018 - ongoing National Association of the Visual Arts (NAVA)
2017 Mikala Dwyer and Justine Williams: Masterclass, Queensland College of Art
2017 - 2020 Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research
2016 - ongoing Griffith University Honours College Alumni
2017 Contributing Author various articles: In-Residence Artist Run Initiative and on-line publication
with a published hard copy available for purchase at the Institute of Modern Art (IMA) Brisbane