Emily Ferretti is a Melbourne-based artist. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2006, Ferretti has exhibited widely at artist-run and commercial spaces throughout Australia. In 2015 she completed a residency at the prestigious Greene Street Studio in New York (awarded by the Australia Council for the Arts), and has also undertaken studio residencies at Gertrude Contemporary, the Australian Tapestry Workshop and at the Cite des Arts Internationale in Paris (awarded by the Art Gallery of New South Wales). Her work is held in major collections including at Artbank, Monash University Museum of Art and in the Macquarie Group Collection, as well as in private collections in Australia and the UK.
EMILY FERRETTI x SANDRA LOTT IN PEER/PEER COLLABORATION
For Art et al.'s Peer/Peer series, Emily Ferretti collaborated with London-based Submit to Love Studios artist Sandra Lott. During August/September 2021, the artists set briefs for each other as prompts for art-making. Read about their collaboration and listen to the artists discuss using art to communicate and play. The works will be on display in Melbourne in 2021 before being exhibited in London.
Image: Emily Ferretti, Fountain collage (1), 2021
EMILY FERRETTI PICTURE WINDOW COMMISSION
Works by Emily Ferretti are installed on Queen Street in Melbourne as part of the City of Melbourne's Picture Window commission, supporting the creative reactivation and renewal of the city.
To enquire about available works, please contact the gallery.
Image: Emily Ferretti
EMILY FERRETTI AT MORNINGTON PENINSULA REGIONAL GALLERY
Works by Emily Ferretti are included in Surreal Landscapes, a group exhibition exploring subtle and strange, absurd and dreamlike interventions within the landscape that shift our reading of it. Surreal Landscapes is on display at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery until 22 August 2021.
Image: Emily Ferretti, Looming, 2020
EMILY FERRETTI SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAYSIDE ACQUISITIVE ART PRIZE
Emily Ferretti has been selected as a finalist in the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.
The Bayside Art Prize is a $15,000 acquisitive prize awarded for a contemporary Australian painting. The judging panel includes Louise Tegart, Director, Art Gallery of Ballarat; Ryan Johnston, Head of Academic Programs, Museums and Collections, University of Melbourne; and Joanna Bosse, Curator, Bayside Gallery.
The exhibition of finalists will be held from 14 May to 4 July 2021.
Image: Emily Ferretti, Two corns forming, 2019. Photo: Matthew Stanton
EMILY FERRETTI AT THE AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP
Emily Ferretti was selected as one of 15 contemporary artists from around Australia for the Australian Tapestry Workshop's Weaving Futures project.
The paid professional development and research project encouraged artists to expand their practice through the creation of a tapestry design, with access to the ATW weaving studio.
An exhibition of the Weaving Futures designs will be held at ATW in 2021.
Image: Emily Ferretti, Sweep and tumble, 2020
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