Gabrielle de Vietri

Gabrielle de Vietri is an Australian-based artist with a concept-driven, socially-engaged collaborative practice. Her work has taken form as pedagogical systems, community events, interactive public performances, documents, invented languages, fictional historical insertions, lectures and gardens.

She has carried out projects in non-traditional locations, and held exhibitions in major Australian institutions – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne), Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane), Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Artspace (Sydney), Monash University Museum of Art, Samstag Museum, Ian Potter Museum, Shepparton Art Museum – and internationally in public spaces, galleries and museums in Berlin, Toronto, Chicago, Auckland, Copenhagen and Singapore.

Gabrielle undertook Australia Council’s Künstlerhaus Bethanien residency (2011), Monash University’s Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation (2014) and is a Sidney Myer Creative Fellow (2015-17). She is co-director (with curator Will Foster) of A Centre for Everything, an on-going pedagogical experiment and curated series of politically-engaged creative events.

As well as institutional work, Gabrielle has created significant commissions for Climarte, Public Art Melbourne, ACCA Regional Touring and has work in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, University of Melbourne, City of Yarra, State Library of Victoria, City of Melbourne, and private collections. Her projects have received grants from Yarra City Council (Arts & Culture Grant), Arts Victoria (Arts Development), Australia Council (New Work Grant), among others.

Gabrielle received a Certificate of Visual Arts (Ecole Superieure d’Art d’Aix, France, 2003) Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Victorian College of the Arts, 2006) and Master of Fine Art (Monash University, 2013).