Image: Genetic Memories 2013, Layered Silkscreen of human DNA coding on rice paper, 30 x 1000 cm

Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger
Residencies and collaborations


Culture at Work Pyrmont Residency - March 6 to 31

South Shetland Islands specifically Deception Island - the Ninth Wave 'Floating Lab' -  January 6 to 25


Faroe Islands - Environmental Research with The Clipperton Project 'Floating Lab' June 3 to 28


Lord Howe Island - Water sampling, sound recording, filming and research April 25 to May 9

The Clipperton Project WA - inaugural Australian Project - March 10-17


Galapagos Islands Researching - filming, sound recording and Research October 1 to 15

Bio-Art Summer Residency - SVA (School of Visual Arts) New York - May 19 to June 20

Lord Howe Island - Water sampling, filming and research January 12 to 26


Bio-Art Summer Residency - SVA (School of Visual Arts) New York - May 21 to June 21

OMG - Octopus Mandala Glow - Collaborative Work Performance with Professor Victoria Vesna chair UCL Art / Sci



MFA (Master of Fine Art) SCA (Sydney College of the Arts) - Sydney University - Major Sculpture/Installation

                                                    (Auditing Botany; Marine Biology; the Art of Sound and Noise; Art and Nature as part of my research)


Graduate MSA (Master of Studio Art) SCA (Sydney College of the Arts) - Sydney University Major Print Media


Diploma Fine Arts (Hornsby TAFE) majoring in Print Media & Ceramics

2005 - 2011

National Exhibition Coordinator for MAANZ (Mosaic Association of Australia & New Zealand) Organising & Curating Managing the Following Exhibitions: National Open Biennale, 30:30 Vision Touring Exhibition Biennale, Assisting and mentoring in all State Open Exhibitions

Work Exhibited and Group Exhibitions International


International Summer Academy for Arts and Media Technology Venice - Palazzo Zenobio

Impressions Print Exhibition - International Arts Festival Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Centre for Creative Arts & Media - Ireland


Stunning Edge 2016 Contemporary Ceramics in Asia - Taipei

Gagged - Video installation used as opening for the Keynote speech by Associate Professor Monica Gagilano PhD - Jane Goodall Foundation Symposium Brussel, May 14

ASCI Biodiversity / Extinctions - New York Hall of Science 


NYABF - MoMA PS1 Long Island - SVA (School of Visual Arts)

SVA Alumni Exhibition - Flatiron Building Manhattan NY

Things are NOT Cooperating- SVA bioart Residency Exhibition NY


Semi Living - SVA bioart Residency Exhibition New York

MGC - Manhattan Graphics Juried Print Exhibition - New York

Portrait in Print - Centre for Contemporary Printmaking Norwalk Connecticut - United States


Exploring a Medium Centre for Arts Evergreen Colorado USA

Irish Connection Lorg printmakers Ireland


Crusty Oceania - DOMO Exhibition - Australian Embassy - Berlin


Red Cross Summer Exhibition The Hague (The Netherlands)


Group Exhibitions Australia


Harbour Sculpture - Woolwich (Sydney Harbour foreshore) NSW


Inkmasters Print Exhibition - Cairns Qld

Waterhouse Natural History Art Prze - South Australian Museum

North Queensland Ceramics Award (biennale) Pinnacles Gallery 

Elemental - M Contemporary Projects NSW


Graduate Exhibition SCA - Sydney College of the Arts (University of Sydney)

CNWAP - Chippendale New World Art Prize

Mosman NSW 2088 Regional Art Gallery


InkMasters - Cairns

Swan Hill Print & Drawing -Swan Hill

Art Concerning the Environment - Scope Gallery Vic

Bending the Truth Verge Gallery

Mosman NSW 2088 Regional Art Gallery

Under Pressure -Gallery Red Glebe NSW


Graduate Exhibition SCA (Sydney College of the Arts) University of Sydney

Fishers Ghost Open Prize NSW

Verge Art Awards Verge Gallery

SCAP - Sunshine Coast Art Prize - QLD

Lethbridge Small Scale - QLD


Kenilworth Art Prize - QLD

Wilson Visual Arts Award - NSW

Hunters Hill Art Prize - NSW

Print & Works on Paper-Swan Hill Environment Art Prize - Scope Gallery Vic

Lethbridge Small Scale Online Gallery


30:30 Vision Touring Exhibition (National touring exhibition, showing at regional galleries in NSW, ACT, QLD, NT, Vic and WA)

Flanagan Art Prize - Ballarat Vic

Lethbridge Art Prize -Online Gallery


Print & Works on Paper-Swan Hill

Gallery Adagio Group Exh (NSW)

Brisbane Senses Art - Qld


Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize (SA)

30:30 Vision Touring Exhibition

Hunters Hill Art Prize (NSW)

'The Studio' Art Sydney 09


Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing (NSW)

Mosman Art Prize (NSW)

Heysen Art Prize (SA)

Waverley Art Prize (NSW)

Taylor Galleries (NSW)

Redland Art Awards (Qld)



Phyllis Arnot Print Prize - Hornsby College NSW

Corowa 2012 Art Prize (Vic) - 1st Prize - Works on Paper


Warnambool Art Prize - 1st Prize


Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize SA Museum Highly Commended (Selected for Touring)


Public Works & Community Projects
  • Mosman Community Mosaic Project -Mosman Council sponsored 8m Mural Project (2008 - Completed 5th Sept 2011)

  • Hawthorne Canal Community Project - Leichhardt Council sponsored 44m Mural Project (2008 - Completed July 2011)

  • IGS (International Grammar School - Glebe) Student Duke of Edinburgh Award - Mosaic Project (2008 - Completed 2010)

  • Artist on Bubbler Project - Leichhardt Council sponsored disabled bubbler park project (Completed 2007)




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