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Liang Luscombe

Liang Luscombe completed a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours (Visual) from the Canberra School of Art, Australian National University in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include Non in Casa, 157 Blyth St, Melbourne, 2013; Bauhaus Fisher Price, TCB art inc., Melbourne, 2012; String Strung Out, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, 2011.

Selected group exhibitions include: No fond return of love, I.C.A.N., Sydney, 2014; Dear Masato, all at once, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, 2014; Synonyms for Sincerity, Alaska Projects, Sydney, 2013; Please be quiet, The British School at Rome, Rome, 2013; Spazi Aperti, The Romanian Academy, Rome, 2013; Signature Style, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 2013; Navel Gazing, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, 2013; Fresh Paint, Sutton Projects, Melbourne, 2012; Ménage a Trois, XYZ Gallery Tokyo, 2012; Impossible Objects, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, 2011.

Luscombe was the recipient of an Australia Council JUMP Mentorship in 2013 and was mentored by Angela Brennan. She has also held residencies at the Australia Council Studio, British School at Rome in 2013 and PICA Studio Residency in 2011. Luscombe is currently the Program Curator at West Space, Melbourne.

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