Julie Rrap

Since the mid-1970s Julie Rrap has engaged critically with
representations of the body. Her work has been selected for national
and international exhibitions, including the Biennale of Sydney in
1986, 1988, 1992 and 2008, the 2007 Auckland Triennial and 2011
Jakarta Biennale, in addition to exhibiting in Gyeonggi Museum of
Modern Art, South Korea 2011; the New Media Gallery, Vancouver
2014; and the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne 2015. She won
the the Hermann’s Art Award in 2001, the Redlands Konica
Minolta Art Prize in 2008 and the National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize
in 2009. In 2007, the publication and 25-year survey Julie Rrap:
Body Double was curated at the Museum of Contemporary Art,
Sydney by Victoria Lynn.

“I don’t think I was a particularly talented student in the drawing classes with Royston Harpur, but I already displayed an interest in figurative subject matter.”

b. 1950, Lismore NSW / lives and works in Sydney
ESTC/NAS student – Painting, 1974

Art and Design lecturer, 1983–1986

Outerspace No. 9, 2010, digital print
on archival rag paper, 175 × 120 cm,
edition 1/5 (+2 AP). Gift of Julie Rrap,
2018

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