Eddie Abd (she/her) is an artist and arts worker living and working on unceded Darug and Gundungurra lands. 

 

Eddie creates works that are grounded in her lived experience while responding to a range of concerns from the social to the political and religious. Her video and digital print works often feature self referential composite characters inhabiting remixed spaces and engaging in heightened acts of identity performance. 

 

Eddie was awarded the 2021 Blake Prize (Emerging Artist) and is shortlisted for the Create NSW 2021/2022 Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship.

 

Born in Lebanon in 1979, Eddie studied Fine Arts (Painting) at the Lebanese University.

After moving to Australia in 2001 she completed a Bachelor of Digital Media at the University of New South Wales (COFA).

eddieabd@gmail.com

 

Upcoming

2022        Solo show - Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 16 Jul. - 4 Sep.

2022        Group show - Blue Mountains Portraits, 22 Jan. - 20 Mar.

2022        Group show - Create NSW Emerging Visual Artist Fellowship exhibition, National Art School, Date TBA

2022        Participant, Biennale Delegates Program, Australia Council for the Arts

Exhibitions + Awards + Opportunities

2021         Shortlisted Artist for the 2021/2022 Create NSW Emerging Artist Fellowship 

2021         Winner - The 66th Blake Prize - Emerging Artist Award 

2021         52 Actions (Instagram page), Artspace, May 3 - 9, Link to page

2021         Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre

2021         Participating artist - Spirit of '21 OPEN MIKE, Cementa Festival, 16 Oct.

2021         Group show -This Changes Everything, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre,  8 May - 20 Jun.

2021         Group show - Blue Mountains Portraits 

 

2020         Solo  show - In Their Finery, Firstdraft Gallery

2019         Group show - Under The Tree, multimedia collective performance, Arab Theatre Studio

2019         Group show - Everyday Madonna, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

2019         Finalist - Blacktown Art Prize

2019         Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre

2018        Group show - Family Slide Night, Arab Theatre Studio

2018        Residency - Pinerolo Cottage (Supported by WestWords)

2018        Finalist - Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards, Campbelltown Arts Centre

2015        Solo show - “What’s the English Equivalent of Aram?”, Peacock Gallery