Biography: Hany Armanious

Born in Egypt, 1962

Lives and works in Sydney

EDUCATION

1984 Bachelor of Visual Arts, City Art Institute, Sydney

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2016 “Cavities, Platforms, Footings” Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS 2015 Hany Armanious, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 2014 Selfolk City Gallery Wellington, New Zeeland / Hany Armanious, Galerie Allen, Paris. 2013 “We go out inside”, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Set Down” Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. 2012 Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. / Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “The Plagarist of My Soubconscious”, Southard / Ried Gallery, London, UK. / Loti Smorgon Sculpture Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, Sydney, AUS. / “The Golden Thread”, Monash University – Museum of Art – Caulfield East, AUS. 2011 “The Golden Thread”, 54th Biennale Venice, Australian Pavilion, Venezia, I. 2010 “Birth of Venus”, Foxy Production, New York, USA. 2009 “Running man”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Uncanny Valley”, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 2008 “The Oracle”, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, cur. by Anthony Huberman, St Louis, USA. 2007 “Year of the Pig Sty”, Foxy Production, New York, USA. / “Year of the Pig Sty”, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. / “Morphic Resonance”, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand. 2006 “Morphic Resonance”, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, New Zealand. / “Intelligent Design”, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “The Frontiers Are My Prison”, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. 2005 “Hany Armanious: Central Core Component from the Centre of the Universe”, Ocular Lab Inc., Melbourne, 2004 “The Centre of the Universe (Central Core/Hard Core/Soft Core)”, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. / Michael Parekowhai/Hany Armanious, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. / “The Cult”, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Stopping the World”, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. 2003 Hany Armanious, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. / “Art Nouveau Barbeque”, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 2002 “Selflok”, Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne, AUS. / “Space Cake”, First Floor, Melbourne, AUS. / “Datura” (collaboration with Mary Teague), Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 2001 “Neo phantom thing” (collaboration with Mary Teague), Lord Mori Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. / “Selflok”, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA. / “Selflok”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 2000 “Semi-Automatic”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 1999 Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 1997 Testrip, Auckland, New Zealand / Thomas Taubert, Düsseldorf, Germany, D. 1996 Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / CBD Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Circus (Three ring)”, CBD Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / Side-On Studio, Sydney, AUS. 1995 “Well Water Under a Tree” (collaboration with Tony Schwensen) David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, AUS. / “Second Hand Political”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “F.A.C.”, CBD Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 1994 “Snake Oil”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Worksheet”, CBD Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Self-lok”, David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, AUS.1993 “The Frontiers are my Prison”, CBD Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / Daniel Johnstone Memorial Gallery, Cite des Arts Internationale, Paris, F. 1992 “Ripped in Peace”, Julie Green Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 1991 “Legacy”, Julie Green Gallery, Sydney, AUS. 1989 “Hex”, EMR Gallery, Sydney, AUS.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2015 Redlands Konika Minolta Art Prize, National Art School, Sydney, AUS. / “The Melting Point of the Reason” cur. by Mark Feary, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne 2014 “Post Picasso Contemporary Reactions”, Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain. / “Sunny and Hilly”, Minerva, Sydney 2013 “Drunk verses Stoned”, Neon Park, Melbourne, Australia. / “Cast Recording”, Prims, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Direct Democracy”, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne. / “Living in the Ruins of Twentieth Century” UTS Gallery, Sydney. / “Reinventing the Wheel”, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne. 2012 “You, Your Sun, and Shadow”, Anderson Gallery, VCU Arts USA. / “Chinatown: the sequel”, LTD Los Angeles  USA / “Mutatis Mutandis” cur. by Catherine David, Wiener Secession, Wien, A. 2010   “Before Art and Science”, Adelaide Biennal of Australian Art, cur. by C. Day and S. Tutton, Adelaide, AUS. 2009 “Tonite”, The Moderne Institute, Glasgow, UK. 2008 “Noli Me Legere”, Michael Lett Gallery, Aukland, AUS / “Ceramica”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. / “Lost and Found: An Archeology of the Present”, TarraWarra Biennial, cur. by Charlotte Day, Healesville, Victoria, AUS. / “Jesuvian Process”, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA. 2007 “Nueva Dimension”, curated by Dick Evans, Hats Plus, London, UK. / “Artist Makes Video”, Art Rage Survey 1994-1998, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, AUS. / “Surface Wave”, Foxy Production, New York, USA. / “Strange Cargo: Contemporary art as a state of encounter”, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery and Tweed Regional gallery 2006 “Stolen Ritual,” Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Before the Body-Matter”, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, AUS. / “Examples”, Peloton, Chippendale, Sydney, AUS. Busan Biennale, Korea / “Adventures with form in space”, Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS. / “Selekta”, West Space, Melbourne, AUS. / “Uncanny Nature”, Australia Centre of Contemporary Art, curated by Rebecca Coates, Melbourne, AUS. 2005 National Sculpture Prize, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AUS. / “Travelling Light”, curator Deborah Ostrow, Spacement, Melbourne, re/thinking, bus, Melbourne, AUS. / “The Broadway Café”, Chippendale, Sydney, organized by Giles Ryder and Mathys Gerber Alien Invasion, curator George and Ron Adams, MOP Projects, Gallery + Project Space, Sydney, AUS. / “The Centenary of Wild Beasts”, MOP Projects, Project Room, Sydney, curated by Ian Geraghty, / Material Girls and Boys, Deloitte, March-June 2005, curated by Barbara Flynn / “Where the Wild Things Are”, UTS: Gallery, University of Technology, Sydney, curated by Tara D’Cruz, Nobel 2004 “Fantasy Island – A Block Project”, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 2003 “The Year in Art”, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Bloom mutation, toxicity and the sublime”, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand. / “Islands in the Stream, Hany Armanious, Natsuho Takita, Mary Teague, Koji Ryui”, Artspace, Sydney, AUS / MCA Unpacked II, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. / Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS. / “Surface Tension”, BLOCK, Sydney, AUS. 2002 “Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968 – 2002”, National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Melbourne / “Necessary Fictions”, DeChiaria Gallery, New York, USA. / “Line Up”, The Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. 2001 “Painting: an arcane technology”, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, AUS. / “A Century of Collecting: 1901-2001”, Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Necessary Invention”, Artspace, Sydney, AUS. 2000 “Verso Süd”, Palazzo Doria Pamphilly, curated by Franz West, Valmontone, I. / “GOLD!”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Moet et Chandon Fellows Exhibition”, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS. / “Drive”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand / “Plastika”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand 1999 “The Queen is Dead”, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. / “Opening Exhibition”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Home and away”, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 1998 Moet and Chandon Touring Art Prize (1998 Fellow), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and touring all state galleries, AUS. / “EAT!”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. 1997 “On Dialogue”, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany, D. / “Child Bride”, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand / “Contempora 5”, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS. 1996 “Raindrops on Roses”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Unpainting”, David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, AUS. / “33 1/3”, Armanious, Cerkez, Dashper, Gordon, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, AUS. / “Occular”, Pendulum, curated by Trevor Smith, Sydney, AUS.  / “Rapport: Eight Artists from Singapore & Australia”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore: Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, AUS. / “Flagging the Republic”, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney, AUS. 1995 “Volatile Colonies”, Johannesburg Biennale, Museumafrica, Johannesburg, South Africa / “Smells Like Vinyl”, Roger Merians Gallery, New York, USA. / “Discovering the Feminine?”, David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, AUS. 1994 “Virtual Reality”, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, AUS. / “Localities of Desire”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. / “Paperwork”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS / “White”, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Jeden Tag”, Christine Konig, Vienna, Austria“Aussemblage”, Auckland City Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 1993 “Scrounge Time”, Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Tasmania / “Plastic Fantastic”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. / “Aperto”, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy / “Luminaries”, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, AUS. / “Soaked”, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, AUS. / “Monster Field”, Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney, AUS. / “Shirthead”, Mori Annexe, Sydney, AUS. / “Adams”, KUNST, Sydney, AUS. / “Wit’s End”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS. 1992 “The Boundary Rider”, 9th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, AUS. / “First Group Show”, Black, Sydney, AUS. / “3D”, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne, AUS 1991 “Australian” Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS. 1989 “Fresh Art”, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, AUS.