URL romanibenjamin.com
EMAIL romani@slowbluecamera.com

BIO

Romani Benjamin is a artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Working across a variety of media, Romani has exhibited her artwork at commercial galleries, artist-run-spaces and public spaces.

EXHIBITIONS
2013 CITY.LOOP.COLLAB – ‘SUPER MAKER’ – AS PART OF CRAFT VICTORIA’S CRAFT CUBED SERIES 2013, Federation Square Screen, video installation

2013 CITY.LOOP.COLLAB – CITY OF MELBOURNE GRANT, video installation
September – Austin Lane, Carlton
October – Higson Lane, Melbourne
November – Mighty Apollo Lane, West Melbourne

2012 CITY.LOOP.COLLAB– Craft Victoria – Craft Cubed, ‘Examination of Textures’ video installation

2011 YARRA SCULPTURE GALLERY, ABBOTSFORD, ‘Representation of Environments’ Mixed Medium collage.

2008 SELF PRESERVATION GALLERY, MELBOURNE, ‘Facets of Women Series’ cast glass sculptures.

1999 LATROBE STREET GALLERY, MELBOURNE, Group show, mixed media.

AWARDS/GRANTS
2013 CITY OF MELBOURNE GRANT
2007 RANAMOK GLASS PRIZE, CANBERRA
Finalist for “Spine”, 11 pieces in cast glass, 2007 national gallery tour.
2007 PILCHUCK SCHOLARSHIP AWARD, MONASH UNIVERSITY, CAULFIELD
Awarded Scholarship to attend Pilchuck Academy (Seattle, USA) for “Orrery”, mixed media glass, bronze, including artist’s book.

RELEVANT POSITIONS
2016-2017  MOSSGREEN ART AUCTIONS
2015-2016 MOSSGREEN ART AUCTIONS,  Executive Assistant to Deputy Chair
2013 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Event Manager
2010 KEY OF SEA PROJECTS, Artistic Director + Founding Member www.keyofsea.com.au
2010-2014 MEDIA ARTS LAWYERS, Solicitor, www.mediaartslawyers.com
2011-2014 NORTHCITY4, Founding Board Member, www.northcity4.com

ARTS RELATED EXPERIENCE
2013-2015   ARTS VICTORIA ADVISORY BOARD, Board Member
2013 KAGE, Board Member
2013 UBUD WRITERS FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT, Invited to represent the Key of Sea Project
2011 YARRA SCULPTORS ASSOCIATION, 2011, Vice Chairperson
2009-2011   ARTS LAW REFERRAL LEGAL SERVICE, Volunteer legal advice

EDUCATION
2007 Bachelor of Fine Art, Glass Department, Monash University
1992 Bachelor of Law, Monash University

ROMANI BENJAMIN CV (pdf)