Jemima Wyman

Jemima Wyman (b.1977) is a Brisbane and Los Angeles based artist.

Wyman is a palawa woman, with paternal descendants from the pairrebeener people of tebrakunna, and poredareme. She has maternal descendants from England. Wyman’s work focuses on patterns and masking to investigate visual resistance: specifically camouflage as a formal, social and political strategy in negotiating identity. Wyman has exhibited widely in Australia and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney (2019 & 2017); Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles (2018 & 2015) and Milani Gallery, Brisbane (2015). Wyman has participated in group exhibitions at IMA, Brisbane (2021); Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto (2020); TRANSFER, New York (2019), HeK, Basel, (2019), Chronus Art Center, Shanghai (2019); La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris (2019); ZKM, Germany (2018) and Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand (2018). Her work has recently been reviewed in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Artforum, Frieze, Eyeline, Art Monthly Australasia and Artlink. Wyman’s work has been collected by the Whitney Museum (USA), Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney), National Gallery of Australia and 21st Century Museum of Art, Japan.

 

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