Biography : CV
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Dylan Smyth is a Newcastle-based visual artist primarily working in photomedia with a strong interest in the built environment. He exhibits both regionally and nationally as a part of his contemporary practise and is a regular book publisher.
Ba Fine Arts I University of Newcastle I 2013
Ba Industrial Design, Honours I University of Newcastle I 2006
2019 A Construct l 33 Scott St
2017 A Construct l Photoaccess l Canberra
2017 The Suburban Project l The Stage
2014 Of Spaces I Four Point Gallery
2014 Coal River I Watt Space Gallery
2013 Walls I Watt Space Gallery
2016 & 2017 1st photomedia, Newcastle Emerging Art Prize (NEAP)
2015 Highly commended Newcastle Emerging Art Prize (NEAP)
2013 Highly commended University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize
2013 Highly commended Newcastle Emerging Art Prize (NEAP)
2007 Finalist Australian Design Awards, Dyson Young Designer of the Year.
2018 Dick Pics, 40 pages edition of 250.
2017 A Typology of Australian Domestic Architecture, Vol 1, 56pages, edition of 100.
2014-15 2hrsnorth All The Suburbs of Newcastle publications: 12books, 32pages each, A5.
2014 Coal River, 28pages self published.
Books archived in: Australian National Library, State Library of NSW, Indie Photobook Library Washington DC, Asia Pacific Photobook Library Melbourne
Selected Group Shows
2019 Trespass l Onwards Studio
2017 Newcastle Emerging Art Prize l Newcastle Art Space
2016 Gosford Art Prize l Gosford Regional Art Gallery
2016 Newcastle Emerging Art Prize l Newcastle Art Space
2016 The Expanded Print l Watt Space Gallery
2015 2hrs north l Newcastle Museum
2015 Volume Artbook Fair l Artspace l Sydney
2015 Newcastle Emerging Art Prize I Newcastle Art Space
2014 2hrs north l Half l Emporium l Newcastle
2014 Transit Town I Nobbys Lighthouse Pavilion I Curated by Octopod
2013 Salon 13 I Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) I Melbourne
2013 We Get By I Cooks Hill Galleries I Newcastle
2013 Newcastle Emerging Art Prize I Newcastle Art Space
Project founder and director 2hrs north ‘All the Suburbs of Newcastle’: 2hrsnorth.com
Renew Newcastle studio artist I April 2014 - present