Alex Davern

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Alex Davern is a Hobart based visual artist whose practice sits on the boundary between minimal abstraction and the representational. His artistic practice is driven by an ongoing interest in harnessing the emotional qualities of light through the depiction of architectural space and void.

Since graduating from the Tasmanian School of Art with a BFA in 2012, Alex Davern has held numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally. He has been selected for a number of Australian prizes including The Hadley's Art Prize, Tidal National Art Award and The Glover Prize. He has received several grants and awards for his practice, including an Australia Council ArtStart Grant and winner of the Tasmanian Portraiture Prize. Davern has also received numerous studio residencies including Contemporary Art Tasmania, Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School and Villa Lena in Italy. His artworks are held in collections such as Artbank, National Gallery of Australia and Villa Lena Foundation.

Alex Davern - Shotgun 9: The clouds have cameras Alex Davern - Transparent things Alex Davern - On Belonging(s) Alex Davern - The Space Beyond

Shotgun 9: The clouds have cameras
Contemporary Art Tasmania
1 - 23 May 2021

Transparent things
23 August to 14 September 2019
On Belonging(s)
Devonport Regional Gallery
3 August to 22 September 2019
The Space Beyond
Poimena Gallery
Launceston Church Grammar School
9 to 30 May 2019
Alex Davern - BLACK Alex Davern - Doing the same thing over and over again Alex Davern - Household Gods Alex Davern - Everything Nothing
9 February to 2 March 2018
Doing the same thing over and over again
1 to 23 September 2017
Sawtooth ARI, Launceston
Household Gods
2 to 19 September 2016
Everything Nothing
10 to 26 April 2015