Blaide Lallemand

Blaide Lallemand takes an interdisciplinary approach to making works of art, fusing her interest of sculptural practices with a range of ephemeral practices including performance, new media and site-specific installation. Blaide has also built her art practice around collaboration. Often initiating/guiding collaborative projects with artists from different back grounds.


2003 Bachelor of Arts (visual) first class Hons, Canberra School of Art, Institute of the Arts, Australian National University (ANU). ACT
1996-7 Bachelor of Performing Arts, UWS Nepean. NSW
1995-5 Bachelor of Arts, ANU

Awards and Prizes

2011 Bone Idol, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, (CCAS)

Charlatan Ink Art Prize New York , 2nd place, received the Charlatan Ink Encouragement Award.

Veolia Environmental Services Art Award, Highly Commended, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

2005 Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, Canberra School of Art Gallery, ANU
2003 Emerging Artists Support Scheme, Hawker College Residency Award, ANU
2003 Emerging Artists Support Scheme, David Watt Award, ANU
2001 Prospect Portrait Prize, Prospect Gallery Adelaide, SA
2001 HC Coombs Honours Scholarship, ANU.
2000 Golden Key Award for Academic Excellence


2011 Arts ACT out of Round Fund, assist with costs for Residency in New York City.

CAPO, Sage Legal Services Grant, assist with costs for Residency in New York City

2005 Arts ACT to technically upgrade Light of heart and tour Proximity to regional galleries in N.S.W and Queensland
2002 Arts ACT to develop artwork in exhibition and catalogue for, Proximity a group show featuring Blaide Lallemand, Ellis hutch and Caroline Huf

Selected exhibitions and art based performances

2011 Bone Idol,performance event, CCAS.

Q View,Albury Art Gallery and Library Museum, NSW.

28th Capital Arts Patrons Organisation, CAPO Exhibition. National Archives of Australia, ACT.

Charlatan Ink Art Prize, New York, USA

Far Enough. Aesthetics responses to the Far South Coast. NSW. Bega Regional Gallery, NSW

2011 Veolia Environmental Services Art Award, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

Solar, Australian National Capital Artists Gallery (ANCA)


2010 27th Capital Arts Patrons Organisation, CAPO Exhibition. National Archives of Australia, ACT.

59th Blake Prize, National Art School, NSW.

Liverpool city art prize, Casula Powerhouse, NSW.

Something in the Air: Collage and Assemblage in Canberra Region Art Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG)

Morton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, QLD

Portable worlds, Regional galleries in South Australia.

2009 Liverpool City Art Prize, Casula Powerhouse, NSW.

Signatures,Australian National Capital Artists Gallery (ANCA) ACT.

Dark Spaces, M16, ACT.

Blake Prize Director’s cut,on line exhibition

Cut.paste, ANCA

Journey to morning, (5 channel video installation) CMAG

Portable worlds, Watch This Space & 24Hr Art, N.T.

2008 the Garden of Good and Evil, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) Manuka, ACT.

artists and photography Prosaic to Sublime, (VIVID festival), ANCA, ACT.

Weereewa, a festival of Lake George. Installation on the dry bed of Lake George, NSW

Portable worlds. Supper Room Gallery. SA, Academy Gallery University Tasmania. TAS, LaTrobe Regional Gallery, Vic.

Proximity. Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW

2007 2007 international pocket film festival. Pompidou Centre, France.

Proximity,Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, QLD. Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW.

Portable worlds, Riddoch Art Gallery SA. Riverland Gallery, Berri SA.

Walter Nichols Memorial Gallery Port Lincolin. Fountain Galley Port Augusta SA.

TANKS art centre Cairns, QLD

4 Wall, the Hive, ACT

2006 Naked Goddess, experimental theatre performance. DNA studios Gorman House, ACT.

Journey to Morning, (photographic), ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, ACT.

65 Roses, ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, ACT

2005 Homeless Minds, experimental performance: Choreographic Centre Gorman House. ACT.

Olive Cotton Portrait Award, Tweed Heads Regional Gallery. NSW.

Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, ANU, Canberra School of Art Gallery, ACT

Linden Postcard Show 2005, Linden Gallery, Melbourne. VIC

2004 Proximity,CCAS, Manuka. ACT.

Journey to Morning,(photographic) Photoaccess arts centre, Manuka. ACT.

Light of heart, Hawker Collage, ACT

2003 130, Canberra School of Art Graduation show, ANU
2002 Biodiversity and Sustainable Resources, the Australian Museum, Sydney. NSW
2001 the Clockwork Divide a performance art piece. FOCA (Festival of Contemporary Art). ACT.

Prospect Portrait Prize, Prospect Gallery Adelaide, SA

2000 Thousand Colours Visual Art for a Green ANU. Canberra School of Art Gallery, ANU, ACT.

Linda Sproul performance, Old Parliament House, Drawings exhibited at CCAS, ACT.

Sustainability, the Institute for Sustainable Resources UTS Sydney, NSW

1999 C, single channel video floor projection with quadraphonic sound, an interactive installation.  The Street Theatre, Canberra, ACT.

Menu, ACME performance, FOCA festival, Gorman house ACT.

Quiet drinks with friends, ACME performance, All Bar Nun, ACT

1995 Youth Arts in Action. Megalo Access Arts Inc. & interior of Action Buses, ACT.

Don’t Leave Me This Way: Art in the Age of Aids, National Gallery Australia


Ceramics Department, Canberra School Art, ANU.

National Gallery Australia,

Megalo Access Arts Inc

Photoaccess Arts Centre

Private collections.

Selected Theatrical Performances


2005 Georgia, Assistant Director to Carol Woodrow, the Street Theatre
2004 Sorocco and the Angel,the Street Theatre, ACT.

Acting Artaud, The Street Theatre & the Seymour Centre, NSW

2002 Antigone, Canberra Multicultural Festival, Kingston, ACT

Selected Art Publications

2011 Far Enough! Aesthetic Responses to the Far South Coast NSW, Catalogue.

CAPO Auction CatalogueCharlatan Ink Art Prize New York, Catalogue

2010 Deborah Clark & Mark Van Veen, Something in the Air: Collage and Assemblage in Canberra Region Art, Catalogue CMAG.

Jacqueline Williams, Bushfire imagery burns on, the Blake Prize draws artists into the answers of what it is to be human,The Canberra Times, Sept.1.

CAPO Auction Catalogue

2009 Geraldine Nordfelt, The naked truth about sleeping in Civic, The Canberra Times, June.16.

David Chalker, Uncovering the truth in sleep, The Canberra Times, July.2.

Sasha Grishin, Sneaking a night-time peek, The Canberra Times, August.12.

2008 Sasha Grbich, PP [ portable platforms], Filter magazine ANAT.#67
2006 Stephanie Scroope, A show of intriguing honesty and vulnerability, City News, July 27.
2005 Philip O’Brien, Searching for meaning, The Canberra Times, August11.

Phillipa Kelly, Artnotes ACT, Prizes and awards, Art Monthly, May, #179

2004 Joe Woodward, Light of heart,City news, Sept.16.

Proximity,catalogueBronwen Sandland, Who to watch out for, Artlook, #1, June

2003 130 degrees, Canberra School of Art graduation catalogue.

Philippa Kelly,1300: the 2003 Graduating students exhibition, ANU school of art gallery Artlink, Vol, 24 #1.

2002 Adam Dutkiewicz, Reward for Broader view,the Advertiser, Jan.23.

Leisha Petrys, Art Expresses in Moving scene, the Standard Messenger, Dec.12.

Josephine Agostino, This Living artwork won $4000 for carrying a load of baggage from her past, The Advertiser, Dec.3.

2001 Gavin Finley, FOCA: Artists VS cultural planners, Real Time + onscreen, #46.

Frank Mckone, Space, time swings well in bubbles, the Canberra Times, Oct.2.





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