CV

English Artist | Born in Hong Kong | Lives and works in London

 

ART QUALIFICATIONS

2008 MA Sculpture (1st Class Hon's), AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

2005 BVA Sculpture, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

1996 Fine Art Foundation, Camberwell College of Arts, London, England

 

AWARDS

2016 Funding received from Creative New Zealand World War 1 Centenary (WW100) Co-commissioning Fund

2015 Finalist (2nd place in category), Celeste 7th International Contemporary Art Prize

2015 Awarded, Distinguished Artist Award, ArtAscent, Art & Literature Journal

2014 Finalist, 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards, Travelling Exhibition

2013 Awarded, Gen-i Selector’s Award, Headland Sculpture On The Gulf, Waiheke

2008 Awarded, Wallace Arts Trust Award for Most Promising Visual Arts Postgraduate

2007 Awarded, Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Visual Arts), AUT University

 

EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS

2017 Call and Response, Nathan Homestead, Auckland, NZ

2017 Strange Joy Installation, White Night Auckland, Auckland Arts Festival, NZ

2017 Call and Response, The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, UK

2016 DUST Collective, LOOK@K'ROAD, Auckland Artweek, Auckland

2016 Imago Mundi, Trieste, Italy

2016 Call and Response, Salisbury International Arts Festival, Salisbury, UK

2015 Finalist Exhibition, Celeste 7th International Contemporary Art Prize, Milan, Italy

2015 Wallace Art Awards Travelling Exhibition, Pataka Art + Museum, Wellington & Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2014 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ

2014 Songs from the Sky, 2014-2016, Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, Warkworth, NZ

2014 New Zealand Sculpture OnShore, Tenth Biennial Exhibition, Auckland, NZ

2014 DUST Art Collective Pop-up, Circle Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 The Light Fantastic, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, NZ

2013 Black Asterisk Light Show, Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 DUST 5.1, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2013 Code and Reverie, Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ

2012 New Zealand Sculpture OnShore, Auckland, New Zealand

2012 100 Curators 100 Days, Saatchi On-line, Curator: C.Sim, DHC/ART Foundation, Montreal

2012 DUST 4.1, Northart, Auckland, NZ

2012 Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, NZ

2011 DUST 3.1, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2011 Jersey + Between Tides, Auckland, NZ

2011 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ

2010 Sculpture in the Park, Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ

2010 Big is Beautiful, New Zealand Sculpture on Shore, Auckland, NZ

2009 Tweets, ticks and bangs, Sculpture in the Park, Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ

2009 DUST 1.2, St Paul Street Gallery Three, Auckland, NZ

2009 DUST Dispersion, Artstation, Auckland, NZ

2008 Lightweight, Rm103, Auckland, NZ

2008 National Drawing Award, Artspace, Auckland & Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ

 

CURRENT PROJECT

2016-2018 Cicatrix International Cultural Exchange, an international artists collaborative project:

http://cicatrixuk.wixsite.com/cicatrix

RESIDENCY

2016 Cicatrix Residency, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

2014 Exploring the relationship between language, sound and form, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

2013 Research in and through practice, AUT University, Auckland

2007 The Dynamic Implications of Stasis, AUT University, Auckland

 

COLLECTIONS

The Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand

Luciano Benetton World Art Collection, Italy

Private collections New Zealand and UK

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

CICATRIX, an international artists collaborative project: http://cicatrixuk.wixsite.com/cicatrix

MRBS, Royal British Society of Sculptors: http://rbs.org.uk/artists/caro-williams

AXISWEB: http://www.axisweb.org/p/caro-williams/

SAATCHI ART:  https://www.saatchiart.com/carowilliams

CELESTE: https://www.celesteprize.com/

DUST ART COLLECTIVE, an Auckland based artists initiative: http://www.dustartcollective.net/#/caro-williams/

 

THESIS

Williams, C. (2007) Masters Thesis: Drawing from Voice: An Exploration of Sound in Search of Representational Codes of the unseen. AUT University Scholarly Commons

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015 ArtAscent , Art & Literature Journal, June issue

2013 Code & Reverie, Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland

2013 Winners Announced, Headland Sculpture on the Gulf Recipient of the Gen-I award

2013 Matthew Muir’s weekly arts diary, Headland transformed into enormous outdoor gallery, Gulf News, 30 January 2013

2013 Sara Bunning, Field Notes on a Time in Place, Verve, February 2013, pg.64

2013 John Daly-Peoples, Waiheke Headland exhibition shows best of New Zealand sculpture, The National Business Review

 2013 Life and Style, Sculpture on the Gulf, New Zealand Herald, 25 January 2013

2013 John Hurrell, Outdoor Sculpture on Beautiful Waiheke, EyeContact, 6 February 2013

2011 Matthew Muir’s weekly arts diary, interview, Gulf News, 20 February 2011, pg.32-33

2009 Winsome Wilde, The Dust of Everyday Life, Dust Art Collective Review 

2009 Sketches, Sound made Visible, Artnews, Summer 2009, pg.17