KARA MANDEL

1991 Born in Sacramento, California, USA

Currently lives and works in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Education

2014 Bachelor of the Arts (Major in Painting/Printmaking, Minor in Andean Art History), California State University, Chico, California, USA

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Explorations of Self, Lulu Gallery, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

2018 Surrender / Uncover, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

Group Exhibitions

2019 Breathnu, Long Gallery, Montsalvat, VIC, AUS

Exception, Incub8r Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC, AUS

Original Woman, Neon Parlour, Thornbury, VIC, AUS

Erotica, Prahran, VIC, AUS

2018 Tarkine in Motion (Bob Brown Foundation), Collingwood Gallery, Collingwood, VIC, AUS 

Honey, Ellis Street Studios, South Yarra, VIC, AUS

Tarkine in Motion, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS, Australia

2017 Love & Marriage, Lulu Cafe & Gallery, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia

takayna/Tarkine: Nature, Identity, Community, Spirit, ACU Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

Mujeres y Vida, Lulu Cafe & Gallery, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

2013 Beauty and the Abject: A Dialectic, BMU Gallery, Chico, CA, USA

18th Annual Juried Student Printmakers Exhibition & 11th Ink/Clay, Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA, USA (juried by Matthew Hopson-Walker)

10 x 10 x 20, BSO Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA, USA

From the Trenches, Avenue 9 Gallery, Chico, CA, USA

2012 10 x 10 x 20, BSO Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA, USA

Publications

2018 Body Stories: A Collection

2017 Bob Brown Foundation, Tarkine in Motion: Artist Journal, 2017, p. 32

Curatorial Projects

2017 takayna/Tarkine: Photography and Print Exhibition, Lot 19, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia 

takayna/Tarkine: Nature, Identity, Community, Spirit, ACU Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

2013 Unsettled Dreams: Monsters in Print, Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA, USA

Awards

2013 Honourable Merit Award, 18th Annual Juried Student Printmakers’ Exhibition & 11th Ink/Clay, Janet Turner Print

Museum, Chico, CA, USA

Collections

Works held in private collections in USA, Spain and Australia.