Current Artists in Residence
Maddison Gibbs & Jason Wing
First Nations artists known for their individual artwork and for their collaborative murals/projects as ‘MadWings’. Maddison was a finalist in 2023 Create NSW Emerging artist award and has participated major group exhibitions and realised key public art projects. Jason has been a finalist in the Parliament House Aboriginal Awards several times, major art exhibitions across Australia and is often featured ‘Between Two Worlds’ public art work in Kimber Lane, Haymarket featuring motifs from his Chinese and Aboriginal heritage.
Sylvia explores the complex relationship between contemporary art and trauma, examining the universal notions of memory and collective grief from a personal perspective. Sylvia Griffin is a multi-discipline contemporary artist with a practice ranging across sculpture, installation, textiles, video and photography. Her work addresses trauma, memory and history and is influenced by the Holocaust and the affect it has had on her family and others. Sylvia holds a PhD from Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney and has exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions, awards and prizes both nationally and internationally, she was the winner of the Drawing Prize winner of the 2022 North Sydney Art Prize, and has been shortlisted for several national awards.
Born and raised in Rome, Simone attended the Rome Academy of Fine Arts where he began to develop his artistic style. He has had career success across various disciplines, including fine art, acting, theatre, photography, and filmmaking. Simone and his partner moved from Italy to Sydney in 2021 and his work has been included in several key group exhibitions, commercial gallery exhibitions and art prizes (include winner of Hunters Hill Art Prize 2022) across Australia. He also continues to exhibit throughout Europe.
Kylie Rebecca Sargant (Kylee Kate) and Yannis Triandafillou, two extraordinary talents hailing from different corners of the globe, have recently come together to form the musical duo, duetto.
Kylie, an acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter, vocal arranging and performer, lived in in Italy for more than two decades and has represented Italy on international stages, with legendary performers like Andrea Bocelli and collaborated with renowned artists from around the world. Yannis, has a commanding lyrical tenor voice has performed on prestigious opera stages and Australia’s Got Talent.
In Sydney, their collaboration as duetto yields a symphony of harmonies that transcend borders as they weave together the richness of classical music with contemporary influences, infusing cherished melodies with renewed vitality.