Johann Tovar Carrera

As an artist of Colombian heritage, Johann Tovar-Carrera has developed a visual language that hybridises his cultural past with modern and contemporary Australian art’s traditions and lexicons. In this, he has successfully built bridges between the two cultures extending the reach of his practice.

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts 2019
  • National Art School Sydney
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts 2015
  • National Art School Sydney
  • Drawing, Photography, and Printmaking Public Programs 2011
  • National Art School Sydney

Awards

  • Sculpture in the Vineyards Small Sculpture Prize. 2020
  • The National Art School Bei Wu Sculpture Residency Award. 2015
  • Robin Gibson Gallery New Talent Exhibition Award. 2015
  • Parkers Sydney Fine Art Sculpture Award. 2015

Exhibitions

  • Sculpture Park Wesenberg Exhibition. Am Weissen See 3, Wesenberg Germany. 17 Jul – 31 Oct 2021.
  • Sculpture Bermagui, Bermagui NSW. Australia. 6 – 14 March 2021.
  • Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival, Wollombi, NSW. Australia. 17 Oct – 1 Nov 2020
  • National Art School MFA Exhibition. National Art School, Sydney Australia. 7 – 17 Nov 2019.
  • Colombia: ART & HEART Exhibition. East Sydney Community Centre, Sydney, Australia. 9 – 10 Nov 2019.
  • Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival, Wollombi, NSW. Australia. 26 Oct – 10 Nov 2019.
  • Sculpture Park Wesenberg Exhibition. Am Weissen See 3, Wesenberg Germany. 22 Jun – 31 Oct 2019.
  • Sculpture Park Wesenberg Exhibition. Am Weissen See 3,Wesenberg Germany. 23 Jun – 31 Oct 2018.
  • Sculptures @ Bayside. Sydney, Australia.15 Apr – 29 Apr 2018.
  • ROT, Gallery Factory 49. Sydney, Australia. 24 Aug – 02 Sep 2017.
  • Sculpture Park Wesenberg Exhibition. Am Weissen See 3, Wesenberg Germany. 24 Jun – 31 Oct 2017.
  • Sculptures @ Bayside, Sydney, Australia. 09 Apr – 23 Apr 2017.
  • Art on the Slab. Sydney, Australia. 10 Oct – 10 Nov 2016.
  • Sculpture Park Wesenberg Exhibition. Am Weissen See 3,Wesenberg, Germany. 25 Jun – 31 Oct 2016.
  • National Art School Graduate Exhibition. National Art School, Sydney, Australia. 27 Nov – 05 Dec 2015.

Artist Assistant

  • Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Cardoso studio Pty Ltd. 2019 Sydney, Australia.
  • Marco Chiandetti, Sydney Biennale. 2016 Sydney, Australia