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Jaclyn Bates

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Artist,  BARI Festival

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BARI Festival


Various Private Collections




Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Queensland University of Technology. 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) Queensland University of Technology. 2012

Professional Experience

Creative Director, BARI (Brisbane Artist Run Initiatives) Festival 2013 – present

Arts worker (Literacy and Young Peoples Services), State Library of Queensland 2016 – present

Co – director, One place after another ARI 2016 – present

Lead Artist/Designer, Walls and Colours project (Visible Ink, Brisbane City Council) 2013 – 2014

Mentor, Emerging Artist Development Program, Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane 2011 – 2012


Back and Forth, Semi Permanent Conference exhibition, Blake House Gallery, Brisbane 2012

Epoch, Jugglers Art Space and University of Westminster 2012

BARI Exhibition, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley 2012

50/50 Show, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley 2012

Bounce, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley 2011

Group Shows

The Shape of things to come, The Block, QUT 2014

Flight Test, Fine Arts (Honours) Graduate Exhibition, The Block, QUT 2013

The Bendy Palm, Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, QUT 2012

Tiny Nightmares, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley 2011

Awards/ Achievements

Jan Manton award for outstanding achievement (QUT honours exhibition) 2013

Deans list – Semester 1, Semester 2 2012