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Jane Skeer


Jane Skeer graduated from Adelaide Central School of Art with First Class Honours in 2015, her work Quiet Square was selected for Hatched: The National Graduate Exhibition at PICA, Perth.

Skeer has been actively exhibiting work throughout South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. Skeer’s calendar for 2018 was bulging with activity, from collaborating with South African artist Francois Knoetze, to activating the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mount Gambier. Skeer represented South Australia at BOAA – the Biennale of Australian Art, Ballarat. In 2018 alone, Skeer was Artist in Residence at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre and Loreto College, Marryatville and was recently awarded the 2018 Emerging Visual Artist of the Year at the Adelaide Critics Circle, 22nd Annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts. In 2019, Skeer was a finalist in the North Sydney Art Prize, Pro Hart Art Prize and she is currently a finalist in SALA: The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award and the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize at IMA, Brisbane. She has also just deinstalled a major installation, her largest immersive work to date, Twine at the Walkway Gallery, Bordertown.

In 2017, Skeer worked at the Adelaide Festival Centre as the Artist in Residence for both, the DreamBIG Festival and the SALA Festival. Her work, Flyers, earnt her the 2017 SALA Emerging Artist Award. In June 2017, she participated in a mentorship with the City of Tea Tree Gully – IGNITE public art incubator and installed her first public artwork in the main street of Port Pirie.


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Collective Haunt Inc.


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2015          Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours First Class), Adelaide Central School of Art, Glenside, South Australia

2014          Bachelor of Visual Art, Adelaide Central School of Art, Glenside, South Australia

2013          Associate Degree in Visual Art, Adelaide Central School of Art, Glenside, South Australia


2019         Twine, The Walkway Gallery, Bordertown, South Australia

2018         A Sustainable Celebration, New Year’s Eve in Elder Park, Adelaide, South Australia

2018         Afresh, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, South Australia

2018         True Blue, BOAA – Biennale of Australian Art, Ballarat, Victoria

2018         To look with fresh eyes – Mount Gambier revisited, Collective Haunt Inc. Gallery, Norwood, SA

2018         Film, Adelaide Festival Centre Moving Image Screen Program, Adelaide, South Australia

2018         Pine tree green, Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre/Country Arts SA/SA Power Networks, Mt Gambier, SA

2018         SubstitutedSALA Artist in Residence, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia

2018         Sign of the times, Gallery 1855, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia

2018         Anew, Gallery 1855, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia

2017         Left Behind, FELTspace ARI, Adelaide, South Australia

2017         Public Art – stobie pole rope works, (Commission), Port Pirie CBD Rejuvenation, Port Pirie, SA

2017         Interventions, South Australian Living Artist (SALA) Festival, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA

2017         Flyers, DreamBIG Festival – Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

2016         The Messenger, Kings ARI, Melbourne, Victoria

2016         Meandering, Arkaba Hotel, (Commission), Fullarton, South Australia

2016         Suspended, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia – Garden Space, Parkside, South Australia

2016         Ode to the fisherman, Floating Goose Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia


2019          Wish You Were Here, Adelaide Central School of Art, Glenside, South Australia

2018          Possessions, Collective Haunt Inc, Norwood, South Australia

2018          Her Name, Adelaide Central School of Art/Guildhouse, Glenside, South Australia

2018          Endless Horizons, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide South Australia

2018          The Doll Redefined, Gallery 1855, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia

2018          Internal Forces, Riddoch Gallery, Mount Gambier, South Australia

2018          Francois Knoetze: The Art of Mongo, Collaboration with OSCA, Port Adelaide, SA

2018          Adelaide Fringe Exhibitions, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia

2017          The Suburban Version, Linden Park, South Australia

2017          Keeping the lights on, Floating Goose Studios, Adelaide, South Australia

2017          Colour Me, Praxis ARTSPACE, Bowden, South Australia

2017          Loreto springART – Emerging Feature Artist, Loreto College, Adelaide, SA

2017          FRAN FEST Poster Project, ACE Open, Adelaide, South Australia

2017          It’s Getting Hot in Here, Raj House, Adelaide, South Australia

2017          Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, Brighton, South Australia

2016          The Suburban Version, Linden Park, South Australia

2016          Four Walls, Brunswick Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria

2016          Wild Goose Chase, Adelaide Fringe, Floating Goose Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

2016          Hatched: National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Western Australia

2016          Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia


2019           Finalist, Tatiara Art Prize, Walkway Gallery, Bordertown, SA

2019           Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, IMA, Brisbane, Queensland

2019           Finalist, The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award, SALA, Adelaide, SA

2019           Finalist, Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill, NSW

2019           Finalist, North Sydney Art Prize, Coal Loader Site, Waverton, NSW

2018           Emerging Visual Artist of the Year, Adelaide’s Critics Circle, 22nd Annual Awards, Excellence in Arts, SA

2018           Catapult Mentorship – Richard Lewer, Guildhouse, Adelaide, South Australia

2017           City Rural Emerging Artist Award, South Australia Living Artists (SALA) Awards, South Australia

2017           Adelaide Festival Centre & DreamBIG Festival /SALA Artist-in-Residence, Adelaide, South Australia