KINGS Artist-Run


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69 Capel Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

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Kings Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers.
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KINGS Artist Run acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

We offer our respect to Elders both past and present of the Kulin Nation and extend this offer to all Australian First Nations people

Gian Manik

Gian Manik graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Monash University in 2012 and has since shown extensively in both solo and group exhibitions across Australia. Selected solo exhibitions have included Ventilation and Natural Light, Artereal, Sydney, 2015; First Outside, Inside Last, Caves, Melbourne, 2015; Umbrella, Anna Pappas, Melbourne, 2015; Foils Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, 2014, Big Recorder, ALASKA Projects, Sydney, 2013; and The Retreat to Representation, Venn Gallery, Perth; 2012. Selected group exhibitions include Painting, More Painting, ACCA, Melbourne; 2016, Farewell to Function, Gian Manik and Koji Ryui, Twenty Thirty Seven, Curated by Consuelo Cavaniglia, Sydney, 2015; Y3K Biennale, Curated by Christopher LG Hill, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, 2014; Fresh Paint, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne, 2012. He recently participated with Fort Delta at the Spring 1883 Art Fair. He was awarded the Gunnery prize from Artspace, Sydney in 2009 and was a finalist in the Joondalup Art Award also in 2009. His work is held the collections of Artbank, Australia, The Art Gallery of Western Australia and various other private collections. –