Date of Birth
1959
Place Of Birth
Singapore/Asia
Biographical Display
Simryn Gill was born in Singapore in 1959. She was raised in Port Dickson, Malaysia and educated in Jaipur, India and the United Kingdom.
Gill moved to Adelaide from Kuala Lumpur in 1987. She now lives and works in Sydney and currently divides her time between Sydney and Port Dickson, Malaysia.
Gill has exhibited widely throughout Australia and internationally since 1991 including the Venice Biennale (1995), the Istanbul Biennale (1997), the Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (1999), the Biennale of Sydney (2002 and 2008), the São Paulo Biennial (2004), the Singapore Biennale (2006), the Liverpool Biennial (2006), documenta 12 (Kassel, 2007).
Recent Australian solo exhibitions include those presented by Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (2001), the Art Gallery of New South Wales (2002), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2008), the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2006 and 2009).
International solo exhibitions include Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2001), Arthur M Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (2006), Berkeley Art Museum, University of California (2004), Tate Modern, London (2006).
Simryn Gill is represented in private collections in Australia and abroad and public collections, including Queensland Art Gallery, Singapore Art Museum, Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art.
Gill received an Australia Council Fellowship in 2003. Simryn Gill is represented by BREENSPACE, Sydney and Tracy Williams Ltd, New York.

Biography courtesy of CCP education kit resource for exhibition: Simryn Gill - Inland, 2011

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