Date of Birth
1986
Place Of Birth
Perth/Western Australia/Australia
Biographical Display
Abdul Abdullah was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1986, and he graduated in 2008 from Curtin University. In 2009 Abdul received the Highly Commended in the NYSPP at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra and was named a Perth Rising Star by Insite Magazine. In 2010 Abdul was included in the inaugural Triple J list of 25 Under 25 + Smashin' It. In 2011 he was a recipient of Kickstart funding for the 2012 Next Wave Festival, was selected as a finalist in the 2011 Archibald prize and won the Blake Prize for Human Justice. Most recently he was a finalist in the 2012 Metro Art Award. His work is included the collections of the University of Western Australia, The Islamic Museum of Australia and The Bendigo Art Gallery.

biography from www.abdulabdullah.com, October 2012

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