Catriona Stanton


profile1Catriona Stanton initially trained in traditional methods of sculpture under Tom Bass in Sydney before extending her practice into the fields of performance, video and site specific installations on arrival in Darwin in the mid nineties. Since then her work has been included in the Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Exhibition, Perspecta 99, The ABN AMRO Emerging Art Award and Woollahra Sculpture Prize of Sydney.

Further afield work has featured in LOCWS International, Wales,UK, States of Being, Banff, Canada, Duo Contour, Iowa, USA and Theertha 2006, Hantana, Sri Lanka. Residencies have been undertaken at Alyangula, Groote Eyelandt, The International Sculpture Symposium, Broken Hill, The Australian Museum, Sydney, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada and Theertha International, Sri Lanka. Catriona coordinated the artist run initiative Watch This Space in Alice Springs and assisted in the establishment of the Warlayirti Culture Centre of Balgo Hills.

Stanton returned to Darwin to complete her Masters by Research at Charles Darwin University. Following the Masters a cross cultural exchange was undertaken between the Indonesian Contemporary Art Network (ICAN) and The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (24 HR Art Darwin) involving a trip to Yogyakarta to exhibit at ICAN. More recently she has completed two major public commissions in Darwin, Flock at the Darwin International Airport and Canopy at Casuarina Square Food Court.