Artist CV

 

Artist Statement

Ry Wilkin is a self-taught multi media artist. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia (SA) in 1983, and grew up in rural SA. Currently residing in Brunswick, VIC and working out of the Oh Yeah Wow studio space.

Education

Certificate 3 in Carpentry

Completed SACE (Year 12, South Australian Certificate of Education) in 2000

 

Skills

Solid understanding of Adobe Flash/ Animate, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects. Skills in Adobe Illustrator and Premier. Comfortable with Ink, Aerosol, Watercolour and Oil paints. Great at cutting out stencils with a pen knife. Has a variety of styles and good communication skills. Can build a house.

Exhibitions/ Events

Woodford Folk Festival, QLD- Representing Oh Yeah Wow animating titles for the Opening Ceremony and creating animated content and title slides for the Closing Fire Event directed by Alex Podger. December/January 2017/18

Firelight 17 – Mt Roland, Tasmania – A half an hour laser projected animated narrative onto the side of Mt Roland in Tasmania. Working along side artistic director Kim O’Connell, artist/ designer Dean McInerney, Genius Laser Technology Arthur Ipsaros and composer Dean Stevenson to bring the story of Mt Roland to life in the world’s biggest drive in. Working with the Finance Brokers Of Tasmania – May 2017

Drawings – Group exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC – Feb 2016

One Day At A Time – Solo exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC – April 2015

Cat Stuff – Pop up shop and group exhibition curated by Eileen Braybrook at Tinning Street Gallery, Brunswick VIC – August 2014

Diseased – Group exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC – July 2014

40 x 40 – Small works group exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC – December 2013

Mothers Milk – Projected animation background for theatre performance at Forty-Five Downstairs, Melbourne VIC – October 2012

Let Go – Solo exhibition at No No Gallery, Nth Melbourne VIC – June 2012

This Is Not Bart – Simpsons’ themed group exhibition for This Is Not Art Festival at ArtHive, Newcastle NSW – September 2011

Art Vandelay – Seinfeld themed group exhibition at ArtHive, Newcastle NSW – May 2011

Alternate Woodland Critter Evolution Fan-Fiction – Group exhibition at ArtHive, Newcastle NSW – March 2011

A Heaped Serving Of Head Space – Solo exhibition at Green Point Gallery, Green Point NSW – December/ January 2010/11

The Annual T- Shirt Show – Group show curated by Gregory Deakin Bell at Newcastle Art Space, NSW – December 2010

Sneaky September – Group exhibition at ArtHive, Newcastle NSW – September 2010

Catch 22 – Joint exhibition with James Jeffery at ArtHive, Newcastle NSW – August 2010

This Is Not Art Festival, Newcastle – Animated installation Does This Animation Look Big On Me – October 2009

FUSE Festival, Adelaide – Animated installation for Adelaide band Tony Font Show – March 2007

 

Publications

Beat Magazine VIC – Online write up and premier for Simon Imrei’s Unseen animated film clip – August 2018

Bread and Roses Issue 0 – Featured illustration – June 2016

Art Almanac – listing for Brunswick Street Gallery solo exhibition One Day At A Time – April 2015

YP Country Times – Featured with Daniella Trimboli for artistic involvement in I’ll Be Your First Mate – Dec 2014

Cordite Issue 47 – Featured illustration with poem by Nick Hadgelias – July 2014

Transverse Journal Idle/Stasis Issue (Canada) – Featured illustration with poem by Nick Hadgelias – 2013

Art Almanac – listing for No No Gallery solo exhibition Let Go – June 2012

Adelaide Magazine – Featured write up for clothing and design label are/why? – 2007

Tsunami, Street press magazine QLD – Featured write up for clothing and design label are/why? – February 2007

Rip It Up, Street press magazine SA – Featured write up for clothing and design label are/why? – November 2006

Time Off, Street press magazine QLD – Featured write up for clothing and design label are/why? – November 2006

 

Store/Cafe Exhibitions

E For Ethel – A continued relationship with unique Melbourne St  Café and Gift Shop, Nth Adelaide 2013 to present

Zetta Florence – Collaboration with Dallape Chant for Christmas window installation, Fitzroy VIC – December 2012

One Penny Black – Vintage frame stencils and one proud cat stencil still adorn the café’s walls, Newcastle NSW – 2011 to present

Pink Metal ­­– Featured artwork in clothing store, Newcastle NSW – 2011

 

Illustration/Animation

 

Simon Imrei – Animated film clip for Melbourne based singer songwriter – 2018

Alyson Murray – Promotional Illustration and animated titles for The making of Breathe mini documentary 2018

Science Works/ Museum Victoria – Animated elements and promotional material for  Ground UP exhibition

Dave Hynes, I love you – Promotional illustration for comedy festival poster -2018

Rod Quantock/ Melbourne University RUPC – Promotional illustrations for Rod Quantock’s The Last Tim Tam -2016

Little Sure Shots – Animated titles, Intro credits, Scrolling end credits, animated text bubbles and illustrations for independent feature film Drama – 2016

Batchedit –  Animated titles for short film Stasis – 2016

The Production Company – Visual effects and transition of posters for promotional short. Work through Batchedit – 2016

Gus Rigby – Animated film clip for Darwin/Melbourne based musician – 2016

STREAT – White board style infographic for STREAT’s Dessert program http://www.streat.com.au – 2015

City of Melbourne Co-Working Spaces video series. Illustration and animated content for Bakewood -2015

Federal Treasury – Tax White Paper Infographic. Campaign launched in March 2015 by Former Treasurer Joe Hockey. Work through Porter Novelli.

Ruby My Dear – Animated film clip for New York based indie band. The single Dirt was launched at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn NY – 2015

The Nonnas – Animated film clip for Melbourne based band  – 2015

Pansy – CD Design and layout for Melbourne based band – 2014

Three D Radio 93.7fm SA – CD Illustration for Depthcharge 13, a compilation of South Australian artists – 2014

MoonRabbit – Illustration and animated content for Melbourne based band – 2013 to present

Society Of Beggars – Illustration, poster artwork and web based content for Melbourne based band – 2013 to present

I’ll Be Your First Mate – Illustration, street art, web content and animation for Melbourne based non-profit organisation – 2014 to present

The Shivering Timbers – Illustration and poster art for Melbourne based band – 2013

Level 30 Podcast – Illustration and web content for Melbourne based podcast – 2013

Sydonia – Animated film clip for Melbourne based band. The clip for the single Taste More was nationally screened on Channel V and Rage – 2008

Doch – A collaboration with Brisbane based gypsy band for their range of clothing designs – 2007

Get Up! – Illustration and design work for Australian non-profit organisation – 2007

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