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Mahala Magins
B. 1982, Australia

Education:
2002-2006 BA Visual Arts, Southern Cross University, Lismore
2001-2002 Fine Arts Cert 3, Maclean Tafe, Maclean

Awards:
2015- Finalist Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2015- Finalist The Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2014- Finalist Gold Coast Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2014- Finalist Redlands Art Award Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
2013- Finalist Gold Coast Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2013- Finalist Wilson Art Prize Lismore Regional Gallery
2012- Finalist The Border Art Prize Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah
2011- Finalist The Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney and Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah (Travelling Exhibition)
2011- Finalist The Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2011- Winner Emerging Artist Award Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery
2010- Finalist The Border Art Prize Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah
2004- One of four artists from Southern Cross University chosen for the National tertiary art prize hosted by the University of Tasmania
2002- Kaske Art Award- Best studio studies, Southern Cross University

Solo Exhibitions:
2017- Landshapes, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay
2017- New Paintings, Neon Parlour, Melbourne
2016- My Calligraphy, Enough Space, Melbourne
2016- Momentum, BSA Project Space, Mullumbimby
2015- Post Iceland, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2013- Recent Works, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions:
2017- Goat Show, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay
2017- We’re Closer Than You Think, Artstate, [OLD] Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2017- Surf Culture Now, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay
2015- Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2015- The Portia Geach Memorial Award, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2014- Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2014- Redlands Art Award, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
2013- Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2013- Baer Artist Residency, Hofsos, Iceland
2013- Wilson Art Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2012- Border Art Prize, Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah
2012- Portia Geach Memorial Award, Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah
2012- Linden Postcard Show 30x30 Art Prize, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
2011- Brunswick Street Gallery 40x40 Art Prize, Melbourne
2011- Rocks Pop Up Project, The Rocks, Sydney
2011- Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2011- Border Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2011- Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore
2010- Border Art Prize, Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah
2004- Graduating Exhibition, Southern Cross University, Lismore

Residencies:
2013- Baer Artist Residency- Iceland
2012- Grafton Regional Gallery- Grafton, NSW
2011- Pop Up Project- The Rocks Sydney, NSW