Jan Cleveringa: upcoming artist-in-residence

Jan Cleveringa with his work at Eden Gardens

Jan Cleveringa is a Sydney based artist exploring impacts of global cultural change, identity, technology and sustainability. He works experimentally across painting, sculpture and video. Jan has been a studio resident at the Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre and Peacock Gallery Studios in Auburn. He has been a finalist in Mosman Art Prize, Blacktown Art Prize, the Fishers Ghost at Campbelltown Arts Centre, Chippendale New World Art Prize, Hidden Sculpture Walk in Rookwood Cemetery, Sculpture at Scenic World Blue Mountains, Swell Sculpture Prize in Currumbin, Queensland and Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize SA. He recently won the 2019 Scenic Sculpture Environment Art Prize 2019 and Eden Unearthed Art Prize. Jan has exhibited with Galeria Zero in Barcelona, Basel, Berlin and Paris; and Sheffer Gallery, Darlington. 

Jan Cleveringa, A Moving World, 2017, 
fluorescent tubes and discarded wood 

During my residency at Gunyah I plan to take my time exploring and discovering the environment, and experimenting with painting Plein Air and kinetic drawing. I'm also looking forward to collecting found objects and discarded materials to use in sculptures. 

Jan Cleveringa, Imagining the Past Before It Happens, 2017, 
5000 fluorescent light globes in Jurassic rainforest

You can see more of Jan's work at jancleveringa.com