Jamie Preisz

Bushranger of bunnings 2, 2021

120 × 90 cm
This work conceived in Bunnings when I spotted a metal bucket. Pondering the artistic and
cultural legacy a metal bucket with a rectangular eye hole had in the Australian canon of art
i thought i best inject my self with in it.
Jamie Preisz is an Australian artist whose work focusses on modern vanitas and romanticism in painting, narratives of human experience and consumption. Born in 1990 he works across portraiture and still life painting, Jamie uses a more classical style of oil painting to depict scenes and still lives in a more contemporary context. Jamie has been exhibiting since 2014. Selected exhibitions include, 2016 “Yalkuna” Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) The Rocks, Sydney, 2014 “Sleep alone” Espace quinzequinze, Paris, France, 2019 “Soft Machine” Jerico Contemporary Woolloomooloo, 2019 “Sydney Contemporary” Booth C07 Carriage Works and a solo exhibition in october 2020. Jamie has won multiple awards including the packing room prize for the Archibald and being a finalist in many more. Jamie’s work is included in numerous collections he currently lives and works From Sydney Australia.

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