Jeremy Hawkes is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer and occasional performer with over 30 years’ experience exhibiting extensively in Australia and overseas. He has a BA in Fine Art from SCU and post-graduate qualifications from RMIT and VCA. He is currently living between Brisbane and the Northern Rivers. He is passionate advocate and activist for people living with disability, particularly those in creative fields.
His work in represented in many private and public collections and he is the recipient of a number of awards and prizes, most recently the Create NSW Fellowship and the Australia Council for the Arts Art and Disability Mentoring Initiative. In 2019 he attended residencies in both New York and Berlin, with a resulting exhibition at the Berlin Institute of Art. In 2020 he will be collaborating with UK artist Dr Rachel Gadsden on an extensive project with multiple outcomes.
His work explores corporeality, the body as a site of intersecting identities, evolution and contingency.