CV

Education

2020 Master of Art Curating, The University of Sydney.

2015 Bachelor of Arts (Fine) Honours (1st), RMIT University School of Art.

2014 Bachelor of Arts (Fine) RMIT University School of Art.

Awards

2019 The University of Sydney Faculty of Arts Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship.

2016 RMIT School of Art Honours Travelling Scholarship.

2016 RMIT Vice Chancellor’s List Award for Academic Excellence.

Residencies

2022 Coconut Studios, Darwin. Upcoming.

2017 Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne.

Curatorial

2022 A State in Climax / Territories of Constraint (UPCOMING), Coconut Studios, Darwin.

2022 A Matter of Perspective, Cutthroat Curators (UPCOMING), curatorial collaboration with Marina Grasso.

2021 Herland III: The Body Resilient, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

2020 Herland II: Our Land, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

2019 Defiant Acts: Taking Action, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney.

2019 Herland I: In Search of a Female Utopia, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Umbilicus in Flux, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

Group Exhibitions

2021 Herland III: The Body Resilient, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

2020 Herland II: Our Land, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

2019 Herland: In Search of a Female Utopia, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

2018 ATW AIR 17, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne.

2017 Complete Me, Junior Space, Melbourne.

2017 Hey Gurl, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney.

2017 Contemporary Localised Survey, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.

2016 RMIT Travelling Honours Scholarship Exhibition, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne.

2016 Back to Back, First Site Gallery, Melbourne.

2015 RMIT School of Art Graduate Exhibition, Project Space/ Spare Room Gallery, Melbourne.

2015 Found Festival 2015, Testing Grounds, Melbourne.

2015 RMIT Lightscape Projects, Knox Lane, Melbourne Central.

2015 Grey Area, Grey Area, RMIT School of Art, Melbourne.

2014 Greater Than, Less Than, RMIT School of Art Graduate Exhibition, Melbourne.

2014 Material Counterparts, RMIT School of Art, Melbourne.

2012 As Above, So Below,  RMIT School of Art , Melbourne.

Performances

2017 The Inarticulate Parts of Ourselves, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne.

2016 Umbilicus in Flux, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

2016 Umbilicus in Flux- Freÿa Black, Documentary by Justin Batchelor-https://vimeo.com/192086939.

2015 The Calling- Freÿa Black , Documentary by Justin Batchelor- https://vimeo.com/140917285.

2015 Church of the Sequinox, Found Festival, Testing Grounds, Southbank.

2015 A Study of Colours, A video work by Fanni Futterknecht, Project Space Spare Room, RMIT University.

Text

Cai, S 2016, Umbilicus in Flux, exhibition essay, Seventh Gallery.

Westwood, P 2016, RMIT School of Art Travelling Honours Exhibition, exhibition essay, RMIT School of Art Gallery.

Writing

Black, F 2021, Herland IIi – The Body Resilient, exhibition essay, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Black, F 2020, Herland II – Our Land, exhibition essay, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Black, F 2019, Herland I: In Search of a Female Utopia, exhibition essay, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Black, F 2018, F is for Feminism, blog, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Black, F 2018, No Mere Busts on the Wall, blog, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

Black, F 2016, When painting leaves the plane and enters space: words about Jennifer Whitten, The Nicholas Projects, Melbourne.

Research Assistance

Rosina Gunjarrwanga (Maningrida Arts & Culture), Primavera 2019: Young Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney.

Internships

Cross Art Projects, Sydney, November 2019 – February 2020.

Maningrida Arts & Culture, West Arnhem, NT, July 2019.

Industry Roles

Current Exhibitions Manager, The Women’s Library, Sydney.

W http://thewomenslibrary.org.au

2016-2018, Invigilator/ Writer, Nicholas Projects.

W http://nicholasprojects.org/

2016-2018, Art Mentor, Inclusion Melbourne.

W http://inclusion.melbourne/

 

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