Camille Serisier is a visual artist based in Brisbane, Australia. Trained as a scenic painter for Opera, Theatre and Ballet – Camille’s practice centres around playful tableau vivant photographs, idea drawings, films, and interactive installations. Through these ambitious and elaborate works Camille uses the veil of playful absurdity to question representations of the feminine and nature in storytelling.
Camille Serisier was born in Wollongong, Australia in 1982. She has completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with First Class Honours from the Australian National University (2003). Serisier has trained as a scenic painter at Scenic Studios in Melbourne and Opera Australia in Sydney.
In 2016 Serisier unveiled a permanent public artwork in Wynumm (QLD) and on January 26 her work was projected onto the William Jolly Bridge (QLD). Serisier has been awarded numerous grants and prizes, including the Neil Roberts Sculpture Prize (2003), the NAVA Australian Artist Grant (2012), the Arts Queensland Career Development Grant (2012) and was a recipient of the Creative Individuals Career Fund, Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) (2014). She is a finalist in the NAB Private Wealth Emerging Artist Award (2014) and duo Magazine’s Percival Photographic Portrait Prize (2014). She has also undertaken several residencies including: The Kings School, Britain (2006); Bundanon Trust, New South Wales (2013) and Laughing Waters Artist in Residence Program, Victoria (2013).
Camille has a strong exhibition profile, some of which include: Laughing Waters Road, Monstalvat, Victoria (2016); The wonderful land of Oz, KickArts Cairns and SGAR, Brisbane (2015); David Malouf and Friends, Museum of Brisbane (2014); Making Tracks, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra (2013), Into the Aether, Artbar, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2013); Vegas Spray Road Trip, John Paynter Gallery, Newcastle (2013); Ovid’s Medusa, MOP Projects, Sydney (2013); You Just Keep Me Hanging On, LEVEL, Brisbane (2013) and Fringe Dwellers, SLOT Space, Sydney (2013).