Pete Volich

Pete Volich is a Western Australian born visual artist working in the areas of Photography, Printmedia, drawing, collage, and textiles. He is currently living in Split, Croatia. He has exhibited in Australia and Europe: Stills Gallery 2007/08, Sydney, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space 2006, Melbourne, Artspace 2006/08, Sydney, 24hr Art 2007, Darwin, Cologne Art Fair 2006, Cologne, Rebecca Hossack Gallery 2008, London, and Broadstone Gallery 2006, Dublin.

In 2006 he received a grant from Australia Council of the Arts to be mentored by the internationally acclaimed artist and film maker Isaac Julien in London. When he returned to Australia in 2008 he was nominated as a finalist for the Helen Lempriere traveling Scholarship, received a New Work grant from the Australia Council for the Arts and was collected by Artbank Australia. Pete has been selected for prizes such as the Citibank Portraiture Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW 2006, and the Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Prize 2007. In 2011-13 he lived remotely in the APY (Anangu, Pitjantjatjara, Yankatjatjara) lands in the Fregon Community (central desert of Australia, one hour drive from Uluru / Ayers Rock) where he was the Studio Manager for an Aboriginal art centre.

Volich has recently transitioned to making fine art prints for scarves. He has a label called VOLI and recently showcased his second collection in London at the Stylist Live Fashion event 2015. Volich will have his first solo show in Croatia at the Gallery of Fine Art , Split in 2016.

http://petevolich.wix.com/voliprints

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