Sioux Tempestt

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Biography

Sioux Tempestt is a Perth artist with a graphic design background who produces paintings, digital works, murals and public art. Tempestt has been involved in numerous group shows and held seven solo exhibitions. Among other achievements Tempestt was a Finalist, City of Busselton Art Award, 2018; Highly Commended, City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award 2018; Highly Commended, Town of Bassendean Visual Art Award 2018; Finalist, City of Joondalup 2018 Community Invitation Art Award. Tempestt has produced many mural, community and ephemeral public artworks over the years, working with local governments and town teams. She enjoys the community engagement aspect of running creative workshops, particularly with youth.

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Chronicle (Digital Version)

Screenwest Yagan Square digital tower. Digital version of works exploring Perth's heritage

2017
Hybrid

New abstract/urban artwork series, The Bird, Northbridge

2017
Archival

Photographic/digital works commissioned by the City of South Perth, Manning Community Centre light boxes

2016
Chronicle

An exhibition exploring Perth's heritage at the Museum of Perth

2016
Illuminated

City of Vincent Lightbox Laneway, Highgate

2016
Interrelation

20 abstract artworks, 108 St Georges Tce, Perth. Sponsored by Arts Brookfield.

2014
The Picked Fig, Fremantle

The Picked Fig, Fremantle

2014
Divergent, Rendezvous Grand Hotel as part of the City of Stirling Summerset Art Festival

Divergent, Rendezvous Grand Hotel as part of the City of Stirling Summerset Art Festival

2014
To All the (Boys) I’ve Loved Before

Street-style paintings on plywood exploring icons. Part of the Fremantle Festival.

Group Exhibitions

2016
A Stray Alien

One of Fremantle's largest ever group shows at the Moore's Art Gallery.

2016
Urban Icons, Buratti Fine Art Gallery

Artworks accepted to hang alongside works by Banksy and other international artists

2016
Art For Zero

Fundraiser in support of the WA AIDS Council

2015
PUBLIC: Salon

Eight artworks accepted for inclusion.

2013
Freedom School exhibition

Freedom School exhibition

Awards

2019
Minnawarra Art Awards

Finalist

2018
City of Busselton Art Award

Finalist

2018
City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award

Highly Commended

2018
Town of Bassendean Visual Art Award

Highly Commended

2018
City of Joondalup Community Invitation Art Award

Finalist

2018
Minnawarra Art Awards

Finalist

2017
City of Busselton Art Award

Finalist

2017
Cliftons Art Prize

Finalist and People’s Choice Award Winner Perth

2017
City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award

Finalist

2017
City of Rockingham Art Award

Highly Commended

Commissions

2019
Public art, Market Street Fremantle mural

2019
Public art, Town of Victoria Park, mural for Arts Season

2018
Public art, City of Vincent, traffic box mural

2018
Ephemeral art, City of Subiaco, window installation for See Subiaco

2018
Embargo Bar, mural

2018
Public art, Canning Hwy Bicton mural

2018
Belmont Forum, ephemeral artwork

2018
Public art, FreoNow, mural on Market Street Fremantle

2018
Mt Hawthorn Hub, community engagement workshop and community mural

2018
Otherside Brewery, murals and beer can label

Artist Statement

Sioux Tempestt constantly pushes the boundaries of her practice by traversing across different mediums and scale of works. Tempestt’s artworks intuitively fuse colour and form to investigate the integration of abstract expressionism with the urban environment.