ABOUT THE ARTIST
Waratah Lahy has produced a varied collection of works, all pertaining to a common interrogation of the way in which we perceive the world. In 2018, Lahy won the M16 Art Space Drawing Award, was awarded the Hill End Artist in Residence Program, selected as a finalist in the Grace Cossington Smith Art Award and the Splash McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award. She participated in 'Painting Amongst Other Things' at the School of Art & Design Gallery at ANU with a series of magic lantern slides illuminated by small lights. This series informed the direction of her subsequent body of work for her 2019 solo exhibition 'Hand Held World' at MAY SPACE. 2017 also saw Lahy produce two solo shows: 'Everyday' at MAY SPACE and 'Three Hundred and Sixty Six' at Canberra Contemporary Art Space. Following these exhibitions the series entered the collection of the University of Canberra Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation where it is on permanent display.
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