Geoff Newton Geoff NewtonOpening: Tuesday 28 September, 6-8pm Dates: Tuesday 28 September 09 October 2004
Born 1977, Albury, New South Wales; lives and works in Melbourne. Geoff Newton graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Canberra School of Art in 2000. From 2003 to 2007 he ran the exhibition space Dudespace from his home in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick and from 2003 to 2008 was a member of the artist collective DAMP. Recent solo exhibitions include Geoff Newton, Blockprojects, Melbourne, 2009; French Dressing, The Physics Room, Christchurch, 2010; and Big Time, TCB art inc., Melbourne, 2012. Since 2006 Newton has been director of Neon Parc in Melbourne’s CBD. Recent curatorial projects include Josh Smith / Franz West, Neon Parc, 2012, and Like Mike, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Utopian Slumps, Sarah Scout, Neon Parc and Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, 2013. In 2013 Newton was named by BLOUIN ARTINFO as one of the ‘ten international curators you need to know’.