Amelia Skelton (b. 1995, Sydney) 


Amelia Skelton is a multidisciplinary artist, living and working in Sydney, Australia. Working within the framework of craft and assemblage, Skelton produces objects and wearables that speculate on the relationship between the person and the object.

Skelton graduated from National Art School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture) in 2016. Over the past four years, Skelton has partaken in a number of exhibitions including Bushfire Relief Fundraiser at China Heights Gallery, All that you can all your own, you can say that you are, curated by Lilac City Studios at Passport Store & Gallery, and Crossroads at Dom Ni Kata, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Additionally, Skelton presented her solo exhibition Plastic, with Lilac City Studios in 2017, has been the finalist in Stonevilla Wearable Art Prize 2018 and 2019, and participated in the World of Co.’s Residency in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2019.


Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, National Art School

2013-2016


Awards & Residencies 

World of Co. Residency, Bulgaria

2019


Stonevilla Wearable Art Prize - Finalist

2019


Hidden Sculpture Walk, Rookwood - Finalist

2018


Burnie Council Wearable Art Prize - Finalist

2018


Stonevilla Wearable Art Prize - Finalist

2018


Clitheroe Foundation Energing Artist Grant, Sculpture by the Sea

2017


Jocelyn Maughan Sketchbook Prize - Finalist

2016


Sydney Olympic Park Residency

2016



Solo Exhibitions

PLASTIC, Lilac City Studio

2017 


Selected Group Exhibitions

All that you can call your own, you can say that you are, Lilac City Studios at Passport Store and Gallery

2020


Bushfire Relief Fundraiser, China Heights Galley

2020


Cross Currents, The Waiting Room Project @SSHC

2019


Luch Special III, the Other Art Fair

2019


Calloused, AirSpace Projects

2019


Lunch Special IV, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

2019 


Crossroads, Dom Na Kinto, Bulgaria

2019 


Stonevilla Wearable Art Prize, Stonevilla Studios

2019


Lunch Special V, Breaking Bread, UNSWAD

2019


Finissage: Friend, Ching-a-lings

2019


Stonevilla Wearable Art Prize, Stonevilla Studios

2018


Lunch Special I, Cold Cut 

2018


Lunch Special II, National Art School

2018


On the Aussie Telly, Ambush Gallery

2018


Ghost Stories, Front Yard Projects

2018


Hidden, Rockwood Cemetery

2018


Second Skin, Scratch Space 

2017


No//Vacancy, Down Under Space

2017


HeadGear, Lilac City Studios

2017


Sculpture By the Sea, Bondi 

2017


3//3, Saint Cloche

2016


From a Distant Land, Ambush Gallery

2016


LCE2, Lilac City Studio

2016


Art Show, Lilac City Studio

2016


House Warming, National Art School

2016