Elena Tory-Henderson (b. 1992, Sydney) 


Elena Tory-Henderson’s primary practice explores the interplay between the material & immaterial in the gallery space through spatial installation & sculpture.

Elena has exhibited in group shows throughout Sydney, as well as at the Perth Institute of Contemporary art. In 2014 Elena completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (honours) in painting and was awarded the Austrian Arlbeg 1800 residency. She was a selected artist for the 2014 Expanded Architecture Temporal Formal Seidler City Exhibition in collaboration with architect Nina Tory-Henderson. Elena was a curatorial assistant at Lilac City Studio’s for 2 years (2016-2018). Her first curatorial project BODY/BLOOD was exhibited at Visual Bulk Gallery in Hobart in 2018.

Elena is currently completing a Bachelor of Design in Architecture at the University of Sydney.


Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours (Painting), National Art School (NAS), Sydney 

2014


Bachelor of Design in Architecture, University of Sydney, Sydney

2020


Awards and Residencies


John Olsen Drawing Prize (selected artist) 

2013


Expanded Architecture, Temporal Formal at Seidler City Exhibition (selected artist)

2014


HATCHED, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (selected artist)

2014


Austria Hospiz Residency Award

2015


Exhibitions


A4, Lilac City Studio at Down Under Space, Sydney

2019


LCS, Lilac City Studio, Sydney

2018 


Deeper and Deeper (Deeper), Lilac City Studio, Sydney

2017


LCE4, Lilac City Studio, Sydney

2017 


LCE3, Lilac City Studio, Sydney

2016


Desire Lines, Sydney

2016 


Future From, National Art School, Sydney

2016


Berg (Solo Show), C,

2016


LCE2, Lilac City Studio, Sydney

2016


Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

2015


Bang, Pier 2/3 Spectrum Festival, Sydney 

2015


FERAL 3, Articulate Project Space, Sydney 

2015


The Paper Show, Studio W, Sydney

2015


Post-Graduate Exhibition, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 

2015


Temporal Formal, Expanded Architecture, Australia Square, Sydney

2014


The Combine, Studio W, Syndey

2014


Lobby Exhibition, Saatchi&Saatchi Head Office, Sydney 

2014


Halfway, National Art School Stairwell Gallery, Sydney 

2014


The Domestic Space, National Art School Stairwell Gallery, Sydney

2014 


The Combine, Studio W, Syndey 

2013


In Grid We Trust, National Art School, Sydney

2013


Degree Show, National Art School Gallery, Sydney

2013