b. 1976, Melbourne, Australia

1994–96 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts (Painting)
2002 Centro Del Bel Libro, Ascona, Switzerland, Innovative Book Constructions

Solo exhibitions
2004 New Orleans: A four day feast, The Brunswick Street Bookstore, Melbourne
2002 A whole year, LaTrobe Street Gallery, Melbourne
2001 2001 A Domestic Odyssey, MASS Gallery, Melbourne
1999 Bundanon Shelters, urbanart transport shelters, Melbourne
Outback Watching, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong
untitled (love affair), Studio 1, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
Girls Favourite Things, Stripp, Melbourne
It's called being a girl, Studio 12, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1996 Time & Subsequent Emotion, Womyns Room, RMIT, Melbourne

Artists' book launches & collaborative exhibitions with Gracia Haby
Here, there, Little Window of Opportunity, Port Jackson Press Print Gallery
Salvaged Relatives, Milly Sleeping, Melbourne
Not Quite Sure, Little Window of Opportunity, Port Jackson Press Print Room
A Year of Southern Hemisphere Birds, Leigh Scott Room of Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne
Charms of the Gloaming, Little Window of Opportunity, Port Jackson Press Print Room
By This Unwinking Night, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria
2011 Our boat was the lightest feather, online exhibition, SOLV, the Netherlands
2009 A key to help make your own world visible, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2008 But for the moon nobody could see us, Imp Gallery, Melbourne
 A trapdoor in every room, Imp Gallery, Melbourne
 If we stand very still, no one will notice, Mailbox 141, Melbourne
2004 Those Two Daring Pirates, Hound Dog's Bop Shop, Melbourne
2003 Melbourne in 31 days and 30 days in Vienna, Victoria Room, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne
101 ways to get to your favoured destination and Snug as a bug in a rug, Craft Victoria, Gallery 3, Melbourne
The ermines tea party one weekend and The kingdom of the blue poppy as made for Sinclare, Guy May Bonsai, Melbourne
Nao falo Portugese, Portuguese Consulate, Melbourne
2000 This morning I went into the garden, Newry Street, Melbourne
1999 01.02.9919.02.99, Gallery and cabinets, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

Group exhibitions
Here, there, Little Window of Opportunity, Port Jackson Press Print Gallery
Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2016, Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia
2016 Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland
Betwixt, ACMI Mediatheque, as part of the Czech and Slovak Film Festival
On the Verge 2016, in the windows of Obus and Collected Works, as part of Blindside's Festival
2016 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Contemporary Paper: Celebrating a Year of Print, Port Jackson Press Print Gallery
Animal Instinct, Metropolis Gallery
2015 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Beastarium, Dubbo Regional Gallery, New South Wales
Art of the Cuff, Lord Coconut, Melbourne
Interconnections: Book, Text, Art, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne
Beastly, Delmar Gallery
Good Mail Day, artstream, USA
In Your Dreams, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne
100 Cats, Off the Kerb, Melbourne
2014 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
PAGE.PRINT.POST: 50 Years of Artists Books, Post Office Gallery, Federation University Australia, Victoria
Draw Me A Story — The Art of Children's Book Illustration, Maroondah Art Gallery, Victoria
All breathing in heaven, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
2013 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
2013 Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland
Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2013, Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia
The Print Imaging Practice Residency Exhibition, Spare Room, RMIT, Melbourne
Beautiful Soup: A print folio exhibition curated by Rona Green, St Heliers Street Gallery: The Abbotsford Convent
Hidden Gems & Rough Diamonds, Milly Sleeping Carlton and Milly Sleeping in the Maid's Room, Von Haus
Book Arts and Zine Exhibition, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne
Fine Impressions: Printmaking & artists' books in Melbourne 20002010, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
In Suspense, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne
Shelf Life, Delmar Gallery, New South Wales
Manly Library 2011 Inaugural Artists' Book Award, Manly Library, New South Wales
Freemantle Arts Centre Print Award, Western Australia
Loved & Lost Society, Milly Sleeping, Melbourne
Playing Field, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2010 Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland
2009 Geelong acquisitive print award, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Books ... beyond words, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
New Wave: artists’ books in the 21st Century, UWE Bristol, United Kingdom
Borrow, Off the Kerb gallery, Melbourne
I Feel Fine, Milly Sleeping, Melbourne
The Last Hurrah!, Imp Gallery, Melbourne
Fictions, Monash University Museum of Modern Art, Victoria
Secondary Sources, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne
Secrets of the Photocopier, Platform, Melbourne
The Space in Between, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
The Space in Between, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
Mirror of the World: Books & Ideas, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
Dervish, Imp Gallery, Melbourne          
Lexicon, Gallery @ City Library, Melbourne
2006 Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland
Ex Libris, RMIT Project Space/Spare Room and RMIT Visual Arts Summer Studio Residency Fundraiser and Exhibition, Melbourne
Banyule City Council Works on Paper Art Award 2005, Melbourne
Print Out: An exhibition of fine original prints from the Burnie Regional Art Gallery's Permanent Collection, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Counter Productive, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
The Found Project, LaTrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria
 Compendium, Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University, Melbourne
Act XII: new works on paper, George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne. Touring to UTS Gallery, University of Technology, Sydney and Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia
Second Freedman Foundation Exhibition, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney, NSW
Compendium, Platform, Melbourne
Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia
2002 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
Global Fusion, Federal Chancellery, Department for the Arts, Kunstraum Palais Porcia and Wienstation, Vienna, Austria
uno one unique object, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2000 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
life, Public Office and urbanart transport shelters, Melbourne
@ global city, Public Office and urbanart transport shelters, Melbourne
Blink, ACCA, Melbourne
Memory, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Victoria
Animal Magnetism, Platform, Melbourne
Riding the Edge, Mt Waverly Gallery, Melbourne
The Image Reflected, Platform, Melbourne
Cultivated sphere of events, Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria
Its a Girls World, Temple, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne
Silent Fall, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
200 Gertrude Street, 200 Gertrude street, Melbourne
Momenta, Geelong Arts Festival, Victoria
Adjacent, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
Whim Humour in the extreme, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
Girls in Melbourne, Platform, Melbourne
Just Looking, North Fitzroy Primary School, Melbourne
Address, Ararat Art Gallery, Victoria
Artline 1997, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
Australia Felix Visual Arts Festival, Benalla, Victoria
Eva 97, Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia
Nillumbik Art Award, Eltham Community Centre, Melbourne
1996 Graduate Exhibition, RMIT Bdg 2, Melbourne
Crayons, Pencils and Grinders, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
The Portrait, Platform, Melbourne

Grants / Scholarships
2004 Print Council of Australia Print Commission
2002 Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists
2000 Australia Council for the Arts, New Work, Emerging Artist
1997 Queens Trust for Young Australians
1996 RMIT Union Arts Grant

Private & Public Collections
Artspace Mackay, Banyule City Council, Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Camberwell Grammar, City of Whitehorse, Charles Sturt University, Deakin University, Ergas Collection, Flindt Schmidt (UK), Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Lauriston Girls' School, Melbourne University Library, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Monash University, National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, National Library of Australia, Presbyterian Ladies' College, Print Council of Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, RMIT University Library, St Michael's Grammar, State Library of New South Wales, State Library of Victoria, State Library of Queensland, Tate (UK), Tintern Girls Grammar School, UWE Bristol (UK), University of Wollongong, Vermont Secondary College, Warrnambool Art Gallery, and private collections
Residencies / Workshops/ Positions

Concertina Bookbinding Workshop, Czech and Slovak Film Festival, Federation Square
Developing your career in art: Being enterprise ready, Storey Hall, School of Art, RMIT, Melbourne
Rare Book Week artists' book talk, Lenton Parr Library, VCA, Melbourne
2015 Contemporary book design, panel discussion, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
2014–15 Blindside Advisory Board Member
2013 Bookbinding workshop, Lyceum Club, Melbourne
Bookbinding workshop, Lyceum Club, Melbourne
Artists' books, zines and other collaborative ventures, in conversation with Professor Sasha Grishin, Rare Books Summer School, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
2010 Bookbinding workshop, Mornington Peninsula Library, Melbourne
2009 Bookbinding workshop, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2008 Bookbinding workshop, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
How I entered there I cannot truely say, Collaborative works from the ANU Edition + Artist Book Studio, Words and Images: Examining the artist book, symposium, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
The Artist's Book and the Search for the Impossible, Noosa Regional Gallery's artist's book symposium, Queensland
Bookbinding workshop, Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland
2004–05 Summer Studios @ 66 (Formally Project Space/Visual Arts Summer Residency programme), RMIT, Melbourne
2003–10 Sessional staff, RMIT, Department of Art, Melbourne
2002 Visiting guest speaker, RMIT, Department of Art, Melbourne
2000 Visiting guest speaker, Monash University Faculty of Art and Design, Art Forum, Melbourne
1999 Artist in Residence, Bundanon Trust, NSW
Artist in Residence, Livingston Primary School, Melbourne
Artist in Residence, Our Lady of Mercy College, Melbourne
1997–98 Studio Artist, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1997 Artist in Residence, North Fitzroy Primary School, Melbourne
Published works
Underneath Soane's 'star-fish' ceiling, the library at No. 12 proved anything but quiet, (cover image) The La Trobe Journal
In the small courtyard, overlooked, (cover image) Imprint
To the left and back some, BLINDSIDE publication
In the borrowed costume of a Military Musician..., (cover image) Book Arts Newsletter, No. 93
2013 All at Sea, The Big Issue
2012 And the crow fared well, The Big Issue
The Artist and the Book, Materiality, Number 1: Book, Pinknantucket Press
The Morran Book Project, publication by Camilla Engman and Studio Morran
The screen door snaps, Visible Ink
Not so very different upon reflection and Momentarily visible, The Big Issue
Dear Dad, Australian Poetry (second edition)
In search of the unexpected, The Big Issue
Flambeaux, ACE Hotel
Water, Paper, Paint, Heather Smith Jones
From Orchards, Fields, and Gardens, Kerstin Svendsen
Dear Dad, Australian Poetry (first edition)
Fox collages, Uppercase magazine
2008 Gather, Lines & Shapes
2007 Keeping an ever watchful eye just to make sure, NETS Victoria
2003 The plight of the birds, (cover image) Imprint Journal, Volume 38, Spring 2003

Small Projects

Ornament, Milly Sleeping display, 2015
What is Beauty?, collages for The Australian Ballet
Nice Work, an online project for Milly Sleeping
Small ephemeral atlas, collaborative zine made for Sticky Institute
Happy Journey Collective, collaborative project for Thereza Rowe, Lesley Barnes, and Abi Daker
2010 Aquarius: The Water Carrier, Blanket magazine
Could be me, online collaborative project for Paul Paper
Transit Lounge: Moving While Standing Still, printed zine and collaborative project
My beautiful laundrette, collage installation, Eco-Express Waschsalon, Berlin, Germany
Money: does it always make the world go around? cheque book zine made in collaboration with Gracia Haby, edition of two. (As part of Soho in Ottakring, Vienna, Austria)
2002 Family in Melbourne, Melbourne Vox Pops, urbanart project

Publications / Catalogues
Alice Cannon, Salvaged Relatives: New work by Gracia + Louise, Book Arts Newsletter, Issue 97, mid-April/June 2015
Olivia Meehan, A Poetic Partnership: The work of Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, Imprint magazine, Volume 50, Autumn 2015
Edwina Bartlem & Victor Griss, In Your Dreams catalogue essay, 2014
Hila Shachar, Gracia + Louise Artwork, Desktop magazine: The Culture of Design, 2011
Sarah Bodman, From Fluxus to iPad: A very short history of artists' books, Cassone: The International Online Magazine of Art and Art Books, 2011
Joe Pascoe, Playing Field, 2010
Sunday Arts, ABC television, 18/10/2009
Dylan Rainforth, A key to help make your own world visible, The Age, 2009
Ashley Crawford, Around the galleries, A2, The Age, 06/09/08
Penny Modra, Visual Arts, The Sunday Age, M, 07/09/08
Charlotte Francis, Towards new trains of thought, A2, The Age 15/03/08
Jurate Sasnaitis, Ravening/Ravelling/Revelling, Book Arts newsletter, UWE Bristol, Number 40, March/April 2008
Harriet Edquist & Elizabeth Grierson, Skilled hand and cultivated mind: a guide to the architecture and art of RMIT University, 2008          
Millie Ross, Zine Scene, Yen magazine, Issue 29, 2007
Sarah Bodman, Book Arts newsletter, UWE Bristol, Number 38, November/December 2007
Jurate Sasnaitis, A trapdoor in everyroom catalogue essay, 2007
Megan Backhouse, Around the galleries, The Age, 10/03/07
Jazmina Cininas, Tall tales and antipodean adventures: narratives in contemporary Australian printmaking, Imprint Journal, Volume 41, Winter 2006
Jazmina Cininas, Ex Libris catalogue essay, 2005
Jurate Sasnaitis, Those Two Daring Pirates artists' book review, Poster Magazine, Issue Eight, Autumn 2005
A Short Ride in a Fast Machine Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces 1985–2005, edited by Charlotte Day, 2005
Louise Tegart, The FOUND Project exhibition review, Imprint Journal, Summer 2004
Robert Nelson, Documenting the everyday, A3, The Age, 24/09/04
Penelope Trotter, The FOUND Project catalogue essay, 2004
Cover & Lesley Harding, From mise-en-scene to mise-en-page, Imprint Journal, Spring 2003
Lesley Harding, Act XII: new works on paper catalogue essay, 2003
Marita Smith, Act XII: new works on paper catalogue essay, 2003
Pluck, Channel 31 tv interview, 29/05/03
Lucinda Strahan, Act XII: new works on paper exhibition review, The Age, 29/05/03
Fiona O'Doherty, Artists take a fantasy journey, Yarra Leader, 12/05/03
Megan Backhouse, Paper-art Awards set to fold, The Age, 30/04/03          
Roger Taylor, High & Low, RRR radio interview, 24/09/02
Von Almuth Spiegler, Global Fusion 2002, Die Presse, Kultur/Medien, 25/02/02
Georgia Cribb, One month Melbourne & Vienna catalogue essay, 2002
Megan Backhouse, Have Freedman, will travel, The Age, 14/11/01
Emma Leigh Winterburn, 2001 A Domestic Odyssey catalogue essay, 2001
Robert Nelson, Hidden depths in pet project, The Age, 09/01/00
Georgia Cribb, It's a Girls World catalogue essay, 1998
Urban Creator, Melbourne Yarra Leader, 09/11/98
Georgia Cribb, untitled (love affair) catalogue essay, 1998          
Just Looking, ArtFan, June 1998
The Main Event, Malvern Prahran Leader, 27/05/98
Brendan Wall, Silent Fall catalogue essay, 1998
Portrait of the Artist as a bedroom, Yarra Leader, 18/05/98
Colin Shingleton, Artline 1997 catalogue essay, 1997