Melbourne based artist Emily Floyd completed her Gertrude Contemporary
Studio residency in 2002. Floyd’s work has most recently made use of
texts of political dissidence and counter cultural alternative living.
Ideas drawn from literary theory, permaculture, Rudolf Steiner,
communalism and seminal feminist language inhabit her sculptural
Recent Group exhibitions include In the Balance - Art for a Changing
World at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010; and Contemporary
Australia: Optimism, GOMA, Brisbane, 2009. Recent solo projects
include The Cultural Studies Reader, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2010; and The Fertile Void, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, 2009.
Emily Floyd is represented major collections Simmons and Simmons,
London, The National Gallery of Victoria; National Gallery of
Australia, Canberra; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; and
Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. Floyd has also worked on significant
urban public commissions including Public Art Strategy on Melbourne’s
EastLink motorway. In 2006, the Emily Floyd multiple Important
Emerging Artist was the 3rd Gertrude Edition.
Emily Floyd is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney.