©2020 Sharifah Emalia Al-Gadrie
I acknowledge the muwinina people as the traditional owners & continual custodians of the land on which I live & work & I pay my deepest respect to all elders - past, present & emerging.

Artist CV


Completed July 2014        -     Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Comparative Literature and Japanese Studies. Honours thesis completed on the Japanese Romantic literary movement of the 1930s : "Revisiting Prewar Japan: Yasuda Yojūro’s Attempt to Mediate Modernities”

Solo Exhibitions

May 2019    -    ‘In Kind’, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, Tasmania


Nov 2019    -    (upcoming) ‘Surf’s Up but Everything Else is Down: A Pantomime on Coral Bleaching’,
Hobiennale Arts Festival, Good Grief Studios, Hobart, Tasmania

Group Exhibitions

Upcoming      -      Tasmanian Portraiture Prize, travelling exhibit, Tasmania

Jul 2019    -    ‘Unfurl’, Poimena Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania (curated by Cat Kerr)

Jun 2019    -     ‘Women’s Work’, Kingston, Tasmania (curated by Caroline Davies)
Mar 2019    -    Women’s Art Prize Tasmania, travelling exhibit, Tasmania
Feb 2019     -    Kinborough Art Prize 2019, Kingston, Tasmania
Nov 2018    -    ‘Linden Postcard Show 2018-19’, Linden New Art, St Kilda, Victoria
Nov 2018     -    Member’s Show, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania
Nov 2018    -    ‘Made by Hand’, Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny, Tasmania 
Mar 2018     -     'Release the Beast', Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria (curated by Kathleen Ashby)
Feb 2018     -    Glamorgan Spring Bay Art Prize Exhibition, Swansea, Tasmania 
Oct 2017     -    'Next Show 3', Schmørgåsbaag, Hobart, Tasmania (curated by Sid Davies)


Aug 2019    -    Shortlisted finalist, Tasmanian Portraiture Prize

Mar 2019    -    Shorlisted finalist, Women’s Art Prize Tasmania
Feb 2019    -    Highly Commended, Kingborough Art Prize


Sep 2019     -      Kickstart Arts, New Town, Tasmania