The Amoebic Ozito is part of an ongoing investigation into the innate potential of things. Ubiquitous objects undergo a series of sculptural interventions resulting in a hybridised article that occupy an uncanny space between the past and present, the natural and the manufactured.
Courtesy of Stockroom
Jason Waterhouse completed a BFA in sculpture (Monash University) and completed Honours at the VCA in 1999. Over the last 17 years he has exhibited his work extensively throughout Australia and, in 2005, was awarded the Moreland Sculpture Prize. Since then he has been exhibited in the prestigious Helen Lempriere, the McClelland Sculpture Prize and the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture.
Waterhouse has held solo exhibitions at Linden Contemporary, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Dark Horse Experiment, Stockroom in Kyneton and has a forthcoming exhibition at Projects, Melbourne. Waterhouse's work is held in significant private and public collections and he has been commissioned to create major public works for the City of Ballarat and Hepburn Shire, Victoria.
Ozito orbital sander, styrene, polyester resin, enamel paint
35 x 40 x 23 cm
Judges of the 2016 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Wendy Whiteley OAM (Ambassador for the visual arts), Rhonda Davis (Senior Curator at Macquarie University Art Gallery) and Barry Keldoulis (CEO and Group Fairs Director of Art Fairs Australia).
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