Susanna Strati | Stanley Street Gallery

Susanna Strati

Susanna Strati is an Object & Installation artist whose work explores expressions of personal identity through a vocabulary of grief and mourning.

Strati has participated in both international and national exhibitions and has been granted awards and residencies, including an Australia Council Residency at the British School at Rome, and an Australian Post Graduate Award for research. Her work has been exhibited at galleries such as The British School at Rome Gallery, Object Australian Design Centre, The Macleay Museum, Brenda May Gallery and Mop Projects in Sydney as well selected for participation in the inaugural Paramor Prize: ART + INNOVATION (where she was Winner of the Mayoral Award), the Blake Prize, Fishers Ghost and Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. She is an Alumna of University of New South Wales, Art + Design.






Mayoral Award Winner, Inaugural Paramor Prize Art + Innovation, Casula Powerhouse

Australia Council Research Grant Central and Southern Italy

Australian Post Graduate Award, University New South Wales, Art & Design

Faculty Top-Up Scholarship, University New South Wales, Art & Design

Australia Council Professional development grant, Rome Studio Residency

Alumni Award, University New South Wales, Art & Design

House of Jewellery Award, University New South Wales, Art & Design

Thompson's Silvercraft Award, University New South Wales, Art & Design


2015 Wreath #1 video and installation, Project Space Annandale Galleries (Upcoming 2015)

2015 No Lutto: Materialising gestures of grief, MOP Gallery, Sydney

2013 No Lutto, ID Gallery, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney

2007 In Black, Kudos Gallery, College of Fine Arts, Sydney

2005 In Black, MOP Gallery, Sydney

2000 Implements, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne

1998 Implements, Object Gallery, Customs House Centre for Contemporary Craft, NSW (two person show)

1996 Sculptural Installation, Particle Gallery, Sydney



2015 Iterations, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney

2015 Hidden, Sculpture Walk - Finalist, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney (Upcoming Sep. 2015)

2015 Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation - Finalist, Casula Power House

2014 Hidden, Sculpture Walk - Finalist, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney

2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Finalist

2013 Blake Religious Prize - Finalist, Galleries, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney

2012 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Finalist

2012 Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2012 Hidden, Sculpture Walk, Finalist, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney

2011 Sculpture 2011, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2010 Sculpture 2010, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2009 Il Rumore del Lutto, la Camera di Commercio di Parma, Parma, Italy

2008 Fishers Ghost National Art Award - Finalist, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown

2008 Blake Religious Prize - Finalist, National Art School gallery, Sydney

2008 Memory in Art and the Memento Mori, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2008 Il Rumore del Lutto - Assenza, Ratafià di Europa Teatri, Parma, Italy

2006 Australia Council for the Arts Studio Residency Recipients from New South Wales, 1990 – 2005, Australia Council for the arts Sydney
2006 Post it: an exquisite corpse mail art project, Peloton Gallery, Sydney
2006 Sighting the Past, Macleay Museum, University of Sydney

2005 Plural 3, British School at Rome, Roma, Italy



2015 Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation Catalogue, Casula Powerhouse, 2012 Hidden Rookwood Cemetery Catalogue, 2010 ArtKritique, On line Review Brenda May Gallery Sculpture Exhibition, 2008 Oltre magazine, Ottobre, Periodico di informazione dell’imprenditoria funeraria e cimiteriale, “Il Rumore del Lutto”, Roberto Valli, 2008 Shopping poster magazine #4, Roma, Italy, 2006 'Sighting the past' Catalogue, University of Sydney, 2006 University Museums Newsletter Feb Issue 2006, Jude Phillip, 2006 TAFTA Vol25 (2) No.82, 2006, 2006 Museum and Galleries NSW (MGNSW) issue 2, Jewel Purpose, Lyndell Wischer, 2006 Antiques and Collectables, Feb – Aug, 'Sighting the past' by Jullian Holland, 2005 Critics Pic. Sydney Morning Herald, March 2005



Casula Powerhouse Collection, University New South Wales, Art & Design Collection, Private Collections


Susanna Strati Artist Statement and CV (Download PDF)