Solo Exhibitions & Projects
2020 Founded arts initiative APIQ (Art Projects with Integrity Qld) – Sunshine Coast.
2020 Apexing & Oasis – Online video diptych commissioned by Boxcopy, Brisbane.
2020 Experiments with Integrity – Social art project and viewing for Seedpod Residency, Old Courthouse Lock-up, Sunshine Coast.
2019 The Revolting Meme Campaign - Creative workshops & performances, Outer Space Gallery, Brisbane.
2019 Reconfiguring the Meme Machine - MELBOURNE - Solo exhibition, BLINDSIDE Gallery, Melbourne.
2018 Reconfiguring the Meme Machine - Solo exhibition, SomoS Arts Space, Berlin.
2014 5 Dollar Identity - Solo exhibition, ACCA Upstarts (Australian Centre for Contemporary Art), Melbourne.
2014 Exhausted Ideals - Solo exhibition, Kings ARI, Melbourne.
2013 Lessons in Value - Solo exhibition within Spinnerei Rundgang, Leipzig, Germany.
2012 The Better Self - Solo exhibition, Bruce ARI, Melbourne.
Group Exhibitions & Collaborative Projects
2022 Paint the Town touring exhibition of the 2021 Queensland Regional Art Awards - The Court House Gallery, Cairns.
2021 Fisher’s Ghost Art Awards – Finalists Exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney.
2021 Topography for Reflection – Collaboration with Katie Harris-MacLeod for Floating Land Festival, SunshineCoast.
2020 2020 Survival Kit – Curator and artist. Boxed limited edition series of works by APIQ artists, Sunshine Coast.
2017 A Century of Superfictions - RMIT University Honours Graduation Exhibition, Melbourne.
2016 BLINDSIDE Festival: On the Verge - Coordinator & Co-curator of 11 day arts festival, Melbourne.
2015 Flesh Express - Curator of group exhibition, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2015 The Sweet Life - Exhibiting artist in group exhibition, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Summer Show - LIA Programme residency exhibition, Leipzig, Germany.
2013 Goodbye Bruce Show - Group exhibition, Bruce ARI, Melbourne.
2013 At One with Weyba - Collaboration with Johannes Laumer, as part of the Floating Land Festival, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
2012 The Arts on Weyba - Arts Festival Director & Curator, Noosa, Queensland.
2012 Interventions Rejecting the Spectrum - Curatorial collaboration with Grayden Shelley, Level 6 Curtin House, Melbourne.
2012 It’s Not You, It’s Me - Group exhibition with Coalesce initiative, Eckersley’s Open Space Gallery, Melbourne.
2011 The Seven Signs of Aging - Group exhibition with Coalesce initiative, Eckersley’s Open Space Gallery, Melbourne.
2010 New, Used & Abused - Group exhibition with Coalesce initiative, Loft Gallery, Melbourne.
2010 The Baby Makers - Curator and exhibiting artist, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
Residencies, Grants & Awards
2022 Residency at the State Library of Queensland, The Edge Fabrication Lab.
2021 New Media Award – Queensland Regional Art Awards, Flying Arts Alliance.
2021 RADF recipient – Noosa Council.
2020 TEDx speaker - Art: Creating unique spaces for social transformation - ted.com/talks/bianca_tainsh.
2020 stART funding recipient - artsQueensland.
2020 RADF & Major Grant recipient - Sunshine Coast Council.
2020 ART X ACTIVISM panelist – Horizon Festival – facebook.com/watch/live/?v=3044498482330587
2020 Seedpod Pilot Residency recipient - Live art development residency with Punctum and Horizon Festival.
2018 SomoS Arts Space residency - Three-month live-in artist residency, Berlin, Germany.
2016 Open Engagement Conference for Socially-engaged Art Tour - VCA funded trip to Open Engagement, Oakland, U.S.A.
2015 Arts Residency and Research Tour - New York, U.S.A.
2014 People's Choice Award - Ecoflicks Environmental Short Films Festival, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
2014 ArtStart Career Development Funding recipient - Australia Council for the Arts
2013 LIA (Leipzig International Artists) residency - Three-month live-in artist residency, Leipzig, Germany
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Honours 1st Class - RMIT University 2017
Graduate Certificate in Arts & Community Practice - Victorian College of the Arts - Centre for Cultural Partnerships 2016
Graduate Certificate in Arts & Community Engagement - Victorian College of the Arts - Centre for Cultural Partnerships 2015
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Painting - RMIT University 2009-2011
Diploma of Visual Arts - Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE 2006-2007
Publications & Publicity
SEEDPOD WRAP UP- Horizon Festival - https://www.horizonfestival.com.au/news/seedpod-wrap
MEET OUR SEEDPOD ARTIST // BIANCA TAINSH - Horizon Festival - https://www.horizonfestival.com.au/news/meet-our-seedpod-artist-bianca-tainsh