About Susan Gamble
Susan Gamble’s artistic practice encompasses and combines the creative arenas of Fine Artist, Musician, Composer and Experimental Filmmaker.
Susan has a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Vocal Scholarship) MONASH, Bachelor of Fine Art in Drawing (Distinction) RMIT and Master of Arts in Animation and Interactive Media RMIT.
Susan is most content when ensconced in a creative project – be it painting + drawing, sitting at the piano letting her fingers ‘go for a wander’ or climbing a mountain weighed down only by a camera around her neck. She loves the individual qualities of each art form but by equal measure enjoys exploring the symbiotic relationship between art forms and the various ways in which they can be combined + configured to create a richer more dynamic whole.
In March ‘18 Susan won 2nd prize for her photography in the 2018 Knox Art Show. In November ‘17 Susan won ‘Best in Show’, was a featured artist and sold many works in the Roberts McCubbin Art Show. In August ‘17 as part of AV ensemble The Spheres Susan helped create a live soundtrack for the redux of the first Russian silent sci-fi film ‘Aelita’ that was realized in ACMI cinemas as part of the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival. In July ‘17 The Spheres created an AV installation and performance at ‘Neon Parlour Gallery.’ In early In 2016 Susan was a recipient of the Boroondara ‘Arts Party Prize’ receiving a grant to exhibit in the historic Kew Court House’s converted old police station during their Winter Arts Series. In the same year Susan also won ‘Best Open Media’ in the Roberts McCubbin Art Show. In 2015 Susan was a finalist in the Hawkesbury Art Prize in NSW and received a ‘Highly Commended’ in the Roberts McCubbin Art Show. In 2014 her life-sized portrait of Opera Australia singer Gary Rowley hung as part of the Archibald’s Victorian ‘Salon de Refuses’ exhibition at the Hilton. Her works have been exhibited in a variety of galleries, her films have received Victorian Arts Funding, screened in film festivals and on television and her AV works projection mapped onto buildings whilst performing live in music and media festivals along the East Coast of Australia.
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