About

Loose Leaf Studio is founded by artists Wona Bae (South Korea) and Charlie Lawler (Australia), known internationally for their artworks that navigate the visceral and symbiotic connections between people and nature.

Their work combines installation, sculpture, sound, two-dimensional artworks, and photographs documenting ephemeral interventions.

Bae and Lawler’s notable recent accomplishments include the exhibition of ‘En Route’ their first major public museum presentation at Heide Museum of Modern Art in 2019/2020, The museum also holds their work in its permanent collection. The pair were winners of the Yering Gallery Award at the 2019 Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Award.

 

Current Exhibitions
2020          Resonance, Greenworld - Bayside Gallery. Brighton, Australia

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019/20     En Route, Heide Museum of Modern Art. Melbourne, Australia
2019          Primitive Matter, Backwoods Gallery. Melbourne, Australia
2017          Little Creatures, See You Soon Gallery. Tokyo, Japan
2016          Monstera, Koskela Gallery. Sydney, Australia

Selected Major Installations
2019         Fossil. Melbourne, Australia Amplifier. Melbourne, Australia
2019         Proximity, Establishment Studios. Melbourne, Australia
2017         Halo Series, Ongoing Project. Australia, South Korea, Japan, UK
2016         Doors, Redwood Forest, Victoria, Australia

Selected Public Artwork Commissions
2019        Doors II, Redwood Forrest, Warburton, Australia
2019        Halo X, Festival of Independents. Flinders Quarter. Melbourne, Australia
2018        Halo Everlasting, Tramsheds. Sydney, Australia
2018        Floral Cloud, Tramsheds. Sydney, Australia
2018        Lines, Presented by Creative Victoria at Melbourne Fashion Week. Australia
2017       Free Fall, Palacio de Orive. Córdoba, Spain

Selected Major Collaborations
2019       Empire by RONE, Burnham Beeches. Victoria, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019       Futures, Hyper Contemporary. Melbourne, Australia
2019       Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards. Melbourne, Australia
2019       Galaxy, A.G.M. Expo ‘19, Meat Market Stables, Melbourne, Australia
2018       Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards. Melbourne, Australia
2018       Ancestor I, Collingwood Arts Precinct. Melbourne, Australia
2017       Life After, Presented by Creative Victoria at Melbourne Fashion Week. Australia
2016      Swarm Trap, Nishi Gallery. Canberra, Australia
2013      3D Sustainability, Yarra Sculpture Gallery. Melbourne, Australia

Selected Major Awards
2019      Winner Yering Gallery Award
              Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards. Melbourne, Australia
2018      Winner Yarra Valley Arts/RACV Sculpture Award
              Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards. Melbourne, Australia