Skills

Acting, Art Administration, Art Direction, Craft, Critical Writing / Analysis, Curation, Editing (Premier Pro), Events, Film maker, Illustration Artist, Multi-Media Artist, Painter, Performance Artist, Public Art, Writing & Directing for Film

Employers

  • Peek Art
    Artist
    2011 - Present

    Artist

  • Chippendale Creative Precinct
    Assistant Curator
    2013 - 2013

    After an internship with NG Art Gallery and Chippendale Creative Precinct I was offered a role as Assistant Curator for BEAMS Art Festival 2013.

  • Antinutt
    Artist / Editor / Runner
    2009 - 2011

    Stop motion artist, illustrator, assistant editor and runner for production company. Working on animated short films, commercial film, music videos and music production.

Education

  • University of New South Wales
    Bachelor of Arts
    2008 - 2011

Awards and Achievements

  • Chippendale New World Art Prize

    Painting "The Sun Drips Gifts of Kindness to those Searching" selected and sold as finalist in Chippendale New World Art Prize.


    2014
  • Macquarie Digital Portrait Award

    Nara Peek-Silva's screen based artwork was selected as one of six finalists for the Macquarie Digital Portrait Award and was exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra from September 5 - November 13 2013


    2013
  • Sydney Fringe Festival Artist

    Nara's video art piece "Untag Me!" (the mere sensation of Beauty) was selected by the Sydney to feature in Sydney Fringe Festival's largest visual arts event: 'SYDNEY FRINGE AT THE FORUM 2013'.
    Work on exhibition at the Italian Forum in Leichhardt from 11th September - 29th September 2013.


    2013
  • BEAMS Art Festival

    Experimental Art Film "The Shift"


    2013
  • Playground Weekender Festival Artist

    Nara's Experimental documentary art film "Untag Me" (the mere sensation of beauty) was selected to be a featured artwork at the 3 day long Playground Weekender Festival in 2012.


    2012
  • University of New South Wales Third Year Essay Prize

    Awarded for final essay on the work of anthropological film maker Jean Rouch.


    2011
  • OnStage Certificate of Outstanding Exhibition of Dramatic Performance

    HSC Monologue awarded full marks and selected from the entire state to perform at OnStage.


    2008
  • Certificate 1 and 2 in Entertainment Industry

    Vocational studies in theatre and film production, event management, OH&S, bump in/bump out, AV and audio operation


    2007
  • Veronica McColgan Memorial Award for Creative Arts

    Awarded due to all round excellence and achievement in the creative arts.


    2007
  • Australian Defence Force Award of Recognition

    Awarded for excellence in Leadership and Teamwork


    2007

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Nara Peek-Silva
Education University of New South Wales
Employer Peek Art
Location Sydney Australia
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