Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Max Lawrence White
Studio Kura Residency in Japan

Congratulations to Max Lawrence White on being awarded a residency at Studio Kura – an artist in residence program in Fukuoka, Japan!

Studio Kura’s Artist in Residence Program is a chance for domestic and international artists to experience and draw inspiration from Japan’s rural environment, as well as from Studio Kura’s thriving local community. Max will have the opportunity to develop his art practice, meet other artists and participate in workshops for the Studio Kura community. Max will present an exhibition of new work at the end of his stay at Studio Kura, and will be in residence in Japan from August to October 2019.



Max Lawrence White_Untitled_2018_acrylic and enamel on wood_54cm x 54cm.

Max is also a current finalist in the fortyfivedownstairs Emerging Artist Award 2019. Twenty-nine emerging Australian artists have been selected for a two-week exhibition from 18 – 29 June 2019.  The award will be selected by special guest judge Annika Kristensen, Senior Curator at ACCA.

The Emerging Artist Award 2019 is an opportunity for artists to examine developing trends in the contemporary art scene while allowing emerging artists to gain exposure in a professional setting and kick-start their careers. It is a catalyst for professional development and allows audiences access to early-career works by exciting emerging artists.

Max’s work will be exhibited alongside artists Emilie Walsh, Chloe Dann, Ella Byrne, Sarah Walker, Hugh Kerr, Patrick Riley, Logan Mucha, Karri McPherson, India d’Scarlett, Julee Latimer, Gerard Russo, Jess Coldrey, Stephanie Garner, James Hale, Aylsa McHugh, Nathan Singe, Kareem Soliman, Nancy Lehet, Phoebe Kim, Marisa Mu, Eunjoo Jang, Stacey Korfiatis, Katherine Marmaras, Georgia Laurie, Elloise Alexander, JB Knibbs, Lily Holmes, and Timothy James Greaves.

The Emerging Artist Award 2019 is supported by the Terry Swann Peter Griffin Foundation, Future Leaders and the Hart Line Fund. Exhibition will run from Tuesday 18 June – Saturday 29 June 2019.

Max Lawrence White is working towards a solo exhibition at Artereal Gallery in September 2019.