David Freney-Mills



2005 Graduate Diploma inVisual Art Victorian College of the Art Travelled and worked in Europe from May 2000 to July 2003
1999 Studio Access Course-Latrobe Street School of Art & Design 1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting RMIT


1999 “Human Weather” Big Mouth Café, St.Kilda.
“Great Breakthroughs in Darkness”,WaxTheatre,York Street Richmond.
2000 COASTER show, Union Club Hotel, Fitzroy.
2004 Studio Exhibition, 45 Chapel Street, Fitzroy.
2008 “Ideology and Reality” STEPS Gallery, Carlton.
2009 “Class of Consciousness” STEPS Gallery, Carlton.
2011 “Strati ed Mantra” PB Gallery, Swinburne University, Prahran.
2012 “Polymorphic”Trocadero Artspace, Footscray.
2013 “Chthonic System” Five Walls Projects, Footscray.
2013 “The Aesthetics of Text” Carbon Black Gallery, Prahran.
2013 “The Floating Word” Rubicon ARI, North Melbourne.
2015 “Sublimation Cycle” Rubicon ARI, North Melbourne
2016 “Porous Amorphous” Project Wall-Town Hall Gallery- Hawthorn Arts Centre 2017“AlchemicalText”Alternating CurrentArt Space –Windsor
2017 “Continuum of Variation” Black Cat Gallery – Collingwood
2018 “Oracular Nebula” Five Walls Projects – Footscray 2019“Text-ecology”Alternating CurrentArt Space –Windsor
2021 “A Reign of Green: Green Rain House” ACAE Gallery, Melbourne


St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne.
Haengchon Cultural Art Foundation Collection- Haenam, South Korea. Sooyun Art Space Collection – Haenam, South Korea.
Private collections in Australia and Europe.


2005 Finalist Athenaeum Club Visual Ar ts Award- Athenaeum Club Melbourne 2007 Finalist Agendo Art Prize- Gardner Galleries, Richmond.


1998 Studio 252 Flinders Lane Group Show
1999 Produced book of collages titled “Monacle” for Zine Show, curated by Phil Edwards 437 Spencer Street.
2005 VCA Athenaeum Club Visual Arts Award,Vic
2005Victorian College of the Arts Graduation Exhibition.
2007 Agendo Art Award Finalists Exhibition, Gardner Galleries, Richmond.
2011 “After Image” Napier Upstairs Gallery, Fitzroy.
2011 “New Acquisitions” St.Vincents’ Hospital Gallery, Fitzroy.
2012 “Where do we go from here?”Trocadero Artspace, Footscray.
2013 “My Word” Napier Upstairs Gallery, Fitzroy
2014 “Re-writing the Image:Text as art”Town Hall Gallery-Hawthorn Arts Centre, curated by Marion Piper
2016 “The spaces are as important as the words”Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Collingwood, curated by Veronica Caven-Aldous 2016“The Commemoration”installation by Deb Bain-King atYonderArt Space,Yarraville (collaboration)
2018 “SUPPORT 18” Five Walls Projects – Footscray
2019 “LINK” Australia China Arts Exchange (ACAE) Gallery, Canterbury – curated by Chonggang Du
2019 “2019 Haenam International SUMUK Workshop” – Haenam Cultural Arts Centre, Korea
2019 “2019 Haenam International SUMUK Workshop” – Sooyun Arts Space, Haenam, Korea
2005 Finalist Athenaeum Club Visual Ar ts Award- Athenaeum Club Melbourne
2007 Finalist Agendo Art Prize- Gardner Galleries, Richmond.


2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence at StVincents (Caritas Christi Hospice),Kew. 2015-Current Artist-in-Residence at Hawthorn Arts Centre, Melbourne 2019 SUMUK Residency – Haenam Cultural Arts Centre, Haenam City, Korea


2019 Interview with MBC News Network, Korea
2016 Alex McCulloch Arts Show: 2017 Alex McCulloch Arts Show:


THE AGE newspaper, 11/04/00 “Here’s Cheers to History”
The Melbourne Times, 03/05/00 “Riding High on the Coaster tales of History” INPRESS Magazine, 19/04/00 “Coaster Pot Art”
Beat Magazine, 10/08/11 “Strati ed Mantra”
Melbourne Weekly, 10/08/11 “Strati ed Mantra”
Beat Magazine, 20/02/13 “Chthonic System”

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