Adam John Cullen: Three Ears

25 February - 3 September 2023

Contemporary artist Adam John Cullen presents a new site-specific installation Three Ears across the Lake View Atrium on Level 1. The installation incorporates various groupings of vessel-like cast forms and sculptural works, responding to the idea of building a collection of objects and the act of collecting materials of personal significance.

Image credits:

Above: Adam John Cullen, Three Ears (detail), Shepparton Art Museum, 2023.

Left: Adam John Cullen, murmur, No 6 (2021). Hydrostone, oxide, cotton shirts and sheets. Photo: Guy Grabowsky.

Below: Adam John Cullen, courtesy of the artist.


Adam John Cullen (b. 1985 Yass, NSW) lives and works on Dja Dja Wurrung Country (Castlemaine, VIC). He holds a BA Arts, Fine Arts (RMIT University); Honours, Fine Arts (Monash University); and a Masters in Fine Arts (Victorian College of the Arts). Selected solo exhibitions include:Elton, LON Gallery, Melbourne (2021); ghost, Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne (2019); three dogs, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei (2018); dissolve, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2017). Selected group exhibitions include, Charmed, CASPA, Castlemaine (2022); Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2017); TCB Art Inc, Aperto Gallery, Montpellier (2016); and Sidney Myer Ceramic Award, Shepparton Art Museum (2015). He has also undertaken residencies at Yellow Brick Studio, Athens (2022); Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei (2018); Tentacles, Bangkok (2018); Gertrude Contemporary Artist residency program, Melbourne (2017-2019); and KUNCI Cultural Studies Centre, Yogyakarta (2012). Cullen is represented by LON Gallery, Melbourne.  

Curator: Jessica O'Farrell

Location: Lake View Atrium