Kylie Banyard is a multidisciplinary artist and educator with a strong research background. She has ten years undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience in Australia’s leading Art and Design Colleges. Banyard’s research is practice-based and investigates alternate models for living and learning. Through her multidisciplinary practice she celebrates the heterogeneity of radical technological and social experiments of the past, exploring the critical potential of this re-engagement in the present. She has been the recipient of several competitive artist’s residencies, such as: The Cité International des Arts Paris, France, the Firstdraft Emerging Studio Residency Program, Sydney. She has received competitive funding from Arts NSW and the National Association for the Visual Arts, as well as a Start-up Research Grant from La Trobe University and postgraduate research grants, such as the Australian Postgraduate Award and the COFA, UNSW Travel Grant. She was a recent finalist in the inaugural Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize and winner of the National Tertiary Art Prize and The Basil and Muriel Art’s Scholarship, Art Gallery of NSW. Banyard has exhibited nationally and internationally, she holds a PhD in Fine Arts from the University of NSW Art and Design. Banyard is represented by Galerie pompom, Sydney and Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections including Artbank, Australia.