lives and works in Melbourne, Australia
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ACADEMIC DETAILS
2015 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) - VCA - Melbourne
2010/11 Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing) - RMIT – Melbourne 

2011 (semester exchange) - Parsons: The New School - New York
2008/9 Diploma of Visual Art – RMIT- Melbourne

EXHIBITIONS
2016 John Fries Award 2016 Finalists’ Exhibition – UNSW Galleries – Sydney

2015 VCA School of Art Graduate Exhibition - Victorian College of the Arts
2015 Feeling Material – curated by Ben Woods – C3
2015 NEW15 – curated by Matt Hinkley - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

2014 SUB12 - collaboration with Laresa Kosloff - The Substation
2014 West Space Fundraiser 2014 - West Space
2014 Both at Once - Innovators Program - Linden Centre for Contemporary Art

2013 Sticky Substance – curated by Ulrika Lublin and Johanna Nordin - mellanrummet – the Royal Institute of Art – Stockholm
2013 My Avant-Garde is Bigger than Yours – curated by Nik Papas- Kings ARI
2013 Sedition – curated by Drew Pettifer – Bus Projects
2013 Vantage Point – curated by Will Foster – The Substation
2013 West Space 20th Anniversary Annual Fundraiser– West Space
2013 How to fold a fitted sheet - TCB
2013 Giving away something that is free – West Space
2013 Interpreting Variable Arrangements – Collaboration with Isadora Vaughan - SUPERMARKET2013 - International Art Fair – Stockholm

2012 Start - curated by Julia Powles- Blindside
2012 Common Room - curated by Isabelle Sully – Rearview
2012 We Are That Within Which We Operate - Kings ARI
2012 Energetic Discipline - Collaboration with Susan Jacobs as part of RMIT Mentorship Program, First Site Gallery

2011 RMIT Graduate Exhibition - RMIT
2011 Golden – curated by Malcolm Lloyd -
 Kings ARI
2011 Rupture - curated by Alicia DeBrincat & Aron Cohen- 25 East Gallery – Parsons: The New School – New York

2010
 Siemens Travelling Scholarship Finalists Exhibition – RMIT Gallery
2010 Lift & Lower - curated by Patrice Sharkey- Platform Gallery
2010 PopUp Exhibition - ACCA at ArKit

2009 For Modern Dreamers - First Site Gallery

RESIDENCIES
2016 What Happens Now? Public Art Biennial Lab, Melbourne
2014 PICA, Perth
2014 RM, Auckland
2013 My House Is Too Small, Curated by Julia Powles, Melbourne

CURATORIAL
2016 No, No, No! (After you) - KNULP, Sydney
2016 Bedshed - Seventh Gallery
2015 Leisure & Lifestyle - Horsham Regional Art Gallery
2014 Leisure & Lifestyle - Incinerator Gallery
2013 Interpreting Variable Arrangements - collaboration with Isadora Vaughan - Kulturhuset, Stockholm

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & PRIZES
2016 Finalist / Highly Commended - John Fries Award
2015 NGV Women's Association
2013 Artstart Grant - Australia Council
2013 Australian Artists' Grant - NAVA
2012 RMIT Mentorship
2011 
 RMIT equity travel grant

2011 University of Mobility in the Asia Pacific (UMAP) scholarship

TEXT
2016 Art News Portal Winner of John Fries Award 2016
2016 e-flux Artists Announced. Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab.
2016 Jessie Bullivant – Artist Page – Un Magazine 10.1
2016 Toby Fehily, NEW16 review – artists’ processes are put under the microscope. The guardian. 11.03.16
2016 Jessie Bullivant – Exhibition text – “My Father was a rock star” exhibition by Julia Powles, Bus Projects
2015 Dan Rule, “Our pick of what’s showing in galleries around town”, The Age, 13.11.15
2015 Tai Snaith, “Smart Arts”, 3RRR, 29.10.15
2015 Sharne Wolff, “Feeling Material”, Art Guide, 28.10.15
2015 Georgia Robenstone, “How not to be seen”, Un Magazine 9.2
2015 Brendan McCleary, "An Inside Look into an Inside Job", Runway, Issue 28
2015 Laura Skerlj, “NEW 15” artasiapacific.com April 19
2015 Robert Nelson “Jessie Bullivant's Inside Job at ACCA's NEW15 showcase is ingenious and worth a shrug or two”, The Age, 08.04.2015
2015 Tara McDowell, “The Insider” Catalogue essay, NEW15
2015 Dan Rule, “Pocket sculptures and shrugs among ACCA's new discoveries”, The Age, 12.02.15
2015 Hilary Simmons, “NEW15”, Time Out, March 2015
2015 Dylan Rainforth, “Incinerator Gallery brings art and sport together at Moonee Ponds”, The Age 20.01.15
2013 Nik Papas “My Avant-Garde is Bigger Than Yours” catalogue essay
2013 Russell Grigg, "Be my guest", catalogue essay (My House is Too Small)
2013 Dylan Rainforth "One way to express yourself" The Age Newspaper 26.06.13
2013 Dylan Rainforth "News travels fast: art can be fleeting" The Age Newspaper 22.05.13
2013 Stephen A Russell 'Shopping around: a lot of ideas to fit into one basket' The Age Newspaper 22.02.13
2012 Julia Powles 'Start' catalogue essay
2012 Sheena Colquhoun 'Start' artshub.com.au 14.09.12
2012 Daniel Stephen Miller 'Uncommon Room: Profound Essay' Un magazine 6.2
2012 Patrice Sharkey 'Energetic Discipline' catalogue essay