Jodi Wiley is a Melbourne artist who is interested in the themes of nostalgia, memory, place and the way we make meaning from personal narratives. She works primarily in acrylic and watercolour.
Jodi has been a past winner of the Darebin Art Prize and was awarded Highly Commended in the 2015 Nillumbik Art Prize for her painting Afternoon light. She has been a finalist in the Kennedy Prize, the Banyule Award for Works on Paper, the Agendo Art Prize and the Gallipoli Art Prize.
Jodi was a recipient of a City of Melbourne Arts Grant in 2019 for her solo show 'Paper and Ink' at the City Library Gallery.
Her work has been acquired by the City of Melbourne, City of Darebin and Nillumbik Shire and is in many private collections.
Jodi's illustration clients include: Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Blarney Books and Art, Milawa Bread, The Tea Salon.
Workshops/demonstrations/master-classes/presentations, Exhibitions, Commercial commissions, Art instructions/lessons
Adults, General public, School children, Young people
2019 City of Melbourne Arts Grant recipient to support the show ‘Paper & Ink’ at The Gallery at City Library
2016 Kennedy Prize (finalist), Kennedy Arts Foundation, Adelaide
2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper (finalist), Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Melbourne
2015 The Nillumbik Prize (highly commended), Montsalvat Barn Gallery, Eltham, Melbourne
2013 Agendo Art Prize (finalist), St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford, Melbourne
2013 The Nillumbik Prize (finalist), Montsalvat Barn Gallery, Eltham, Melbourne
2011 Brunswick Street Gallery Art Prize (finalist), BSG, Melbourne
2010 Darebin Art Show (winner), Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Melbourne
2010 Melton Art Show (winner), Melton, Melbourne
2010 NSW Gallipoli Art Prize (finalist), Gallipoli Memorial Club, Sydney
2010 Brunswick Street Gallery Works on Paper Prize (finalist), BSG, Melbourne
2010 Koko Black Drawing Prize (finalist), Royal Arcade, Melbourne
Diploma of Education, Melbourne University
Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing, RMIT, Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts (English & History), Melbourne University