Artist CV

When there are no more words, let art do the talking!

Robyn Laycock’s praxis is researched across the disciplines of art, science, and psychology. Laycock has completed her Bachelor and Post Graduate Degrees in Fine Art from Edith Cowan University and studied Transpersonal Art Therapy at The Ikon Institute of Australia.  Laycock currently works as an Artist and Art Therapist At HCP and VisAbility, Formerly The Association for The Blind of Western Australia running individual and group sessions. 

 

What we are is not what we see, but the nature we leave behind.

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Education

Ikon Institute of Transpersonal Therapy

Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Art Therapy    

(Commenced Part Time 2014 – July 2017)

Edith Cowan University

2011 with a Post Graduate Diploma in Art (Major Visual Arts)

2009 with a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts (Major in Visual Art)

 

Professional Achievements

Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, 2010:    

Hatched. National Graduate Show Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Contemporary Arts,          2009, Visual Arts Vice Chancellor/ Staff Award Edith Cowan University, 2009    

Spectrum Project Space Gallery Exhibit Opportunity                 

Award Edith Cowan University, 2008    

Dean’s Honor Role, Faculty of Education and Arts

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Goolugatup Heathcote Gallery, 2020     

In An Era Of Isolation, Applecross VisAbility Community Sculpture, 2019     

Sculptures On The Scarp, Darlington Arts Festival,                     

Darlington VisAbility, 2018:    

Art Therapy Workshops (Permanent Art Installation),     

Children’s Centre VisAbility, 2017/18:     

Art & Art Therapy, Community Activity Centre Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 2016:     

Scoop Foundation, Fundraising Exhibition Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 2015:     

Bustin Out, Seasoned Artist’s Exhibition Fremantle Hospital, 2014:     

Open Minds Open Doors, Alma Street Gallery,     

Won Judges Commendation Award Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley, 2014:     

Spectrum Project Space Gallery,     

Fundraising Exhibition

Eggtooth: Birdlife Australia, Edith Cowan University, 2014:     

Spectrum Project Space Gallery,     

Anitpodean Worlds: Prints from Staff and Students Wisconsin University Madison, 2014:     

Lakefront on Langdon Gallery, Wisconsin Union Galleries

Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 2013:     

Bustin Out, Collaborative Exhibition

Midland Junction Arts Centre, 2012:         

Hyper Vision Group Exhibition,     

What’s on you Radar?, Top Ten Finalist

Edith Cowan University, 2012:         

Spectrum Project Space Gallery,     

Caffisimo, Staff Exhibition International Universities, 2012:     

Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery Fremantle,     

Global Eco, Staff and Students

Edith Cowan University, 2011:     

Spectrum Project Space Gallery,     

Global Eco, Staff and Students

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2010:     

Hatched, National Graduate Show Edith Cowan University, 2009:     

Contemporary Arts Graduate Exhibition,     

White Wall Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park Middle Swan, 2008:

Gomboc Sculpture Survey Exhibition

Professional Artistic Practice

Mandurah Baptist College, 2018:     

Papermaking Workshops, Art Department

International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things, 2017:     

Artist Workshops for Children, Awesome Arts VisAbility, 2017/21:     

Art and Art Therapy Workshop Series,

Community Acitivity Centre (CAC) Heathcote Museum & Gallery, 2017/21:     

Artist Studio, Art and Art Therapy Workshops,

Studio 1 Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 2016:     

Artist Studio,

Ordinary to Extraordinary Bookmaking Workshops

Mandurah Baptist College, 2016     

Art Department, Ordinary to Extraordinary Bookmaking Workshops

Carey Baptist College, 2016:     

Art Department, Ordinary to Extraordinary Bookmaking Workshops

Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 2013/16:     

Artist Studio, Open Studio Talks

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 25th May 2010:     

Hatched, Artist Talk Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 8th June 2010:     

Hatched, Artist Talk Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley, 2010:     

School of Contemporary Arts,     

AIR Printmaking Artist Talk, (Artist in Residence) Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley,

10th May - 11th June  2010:     

Artist in Residence (AIR), Open Bite Australia Program,

Printmaking Studio Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley, July 2008:     

Assisted in printmaking project ‘GROW’,     

Mission Australia, Open Bite, Australia Workshop Engagement with the

Community Art Therapy Workshops (2017 - present)     

Conducted Art Therapy Workshops with individuals and groups designed towards therapeutic outcomes for persons mental health and wellbeing.

Artist Open Studios Heathcote Gallery and Museum (2017-present).     

Open my studio for the public as part of Perth Makers Market and Heathcote Museum and Gallery. Artist Open Studios (2013-2016)     

Opened my studio to the locals and clients of the Fibonacci Centre, Fremantle Bustin Out Exhibit Gallery Attendant (2013)     

Contributed in the Gallery Sitting of the Bustin Out Exhibition at the Fibonacci Centre, Fremantle     Provided gallery guests with theoretical knowledge underpinning     

the artistic works within the exhibition     

Handled payments and documentation records Home–schooling Artist Workshops (2011)     Conducted workshops with parents and students     

designing personalised art curriculums     

Devised and implemented programs for     

home-schooled families that catered for          

children with special needs, high achieving     

students and underachieving students    

Bibliography

Inspire Collective     

Inspire Collective Magazine 2019     

Artists Find New Ground,         

Fremantle Gazette, 2013     

Home, The West Australian, 2012     

Midland Junction Art Centre, Fremantle         

Gazette, 2012     

Hatched National Graduate Show,     

The West Australian, 2010