Hayley Megan French is a Sydney-based artist and PhD candidate at Sydney College of the Arts. French is interested in the ability of painting to inhabit the land imaginatively and move between different experiences of being in Australia. As part of her research Hayley has worked in the Warmun Art Centre in the East Kimberley and the Yirrkala Art Centre in North-East Arnhem Land. French is a committee member at MOP Projects and has exhibited in Sydney at MOP Projects, AirSpace Projects, Articulate Project Space, Sydney College of the Arts Graduate School Gallery in Sydney. French had exhibited interstate at Watch This Space, Alice Springs; Constance ARI, Hobart and Raygun Contemporary in Toowoomba. Her work is held in the collection of Artbank Australia and private collections in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.