NOW REPRESENTING | Braddon Snape

We are thrilled to announce our representation of Braddon Snape.

Braddon Snape is a Newcastle (Aus.) based artist, with a practice spanning over 27 years. Snape utilises a diverse range of media including sculpture, installation, video and performance to create his immediately recognisable works. His conceptually rich practice is articulated through a minimal aesthetic and complex understanding of material and site specificity. His current practice interrogates the dangerously exciting method of inflating steel – a delicate dialogue between control and chance that has aptly been described as ‘Action Sculpture’.

Snape’s first presentation at the gallery is a limited suite of works titled Cause and Affect, running 16 March – 2 April. This body of work exemplifies the artist’s inflated steel methodology. Relationships between concave or convex curves, straight lines, angles, and surface area, clamps and restraints, all interplay to develop the artist’s signature aesthetic, borne through process, led by the process.

A major solo exhibition by Braddon Snape is slated for 2024 at James Makin Gallery.

Amongst the artist’s extensive CV of achievements, career highlights include: Winner of the Lake Prize 2022; Blake Prize finalist 2022; Public artwork commissioned by Maitland City Council for The Riverlink Building 2018; International Sculpture Festa 2012, Seoul, South Korea; Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalist 2009; and McClelland Sculpture Survey Award Finalist 2007.

To register for a PDF catalogue of Snape’s forthcoming solo exhibition in 2024 please email info@jamesmakingallery.com. To view the artist’s currently available works follow the link below.

Image: John Cliff

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