Artist Biography

Roderick Sprigg was born in Merredin in 1979 and currently lives and works in Leonora, Western Australia. He is a multi-disciplinary artist whose process and community-based art practice is often concerned with the politics of masculinity in regional communities.

Sprigg received his Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art) from Curtin University in 2006, which included an exchange at the Ecole Nationale Superior d’Art in Dijon, France. Since graduating, the artist held a solo exhibitions including GOLD at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (2011); Mechanical Nuisance at the Fremantle Arts Centre (2008); Occasion Tables at Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria (2008) and has also participated in numerous group exhibitions including The Joondalup Invitational Art Prize (2011); Family Guy at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW (2009); SPACED-Art out of Place, Fremantle Arts Centre (2012). Sprigg was selected for PRIMAVERA 2009 – the survey of emerging talent at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2009).