Arlo Mountford is a Melbourne based Artist, who has exhibited regularly since finishing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2002. In 2003 he took up a studio residency at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces. Arlo has been included in numerous group exhibitions including Unguided Tours, Anne Landa Award, Art Gallery of NSW (2011), 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, QAG (2011), New Acquisitions in Context, MCA (2011), NEW010 ACCA (2010), SH Contemporary: Best of Discovery Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai (2008), Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (2008), Heide Museum of Modern Art (2008) and Adelaide Biennial (2006).
Arlo's most recent solo exhibitions have been at La Trobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2011), Shepparton Regional Gallery (2010), Centre of Contemporary Photography (2009), The Art Centre Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand (2009), Conical (2008) and Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces (2007). In 2007 Arlo was awarded the ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award and completed a residency at the Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, Netherlands.
Arlo is the recipient of a Studio Residency grant from the Australia Council for the Arts and will be travelling to Japan in 2012.
General credit:Courtesy of the artist.