Australian Art

TROY-ANTHONY BAYLIS

Four Familiars (South Australi
Four Familiars (South Australi

AKA: Troy-Anthony Baylis

Born: 1976 Sydney
  • Aboriginal
  • Conceptual
  • Painter
  • Performance
  • Sculptor
  • Established
Pink Sunset (Tennyson)
Pink Sunset (Tennyson)

Troy-Anthony Baylis is an Aboriginal artist of the Jawoyn nation, Katherine NT. His practice is divided by and inclusive of a performing body triumvirate: Kaboobie (kylieminologist, same-sex attracted drag queen, camel and showgirl), Barbara Cartland (crusader in pink, progressive political activist and singer) and Ricky Mortis (dead). Baylis' work (re)presents notions of drag (cultural and gender), landscape, and home. He is also a curator, writer, and multi-arts and cultural events producer.
Homes for Kaboobie and Barbara
Homes for Kaboobie and Barbara

EDUCATION
1993/95 BA (Visual Arts) QUT
1997 Hons. QUT
1999/2000 BEd (Secondary) QUT
2001 Grad Dip (Management - Arts) UniSA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
200610 Pink Sunsets, Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen, Germany
200601 Ain’t MsBhavin’, Australia Dreaming Art, Melbourne
200511 Ain’t MsBhavin’, Nexus, Adelaide
200506 megaKYLIEcollection, South Australian Museum, Adelaide
200210 Ricky Mortis Southern Death, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute: Tandanya, Adelaide
200104 KABOOBIE improbable princess - 15 years of kylieminology, Miss Gladys Sym Choon, Adelaide
200005 KABOOBIE improbable princess, Satellite Space, Brisbane
200004 KABOOBIE rock n roll nigger, Soapbox, Brisbane
199909 a TROY-ANTHONY BAYLIS room with a BARBARA CARTLAND view, xb, Dayboro
199707 Wonder Woman With A Twist, Smith & Stonely, Brisbane
199707 Emancipating Androgyny, Metro Arts, Brisbane

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