Tané Andrews (b. 1986) is an artist based in Sydney, Australia.

His practice explores transience, transformations, and hybridizations within the natural world.
Working with perishable organic materials including; flowers, living cocoons, wood, and water,
as well as more durable products such as pearls, marble and bronze.

Andrews’ artwork involve repetition, process, and a demand for meaningful contemplation.

In 2007 he completed a Bachelor of Arts (Art) with First Class Honours at Curtin University, Perth.

Andrews has exhibited nationally and internationally since 2011. Solo exhibitions include: Lying in Wait,
Wellington St Projects Sydney (2016), The Collector, Venn Gallery Perth (2015) and Silent Distortions,
Venn Gallery Perth (2014).

Notable group exhibitions include: Perspectives, Ginza Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (2004)
Sculpture at Bathers, Kidogo Arthouse Fremantle (2017) and DeMonstrable, curated by SymbioticA
Director Oron Catts, Lawrence Wilson Gallery Perth (2015).

In 2015 he was awarded a residency at Artspace, Sydney and in 2017 he was the recipient of the 4A Beijing Studio Program.



2005-07    Bachelor of Arts (Art)  with Distinction, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia

2004-05    Graphic Design, Central TAFE, Perth, WA, Australia

1998-03    Special Art Program, Applecross Senior High School, Perth, WA, Australia



2019      Pearlescent Verse, Blindside, Liverpool, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2019       Though flowers fall, I have never forgotten you, Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio, Auburn, NSW, Australia

2018       Utopian Tongues, SEVENTH Gallery, Fitzroy VIC Australia

2018       Botanica Art Exhibition: Symbiosis, China Heights Gallery, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia

2018       Sensual Nature, Fremantle Arts Center, Perth, WA, Australia

2018       Papershrine 2018, Lamington Drive, CollingwoodVIC Australia

2017       Sculpture at Bathers, Fremantle, Perth, WA, Australia

2016       SOLO EXHIBITION: Adapting Impermanence, Squiggle Space, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2016       SOLO EXHIBITION: Lying in Wait, Wellington St Projects, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2015       DeMonstrable, Lawrence Wilson Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2015       Memories in Motion, M. Contemporary, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2015       Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2014       SOLO EXHIBITION: The Collector, Venn Gallery, Perth

2014       Melbourne Art Fair Platform Pop-up, Cutler & Co, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2014       Apate, Moana Project Space, Perth, WA, Australia

2014       Mine Own Executioner, Mundaring Arts Centre, Perth, WA, Australia

2013      SOLO EXHIBITION: Time Bids Be Gone, Heathcoate Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2013        Summer Show, Venn Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2012       SOLO EXHIBITION: Silent Distortion, Venn Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2012       NOT FAIR 2012, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2011       SOLO EXHIBITION: {RE-FORMATION} adapting Impermanence, Venn Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2011       INFEST, Central Institute of Technology Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2010       SOLO EXHIBITION: Stimulus: Response, Alda’s Art Space, Perth, WA, Australia

2010       Summer, Goddard de Fiddes Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2009      SOLO EXHIBITION: Repetitive by Nature, Kurb Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

               Hard cover, Oh Really Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

               Celebration, Last chance Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

               Make Friend, Norfolk Galley, Fremantle, WA, Australia

               Hidden World, Perth Art Space, Perth, WA, Australia

2008       Design Now, Object Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

               Design Now, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2007      30 x 30, RMIT, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2006       Skin, Breadbox Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia

2004      Perspectives, Art Gallery of WA, Perth, WA, Australia

               Perspectives, Ginza Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan



The Static of Nature, Sculpture at Bathers, Perth WA, Australia

2.0 – Ear Mouse,  DeMonstrable, Perth WA, Australia

Time Bids Be Gone – Heathcote, Perth WA, Australia

Silent Distortions – Venn Gallery Gallery, Perth WA, Australia

[Re-Formation] – Venn Gallery, Perth WA, Australia



2017       4A Beijing Studio Program, Beijing, China

2014       Artsource Residency, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2008       Finalist for Design Now Object Awards in the Design for the Body category, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2004       Recipient of the Chairman’s Travel Grant. Awarded by Haruhisa Handa and the International

               Foundation for Arts and Culture, Tokyo, Japan

2003       Winner of the Quest For Excellence, Art Awards, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2002       Winner of the City of Melville Art Awards, Youth Category, Perth, WA, Australia



SymbiotcA, Perth, WA, Australia

City of Perth Collection, Perth, WA, Australia

Curtin University Art Collection, Perth, WA, Australia

Art Gallery of Western Australia Collection, Perth, WA, Australia

Haruhisa Handa Foundation Tokyo Collection, Tokyo, Japan



Art Collector, Jan–March 2018 – 50 Things Collectors Need to Know. Artists, Curators, Directors and Trends that will shape the Australian and New Zealand art worlds in 2018 – Tané Andrews pg 76–77

Centre for Contemporary Asian art – 2017 4A Beijing Studio Program Recipients Announced

Art Monthly Australasia – 'The Static of Nature' by Tané Andrews

Sculpture at Bathers – Tané Andrews

Habitus Living, The Design Hunt Continues – This artist draws the intricacies of the natural world

DeMonstrable – DeMonstrable exhibition marks 20 years since the 'earmouse'

Art Collector – Tané Andrews: The Collector

ABC Arts – Can art adequately represent fragility in nature?

Scoop Magazine

The West Australian – Andrews' art is for the birds

The Sydney Morning Herald – Local artist Tané Andrews at Venn







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