"I trained as a dancer then migrated to sculpture with a focus on creating narratives with form. Each landscape - and the materials found within - stimulate new content for my work in terms of stories about people, culture, place and form."



Corey Thomas Artist CV


Selected Projects:

2014 Trench/Cameleer, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT

2014 Stille (Johnny Walker Stihl), The Saint, St. Kilda, VIC

2014 Birdcage, Mimco Melbourne Fashion Week, Docklands, VIC

2014 Supergraph, Royal Melbourne Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, VIC

2013 "her hair drowning" M.A.R.SWorld Trade Center, Melbourne, VIC

2013 Kingfisher, Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba, NSW

2013 Wizard's Lair & Torture Chamber, Kryall Castle, Ballarat, VIC

2013 Windman, Adelaide International Arts Festival, Adelaide, SA

2012 Alley oop, State Basketball Stadium, Knox, VIC

2012 Windman, Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin, QLD

2012 Dynapod, Ironbark Sustainability, Briar Hill Primary School, VIC

2012 Maldon's Treasure, Red Hill Art Show, Red Hill, VIC

2011 Spinifex, Tourism Victoria Campaign, Gippsland Croagingalong National Park, VIC

2011 Midget Attacks, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW

2011 Come Fly with Me, Toorak Sculpture Exhibition, Toorak, VIC

2011 Bull in a China Shop, Meat Market, South Wharf, Melbourne, VIC

2011 Shakespeare Grove artist studios Group Exhibition, Bright Space, St Kilda, VIC

2010 Bird Hull, St Leonards College Commission, Hampton, VIC

2010 Icarus Private commission, Melbourne CBD apartment rooftop, Vic

2010 The River Crossing ARTback: Long Paddock Commission, Mathoura, NSW

2009 St Kilda Bowling Club Studios: Artist’s in Residence Exhibition, St Kilda Town Hall, VIC

2009 The Vine Lifelounge Group, St Kilda, VIC

2009 The Floating Armada Claypots Seafood, St Kilda Commission, VIC

2009 SOCO Carnivale Playground Weekender, Sydney, NSW

2009 The Big Slurpee Leo Burnett Advertising, Coffs Harbour, NSW

2008/9 Caravan Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Caravan Gallery/Studio, Melbourne,VIC

2008 Big Business Set Design, Victorian Arts Centre, VIC

2008 Arid Lands Artist in residence Country Arts SA, City of Port Augusta, SA

2008 Fantasy Shoes Commission Adidas, National/ Asia Pacific

2008 Centrefolds Ampersand Magazine Group Exhibition Funded by the Australia Council, Wardlow Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2008 Stagecoach Toyota Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, VIC

2008 Ïce Vine Commission Victorian State Government Anti Drug Campaign, VIC

2008 Birdman Rally Moomba Festival Jurors Prize, VIC

2007 Red Light Winter Set design, Stables Theatre, Sydney, NSW

2007 The Lady and the Net Private commission, VIC

2007 SoCo Cargo Lifelounge Group, Installation Cockatoo Island Sydney & Docklands Melbourne, NSW, VIC

2006 Theatre Specktackle Specktackle, Installation Artist, Zurich, Switzerland

2006 Lady of St Kilda Public Art Commission Commonwealth Games: City of Port Phillip, VIC

2006 Birdman Sculpture by the Sea 10th Anniversary, Sydney, NSW

2005 The Rainman (in collaboration with Ken Arnold) Public Art Commission City of Port Phillip, VIC

2005 The Octopus Claypots Seafood, St Kilda, VIC

2005 Ghost Rider Pacific Films Art department, VIC

2005 Unicef Art Auction Dante’s Gallery, VIC

2005 Junkyard Dog Solo Exhibition The Foundry Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2005 Adult Youth of Today Melbourne Fringe Festival Award for Design: CultureLAB Residency, City of Melbourne, VIC

2004 - 2006 Director The Foundry Gallery, ARI: Australia Council, Melbourne, VIC

2004 The Mark Commission Country Arts SA City of Port Augusta, SA


Formal Education

Bachelor of Arts Performance, Victoria University of Technology