2017  Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice – Queensland University of Technology
2017  Fellow, Higher Education Academy
2009  Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts) – Creative Industries Faculty, QUT
1998  Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) with Honours – Queensland University of Technology


2020  Artist in Residence Program – Metro Arts, Brisbane
2018  Artist Residency (Level), Doing Feminism – Sharing the World, Curated by Anne Marsh, Norma Redpath House Melbourne
2016  R&M McGivern Art Prize (Finalist), Artpsace at Maroondah Gallery, VIC
2015  Vida Lahey Memorial Traveling Scholarship (Finalist), Queensland Art Gallery|Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2013  Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards (Finalist), Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2011  Artist Residency (Level), The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, NSW
2010  Deans Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, QUT
2010  Churchie Emerging Art Award (Finalist), Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
2005  Australian Postgraduate Award, PhD Research Scholarship, QUT
2001  Melville Haysom Memorial Scholarship, Queensland Art Gallery
1998  Eddie Hopkins Memorial Drawing Prize, Queensland College of Art


Solo Exhibitions & Projects
2019  Threads of Resistance, Commissioned by Museum of Brisbane (MOB), Brisbane
2019  Hero – Public Art, William Jolly Bridge Projection, Commissioned by Brisbane City Council
2019  I think with my body – FELTspace, Adelaide
2018  Affirmative Action – Kuiper Projects, Brisbane
2017  Troubling Language – Bus Projects, Melbourne
2015  Like a Burden – Metro Arts, Brisbane
2015  Unthinkable – Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2015  QuickDraw – Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2014  Stand and Deliver – FirstDraft, Sydney
2013  Studio Remix – Current Projects @ Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2012  I build my dwelling – Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane
2012  Muscleflex – KINGS ARI, Melbourne
2012  A BIG IDEA transmitted pathetically – Bus Projects, Melbourne

Collaborative Projects/ Events
2018  We need to talk – Sharing the World (Level), event – Carlton Gardens/Norma Redpath House, Melbourne
2014  We need to talk – Recipe for a Revolution (Level), event – GOMA, Brisbane
2013  We need to talk (Level) Re-school event – MCA, Sydney
2012  Food for Thought (Level) – Roji to Hito Gallery, Tokyo
2012  Food for Thought (Level) – Footscray Community Art Centre, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions
2021  The Protest and the Recuperation – Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York (curated by Betti-Sue Hertz
2020  Making Art Work – IMA, Brisbane
2020  RAZZLE DAZZLE – Brisbane City Council Outdoor Gallery (curated by McCarthy Swann)
2019  New Woman – Museum of Brisbane (MOB), Brisbane (curated by Miranda Hine)
2019  What We Have To Say – Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW (curated by Diana Robson)
2017  Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism (Level) – ACCA, Melbourne
2016  Vexations – The Soylent Spot, Brisbane (with Brooke Ferguson and Erika Scott)
2015  f generation: feminism, art, progressions (Level) – George Paton Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Veronica Caven Aldous, Juliette Peers & Caroline Phillips)
2015  Quaternary – QUT Art Museum, Brisbane (curated by Courtney Pedersen)
2013  BEAF13 – Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane (curated by Rachael Parsons & Stephen Russell)
2013  [Q] ARI (Level) – Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Naomi Evans & Pia Robinson)
2012  SEXES (Level) – Performance Space, Sydney (curated by Bec Dean, Deborah Kelly & Jeff Khan)
2012  Going South – Screen Space, Melbourne
2012  Passages – Current Projects, Brisbane (curated by Brooke Ferguson)
2011  Straight and Narrow – The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle NSW
2011  The feeling will pass – FirstDraft, Sydney (curated by Georgie Meagher & Brianna Munting)

Curatorial Projects

2018  Converse (with Simone Hine) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring Archie Barry, Barbara Cleveland, Hannah Raisin, Nina Ross and Mandy Quadrio.

2017  Presentism (with Christopher Handran) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring James & Eleanor Avery, Anastasia Booth, Sam Cranstoun, Kinly Grey, Caitlin Franzmann & Kate Woodcroft, Daniel McKewen, Sarah Poulgrain, Tyza Stewart and David M. Thomas with Suzanne Howard.

2017  Project for Future Alternatives – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring Joseph Breikers, Simone Hine, Archie Moore and Erika Scott.

2016  Your Space or Mine – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, with Sa Sa Art Projects (Phnom Penh), Videotage (Hong Kong) and Art Space Pool (Seoul).

2016  Homeground: Brisbane Artist Run Activity, Today and Tomorrow – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, with Clutch Collective, Cut Thumb, FAKE Estate, In-house ARI and The Laundry Artspace.

2016  Summer School – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring Zanny Begg, Keg de Souza, Kym Maxwell, Archie Moore, Leen Reith, Sarah Rodigari and Sunday School (Kelly Doley & Diana Smith).

2015  Alone Together (with Brooke Ferguson) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring Karike Ashworth, Alrey Batol, Tayla Haggarty and Sancintya Mohini Simpson.

2014  THIS IS NOT THE WORK (Level) – The Block, Creative Industries Precinct, QUT, Brisbane.

2014  Extended Conversation Pieces – MAF Project Rooms, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.

2014  Material Matters – 2014 Brisbane Experimental Art Festival  (with Jenna Baldock) – Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Art, Brisbane.

2014  Conversation Pieces – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane. Featuring Catherine or Kate, Courtney Coombs & Caitlin Franzmann, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Hannah Raisin, Alex Martinis Roe, Scott Ferguson (Erika Scott & Brooke Ferguson).

2014  Earth, Wind and Fire – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane. Featuring Tom Brooks, Kinly Grey, Grace Nevill-Davies and Sarah Poulgrain.

2013  Offsite (with Katherine Dionysius & Amy-Clare McCarthy) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane, with Current Projects, LEVEL, David Creed & David Spooner, inbetweenspaces and Accidentally Annie Street Space.

2011  Object Relations – Level Art Space, Brisbane. Featuring CamLab, Simone Eisler, Chantal Fraser, Michelle Knowles and Alice Lang.

2010  Invitational (with Courtney Coombs and Alice Lang) – Level Art Space, Brisbane. Featuring Sandra Selig, Rebecca Ross, Simone Hine, Fiona Lee, Catherine Brown, Catherine Sagin, Elizabeth Willing, Louise Bennett and Nicola Smith.


Book Chapters

Haynes, R. & Pedersen, C. 2019. ‘Acting Out: Performing Feminism in the Contemporary Art Museum.’ In The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism. Edited by Tash Oren and Andrea Press. Routledge.

Haynes, R. & Pedersen, C. 2018. ‘To Care for Self and Others: A Collaborative Conversation. In Women Activating Agency in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir. Edited by Alison L. Black and Susanne Garvis. Routledge.

Journal Articles

Pedersen, C. and Haynes, R. 2019. ‘Curating Creative Dystocia: Exhibiting the Relationship between Artists, Identity and Motherhood in Twenty-first Century Australian Art.’ Feminist Encounters 3 (1-2).

Haynes, R & Pedersen, C. 2019. ‘Doing Feminism and Communities of Practice in Australian Art.’ Social Alternatives (Dirty Hands: Community Engagement through Practice as Research) 38 (1): 15-20.

Haynes, R. 2017. ‘Artist-Led: The Role of Artist-Run Activity for Visual Arts Graduates.’ NiTRO: Non Traditional Research Outcomes Issue 9. The Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts.

LEVEL 2016. ‘Recipes and Revolutions: Consciousness Raising and Feminist Picnics. Feminist Review Issue 114 (1): 130-138.

Haynes, R. & Pedersen, C. 2016. ‘Acting Out: Performing Feminisms in the Contemporary Art Museum. Journal of Australian Studies 40 (2): 203-214.

Pedersen, C. & Haynes, R. 2015. ‘Double Blind: Supervising Women Creative Practice-led Researchers.‘ Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (12): 1265 – 1276.

Conference Papers

Haynes, R. 2019. ‘Artist-Run Initiatives as Collaborative Models for Studio Teaching’. Engagement, ACUADS Conference, VCA and RMIT, Melbourne.

Haynes, R. 2019. ‘Small Acts of Resistance’. CARE: Art, Ethics and Feminism Symposium, University of Melbourne.

LEVEL 2018. ‘RIGHT NOW! Feminism, Art and Activism.’ Women, Art and Feminism in Australia since 1970 Symposium, Victorian College for the Arts, Melbourne.

Haynes, R. 2017. ‘Performing the Archive.’ FRANFest Symposium: Feminism, Art and Activism, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

Haynes, R. & Pedersen, C. 2017. ‘Curatorial Conversations: Personal Histories of Feminist Art.’ Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Gender and Sexualities – Hofstra University, New York.

Haynes, R. 2016. ‘Homeground: Artist Institutions and Ethics of Care.’ The Work of Art – AAANZ Conference, Australian National University, Canberra.

Haynes, R. & Pedersen, C. 2016. ‘The Long Lunch: Interstitial Spaces between Creative Practice, Social Learning and Radical Pedagogy.’ Adaptation ACUADS Conference, QUT Brisbane.

Haynes, R. 2016. ‘Acts of Resistance: Feminist Exhibitions with/in/without Art Institutions.’ De-storying the Joint, Australian Women and Gender Studies Conference, QUT Brisbane.

Haynes, R. 2015. ‘Object Relations, Transformational Encounters in the Studio Archive.’ Transversal Practices: Matter, Ecology and Relationality, Conference on New Materialisms, Victorian College for the Arts, Melbourne.

Haynes, R. 2014. ‘Performing, Lecturing, Exhibiting: the Archival Impulse and the Feminist Lecture Performance.’ Geocritical AAANZ Conference, Tasmanian College of the Arts, Launceston.

LEVEL 2014. ‘THIS IS NOT THE WORK – Feminist Collectives, Collaboration and Curating.’ Contemporary Art and Feminism Symposium: Curating Feminism, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney.

Exhibition Catalogues

Haynes, R. & Hine, S. 2018. Converse, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane.

Haynes, R. & Handran, C. 2015. Cigdem Aydemir: I won’t let you out of my sight. Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane.

Haynes R. & Baldock, J. 2014. Material Matters – Brisbane Experimental Art Festival 2014, Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Art, Brisbane.

LEVEL 2014. THIS IS NOT THE WORK, The Block Creative Industries Precinct, QUT, Brisbane.

Handran, C. & Haynes, R. 2014. The Origins of Humanity, an exhibition of paintings by Peter Alwast, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane.

Haynes, R. 2012. ‘Judith Kentish – Unnamed’ in Expost, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane, pp.45-48.


Lecturer (Visual Arts), School of Creative Practice – QUT (2016 – current)
Member, Engagement Council – University of Queensland Art Museum (2019 – current)
Gallery Director – Boxcopy, Brisbane (2012 – 2018)
Lecturer in Creative Practice (Visual Arts) – Deakin University, VIC (2014 – 2015)
Member, Board of Directors – Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane (2012 – 2014)
Founding Co-Director – LEVEL (2010 – 2018)
Sessional Academic (Visual Arts) – QUT (2004 – 2013)
Administration and Production Assistant – Eyeline Publishing (2003 – 2005)