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


Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions & Projects
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
2014  We need to talk – Recipe for a Revolution (Level), event – GOMA, Brisbane
2013  Studio Remix – Current Projects @ Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2013  We need to talk (Level) Re-school event – MCA, Sydney
2012  I build my dwelling – Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane
2012  Food for Thought (Level) – Roji to Hito Gallery, Tokyo
2012  Muscleflex – KINGS ARI, Melbourne
2012  Food for Thought (Level) – Next Wave Festival, Melbourne
2012  A BIG IDEA transmitted pathetically – Bus Projects, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions
2018  Doing Feminism: Sharing the World (Level) – Norma Redpath House, Melbourne
2017  Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism (Level) – ACCA, Melbourne
2016  R&M McGivern Art Prize (Finalist) – Artspace at Maroondah Gallery, VIC
2015  f generation: feminism, art, progressions (Level) – George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
2015  Quaternary – QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2013  BEAF13 – Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane
2013  [Q] ARI (Level) – Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
2012  SEXES (Level) – Performance Space, Sydney
2012  Going South – Screen Space, Melbourne
2012  Passages, curated by Brooke Ferguson – Current Projects, Brisbane
2011  Straight and Narrow – The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle NSW
2011  The feeling will pass – FirstDraft, Sydney

Curatorial Projects

2017  Presentism (with Christopher Handran) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space. Featuring James & Eleanor Avery, Anastasia Booth, Sam Cranstoun, Kinly Grey, Caitlin Franzmann & Kate Woodcraft, Daniel McKewen, Sarah Poulgrain, Sandra Selig, 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, Leena Reithmuller, 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).

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.


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. [In Press].

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.


Lecturer (Visual Arts) – Queensland University of Technology (2016 – present)
Gallery Director – Boxcopy, Brisbane (2012 – present)
Founding Co-director – LEVEL Artist Run Initiative (2010 – present)
Lecturer in Creative Practice (Visual Arts) – Deakin University, VIC (2014 – 2015)
Member Board of Directors – Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane (2012 – 2014)
Sessional Academic (Visual Arts) – Queensland University of Technology (2004 – 2013)