Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2018

Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, QUT, 2017

Early Career Academic Development Program, QUT, 2016

Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts), Creative Industries Faculty, QUT, 2009

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) with Honours, QUT, 1998

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 – 2020 Threads of Resistance. Commissioned by Museum of Brisbane (MOB), Brisbane.

2019 Hero. Public Art, William Jolly Bridge Projection Series. Commissioned by Brisbane City Council. Curated by Katherine Dionysius.

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 Galleries, Brisbane.

2015 Unthinkable. Blindside Gallery, Melbourne.

2015 Quick Draw. Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

2014 Stand & Deliver. First Draft Gallery, Sydney.

2013 Studio Remix. Current Projects @ Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane.

2012 Muscle Flex. KINGS ARI, Melbourne.

2012 I Build My Dwelling. Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane.

2012 A Big Idea Transmitted Pathetically, BUS Projects, Melbourne.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 The Protest and the Recuperation – Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York. Curated by Betti-Sue Hertz.

2020 Making Art Work – Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane. Curated by Tulleah Pearce.

2020 Razzle Dazzle – Brisbane City Council Outdoor Gallery. Curated by Amy-Clare McCarthy & Kieran Swann.

2019 – 2020 New Woman – Museum of Brisbane (MOB), Brisbane. Curated by Miranda Hine.

2019 Care: Transforming Values Through Art, Ethics & Feminism – George Paton Gallery, Melbourne. Curated by Jacqueline Millner & Caroline Phillips.

2019 What We Have To Say – Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW. Curated by Diana Robson.

2017 – 2018 Unfinished Business: Perspectives On Art and Feminism – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne. Curated by Max Delany & Annikea Kristensen.

2016 Vexations – The Soylent Spot, Brisbane. With Brooke Ferguson & Erika Scott.

2015 F Generation: Feminism, Art, Progressions – George Paton Gallery, Melbourne. Curated by Veronica Caven Aldous, Juliette Peers & Caroline Phillips.

2015 Quaternary – QUT Art Museum. Curated by Courtney Pedersen.

2013 Brisbane Experimental Art Festival – Judith Wright Centre. Curated by Rachael Parsons & Stephen Russell.

2012 SEXES – Performance Space, Sydney. Curated by Bec Dean, Deborah Kelly & Jeff Khan.

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. ‘Recipe for a Revolution: Feminist Social Practice and Contemporary Consciousness Raising.’ GEOcritical AAANZ Conference, TSoA, Launceston.

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

Haynes, R. and Pedersen, C. 2013. ‘Acting Out: Performing Feminisms in the Contemporary Art Museum.’ Australian Women and Gender Studies SymposiumFeminism in the Museum, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Haynes, R. and Pedersen, C. 2012. ‘Double Blind: Women as Practice-led Researchers.’ Australian Women and Gender Studies Association Biennial Conference: Interventions: Reflections, Critiques, Practices, UNSW, Sydney. 


R&M McGivern Art Prize (Finalist), Artspace at Maroondah Gallery, VIC, 2016

Vida Lahey Memorial Traveling Scholarship (Finalist), Queensland Art Gallery|Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2015

Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards (Finalist), Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, QLD, 2013

Churchie Emerging Art Award (Finalist), Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2010

Deans Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, QUT, 2010

Australian Postgraduate Award, PhD Research Scholarship, QUT, 2005

Melville Haysom Memorial Scholarship, Queensland Art Gallery, 2001

Eddie Hopkins Memorial Drawing Prize, Queensland College of Art, 1998


Artist in Residence Program – Metro Arts, Brisbane, 2020

Artist Residency (with Level). Doing Feminism – Sharing the World. Curated by Anne Marsh. Norma Redpath House, Melbourne, 2018

Artist Residency (with Level). The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, NSW, 2011

Collaborative Projects

2021 Groundwork – Honouring Exchange (with Keith Armstrong, Caitlin Franzmann, Leah King-Smith, Courtney Pedersen & Charles Robb) – Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside, Brisbane

2018 We need to talk – Sharing the World (with Courtney Coombs, Caitlin Franzmann & Courtney Pedersen) participatory artwork – Carlton Gardens/ Norma Redpath House, Melbourne

2014 We need to talk – Recipe for a Revolution (with Courtney Coombs, Caitlin Franzmann, Anita Holtsclaw & Courtney Pedersen), participatory artwork – Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane

2013 We need to talk (with Level), Re-School event – Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney

2012 Food for Thought (with Courtney Coombs and Alice Lang) – Footscray Community Art Centre, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne

Book Chapters

Haynes, R. and Pedersen, C. 2021 (forthcoming). ‘Collective Agency: Creative Communities in Australian Feminist Art.’ In Transnational Belonging and Female Agency in the Arts. Edited by Catherine Dormor and Basia Sliwinska. Bloomsbury Academic Publishing.

Haynes, R. 2021 (forthcoming). ‘Threads of Resistance: Feminist Activism, Collaborative Making and Care Ethics.’ In Care: Feminism, Art, Ethics in Neo-Liberal Times. Edited by Jacqueline Millner. Routledge.

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: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics 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.

Professional Experience

Study Area Coordinator (Visual Arts) – QUT (2020 – current)

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)