Colby Cannon Welsh is a multidisciplinary visual artist working in combination of video, painting, sculpture, performance and installation. Key interests include public art, social motivation, patterns of repetition, cultural phenomena, perceptions of nature in relation to technology use, environment health, and definitions of freedom. Cannon was born in USA and immigrated to Australia at age 8; currently lives and works in New York City.

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Practice of Interest – 7 East 14th St Chashama Gallery, NYC, USA
2017 Millennials performance installation – Bath House Studios, NYC, USA
2012 Drag single channel video installation - Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2009 colby cannon welsh solo - Medium Gallery, Melbourne, AUS

Select Screenings and Group Exhibitions
2019 No Shit No Shower Full Power!, performance art installation – Queens Museum NYC, USA
2019 The Passionate Shepherd, styrofoam sculpture – Spring Break Art Fair, NYC, USA
2018 PreCurse, mixed media in glass – Park Place Gallery Brooklyn, USA
2018 Ocean Health ~ an obituary, multimedia installation – Rising Urbanist, Hunter College NYC, USA
2018 Millennials – studio photographs and drawings – Spring Break Art Fair, NYC, USA
2017 Bare interactive video & sculpture – Jump Into The Light, NYC, USA
2016 Blind Mirrors roving performance – MFTA Masked Marvelous, Queens, USA
2016 Millennial Masks public street performance – Garment District Arts Festival @ Broadway between 38th and 40th St, NYC, USA
2016 Victory Theater Video Art curator and public screening @ Anita’s Way, Times Square, NYC, USA
2016 Bread, Steel and Benjamin Moore collaborative performance with Jia-Jen Lin Studio @ Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, USA
2015 Turn Around, Be Optimistic directional audience performance – ‘Casings and Treatments’ @ Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, USA
2015 colby cannon three channel public projections w/ stereo audio – ‘Chashama 20th anniversary’ @ 4 Times Square, NYC, USA
2015 Grasp intervention/durational performance - ‘Spring Break Art Show’ @ US Post Office, NYC, USA
2015 24 Paintings Per Second single channel screening @ The IMC Lab and Gallery, NYC, USA
2014 Four Trains shadow puppet theatre – ‘4CM’ @ Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
2014 Drag single channel video screening – ‘Play Me’ group show @ Southgate, Melbourne, AUS
2014 Mouth Macro single channel video & audio installation - 'In + Out' group show @ Brightspace Gallery, St Kilda, AUS
2014 sos single channel video projection - InternatioNOW' group show @ Fort Delta Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2014 SCi FI feature length single channel video - 'Sci Fi Premier Tour' @ multiple locations, Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart, AUS
2013 Untie Assimilate single channel video documentation of urban performance + opening night performance (The Fear of Letting Go) - ‘Fear’ @ D11 ARI, Melbourne, AUS
2013 Be Drag Led three-channel video installation – ‘Qview’ @ Albury Digital Art Gallery, Albury, AUS
2013 Smoke Tree single channel video projection - 'Melbourne to Brisbane' group show @ Love Love Gallery, Brisbane, AUS
2013 Static Crucifix video installation and digital prints - ‘Faith to Faith, Art in Public Spaces' @ Brimbank City Council + Metro Trains, Melbourne, AUS
2012 Static Crucifix single channel video projection - 'An Echo a Stain' group show @ Top Shelf Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2012 I think it’s interests Single channel video installation and video screening - 'ESP Graduate Exhibition' @ RMIT School of Art, Melbourne, AUS
2012 Above Below 4 channel video installation + 5.1 soundscape - 'Construct of the Corporeal' @ Egg Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2011 Inner Place Inter Face, 4 channel video + 5.1 sound installation - RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2011 Fly and Eye public poster campaign, multiple locations, Berlin, DEU
2011 Post Porn photography exhibition - Lodge, POL
2011 Wish mural commission Lo Kon Ting Memorial College, Tai Tong, HKG
2010 Strings single channel video + sculptural installation - 'Baggage' @ Fitzroy Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2010 Night Alive video installation - 'The Brunswick Show' @ Donkey Wheel House, Melbourne, AUS
2010 Hands/Text single channel video screening - 'Drawing Out' @ Federation Square, Melbourne, AUS
2009 Apathy sculptural installation + 4hr performance - Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, AUS
2009 Construction single channel screening - 'Medium Gallery Opening' @ Medium Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2009 Play performance and video screening tour - Oh really Gallery, Sydney & View Factory, Newcastle & The Joint, Brisbane, AUS
2009 Don’t Touch TV three channel video + sculptural/environmental installation - 'Voyeur Installation and Live Arts Event' @ White Elephant Arts Warehouse, Melbourne, AUS
2008 Totem single channel video screening - 'Totem' @ Federation Square, Melbourne, AUS

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