Paul Mumme



2016:  Doctor of Philosophy, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Supervisor: Dr Adam Geczy.

2007:  Bachelor of Fine Art (1st Class Honours), Queensland College of Art, Supervisor: Marian Drew.



2017:  Commitment, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

2016:  Now This is Happening, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

2015:  The Last Paul Mumme Show, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

2015:  Guys and Dolls, with Markela Panegyres, Archive Space, Sydney, Australia.

2014:  Slapstick, Hutton Lane, Brisbane, Commissioned by Brisbane City Council, Australia.

2013:  Try not to get bored, Graduate School Gallery, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia.

2010:  Born To Succeed, Alleyway109 – Metro Arts, Freerange 2010, Brisbane City Council.

2010:  Here We Go, From This To This, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Australia.

2009:  EVERYTHING AT ALL, Independent Exhibitions Brisbane, TCB Arcade.

2008:  Makeshift, The Blkmrkt Project, Southport, Australia.

2007:  Stasis Quo, Queensland Centre for Photography, Bulimba, Australia.

2006:  Time Memorial, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.



2017:  Digital Portraiture Award, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia.

2016:  Yal Kuna, Curated by Eric Bridgeman, MCA Artbar, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

2015:  The Stuff Our Dreams Are Made Of, Curated by Jonathan McBurnie, Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2015:  Virtually Pop, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

2015:  Lacuna 1, Lacuna Space, Beijing, China.

2014:  Free Association, Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2013:  The Art of Sound, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture, QLD, Australia.

2012:  Six by Six, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe, QLD, Australia.

2011:  Kick Off, Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast, Australia.

2010:  Dream Home, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia.

2010:  Bound, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery (Touring), Toowoomba, QLD, Australia.

2010:  Brave New World, Queensland Centre for Photography, South Bank, Australia.

2010:  Photo LA 2010, Santa Monica Civic, Santa Monica, California, USA.

2009:  Other World Square, Curated by The Minor Premiership, Art and About Sydney.

2009:  New Skin:  Contemporary Queensland Photomedia, QCP, South Bank, Australia.

2008:  Chalk Reindeer 2008, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2008:  Memoirs, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

2008:  Greatest Hits/Previously Unreleased Tracks, University of Sydney Art Museum.

2007:  To be confirmed…, ARC Biennial Exhibition, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

2007:  Young Brisbane Artists 2007, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.

2007:  Figuratively Speaking, The Block, QUT Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia.

2007:  Film Flam, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia.

2006:  Greatest Hits/Previously Unreleased Tracks, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

2006:  Extract – Environments: Real and Imagined, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.

2006:  Fresh Cut 2006, Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia.



2016:  ”Digital Portraiture Award”, Finalist.

2011-2015:  Australian Postgraduate Award, Scholarship, The University of Sydney.

2010:  “Launch – Clayton Utz Travelling Art Scholarship”, Finalist.

2009:  “Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards”, Best Local Artist.

2007:  “The Thiess Art Prize 2007”, Finalist.

2007:  “Bank of Queensland Youth Art Acquisition”, Flying Arts Regional Art Awards.

2007:  “Pine Rivers Art Award”, 1st prize – Photography and Acquisitions.

2006:   “The Churchie Emerging Art Award”, Recipient.



State Government of Queensland

Brisbane City Council

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Caboolture Regional Gallery

Bank of Queensland

Gadens Lawyers

Queensland Centre for Photography

The Daryl Hewson Collection



2014:  Slapstick, For Brisbane City Council, Hutton Lane Lightbox Photographic Prints, Curated by Creativemove, Brisbane, Australia.

2011:  Play Hard, For Metricon Stadium, Performance Video, Curated by Creative Sight, Gold Coast, Australia.



2017: Sessional Academic, Professional Practice, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Australia.

2016: Sessional Academic, Theoretical Enquiry, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Australia.

2015: Performance Video Workshop, for The Last Paul Mumme Show, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

2014: Sessional Lecturer, Performance Art, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Australia.



2016: Trocadero Art Space, for Now This is Happening, Melbourne, Australia.

2015: Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, for The Last Paul Mumme Show, Brisbane, Australia.

2014:  Michel Houellebecq and Visual Art, PopCAANZ Conference, Hobart, Tasmania.

2014:  Altered Egos: Subjectivity in Contemporary Australian Video Performance, Queensland Festival of Photography Conference: Photography and Fictions, Brisbane, Australia

2013:  Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, for The Art of Sound, Caboolture, Australia.

2013:  Disgust, Horror, and Guilt: The Appeal of Shocking Video, PopCAANZ Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

2010:  Australian Centre for Photography, for Dream Home, Sydney, Australia.

2010:  Recliffe City Art Gallery, for Synchronicity, Redcliffe, Australia.

2007:  Metro Arts, for Young Brisbane Artists 2007, Brisbane, Australia.

2007:  QUT Kelvin Grove, for Figuratively Speaking, Brisbane, Australia.

2006:  Cultural Forecourt, for V3, Brisbane, Australia.

2006:  Pine Rivers State High School, Strathpine, Queensland, Australia.

2006:  Metro Arts, for Time Memorial, Brisbane, Australia.

2006:  Institute of Modern Art, for Fresh Cut, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia.



2007:  Film Flam, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia.

2006:  Passage – Sam Smith, Raw Space Galleries, Brisbane, Australia.

2006:  Domestic Violence – Adam Geczy, Raw Space Galleries, Brisbane, Australia.



“Quite Like Pop”, Virtually Pop Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Adam Geczy and Julieanna Preston, PopCAANZ, pp. 3-5, 21.

“To be confirmed…” ARC Biennial Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Simone Jones, QUT, p. 68, 69.

“Greatest Hits – Previously Unreleased Tracks”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Vanessa McRae, IMA.

“Gadens Top Ten”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Benjamin Milton Hampe, Positive Solutions.

“Figuratively Speaking”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay By Simone Jones, QUT.

“Humour, Role Playing and Beyond”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Gordon Craig, QCP.

“Time Memorial”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Holly Arden, Metro Arts.

“Extract – Environments: Real and Imagined”, Exhibition Catalogue, Essay by Heidi Von Kistowski, p.10.

“Chimera”, Catalogue of Fine Art Graduates, Griffith University Press, p. 53.

“Fresh Cut 2006”, Exhibition Catalogue, Institute of Modern Art.



“Paul Mumme and Markela Panegyres: Guys and Dolls”, Eyeline, By Jonathan McBurnie, Issue 83, 2015, p. 93

“Cool laneways are not just reserved for Melbourne”, ArtsHub, By Gina Fairley, 21 May, 2014

“Staying Mumme”, Eyeline, By Adam Geczy, Issue 73, 2011, p.23-27

“Vivian Ziherl Talks to Paul Mumme”, ‘Independent Press’, Interview, Summer 2009, p. 20

“Stranger than Fiction: Memoir and narrative in photographs from the Daryl Hewson Collection”, ‘Art Lines’, By Louise Martin-Chew, Issue 2, 2008 (June – August), p.48, 49.

“The QCP: ongoing analysis and a constant receptivity: An Interview with Maurice Ortega”, ‘Art Monthly Australia’, By Adam Geczy, Issue 208, April 2008, p. 26.

“The Zen Pen” Television Interview and Video Screening, ‘Briz 31’ July 17, 2006.

“Grounds For Hope In The Absurd”, By Rosemary Sorensen, ‘The Courier Mail’, 20/6/2006, p. 57.

“Art to Lunch” Radio Interview, ‘4zzz’, 102.1 FM, June 11, 2006.

“Fast-Forwarding His Career”, By Rosemary Sorensen, ‘The Courier Mail’, May 20, 2006.

“Fresh Cut”, By Dan Evans, ‘Scene’, Issue 629, February 22, 2006, p. 38.

“Spotless Minds”, By Phil Brown, ‘Brisbane News’, Issue 577, March 8-14, 2006, p. 31.

“Fresh Cut 2006″, By Michele Helmrich, ‘Machine’, Issue 1.4, pp. 15 – 16.

“Paul Mumme – Video Artist”, Interview by Lisa Greenaway,