Harley Manifold

Harley Manifold

Melbourne, Australia

About Harley Manifold

Harley Manifold is an emerging artist based in Melbourne, Australia. His works explore identity and place. Through his work he explores the juxtapositions of contemporary life. The figures navigate through the deserted landscapes with no apparent direction. The works are drawn from personal experience and stories heard.

For more information and artworks please visit his gallery at


2010 Victorian College of the Arts. Fine Arts Honours

2003 Deakin University Bachelor of Arts – Visual Arts


GROUP EXHIBITIONS - For most recent see www.harleym.net

2014 Rick Amor Drawing Prize Finalist, Ballarat

2013 Pop up Art Bar, North Melbourne

2013 ANL Maritime Art Prize

2012 Metro Award

2012 Art Felt Exhibition N.S.W.

2012 Brunswick Street Gallery Small Works Prize

2012 Ilhanvale Group Show, Brunswick

2011 Warrnambool Gallery

2011 Brunswick Art Show

2011 Metro Art Award

2009 BROPHY House – Creative Design

2009 Metro 5 Award

2008 The Black Dog Project – Book, Logo Design & Art Direction

2006 Swan Hill National Print Award

2006 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2005 Head On Contemporary Portrait Prize, Sydney

2005 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2003 Photography of the South West. Miura, Japan


2011 People’s Choice Award – Warrnambool Gallery Civic Green Art Show

2011 Metro Finalist, Metro Gallery, Armidale, Vic.

2010 Casama Art Prize, Victorian College of the Arts – Winner

2010 Surfing World – Finalist

2009 Chemical Brothers ‘Midnight Madness’ Film Clip

2009 Metro Finalist, Metro Gallery, Armidale, Vic.

2007 ABC Triple J Festival Photography Award – Winner

2007 Josephine Ulrick Portrait Prize – Finalist

2007 BHP Billiton/Corangamite Shire – Small Business Award – Winner

2007 Powercor Great South Coast Regional Business Award – Finalist

2005 Centre for Contemporary Photography. Best Action Photo – Winner

2005 Leica/ Documentary Photography Award – Shortlisted

2003 Cavalier Art & Design Prize, Deakin University


Casama Group, Melbourne

Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool

AH & R Schmidt Pty Ltd, Geelong

Private Collections Australia, America & France


SOLO EXHIBITIONS: - For most recent see www.harleym.net

2014 INFINITY, Solo show, No Vacancy Gallery (February 20th)

2013 Open Studio, Tinning St

2013 Maddens Lawyers Gallery, Warrnambool

2012 Pea Green Boat Studio, Brunswick

2012 Judy Antill Gallery, Portland

2010 Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne

2008 Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne

2008 Kidogo Art House, Fremantle

2005 Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne

2005 Warrnambool Art Gallery

2003 Deakin University