Alice Couttoupes

Born 1989

Lives and works in Sydney


2009-2013 Combined Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours (First Class), College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales 

Upcoming Exhibitions

2019 Kronenberg Wright Artist Projects, solo exhibition

2019 Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London

2019 Australian Ceramics Triennale, Hobart, Tasmania

Solo Exhibitions

2017 My Blue China, Kronenberg Wright Artist Projects, Sydney, NSW

2015 Fairgrounds, Chalkhorse Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW

2014 Eponymic Emperialisms, Chalkhorse Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW


Group Exhibitions | Selected Past

2018 Materiality, Home@735 Gallery, Sydney

2018 Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship, UNSW Galleries

2018 Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize, Sydney

2018 London Craft Week, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London

2018 Collect 2018, Saatchi Gallery, London

2018 Group Show, Kronenberg Wright Artist Projects


2017 Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges, France

2017 Underbelly Arts Festival, Sydney

2017 Macquarie Group Emerging Art Prize, Sydney


2016 The Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale, The National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta

2016 The Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award

2016 Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, NSW

2016 The Barn, Gruin Gallery, Southampton, New York

2016 The Return To Beauty, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2016 Porcelain Masters, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2016 North Queensland Ceramic Art Award, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville, QLD

2016 Group show- Untitled, Kunstraum Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2015 Choice, Beaver Galleries- Australian Ceramics Triennale, ACT

2015 Metarealism, William Wright Projects, NSW


2014 The Dash, SOMA Studios, Surry Hills, NSW

2014 Ashtray, Chasm, Bushwick, New York

2014 Witness Above Ground, Gallery 151, Chelsea, New York

2014 Slow Burn, Kudos Gallery, Paddington, NSW

2014 Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Northbridge, WA


2013 The End is the Beginning, Galleries UNSW, Paddington, NSW

2013 Unforeseen, Inexplicable, F124F space, Paddington, NSW

2013 KUDOS Emerging Artist and Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Paddington, NSW

2013 The Shape of Things to Come, COFAspace, Paddington, NSW


2012 A Fresh Perspective, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Newtown, NSW

2012 Subversive Clay, The Australian Ceramics Triennale Conference, The Queens Theatre, Adelaide, SA



2018 Artist in Residence, Australian National University

2016 (April-May) Happy Lucky Site, Arita, Japan

2015 (June-July) The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China



2018 Art Projects for Individuals and Groups, Australia Council for The Arts

2018 Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2017 Nick Waterlow OAM Highly Commended Award, Macquarie Emerging Artist Prize

2017 Art Incubator Take Two

2016 Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship

2016 Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Australia Council for the Arts

2015-2016  The Marten Bequest Traveling Scholarship

2015 ArtIncubator Foundation recipient


2014 ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts

2014 ArtIncubator Foundation recipient

2014 The UNSW/COFA Art Award

2014 The UNSW/COFA Alumni Award


2013 The Trudie Alfred Bequest Scholarship

2013 Finalist for KUDOS Emerging Artist and Designer Award


2012 Arc Art and Design Grant


Shepparton Art Museum

Macquarie Group Collection

City of Townsville Art Collection

University of New South Wales Collection