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Kay Abude standing in front of her artwork WORK WORTH DOING  exhibited on the façade of La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo, Victoria.

Photo: Dr Kent Wilson (November 2020).

Abude completed a Master of Fine Art (By research) at the Victorian College of the Arts and Music, The University of Melbourne in 2010.  She has received numerous awards and grants including a 2023 Arts Project Grant from the Australia Council for the Arts, a 2022 Hume Arts Activity Grant, a 2021 City of Melbourne Creative Laneways Project Grant, a 2020 Play King Foundation Grant from the Australian Tapestry Workshop, and a 2018 Vic Arts Grant from Creative Victoria. 


Abude was nominated for the 2023 Paul Selzer Prize at the Fiona and Sidney Myer Gallery, Southbank and was shortlisted for the prestigious 2014 Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture, Federation Square. She was the recipient of the Professional Development Award and Civic Choice Award in the 2014 Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture. 




Kay Abude CV

Instagram: @kay.abude

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