Shae Rooke is a digital and installation artist based in Melbourne, Australia. She develops, produces and installs multimedia installations for galleries and festivals. She has participated in exhibitions and artist residencies both locally and internationally. 


2018:  House Party, Private Residence, Melbourne, Australia
2017:  In between happy and sad it’s prickly, Yonder Art Space, Melbourne
2016:  Almost There, Grill Projects, Melbourne
2016:  Spectacle, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2014:  MicroCosmic (CBD), Testing Grounds, Melbourne
2014:  MicroCosmic, Ruffian Gallery, West Projections, Melbourne
2013:  Double Landscapes, Ballarat Foto Biennale Fringe, Ballarat, Australia
2012:  One Two, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
2010:  I Saw, Glass Pavilion, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


2022: Material Halo, Neighbourhood Festival, The Substation, Melbourne
2022: Hydrogen Narcosis, Centre for Projection Art, Collingwood Yards, Melbourne
2021: West Projections Screening, Urban Screens, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
2020:  Land Line, West Projections, Melbourne (online)
2019:  Fluorescence, One Night in Footscray Melbourne
2019:  Nature Morte, West Projections, Melbourne
2019:  Ghost with out a home, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne
2018:  Last Breath, One Night in Footscray, Melbourne
2018:  The Disclaimer, West Projections, Melbourne
2017:  Temporary Territory, One Night in Footscray, Melbourne
2017:  Optical Scattering, West Projections, Melbourne
2016:  Quantum Van, West Projections, Melbourne
2016:  Goodaye Goodbye, The Food Court, Docklands, Melbourne
2015:  Visiting Paradise, Cowwarr Art Space, Cowwarr, Victoria
2015:  One Night Stand, 525 Flinders Street, Melbourne
2015:  Whyalla Art Prize, Middlebank Arts Centre, Whyalla, South Australia
2015:  Video Jam, Artbox Truck, The Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Melbourne
2015:  SPAN, Library at the Dock, Melbourne
2014:  Recapture, Rooftop Art Space, Melbourne
2014:  Meet the Public, BLINDSIDE, Melbourne
2013:  Centre for Contemporary Photography Salon, CCP, Melbourne
2013:  The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Melbourne
2013:  Boot Camp: Future, Bluestone Arts,  Melbourne Fringe Festival
2013:  Redlands Konica Minolta Prize Exhibition, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
2013:  Boot Camp: Survival, Dear Patti Smith, Melbourne
2013:  Summer Studio Residency Exhibition, BLINDSIDE, Melbourne
2012:  RMIT MFA Graduate Exhibition, Gossard Project Space, Melbourne
2012:  Penpals: Post Conversation, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne
2011:  Art in Real Life: An exhibition in many places, Art Bus Tour, Melbourne
2011:  Popup: An Exercise in Collaboration, Kings ARI, Melbourne
2011:  F___ Your Donation, First Site Gallery, Craft Hatch Festival, Melbourne
2011:  Popup: Project, BUS Projects, Melbourne
2011:  Made in China, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, NL
2011:  Pandora’s Box, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
2011:  Your Choice is By All Means Correct, Glass Pavilion, GRA, Amsterdam
2010:  Rietveld Uncut, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam


2017 – 19:  One Night in Footscray, Temporary public artworks, Melbourne
2014 – 20:  West Projections, Video and sound installations, Melbourne
2011:  In Your Dreams, Light sculpture, Donkey Wheelhouse, Melbourne
2009:  Les Choses Qui Tombent, Ceramic sculptures, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne International Arts Festival


2019 – 20:  Maddern Studio, Resident Studio Artist, Melbourne
2016 – 19:  Yonder Art Space, Resident Studio Artist, Melbourne
2015:  Boot Camp: The Race, Artist Residency, The Food Court, Melbourne
2015:  Cowwarr Art Space, Artist Residency, Cowwarr, Victoria
2014:  Testing Grounds, Artist Residency, Melbourne
2013:  BLINDSIDE Summer Studio, Artist Residency, Melbourne
2010:  Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010:  Pottery Workshop Education Centre, Artist Residency, Jingdezhen, China


2015:  Whyalla Art Prize, Shortlisted
2013:  Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Shortlisted
2013:  Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, Nominated for the Emerging Artist Category
2012:  Graduate Exhibition Prize, RMIT Master of Fine Art
2009:  Mobility Travel Scholarship, awarded by RMIT University


2012:  Master of Fine Art, RMIT University
2010:  Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, RMIT University


2020 – current:  Production Co-ordinator, The Substation
2020 – current:  Exhibitions Technician, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) 
2018 – 19:  Freelance Photographer, Shae Shoots
2018 – 19: Gallery Technician, Victoria University, Footscray Campus, Melbourne
2017 – current:  Artist & Producer, Yonder Projects (with Jess Dubblu)

2016 – 20: Gallery Technician, The Substation
2013 – 15:  Co-Founder & Co-Director, In the Meantime Projects
2013 – 14:  Public Art Program Co-ordinator, Colour Box Studio

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