Tom Emmett

Instagram: tomemmett_

Brisbane. Australia


August- Opening of 'Travel' Together' at Brisbane Showgrounds, a large scale public artwork created in collaboration with Lendlease, the RNA and Buchan Group. 

July/August- Strand Ephemera 2017, Townsville. Installation and exhibition of 'Strangers In The Wind' on the Strand. 

March- Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery Sculpture Prize Finalist

February- Design Institute of Australia Queensland Graduate of the Year Award Finalist in Industrial Design

February- Brisbane Street Art Festival x QUT Reform: exhibiting a site specific installation at Kelvin Grove


November- Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) at Queensland University of Technology

November- Winner of the Kings Coop Facade Design Competition run by the RNA, Lendlease, Buchan Group, QUT and QCA. A large scale artwork facade will be developed and constructed in 2017

October- Post Datum at Hassell Studios. Group exhibition titled 'Suss It Out'

September- Exhibiting ‘Hang Ten (Love Isn’t Only A Feeling) at SWELL Sculpture Festival in Currumbin, QLD

August-October- ‘mundanity continued’ at Artisan: Centre for Queensland Craft and Design, a collection of household objects all formed from the same shape

May- Finalist and Exhibitor at the Biennial Sculpture At Hillview Festival

February- Bowral and District Art Society Sculpture Prize Exhibition


November- Issue 7 of D/zine printed and launched at Bakery Lane

November- Queensland Gallery of Modern Art Summer Design Residency 

October- “Happiness Is’. Exhibited two sculptures in the State Library of Queensland as part of The Fleet Store

June- Issue 6 of D/zine printed and launched at Kerbside

May- Young Blood at Redsea Gallery, Brisbane. Exhibiting a series of five sculptures titled ‘500 Days Of’ in a group exhibition with seven other young artists


November- Issue 5 of D/zine printed and launched at Depo

October- Bamboo Arch Installation in Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, produced by the Dub

August- Editor of D/Zine, a  biannual publication produced by the Dub at Queensland University of Technology


October- Highly Commended, Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards- Craft and Object Design

October- ‘Tom Emmett’ at Undress Brisbane, exhibition. Furniture exhibit at Australia’s largest sustainable fashion show

May- Central Saint Martins Foundation Exhibition, “mundanity” London

May- Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Central Saint Martins, London