Melbourne based artist Emily Floyd completed her Gertrude Contemporary

Studio residency in 2002. Floyd’s work has most recently made use of

texts of political dissidence and counter cultural alternative living.

Ideas drawn from literary theory, permaculture, Rudolf Steiner,

communalism and seminal feminist language inhabit her sculptural



Recent Group exhibitions include In the Balance - Art for a Changing

World at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010; and Contemporary

Australia: Optimism, GOMA, Brisbane, 2009. Recent solo projects

include The Cultural Studies Reader, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

2010; and The Fertile Void, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, 2009.


Emily Floyd is represented major collections Simmons and Simmons,

London, The National Gallery of Victoria; National Gallery of

Australia, Canberra; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; and

Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.  Floyd has also worked on significant

urban public commissions including Public Art Strategy on Melbourne’s

EastLink motorway.  In 2006, the Emily Floyd multiple Important

Emerging Artist was the 3rd Gertrude Edition.


Emily Floyd is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney.