Esther Stewart lives and works in Daylesford, Victoria. She holds a Master of Arts and Cultural Management from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours) in Sculpture and Spatial Practice from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. Her recent solo exhibitions include How to Decorate a Dump, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2016); Behind Closed Doors, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney (2016); Display Home, the Act of Living, Firstdraft, Sydney, (2015); Timeshare, Station, Melbourne (2015); and Endless That’s the Problem, Utopian Slumps (2014). Recent group exhibitions include Painting. More Painting, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2016); Spring 1883, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Melbourne (2016); Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2016); It’s only castles burning, Station, Melbourne (2016); The Aggregate and the Algorithm, Tristian Koenig, Melbourne (2014); Art Copenhagen, Denmark (2014); A Representation of Space, Víctor Lope Arte Contemporáneo, Barcelona, Spain (2014); and Never Never Land, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2014). In 2016 she was the recipient of the Sir John Sulman Prize for the work Flatland Dreaming. Stewart is represented by Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney.