Born in Sydney, Australia, 1982
Lives and works in Melbourne


2006 BFA with Honours (first class) at Queensland College of Art, QLD
2007-2008 Postgraduate study California Institute of the Arts, California

Awards and scholarships

2012 Yen Young Australian Artist Award
2010 Australia Council New Work Grant
2007 Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
2006 Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence
Griffith University Honours Equity Scholarship for Academic Excellence
2005 Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence


2008 ‘Painting’s Edge’, Idyllwild Arts, California

Solo Exhibitions

2014 'Shooting the Curl', Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2013 'Kirra Jamison' presented by Jan Murphy Gallery and Sophie Gannon Gallery, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
'Still Point', Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2012 'Locomotor', Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
'Total Control', Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2011 ‘Love me two times’, Linden Center for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
‘Spirit is a bone’ Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2010 ‘Surrender Star’, Firstdraft, Sydney
2009 ‘Slow down, you move too fast’, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
‘Dream Weaver’, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2008 ‘Hide’, Melbourne Art Fair, Jan Murphy Gallery
2007 ‘Crying Wolf’, Museum of Brisbane
2006 ‘Pretty Faults & Petty Concerns’, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 'Abstract- Sydney Ball, Dale Frank, Marc Freeman, Camille Hannah, Kirra Jamison and Noël Skrzypczak', Benalla Art Gallery
2012 'Rainbow Eaters', West Space, Melbourne
2011 The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery
2010 Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize, The Arts Centre Gold Coast
LAUNCH: Clayton Utz Art Award
Melbourne Art Fair 2010, Jan Murphy Gallery. David Band, Kirra Jamison, Rhys Lee, Ben Quilty, Leslie Rice and Alexander Seton
2009 ‘New Order, Emergent Queensland Artists’, Redcliffe City Gallery
LAUNCH: Clayton Utz Art Award
2008 ‘Recent Acquisitions’, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery
‘Neo Goth- Back in Black’, University Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
‘Painting’s Edge’, Riverside Museum, California
‘Advanced Making’ L Shaped Gallery, CalArts, California
‘Gifted: New to the Griffith University Art Collection’, Dell Gallery, Brisbane
ABN AMRO Award, Sydney
2007 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
‘Drips and Thickets: Kirra Jamison and Alice Lang’, Blindside, Melbourne
ABN AMRO Award, Sydney
2006 ‘Interimage’, National University of Fine Art and Music, Tokyo
‘Theiss Art Prize’, Dell Gallery, Brisbane
‘Fresh Cut’, IMA, Brisbane


Macquarie Bank
Newcastle Region Gallery
Mater Health Services
Mercedes Benz
Samstag Collection, University of South Australia
Griffith Artworks, Griffith University