Biography
DRAKE-Brockman Geoffrey, 1960
Commendation

Geoffrey Drake-Brockman was born in Woomera, South Australia, in 1964. In 1985 he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Western Australia and, in 1994, a Master of Art (Visual Arts) from the School of Art, Curtin University. He has been exhibiting since 1986 with a major solo exhibition, The Identity Appliance, at Goddard de Fiddes, Perth, in 1997. In 2001 he has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and installed the work Geoffrey (in collaboration with Richie Kuhaupt) at The Verge, Perth. He was awarded the Sir Charles Gardiner Annual Art Award in 1993, and the 1997 AIIA Telstra AFR National Award for Excellence in Information Technology.

Richie Kuhaupt was born in Perth in 1960. He studied at the Curtin University of Technology, graduating in 1995 with a Master of Art (Visual Arts). Kuhaupt has had six solo shows in Western Australia, and his works have been selected for numerous group exhibitions including Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, 1999 and 2000; Shaky Ground, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, 1999; and Added Dimension, John Curtin Gallery, Perth, 2000. Kuhaupt has received a number of awards, including the Sydney Water Sculpture Prize in 2000, the City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award in 2000, and the Waverly Acquisitive Award in 1999.

Geoffrey Drake-Brockman and Richie Kuhaupt have been collaborating artistically since 1999. They are both based in Perth.

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Chromeskin, DRAKE-Brockman Geoffrey, 2001
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Chromeskin, DRAKE-Brockman Geoffrey, 2001