NEWELL HARRY is a Sydney based artist who works in a variety of mediums including drawing, sculpture, photo-media, neon and installation and has exhibited widely for over a decade. His works explore themes and issues relating to identity, language, colonialism, culture, and globalisation. Harry has worked with communities in Port Vila, Cape Town and Sydney, in a series of projects, producing celebrated works made of tapa and pandanus gift mats. Harry has exhibited since the mid-1990s with solo and group exhibitions at Campbelltown Arts Centre; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery; MOP Projects; University of NSW; Hazlehurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre; and the National Trust S. H. Ervin Gallery. Awards and residencies include Cité des Arts Internationale, Moya Drying Studio, Paris, Art Gallery of NSW Trust (2007); Australia Council Visual Arts Board New Work Grant (2006); Greatmore residency, Cape Town, South Africa (2006); and NSW Ministry for the Arts Studio Residency, Artspace, The Gunnery, Sydney (2002). Harry’s work is represented in major private and public collections including Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. He is represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.