ARTS LAB PROVOCATEUR 2013
Colin has studied art at Curtin University in Western Australia and the Tasmanian School of Art. BA Fine Art 1991, Hons 1998, MA 2002, PhD 2006.
Langridge’s art practice is primarily sculptural. While experimenting with various techniques he is most noted for his artistic explorations in wood using steam bending and coopered joinery to construct unusual sculptural forms. With an extensive exhibition history over 20 years, he has won several awards and prizes for art. These include residencies in Paris (2004) and Rome (2007), sculpture prizes such as the 2011 City of Hobart Art Prize, and major public art commissions.
He has also curated six group exhibitions in Tasmania and is currently working on two new projects. His artwork has been reviewed in national art magazines and newspapers. Langridge is Exhibitions and Touring Coordinator at CAST Gallery in North Hobart and a casual teacher in the Sculpture Department at the Tasmanian School of Art. As a staff member at CAST Gallery and Salamanca Arts Centre Colin has coordinated numerous art exhibitions.