Steven Cybulka’s practice encompasses sculpture and installation ranging from small-scale gallery based work, through to large-scale public commissions. Currently based in Adelaide, Steven, who worked as a builder for ten years before going to art school, intimately understands the relationship between bodies, emotions and space.
Steven works intuitively, creating sculptures and architectural compositions that balance order and chaos, embracing each as part of a larger harmony. His sculptures and architectural interventions distort the space around us, resulting in new disjointed forms and geometrical planes.
In 2013 he completed his Bachelor of Visual Arts at Adelaide College of the Arts and in 2016 received his Honours degree (First Class) at the South Australia School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia and in 2013 he won the Arts Excellence Award (Sculpture) from the Adelaide College of Arts. In 2014 he was the inaugural Adelaide Festival Centre/SALA Artist in Residence at the Adelaide Festival Centre. In 2016 Steven was commissioned to create a large scale site responsive sculpture to act as the framework for the prestigious Primavera: Young Australian Artists exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and in December of the same year presented his first interstate solo exhibition, 'Searching Shadows', at Interlude Gallery, Sydney.
Steven is currently developing commissions for SA Power Networks, Adelaide, and Sound Passage, in collaboration between the South Australian Government and the West Java Government in Bandung, Indonesia.