Olivia Bax

 b. 1988, Singapore, lives and works in London. Graduated from MFA Sculpture from Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (2016) and BA (Hons) Byam Shaw School of Art (2010). Exhibitions include: ‘A Motley Crew’, Christian Larsen, Stockholm (2017), ‘ZEST’ (solo), FOLD Gallery, London (2016/17), ‘Hands On: Olivia Bax & Devlin Shea’, Academy of Visual Arts HKBU, Hong Kong (2017), ‘UK/RAINE’, Saatchi Gallery, London (2015), ‘Signs of the City’, The Drawing Room, London (2013) and ‘Unfurled’ (solo), The Foundry Gallery, London (2012). Awards include: Additional Award, Exeter Contemporary (2017), Kenneth Armitage Young Sculptor Prize (2016) and Public Choice Winner, UK/Raine, Saatchi Gallery (2015). Residencies include: Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University (2017/18);British Council INSPIRE exchange, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2015), President’s Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA (2013) and Triangle Workshop, Triangle Arts Association, New York, USA (2012).

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powder coated steel, plaster, hessian, paper, PVA, paint, foam, silicone, armature wire

Dimensions variable

H: 350 cm (approx.)


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Steel, chicken wire, newspaper, glue, paint, plaster

180 x 120 x 90 cm




steel, chicken wire, newspaper, glue, paint, plaster

170 x 143 x 78 cm


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Slot & Groove

paper, glue, paint, plaster, polystyrene

120 x 60 x 85 cm


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Hot Spot

steel, chicken wire, newspaper, glue, plaint, plaster, handles, hooks

150 x 201 x 22 cm


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Air Pocket (yellow)

steel, chicken wire, newspaper, glue, paint, plaster, hooks

80 x 53 x 17 cm


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Hang Fire

steel, paint, plaster, PVA, plaster, clay, spray paint, hooks

102 x 100 x 15 cm


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steel, plaint, clay, spray paint, hooks

90 x 87 x 17 cm