Ricky Swallow is an Australian sculptor (born in San Remo, Victoria in 1974), who lives and works in Los Angeles. He creates detailed pieces and installations in a variety of media, often utilising objects of everyday life as with ease as the body (bones etc.). He studied at the Victorian College of the Arts. He won the Contempora 5 Prize in Melbourne at the age of 25 in 1999. He was later selected to be the Australian representative at the 2005 Venice Biennale with This Time Another Year.
1993 – 1997 Bachelor of Fine Art, Major: Drawing, Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia
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