Chloe Austin (b.1995) is a multidisciplinary artist, working with performance, video, photography and creative writing within her current practice. She completed her MA in Fine Art at the Belfast School of Art, Ulster University in 2020 with Distinction, after receiving her BA in Fine Art and Design at Crawford College in Cork in 2017. She is a studio member of Flax Arts Studios and recently took part in the Home Residency at Digital Arts Studios Belfast. She is also Co-Director of Platform Arts.
Chloe's work has been exhibited and published throughout both Ireland and UK. Her work aims to capture the struggle and fragmentation of language, performing the body and our relationship with new technologies.
She is a recipient of the ACNI: Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme and the 126 Gallery Micro-Grant Programme (2021). She was also awarded the Alice Berger Hammerschlag Award from Belfast School of Art (2018) and the Cork Film Centre Exhibition Award (2017). Her work has been displayed and promoted by galleries such as The MAC, GOMA Waterford, Golden Thread Gallery and Catalyst Arts.
In 2019, she founded and continues to act as Creative Director of Re-Vision Performing Arts Festival which takes place annually in Belfast, which focuses on gender and body politics through diverse performing arts. She is also currently curating an all-new Visual Art Collective IN MOTION consisting of 5 video artists situated on the island of Ireland and America.