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artworks and studio practice


‘art is a thing about something – where the about is more important than the thing’

“…….could you survive in a post apocalyptic world?

I survived postmodernism, so post apocalyptic will be a walk in the park”

Andrew Stumpfel holds a BA with distinction, from the Western Australian Institute of Technology [WAIT], School of Art and design. Over the last thirty years he has worked in Perth, with periods in Melbourne and London in the field of art and design.

Exhibitions include the Bestial Show at the Lawrence Wilson Gallery in Perth and the Greythorn Gallery in Melbourne. His work is held in private and institution collections including the Holmes á Court collection and the National Gallery of Australia – National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition Archive.

Andrew Stumpfel is the principal of Stusha Studio, an art and design practice. Together with Ursula Shaw and Brittney Gibbs, he manages the Newcastle Street collective, where he has his making space. He is a member of Artsource and VMCCWA.

selected collections

National Gallery of Australia – National Sculpture Prize
and Exhibition Archive
Holmes á Court Collection
Dianne and Bill Warnock
Craig and Denise Marshall
Education Department of Western Australia
Perth Mint
Hale school

selected commissions

for public art commissions see http://stusha.com/

2022    South Metropolitan Tafe Armadale sculpture [in progress]
2021    Perth Transit Authority/Metrolink Claremont train station artwork
2019    Wellness machine Montario Quarter redevelopment, Shenton Park
2018    Station Street Subiaco redevelopment
2015    Ngoolark synapse sculpture ECU Building 34
2014    interpretation team member: Marli the Swan and Canning Rivers
2012    Denham Fisheries and DEC offices, Shark Bay
2011    Fiona Stanley Way Finding Project
2011 Midland Redevelopment Authority Midland ingot
2011    Department Environment and Conservation Science Centre artworks
2008    Armadale Redevelopment Authority pillars of light
2007    Saint Vincent De Paul ballast bench
2006    National Trust Reveal project
2002    Armadale Hospital Courtyard suspended structures
2001    Shenton College library and cafe artworks
2000    Cannery Art Centre Breathing figure
1999    Hale School winged figures

selected awards

1999 Perth Mint Centenary Painting Prize. Alan Dodge Director AGWA on judging panel
1999 Per Cent For Art Award – Banksia hill
1983 WAIT Bachelor of Arts Design Award conferred by council

selected publications

2017 stump Blurb
2013 wedge night Blurb
2012 kensington night Blurb
2012 rottnest night Blurb
2012 glass manifesto Blurb
1995 Cato Design Thames and Hudson
1993 Bestial National Library of Australia collection
1989 Design Downunder Foliograph Books
1986 The View from Australia Graphic Sha