- Works online:
- Preferred media: bronze, organic matter,
- Sculpture styles: abstract, installations,
- Sculpture scales: small (0 - 100cm), medium (100 - 200cm), large (200cm+),
- Sculpture settings: indoor, outdoor, public,
- Works to Comission: Yes
- Runs Classes: Yes
Marynes Avila works at the intersection of art and science exploring the interrelation between the individual, the group and nature.
Avila has exhibited widely throughout Australia and overseas, holding 15 solo shows and participating in over 52 group exhibitions. Avila has completed 26 public art commissions while working extensively for local councils and art organizations.
The artist has been the recipient of many national art awards and grants such as the 2018 Toorak Village Best Sculpture Award, The Ephemeral Art Award at the 2009 Moreland Art Show, a Moreland Sculpture Grant in 2013 and the Overall Prize Winner at the 2016 City of Knox’s Immerse Award as well as being a finalist in numerous high profile exhibition awards including the McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park Senini Art Award 2005; the Yering Station Sculpture Award (2008; 2009; 2011; 2017), the Montalto Sculpture Prize (2009, 2018), the Toorak Village Sculpture Awards (2009, 2013, 2018); the 2010 Toyota Artist Travel Grant, the Toyota Sculpture Prize (2009; 2010; 2011; 2012), the Wangaratta Current Sculpture Biennial among others.
Avila has been selected to undertake numerous national and international residencies.
Marynes Avila’s work is included in public and private collections in Australia and overseas and has been featured in many publications and newspapers articles.