Originally from Tasmania, Will Heathcote has shown nationally and internationally in group and solo shows, public commissions, collaborations and projects.
With a Masters of Fine Art and Bachelor with Honours from the VCA (2017, 2015), Will has been the successful recipient of the 2018 Wingate Fellowship and the Australia Council’s New Work Grant (2014). He has been selected to take part in curated shows such as the 2019 NGV Design Week, SPRING1883 (2018) and 9x5Now at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery (2017). Will has also been shortlisted for the Darebin Art Award (2017), Deakin Small Sculpture Award (2018), Keith and Elisabeth Travelling Fellowship (2017), McClelland Sculpture Award (2012), Hatched 2011 at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the Victoria Harbour Young Artist Initiative (2010).
Will has undertaken research and studio residencies at 1Shanthiroad in Bangalore, India (2016) and Watch this Space in Alice Springs (2014) and has also enjoyed collaborating on many funded public arts projects including 24crt Bluestsone – a recent public commission for Banco’s East Brunswick Village, Dwelling: that launched the 2015 Big West Festival and Now You See Me that was part Federation Square’s Light in Winter Festival (2016).