Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, WA
Geoffrey Drake-Brockman specialises in interactive robotic and optical installations, in addition to working with large-scale metal fabrication and other sculptural media. Drake-Brockman was born in Woomera, South Australia in 1964 and is based in Perth, Western Australia. He studied Computer Science at The University of Western Australia before completing a Masters degree in Visual Arts at Curtin University. The artist has been exhibiting since 1986 with shows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Singapore, Denmark, New York, and London. He has shown work at the National Gallery of Australia, the Singapore Art Museum, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Cottesloe, and Aarhus (Denmark) and has received the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award. His public art commissions include the robotic sculpture Totem at the Perth Arena, and Spiral at the Western Australian Police Headquarters.