Saskia Doherty is a conceptual artist whose work is informed by the historical, geographical and philosophical context of archival materials. Researching their relationship with time and place, Doherty creates a new set of processes and experiences, incorporating sculpture, drawing and text.
Following completion of an Honours degree in Fine Art from Monash University in 2013 Saskia Doherty has exhibited extensively. Solo exhibition include Sal-, The Substation, Newport, 2014; Touchtone (Lot's Wife), West Space, Melbourne, 2014; Stakes, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, 2014; Ignition, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford, 2014; Figure Action, Link Space, Monash University, 2014; and This Is Like That, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, 2013. Group exhibitions include 4 x 10, SLOPES, Melbourne, 2014; Concrete, Monash University Museum of Art [MUMA], 2014; Will to keep, 107 Projects, Redfern, 2014; Fresh!, Craft Victoria, 2014; Untitled (collaboration with John Nixon), National Gallery of Victoria and Murray White Room, 2013; Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, 2013; Honey Is Flowing In All Directions, Monash Art Design and Architecture [MADA], 2013; and dis-)array, Light Projects, Melbourne & University of Leipzig, 2011.
Doherty received a nomination from Tom Nicholson in the Redlands Konica Minolta Prize, was awarded the University Medal for Undergraduate Academic Excellence at Monash University.