Tom Borgas is an emerging artist working from a sculptural foundation across multiple platforms including gallery and project work, public sculpture, festival interventions and performance. Developed through an oscillation between digital and analogue processes his work is an investigation of the space between image and object, virtual and physical, maker and viewer.
Tom has exhibited at shows and galleries around Australia, most recently as part of the Kyneton Contemporary Art Triennial. Other works have been included as part of programs at the Contemporary Arts Centre of South Australia, The Jam Factory, Artisan in Brisbane, Salamanca Arts Centre in Hobart, FELTspace ARI, Hatched 2013 and PICA Salon 2014. He the recipient of a number of awards and prizes including the The Helpmann Academy/Hilton Hotel emerging art commission, the Hill Smith Gallery/Helpmann Academy Friends Travel Prize and the 2015 Lismore Regional Gallery Splendour in the Grass New Art Commission. Tom’s practice has also received support through contributions from the Australia Council for the Arts, Arts South Australia, Copyright Angency, NAVA and the Helpmann Academy.