Simon Taylor Landart

Melbourne, Victoria
M: 0416 020 919
Email info@simontaylorlandart.com

Simon Taylor is a landscapist. His projects blur the boundaries between landart, landscape architecture, gardening, sculpture, and painting. He has restored & redesigned some of Melbournes largest historic gardens. aswell as creating contemporary landscapes in Australia & New Zealand, and the Aust Consul-General Residency in Kobe, Japan. He has had numerous public & private sculpture commissions with an environmental focus including ʻSentinels x10ʼ for the National Botanical Gardens in Canberra. He regularly exhibits works in NZ & Aus comprising paintings of clay, soil, & tree sap, sourced & undertaken in remote landscapes in both countries. Amongst his latest projects are drought-proof edible landscapes, growing sculptures & drawings from weeds,and collaborating with remote aboriginal communities in the Kimberely region of North Western Australia.

Selected Projects

Australian Consul General’s Residence – Kobe, Japan . Auckland City, Sensory Gardens – Auckland Domain, New Zealand . Auckland City, Heard Park, ‘Village Square’ – Auckland, New Zealand . Hobson’s Bay Council, Rifle Range Sculptures – Melbourne, Australia . Heidi – MOMA Visual displays – John Brack’s exhibition ‘A Question of Balance’ . ChannelNine, on set sculpture, HalifaxM.D.’ .  Australian Children’s TV Foundation – O n set sculpture, Round the Twist . City of Port Philip, St.Kilda Festival – Site Planning & Documentation . Kooyong Tennis Club, Landscape Architecture – Melbourne, Australia . Melbourne University, Glenormiston Campus – Landart commission . Melbourne International Arts Festival, Gasworks – Installation in collaboration with Greg Clarke . Melbourne International Arts Festival, The Bridge – Construction in Process – Assistant to Professor Agnes Deans, Spiral Forest . Shortlisted for the ANZ Fellowship for sculpture ‘Wik’ . Melbourne University, Lecturer in Landscape Design – Glenormiston Campus