Education:
2010 Master of Fine Arts (by Research), the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.
2005 Bachelor of Fine Art, Honours, the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.
2004 Bachelor of Fine Art, the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2016 Plane and Field, Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia.
2016 Keep in Time, Test Sites Project, City of Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Beth Arnold, The Atrium Project: Filling The Void , The Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Walking through, over and between, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Inveresk, University of Tasmania, Australia.
2011 Approaching site, Sutton Gallery Project Space, Melbourne, Australia.
2010 Masters Exhibition 2010, the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
2009 Changing States, commissioned by White Street Project, Frankston City, Australia.
2008 The object as witness, Next Wave Festival 2008, Melbourne, Australia.
2007 1:1, Victoria Park Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Discarded Object Poster Project, supported by CLUBSproject, Bus Gallery and NAVA, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Lane Layers, TwentybyThirty Artist Run Space, Pushka café, Melbourne, Australia.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016 Curtain Call, Curated by S.O.A.P, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2014 The McClelland Sculpture Survey and Award, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Australia.
2014 Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Sculpture Trail, Lorne, Australia.
2012 Place of Assembly, Schoolhouse Studios, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Exhibition RAIR#7: Presented by Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2011 Beth Arnold, Jenny Bishop, and Robbie Dixon, Place Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Tiny Stadiums Festival, produced by PACT and curated by Quaterbred, Sydney, Australia.
2011 3SQUARE , Conical, Melbourne, Australia.
2010 Gestures and Procedures, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
08-09 As it appears… Laneway Commissions 2008 in collaboration with Sary Zananiri, City of Melbourne, 18 July 2008 – 22 February 2009.
2008 Intrude: Art & Life, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, China.
2007 Anonymous No. 5, Blütenweiss, Berlin, Germany.
2006 All City, Kings Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Dispace, Linden, St. Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Resurface, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Selecta, West Space, Melbourne, Australia.
2006 Urban Art Summer Program, Melbourne, Australia.
2004 Moment, 69 Smith Street, Melbourne, Australia.
2004 Journey, George Paton Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Awards and Grants:
2016 Australia Council for the Arts Grant, Arts Projects for Individuals.
2010 National Gallery Women’s Association Postgraduate Award – Victorian College of the Arts: School of Art Award.
2010 Sutton Gallery Emerging Artist Award.
09-10 Australian Postgraduate Award – The University of Melbourne.
2006 NAVA  Australian Artists’ Grant for Individuals.
2004 National Gallery Women’s Association Undergraduate Encouragement Award – Victorian College of the Arts: School of Art Award.

Professional Development:
2015 Gesture and the hand: Later years of the Margaret Lawrence Australian Ceramic Collection. Exhibition at the Blue Urchin Gallery, Sep - 0ct 04 2015, Gallery Director Tina Lee. Curated by Beth Arnold. 
2015 VCA Secondary School: 2015 mentorship program, VCE Art.
2014 VCA Secondary School: 2014 mentorship program, VCE Art.
2013 VCA Secondary School: Visual Arts Program Workshop Leader.
13/14 VCA Short Course Summer Teacher: Sculpture Workshop.
2012 Artist in Residence, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2012 Artist in Residence, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Inveresk, University of Tasmania, Australia.
2011 Artist in Residence, St Columba’s College, Essendon, Melbourne.
2011 During 2011 I worked on a couple of occasions in Sculpture and Spatial Practiceat VCA, once in the capacity of Lecturer and once as a Technician.
2010 I was employed by artist Bianca Hester to make a series of silicone moulds.
2010 Workshop Leader, Landscape Architecture Program, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

Selected Bibliography:
2012 Don't fence me in: thrust of artworks parries need for barriers, 18/07/2012, by Robert Nelson.
2010 New Wave Old Wave, The Age A2, 07/08/2010, page 16, by Liza Power.
2010 Around the galleries, The Age, 21/08/2010, page 15, by Dan Rule.
2010 Gestures and Procedures, The Age, 04/08/2010, page 16, by Penny Modra.
2008 Artists take to the streets, Art World, Issue 6 December 2008/ January 2009, page 31.
2008 Beware an art attack in city’s dark, dingy lanes, The Age, 16/08/2008, page 10, by Margaret Cook.
2008 Towards new trains of thought, The Age A2, 15/03/2008, page 20, by Charlotte Francis.
2006 Search is on for lost photos, The Age, September 2006, page 16, by Megan Backhouse.

Selected Employment History:
13 - 15 Sculpture & Spatial Practice Technician, The Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne. 
2015 VCA Art Project Coordinator: An Ecology of Object and Actions lead and developed by Aleks Danko and Dr Jude Walton. This five day educational program was in collaboration with the Faculty of VCA & MCM’s Regional Training & Engagement program, funded by the State Government through Creative Victoria and was presented in collaboration with the Mildura Palimpsest Biennale (curators Helen Vivian and Johnathan Kimberly).
2014 Sculpture Teacher: Latrobe College of Art and Design.
2014 VCA Art Project Coordinator: Sculptors in Schools Project. The Sculptors in Schools Project was developed in partnership between the VCA and the Lorne Sculpture Biennale. The project was made possible by the Faculty of VCA & MCM’s Regional Training & Engagement Fund; funded by the State Government through Arts Victoria and delivered in partnership with Regional Arts Victoria.
2014 Visual Arts Technician: The Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School.
13 -14 Summer School Teacher, Short Course Summer School,The Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.
2010 Arts Immersion teacher for the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art: Educational sessions during Bianca Hester’s exhibition Please leave these windows open overnight to enable the fans to draw in cool air during the early hours of the morning and Gestures and Procedures.
05-08 Volunteer/Gallery Invigilator/ Weekend Gallery Coordinator/ Venue Hire Coordinator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
2008 Casual Volunteer Manager at 2008 Next Wave Festival.

Writing:
Thesis: Approaching Site, Master of Fine Arts (by Research) 2010. 
This MFA paper investigated site specific practice.   
Exhibition Essay: Gesture and the hand, Later Years of the Margaret Lawrence Australian Ceramic Collection. Catalogue essay accompanying exhibition at the Blue Urchin Gallery 2015. 

Beth Arnold currently occupies a studio at Ironside Studios based in Kensington, Melbourne.