Belinda Eckermann lives and works in Victoria’s Wimmera/Mallee Region. Her current practice is intrinsically tied to her local environment. In 2013, she undertook her Masters in Visual Arts, during which she developed an interest in drawing as installation, culminating in her use of snails as medium. She is currently investigating the native Bardi Grub and Rain Moth and modes of incorporating their natural interventions with their environment into her creative practice. Eckermann has exhibited regularly throughout regional Victoria since 2009 and recently won Best Emerging Artist at the Knox Immerse Festival. She is also the Founder and Director of Turbo Gallery, Rainbow.

Belinda Eckermann
Australian b. 1975


2013 Masters by Research in Visual Arts, La Trobe University Bendigo

2010 Honours in Visual Art, La Trobe University Bendigo

2003 Bachelor of Teaching, Deakin University Geelong

1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts, La Trobe University Bendigo

Solo Exhibitions:     

2018 Collaborating with the Ghosts, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

2017 Counting the Masses, Red Rock Gallery, Horsham, Victoria

2017 Traces of Transience, Arnold Street Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria

2016 (un)Controlled, Arnold Street Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria

2016 1000 years from now… 21st century plague The Goat Gallery, Natimuk, Victoria

2013 The Grain, The Snail and The Artist Phyllis Palmer Gallery, La Trobe University,


2012 Genetic Mutants Rainbow, Victoria

2010  Playful Illusions of Light and Shadow Dudley House, Bendigo, Victoria

2009  Intense Elements Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, Victoria


Group Exhibitions:   

2019 Waikerie of Beauty and Fear, Rain Moth Gallery, Waikerie South Australia

2019 Cuisine for Snails, Immerse Festival, Swinburne University Gallery 369, Wantirna Victoria

2019 Emergence of the Ghosts, STACC Gallery, St Albans, Victoria

2019 Cossack Art Award, WA (finalist)

2019 Pro Hart Outback Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery NSW (finalist)

2018 MAP, Rainbow, Victoria

2016 ANL Maritime Art Award, Melbourne, Victoria

2016 Pushing the sky Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

2015 Culti Vat – Art is Festival, 18-20 Pynsent Street, Horsham, Victoria

2014 SITE Phyllis Palmer Gallery, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria

2011 Hybrid Evolution – Our Future World? LaTrobe Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria

2011 Hidden Ground LOT 19, Castlemaine State Festival, Castlemaine, Victoria

2010 Honours Exhibition LaTrobe Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria

2009 Shine The Workshop Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria        

1996 Graduation Exhibition La Trobe University, Bendigo

1996 Student Survey Exhibition Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria


2019 Best Emerging Artist, Knox Immerse Festival, Swinburne University Gallery 369, Wantirna VIC

2019 Finalist, Pro Hart Outback Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery NSW

2016 Judges Commendation, Bendigo Emerging Artist, ANL Maritime Art Award

2016 Finalist, People’s Choice Award, ANL Maritime Art Award


2020 Regional Arts Relief Fund

2019 Regional Arts Fund

2017 Showcase Victoria Travel Grant

2016 Regional Arts Victoria Travel Grant, Artlands Conference 2016, Dubbo NSW

2010 LaTrobe Postgraduate Scholarship, LaTrobe University, Bendigo, Victoria

2010 Honours Grant Recipient, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria

1996 Final Year Grant of $500, La Trobe University Bendigo


2019 Ballara Art and Lifestyle Retreat Artist’s Residency, Warooka South Australia



Tensions in the landscape,, 21 May 2015

Genetic Mutants Exhibition Draws Crowd, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 19th October 2012

Art in the Field, The Wimmera-Mail Times, 12th October 2012

Not to be Missed! Crop Drive, Dinner and a Night Light Show, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 28th September, 2012

Exhibition Launch a Great Success, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 19 August 2011

Hidden Ground Exhibition, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 8 April 2011

Light and Shadow a Success, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 13 August 2010

Art Exhibition for Teacher, The Weekly Advertiser, 12 August 2010

Weekend Best Art, Bendigo Advertiser, 7 August 2010

Artist Working to See the Light, The Bendigo Miner, 5 August 2010

New Exhibition Set to Open, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 30 July 2010

Intense Solo Art Exhibition Set to Open, The Wimmera Mail Times, 4 September 2009

Eckermann’s First Solo Exhibition; “Intense Elements”, Rainbow-Jeparit Argus, 21 August 2009