Currently undertaking a PhD in Fine Arts at Monash University titled: If you are not a myth Whose reality are you? And if you are not reality Whose myth are you? Under the main supervision of Helen Johnson.
2015 Master of Fine Art, Monash University, studying under the mentorship of Professor Callum Morton.
2002 Bachelor of Fine Art, First class Honours, Victorian College of Art, Melbourne University.
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Queensland College of Art.
2017 A Steady Backbeat TCB Inc. Melbourne.
2016 Rhythmic Traces, Bus Projects, Melbourne
2012 All Aboard the Echo Chamber, Techno Park Studios, Melbourne.
2011 Discoteca Galaxias, No,No Gallery, North Melbourne.
2006 Hair At Habtie's, Polvo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
2001 Traverse, Gabrielle Gallery, Footscray Community Arts Centre.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION
upcoming performance for exhibition Curated by Makeda Zucca and Sezzo Snot, The Tote Hotel.
We, Bundoora Homstead curated by Renee Cosgrave.
XYL, Curated by Sisters Akousmatica, MONA FOMA, Tasmania.
Everything Spring, curated by Julia Murphy, The Honeymoon Suite Melbourne.
Mountain Dew, Banff Centre for Creativity, Canada
Collaborative dance work as part of Geoff Robinson’s work Spatial Markers under the direction of Brook Stamp, Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne.
Westspace annual fundraiser exhibition.
If People Powered Radio, curated by Helen Hughes and Spiros Panigarakis Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.
MFA Graduate exhibition Monash University.
FEM[X] -Liquid Architecture Festival Westspace, Melbourne.
Other Planes of Here, exhibition Monash University Postgraduate Gallery
Call and Response a Collaborative performance alongside Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Auckland ArtGallery as part of the St. Paul’s St Gallery Curatorial Symposium In practice: Models of Cultural Exchange and Reciprocity.
Sunra and Rosetta’s Comet, event to commemorate the legacy of Sunra, Monash University Post graduate Colloquium.
Instrument Builder's Project, National Gallery of Victoria Project Space in collaboration with Wukir Suryadi
Prisma Pavilion, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin Germany, Curated by Gerry Bibby.
Viewfinder, Auckland Central Library New Zealand, Curated by Rebecca Ann Hobbs.
Planted, Mr Kitly Gallery, Melbourne.
Its A Small, Small World/Clusterf*ck, Family Business Gallery, Chelsea, New York, Curated by Hennessy Youngman.
Panoply, curated by Nat Thomas, Sawtooth, Launceston, Tasmania.
That Went Well, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces. Curated by NatThomas, Melbourne.
Roda Roda Soundsystem collaborating with Slow Art Collective, The Brunswick Project, Counihan Gallery.
Informal Rituals Curated by Helen Johnson, TCB Inc. Melbourne.
Portal in a Storm, RM103, Auckland, New Zealand.
Hair at Habtie’s Salon Aesthetics, Bus Gallery, Melbourne
Resistance is Futile, Frist Draft Gallery, Sydney.
First, Spencer Street Gallery, Melbourne
Graduate Exhibition Victorian College of the Arts.
Corps, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
End of Year Clearance Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Xx, Metro Arts Gallery, Brisbane
COLLABORATIVE AND OUT OF GALLERY PROJECTS
2017 Radio art piece for Radia FM International Radio Art Network - curated by Sally Ann McIntyre.
2014-2015 - Other Planes of Here, A series of events organised around a speaker stack by different communities around Melbourne including - Feminist music collective LISTEN, the Pacific Photo Project, The Instrument Builders Project and others.
2012 ¡Thunderrclapp! an ongoing collaboration with artist Bianca Hester, music producer LochieBradfield and film-maker Jason Heller. Participants in event: Nuba Mountains Cultural Society of Victoria inc., Eleanor Butt and Matthew Brown, Mercat Cross venue, Melbourne
2010 Roda Roda Soundsystem working with Jason Heller, Sepeda Pawai (Bicycle Parade) collaborating with local artists and musicians including Bayu Widodo and Heri Dono, Yogyakarta Indonesia.
2007- 2008 Co-curator alongside Jason Heller - Collectors Set - weekly music event at Recorded Music Salon. Working with Artist/Musicians: Alex Vivian, Christopher Hill, Julie Burleigh, Matthew Brown,Oscar Yañez, Sean Bailey, Felicity Mangan, Hana Shimada among many others.
PUBLISHED WRITING/PAGE ART
2017 UN Magazine review of Nastio Mosquito's performance work Respectable Thief performed at North Melbourne Arts House.
2014 Dancing Between the Lines catalogue essay for artist Caroline Garcia
2013 Trueno Tropical, Faititili a Motu, Tropical Thunder, Co-written alongside Leuli Eshraghi and published on peer review journal, Writings from Below, published by Latrobe University.
2007 Resistance is Futile Publication for exhibition of the same title curated by artist, curator and educator Kim Donaldson
AWARDS, GRANTS and RESIDENCIES
One month funded residency BAIR Spring Intensive, Banff, Canada.
Recipient of NAVA Sainsbury Sculpture Grant.
Recipient of Australian Postgraduate Award Monash University.
National Gallery of Victoria Post Graduate Award.
Arts Victoria International Exchange Grant as part of Roda Roda Sound System.
Cultural Grant Australia Indonesia Institute as part of Roda Roda Sound System.
Interview by Fjorn Butler, The Minority Report, http://min.report/records-of-displacement-lucreccia-quintanilla/
Diego Ramirez, 'Lucreccia Quintanilla: The Void After The Colonies', http://www.dumb-brunette.com/lucreccia
Lana Lopesi, Decolonisation Frameworks and Indigenous curatorial practice' Runway Magazine http://runway.org.au/decolonisation-frameworks-indigenous-curatorial-practice/
Nelson, Roger, 'Finding Drums; Visual Arts and Music in South East Asia, The Lifted Brow, issue 17 April/May 2013.
Dr. Helen Addison Smith, 'Bike Jam, where music, art and bicycles collide', Treadlie Magazine, Issue 1,
Dr. Johnson, Helen 'Hair at Habties' review for the South Project http://www.southproject.net/south/South_Project_Publications.html.
Visiting lecturer at Auckland University of technology where I presented a lecture and conducted one on one critique sessions with post-graduate candidates.
Educator, Signal Arts Working with teenagers on film based outcome
Artist in Residence, Princes Hill Primary School. Working on Ceramic based project.
Departed Acts, Curated by Made Spencer, MPavillion, Melbourne
Art, Agency, Action panel speaker for theNational Association of Visual Arts.
Moderator of discussion and event for Hannah Catherine Jones: Afrofuturism an Gesamtkunstwerk a performative lecture alongside a presentation by artist Atong Atem. Part of Liquid Architecture and Cyclops joint project.
What Makes A Great Photograph Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.
Mapping South book launch alongside: Professor Nikos Pappastergiadis, and Anthony Gardner - Associate Professor of Art History at Oxford University at Monash Museum of Art, Melbourne
What does Latin American Art Look Like? Centre for Post-Colonial Studies Melbourne University.
2015-ongoing Member of selection advisory committee of Westspace inc.
2017- ongoing Selection committee member for City of Melbourne Grants.
Former Board Member of South Project Inc.