2020 New Old Archives, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2020 Kūlī nām dharāyā/they’ve given you the name ‘coolie’, IMA Belltower, Brisbane (curated by Freja Carmichael)
2020 Echoes Over Oceans, Firstdraft, Sydney (with Shivanjani Lal)
2019 And words are whispered, 1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, Bangalore
2019 Remnants of my ancestors, Boxcopy, Hobiennale, Rosny Farm, Hobart (curated by Hilary Thurlow)
2018 Natal’s Coolie Women, CARPARK, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2018 Bloodlines, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2018 Bloodlines, Blak Dot Gallery (Next Wave Festival), Melbourne
2012 Notions of Difference, Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich
2011 Epidermal Exigency, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2020 Vessel/Vessel (with Isha Ram Das), First Thursdays, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (curated by Alex Holt)
2019 sugar/cheeni/shakkar/sakarai/chakara/panjasara (with Isha Ram Das & Indarami Simpson), MCA Art Bar curated by Radha (Shahmen Suku), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2019 sugar/cheeni/shakkar/sakarai/chakara/panjasara (with Isha Ram Das & Indarami Simpson), Botanica, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
2018 Cleansing Ritual with Isha Ram Das & Indarami Simpson, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2018 RITUAL with Isha Ram Das & Indarami Simpson, Blak Dot Gallery (Next Wave Festival), Melbourne
2015 MA$ALA MILITIA ft. SEZZO, Fake Estate ARI, Brisbane
2015 CHICHI MA$ALA X BOY VENUS, ALONE TOGETHER, Boxcopy, Brisbane
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 AustrALIEN, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra (curated by Dan Toua)
2021 On Earth, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane (curated by Sarah Werkmeister)
2021 The National 2021: New Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney (curated by Rachel Kent)
2021 The Past is the Present is the Future, The Granville Centre Art Gallery, Granville (curated by Talia Smith)
2021 Drawn, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland (curated by Annie O’Rourke & Natalie Wood)
2021 Disobedient Daughters, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Sophia Cai)
2021 Making Ground, MONA FOMA X Constance ARI, Hobart (curated by Nadia Refaei)
2020 15 Artists 2020, Redcliffe Art Gallery, Redcliffe (curated by Hannah Williams)
2020 Collective: Ghost, Outer Space Ari, Brisbane (curated by Anna May Kirk, Sophie Penkethman-Young & Nerida Ross) (online)
2020 52 Actions, Artspace, Sydney (online)
2020 Razzle Dazzle, Brisbane City Council Outdoor Gallery, Brisbane (curated by McCarthy-Swann Projects)
2020 LOOP, to Metro Arts with Love, Metro Arts, Brisbane (curated by Kyle Weise)
Awards and Grants
2020 Australia Council for the Arts – Resilience Fund: Create Grant
2020 Arts Queensland – QASP, Arts Ignite Grant
2018 Brisbane City Council – Creative Sparks, Creative Projects Grant
2017 Arts Queensland – Individuals Fund
2017 Australia Council for the Arts – Arts Projects for Individuals Grant
2017 Next Wave Kickstart Helix artist
2014 Highly Commended, The GAS – Graduate Art Show and Survey Co. Art Award
2013 Australia Council for the Arts – ArtStart Grant
2011 Ipswich Arts Foundation Scholarship
2020 Artist In Residence (with Isha Ram Das), Metro Arts, Norman Park Substation, Brisbane
2019 Asialink Arts Creative Exchange – 1Shanthiroad, Bangalore, India
2017 Artist In Residence, House Conspiracy, Brisbane
2013 Residency at ArtInn Jaipur, India
Selected Online Content
“New Old Archives” (2020), Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
“Nicola Scott Interviews: In conversation with Sancintya Mohini Simpson” (2020), Outer Space, Brisbane.
“IMA Belltower: Sancintya Mohini Simpson, ‘Kālāpānī’” (2020), Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
“Natal’s Coolie Women” (2018), CARPARK Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
“Hidden histories, lost stories and a “cleansing sound performance” at Sancintya Mohini Simpson’s Bloodlines” (2018), Ed Ayres on the Art Show, The Hub on Art, ABC Radio National.
“Sancintya Mohini Simpson: migration, hidden histories and intergenerational trauma” (2018), Ed Ayres on The Art Show, The Hub on Art, ABC Radio National.
“BLOODLINES- Sancintya Mohini Simpson” (2018), Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne.
“#18 – Sancintya Mohini Simpson: ‘You can think about big things in small pieces.’” (2017), House Conspiracy w/ Jonathan O’Brien, House Conspiracy, Brisbane.
Selected Writing on Practice
Phaidon. Vitamin D3: Today’s Best in Contemporary Drawing. London: Phaidon, 2020, 236-7.
Rose, Sophie. “An Archive Materialized: Sancintya Mohini Simpson’s “Kūlī nām dharāyā /they’ve given you the name ‘coolie’””. Review of Kūlī nām dharāyā /they’ve given you the name ‘coolie’. Institute of Modern Art. Art Asia Pacific, March 2020.
Smith, Barnaby, “What’s disguised in the name ‘coolie’?” Preview of Kūlī nām dharāyā /they’ve given you the name ‘coolie’. Institute of Modern Art. Art Guide, March 13, 2020.
Wagstaff, Camilla.“In the Spotlight: 2020 Female Solo Shows,” Art Collector. February 2020.
Nagesh, Tarun. “Echoes Over Oceans” Exhibition essay for Echoes Over Oceans. Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney. 2020.
Orly, Nanette. “Spectacular or Speculative? Migratory Experience in Contemporary Art.” Runway Journal. Issue 38: Spectacle. 2018.
Dane, Ineke. “Undiscovered: Sancintya Mohini Simpson.” Art Collector. Issue 87: Undiscovered. 2019: 112–113.
2016 Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing and Publishing, The University of Queensland
2014 Bachelor of Photography with Honours, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University