Solo Exhibitions
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

Performances
2020 Vessel/Vessel (with Isha Ram Das), First ThursdaysInstitute 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
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)
2019 Past, Place, Future, Metro Arts Exchange, Mars Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Simone Hine & Kyle Weise)
2019 Moon In My Mouth, Schoolhouse Studios, Melbourne (curated by Jake Treacy)
2019 New Women, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane (curated by Miranda Hine) 
2019 Less Ordinary, POP Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Martin Smith)
2019 Botanica, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane (curated by Ineke Dane)
2019 BEAUT19, Outer Space ARI, Brisbane (curated by Bridie Gillman, Alexander Kucharski & Chloe Waters)
2018 Adorning, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture (curated by Hannah Williams)
2018 Cross-mending, Outer Space ARI, Brisbane (curated by Lisa Bryan-Brown, Katherine Dionysius & Amy-Clare McCarthy)
2018 Full Circle, The Lock Up (Critical Animals – TiNA), Newcastle (curated by Nannette Orly)
2018 The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2018 Disobedient Daughters, Metro Arts, Brisbane (curated by Sophia Cai)
2018 Brisbane City Council’s BrisAsia Festival and Co-MMotion, Fish Lane, Brisbane (curated by people+artist+place)
2017 Hillary Green + Friends: Born To Be Alive, Onespace Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Jay Younger)
2016 The Annual, Boxcopy, Brisbane
2016 AUSASIA, Metro Arts, Brisbane (curated by Amy-Clare McCarthy)
2015 The Narrative of Location, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney (curated by Shivanjani Lal)
2015 AND/BOTH, The Narrative of Location, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney (curated by Shivanjani Lal)
2015 Anywhere Elsewhere, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Tess Maunder)
2015 ALONE TOGETHER, Boxcopy, Brisbane (curated by Rachael Haynes & Brooke Ferguson)
2015 The Narrative of Location, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Shivanjani Lal)
2015 conTENporary words of art, Sala Santa Rita, Rome, Italy (curated by Chiara Argentino)
2014 The GAS – Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
2014 The Subtropic Complex, James Street precinct (Institute of Modern Art), Brisbane (curated by Tess Maunder)
2014 Common Woman II, Metro Arts (LEVEL), Brisbane (curated by Lisa Bryan-Brown)
2013 Crossing Borders: video art, place and identity, Northshore Containerval Festival (The Hold Artspace), Brisbane
2013 National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane (curated by Samantha Littley)
2013 BEAF, Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brisbane (curated by Rachael Parsons & Stephen Haynes)
2012 Polarized: Political Photomedia in Queensland, Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne
2012 Addition 3 (BARI Festival & Brisbane Fringe Festival), Addition Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Lisa Bryan-Brown)
2012 Current: An exhibition about Feminism, POP Gallery, Brisbane (curated by Lisa Bryan-Brown)
2012 Queensland Festival of Photography Portrait Prize, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2012 Josephine Ulrick and Win Shubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
2012 FutureGen 2012 (FotoFreo Festival), John Curtin Gallery, Perth

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

Residencies
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

Talks, Forums and Workshops
2020 Panel Discussion, THE F WORD, VAULT Magazine, Home of the Arts, Gold Coast
2020 Global Plantation Series Q&A with Shiraz Bayjoo, Jasmine Togo-Brisby & Sancintya Mohini Simpson, International Curators Forum (online)
2020 Global Plantation Series; Sites of Resistance, Sites of Care: A Conversation with Sancintya Mohini Simpson, International Curators Forum (online)
2020 The legacy of indentured labour with Imelda Miller, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
2020 Artist talk, Echoes Over Oceans, Firstdraft, Sydney
2019 Memory and migration, 1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, Bangalore
2019 Resistance & Unity: A Panel Discussion Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
2019 We Koppel, We Dala, In Conversation with Roberta Rich, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2019 Sugared Land/s, In Conversation, Botanica, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
2019 Yaad Karo, In Conversation with Shivanjani Lal, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2018 Roundtable, Cross-mending, Outer Space, Brisbane
2018 Conversations on contemporary South Asian art: Fearless borders, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2018 Artist Talk, Full Circle, The Lock Up (Critical Animals – TiNA), Newcastle
2018 Panel Discussion: How can we heal?, Bloodlines, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2018 Healing Through Writing Workshop, Bloodlines, Metro Arts, Brisbane (with Mindy Gill)
2018 Artist Talk, Bloodlines, Metro Arts, Brisbane (with Shivanjani Lal)
2018 Panel Discussion, Queensland Film Festival, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
2018 Artist Talk and Panel Discussion: How can we heal?, Bloodlines, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne
2018 Artist Talk, Disobedient Daughters, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2016 Yum Chat, BrisAsia Festival, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2015 Artist Talk, ALONE TOGETHER, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane
2014 Artist Talk, The GAS – Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
2013 Artist Keynote, 17th Annual WiP2013 Conference, University of Queensland (EMSAH), Brisbane
2013 Artist Talk, National Artists’ Self-Portraiture Prize 2013:remix.post.connect., Brisbane
2013 Portraiture Panel Discussion, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2013 BEAF2013 Panel Discussion, Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brisbane
2012 Current: Feminism and Art in Brisbane Today, POP Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Online Publications
Simpson, S.M. (2019) ‘The Language of Indenture’, Runway Journal, Issue 40: Caption.
Simpson, S.M. (2019) ‘Remnants’, Peril Magazine, Issue 36: History Repeats.

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. (Forthcoming: January 2021).
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.

Education
2016 Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing and Publishing, The University of Queensland
2014 Bachelor of Photography with Honours, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

Collections
UQ Art Museum
Museum of Brisbane
Private collections