Anna Horne is a visual artist living and working in South Australia (Kaurna Yarta). Horne explores materiality, process, and the transience of the physical world through the field of sculpture. Horne’s work references the domestic and architectural space by utilising both industrial and commonplace materials. Through experimentation in the studio, she re-examines and plays with the order of functional materials within the context of contemporary sculpture. Employing methods of casting and assemblage whilst combining structural materials like concrete, floor vinyl and styrofoam with found items such as beach balls, plastic bags and wine sacks she creates sculptures exploring tension, contradiction and balance. Through the forces and oppositions in Horne’s art practice, sculptures are produced contending between light and heavy, soft and hard, familiar and strange.

Horne is a graduate of Adelaide Central School of Art (2008). In 2017 was a Churchie Emerging art prize finalist and the winner of the Tatiara Contemporary art prize. Exhibitions include: Between the lines, Gachang Art Space, South Korea (2016); Light Weight Heavy, BUS Projects (2016) and Fontanelle (2015); Peculiar Familiar, Australian Experimental Art Foundation (2015); Turning it inside out, Contemporary Art Centre of SA Project Space (2010) and Recall, Firstdraft (2013).

Horne has presented public art works in temporary projects including FELTnatural ephemeral public art project (2014); Arts SA Sculpture Hire Program, State Administration building (2014) and Ibidem: CACSA public art project, Adelaide Festival Centre (2012). 

Residencies include: Cité Internationale Des Arts (Art Gallery NSW, 2018), Gachang Art Studio, South Korea, (Asialink 2016); Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India (Helpmann Academy, 2013); and Artspace, Sydney (Helpmann Academy, 2012).



  • 2008 Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours), Adelaide Central School of Art, SA


  • 2017 A Balancing Act, GAG Projects, Adelaide, SA
  • 2016 Between the lines, Gachang Art Space, Daegu, South Korea
  • 2016 Lightweight Heavy, BUS Projects, VIC
  • 2015 Lightweight Heavy, Fontanelle, SA
  • 2015 Peculiar Familiar, Odradek Window, AEAF, SA
  • 2014 Grid Festival @ FELTspace, FELTspace, SA
  • 2013 Recall, Firstdraft Gallery, Surry Hills, NSW
  • 2011 Uneasy Order, Kings ARI, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2011 Uneasy Order, Seedling Art Space, Adelaide Fringe, SA
  • 2010 Turning it inside out, CACSA Project Space, Adelaide, SA
  • 2009 That's how the Light gets in, FELTspace, Adelaide, SA


  • 2019 Concrete, Jamfactory touring exhibition, SA and interstate
  • 2018 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, NSW
  • 2018 Presence, Blindside, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2017 The Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2017 Soft Spot, Hard Feelings, Holy Rollers, SA
  • 2017 Mothership, Fontanelle Gallery, Port Adelaide, SA
  • 2017 The Collaborators, Adelaide City Council ARTPOD, Adelaide, SA 
  • 2016 Fabricated Nature, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
  • 2015 CACSA Contemporary 2015, GAG Projects, SA
  • 2014 Spectrum, Peter Walker Fine Art, SA
  • 2014 John Fries Award Finalists Exhibition, COFA galleries, NSW
  • 2013 Provisional States: Part 1, CACSA main space, SA
  • 2013 Improper Fractions, Constance Gallery, Hobart, TAS
  • 2012 End of the World, Fontanelle gallery, SA
  • 2012 No Place, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
  • 2012 Sensation Seekers, Fontanelle gallery, SA
  • 2010 Wall Paper, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
  • 2010 You Were (B) Right, Trigger, SA
  • 2009 BIG, Queens Theatre, SA
  • 2009 Hatched 09, PICA, Perth, WA
  • 2009 Between Us, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
  • 2008 Survey 13, Graduates of Adelaide Central School of Art, Central Gallery, SA


  • 2017 Walford Anglican School for girls, Public art project, Malvern, SA
  • 2014 FELTnatural Ephemeral Public Art Project, Rymill Park, SA
  • 2014 Arts SA Sculpture Hire Program, State Administration Office Foyer, Victoria Square, SA
  • 2012 Ibidem Public Art Project, Curated by CACSA, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA


  • 2018 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalist, NSW
  • 2018 Arts South Australia, Professional Development Grant, SA
  • 2017 Tatiara Contemporary Art Prize, Winner, Bordertown Art Gallery, SA
  • 2017 The Churchie emerging art prize, Finalist, QUT Museum, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2017 Gallery of NSW Dr. Denise Hickey Memorial Studio at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris 
  • 2015 Korea Residency, Asialink, VIC
  • 2014 Sculpture Hire Program, Arts SA, SA
  • 2014 Australian Artists' Grant, NAVA, NSW
  • 2014 John Fries Award, Finalist, NSW
  • 2014 Sydney Art Month Emerging Artist 20/20 event, Finalist, NSW
  • 2013 Sanskriti Residency, Helpmann Academy, SA
  • 2013 Last Minute Presentation Grant. Arts SA, SA
  • 2012 Artspace Residency, Helpmann Academy, SA
  • 2010 New Work: Emerging, Australia Council, National
  • 2009 Independent Makers and Presenters Program, Arts SA, SA
  • 2008 Independent Makers and Presenters Program, Arts SA, SA
  • 2008 SAYAB project grant, Carclew, SA


  • 2018 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  • 2016 Gachang Art Studio, Daegu, Korea
  • 2013 Sanskriti, New Dehli, India
  • 2012 Artspace, Sydney, NSW


  • 2017  Adelaide Central School of Art: Solid framework, rigorous practice, by Joanna Kitto, Realtime online art journal, www.reatime.org.au 
  • 2016  Philosophical investigation as studio practice by Chris Reid, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia: Broadsheet journal 45.2  
  • 2016  Anna Horne by Sophia Phillips, Fineprint Magazine, www.fineprintmagazine.com
  • 2012  Chameleon from the ashes cacsa@70 | anthology 2012
  • 2011 FELTspace Gold: Survey of contemporary emerging art practice in South Australia, Published by FELTspace