Stuart Ringholt | the artist




The artist Stuart Ringholt
Born 1971, Perth, Australia.
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Performance Art, Sydney Biennale,


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"I am interested in finding out if art can be super practical beyond the immediate visual or sensory experience. Can art literally improve my life on an inter-personal level?" – Stuart Ringholt Stuart Ringholt’s interdisciplinary art practice is resolutely concerned with his social environment – with the state of consciousness, with the nature of perception, with interpersonal interaction and the tensions between individualism and community wellbeing. Whether conducting workshops that probe the participants’ emotional hang-ups, creating interactive sculptures, or documenting his own forays into public performance, Ringholt’s socially-minded art references both his own and his audience’s physical presence, and, by association, their lived experience…
Conceptual artist Stuart Ringholt has finally escaped darkness and despair
In 1994 after finishing university disillusioned and working dead end jobs, Stuart Ringholt found himself in India experiencing cheap drugs and the hippie lifestyle. Bingeing on hashish he soon became grossly thought disordered and descended into psychosis and psychiatric hospitals…


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