Minna Gilligan has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts. She has held solo exhibitions at Daine Singer, Melbourne Art Fair, Spring 1883, West Space, TCB Art Inc, Rear View and Dudspace and participated in group exhibitions including Melbourne Now at the National Gallery of Victoria; Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada; Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles; PICA, Perth; Papermill ARI, Sydney; Knight Street Art Space; TCB Art Inc; George Paton Gallery and Gilligan Grant Gallery, Melbourne. Gilligan is a 2014 studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary and in 2015 will publish her first book with Hardie Grant. Her work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia.