I am happy to write that I have been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2018 Head On Portrait prize, as part of the Head On Photo Festival. My work 'Amy and Stu' will be screened as part of the semi-finalist slideshow alongside the Head On Portrait Prize at the Head On Photo Festival Hub at Paddington Town Hall between 5th May - 20th May. Looking forward to seeing the finalists and other semi-finalists work this year!
My work 'Simon' as hung in the Tweed Regional Gallery for the Olive Cotton Award 2017 (far right, lower image). Very happy to have been selected to this and had the privilege of my work being displayed alongside the work of so many great photographers, especially familiar names and friends Margaret Ellen Burns, Michael Corridore, Lynne Roberts-Goodwin and Daniel Bushaway, as well as many, many other amazing photographers.
Thanks to the Tweed Regional Gallery and everyone involved.
I am happy to announce that I've been selected as a finalist in the 2017 IRIS Award, held at the amazing Perth Centre for Photography (PCP).
The IRIS Award is an international prize recognising new and outstanding portraiture in photographic art.
The criteria for selection focuses on portraits that are unique, compelling and engaging whilst maintaining excellence in photography. The award is open to photographic artists from all over the world and will culminate in a professional group exhibition of finalists' work at the Perth Centre for Photography. Finalists will have their work promoted online, and will also have the chance to win up to three cash prizes.
I am happy to announce I have been selected as a finalist in the Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture, 2017.
The exhibition of finalists will be shown at Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW 2484, from Friday 21 July to Sunday 8 October 2017, Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm.
The Winner and additional Awards will be announced at the official opening on Saturday 22 July 2017 at 5.00pm for 5.30pm speeches. All are welcome and entry is free.
For more information, please check the gallery website;
The Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture is a $20,000 biennial national award for excellence in photographic portraiture dedicated to the memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The winning work is acquired for the Gallery’s Collection. The exhibition is selected from entrants across Australia and is a significant opportunity for photographers living and working in Australia.
The 2017 National Photographic Portrait Prize winners have been announced. Check them out at the website here.
Voting is also now open for the People's Choice Award for the NPPP2017. Please head on over to the site and vote!
** UPDATE ** Voting now open for the People's Choice Award for the NPPP2017. Please head on over to the site and vote! - 2017 National Photographic Portrait Prize People's Choice Award.
Looking forward to heading down to Canberra this weekend to the opening of the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery. My image 'Anika' will be on display as a finalist.
"This year is the 10th anniversary of the National Photographic Portrait Prize (#NPPP2017), so it’ll be extra special. In addition to the first prize of $25,000, prizes will be awarded for Highly Commended, Art Handlers' Award and the ever-popular People's Choice."
The exhibition will be showing from Saturday 1 April until Sunday 18 June 2017 and then will tour to a range of venues around Australia.
You will be able to vote for your favourite portrait online in the People's Choice from the 1st of April. To find out more info and keep up to date, check out the website or follow the exhibition on social media
I am happy to announce that I have been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Head On Portrait Prize, to be exhibited at the Museum of Sydney. Opening night and winners to be announced on Saturday the 6th of May.
More details available at the Head On Festival website - http://www.headon.com.au