Very happy to announce that I have been selected as a finalist in the 2019 National Photographic Portrait Prize. My work is one of 40 images selected for exhibition, out of 3,133 entries. Looking forward to heading down to Canberra in February next year for the opening!
I am pleased to announce that my work has been selected for exhibition as part of the GESTE Paris 2018 OPEN CALL, for their forthcoming exhibition Binary / Non-Binary.
Curated by Shiva Lynn Burgos (US/France), Georg Bak (Switzerland) and Alisa Phommaxahay (France/Laos), the exhibition will include notable artists : Constantin Brancusi, Frederick Sommer, Pierre Molinier, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ned & Shiva Productions, Francis Ruyter, Olaf Nicolai, Ghost of a Dream, Zean Cabangis, CJ Heyliger, Susan Morris, Nicolas Schöffer, Hannibal Volkoff, Samra Habib, Quentin Houdas, Gianfranco Caravaggi, Martin Désilets, Elger Esser and others.
The work was selected by an international jury and was the first time GESTE has hosted an OPEN CALL for participation.
The exhibition opens November 5, 2018 at GESTE Paris. For more details, please see their website.
I am very pleased to write my work has been featured on the Der Grief contemporary photography site - Guest Room curated by Lorenza Bravetta.
See my work and other featured artists at the Der Grief website here - https://dergreif-online.de/guest-room/lorenza-bravetta/
“Since January 2017, Lorenza Bravetta is Couselor of the Ministry Dario Franceschini for the valorization of the national photographic patrimony at MiBACT, the role she covers has the aim of investigating themes related to the protection and valorization of photography in Italy, connected to other international realities.
Lorenza Bravetta has conceived, realized and directed, from January 2015 to September 2016, CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, in Turin. A structure devoted to be a Center in Italy consecrated to photography as a mean of communication, information and artistic expression. From 2011 to 2014 Lorenza Bravetta has been in Paris as Director of Magnum Photos for Continental Europe, role she covered after a professional path she began in the famous photographic agency in 1998.”
(Quoted from Der Grief)
I am pleased to write that this year I was selected for the second round of judging for the 2018 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, organised by the National Portrait Gallery in London. Though I didn't make it into the final exhibition this year, two of my images made it to the second round of judging of physical prints. For this there were only 341 photographs selected, out of a total of 4462 submitted. Looking forward to entering again next year.
Check out the National Portrait Gallery (UK) website for details of the upcoming exhibition.
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!