Education & Work

2018-2019 Visual Arts/Photography Teacher NSW TAFE & DEC

2011-2017 Sessional Lecturer in Photomedia, The University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours. The University of Newcastle 

Graduate Diploma of Education (Visual Arts, Photography & Design) The University of Newcastle


Prizes & Awards

Gaffa Experimental Photo Festival Award, Sydney 2016

Photobook Melbourne Image Award 2016

The Friends of the University of Newcastle Art Prize 2015

Muswellbrook Photographic Prize 2014 & 2012

The National Portrait Prize, Canberra 2013

HeadOn Portrait Prize Finalist, ACP 2012

Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award 2012

Queensland Portrait Prize, QCP 2012

New York Photo Prize, The Powerhouse Arena 2012

Awarded Best Portrait, Summer Salon at CCP Melbourne 2004

HeadOn Portrait Prize Finalist, Sydney 2004

National Photography Prize, Albury Regional Art Gallery 2004

The Olive Cotton Portrait Prize, Tweed River Gallery 2004


Solo Exhibitions

2019 SCA Galleries (November)

2016/17 Point North, Reykjavík Museum of Photography, Iceland

2016 Point North. Arts System Wickham

2015 The Bus Stop Project. Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2012 The Bus Stop Project Public Installation, Newcastle 

2004  Phantasm-­hood, The University of Newcastle Gallery

2004 Absence, Span 1, 2 & 3 Galleries Melbourne

2003 Stills, Newcastle Art Space, Newcastle


Group Exhibitions

2018 Light Objects, Photography in the Expanded Field. Perth Centre for Photography

2017 The Cutting Room, The Bearded Tit Redfern

2016 Makers Matter, Gaffa Gallery Sydney

2016 CCP Salon Melbourne

2016 Der Greif Process 2.0 Krakow Photomonth Poland 2016

2016 Traces, Verge Gallery Sydney

2015 Directors Cut, Gallery 139 Hamilton

2014 December Show, 10x8 Gallery Sydney

2014 Place & Space, The Grove. The Entrance Gallery

2014 The Acquisitive Prize, The University of Newcastle Gallery

2013 Eternity, Damien Minton Gallery Sydney

2013 Working: Newcastle. Curated by Damien Minton. The University of Newcastle Gallery

2013 The Loop Creatives, MTV Sydney

2004 The University of Newcastle Photomedia Staff Show, Lovett Gallery

2004 Presence Suspended, Photo Technica, Sydney 

2004 Lomo Australia Exhibition, Photo Technica, Sydney 

2003 Plastic Photo Show, Obscurity Gallery, Nth Fitzroy 

2003 Newdigit, Field Gallery, Newcastle



2019 Studio Kura Residency. Japan

2015 Neslit Artist Residency. Iceland

2014 The Grove Residency. Australia


Photovoice Projects & Exhibition - Curator & Project Manager

2017 ArtVolt, Arthouse Wyong. Project sponsored by by Central Coast Council

2017 Newcastle Regional Art Gallery. Project sponsored by Newcastle City Council

2016 The Arthouse, Central Coast. Project sponsored by Central Coast Council

2015 Gallery 139 Hamilton. Project Sponsored by Newcastle City Council

2014 Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. Project sponsored by Newcastle City Council

2012 Newcastle Regional Library. Project sponsored by Maitland Council


Reviews & Publications

Tjejland Website Feature 2017

Point North featured The Iceview Magazine, Iceland 2017

Point North featured in Iceland Monitor, Iceland 2017

Solitary Bird. Photodust feature and Interview  2016

Solitary Bird feature C41 Online Photography Magazine Feature 2016

Solitary Bird. Brett Magazine Feature 2016

Solitary Bird feature. Lensculture 2016

Women in Photo feature and Instagram takeover 2016

Working: Newcastle Exhibition text & Catalogue 2015.The University of Newcastle / Damien Minton Gallery

The Bus Stop Project Review, Maitland Regional Art Gallery by Una Ray. Newcastle Herald Weekender  2015

This Is Me. Maitland Regional Art Gallery review. Huffington Post Review 2014

This Is Me review. Lake Macquairie Regional Art Gallery. Newcastle Herald Review 2014

Ahn & Pete, The Bus Stop Project. The National Portrait Prize. Australian Photography 2013

Ahn & Pete, The Bus Stop Project. ABC News 2013

Josephine Ulrick Catalogue 2012

NPPP National Photography Portrait Prize Exhibition text. National Portrait Gallery 2013

The Bus Stop Project interview and Feature. Interviews Aloud 2014

Identities Now: Contemporary Portrait Photography by Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art. New York

Walking In My Shoes Exhibition review on International Women’s Day 2010. Channel Nine News

Presence Suspended, Photo Technica Review. Spectrum Magazine,Sydney Morning Herald 2004