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Solo Exhibitions

2016 Australian Galleries, Paddington
2014-2016 Galerie “La Vitrine D’ Hervé”, Paris
2012 ANU Gallery, Canberra
Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney
Dab Lab Gallery – UTS, Sydney
South Hill Gallery, Goulburn
Bondi Pavillion Atrium
2011 South Hill Gallery, Goulburn
2010 Sydney Theatre Company
Monash Gallery of Art
2009 UTS Gallery, Sydney
2007 Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
UTS Gallery, Sydney
2006 Customs House, Sydney
Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Bega Valley Regional Gallery
Mori Gallery, Sydney
2005 National Museum of Australia
Goulburn Regional Gallery
2004 Pine St Gallery, Chippendale
2003 Campbelltown City Art Gallery
2001 Stills Gallery, Sydney
2000 Entertainment Centre, Darwin
1999 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Sturt Gallery, Mittagong
1993 Musee National des Arts de l’ Afrique et de L’Oceanie, Paris, France
1992 Stills Gallery, Sydney
Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1989-93 Fnac Galerie Photo, Paris and throughout France and Belgium
1988 13 Verity Street, Melbourne
Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakata, Indonesia
Solander Gallery, Sydney
Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1987 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
13 Verity Street, Melbourne
1985 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1978 ANZ Gallery, Sydney
1976 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Pentax Brummels Gallery, Melbourne
1974 Bonython Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Australian Life, Art & About – Sydney
DUO Percival Photographic Portrait Prize – Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville
IRIS Award – Perth Centre for Photography
Decisive: New Currents in Street Photography – Sixteen Mile Arts, Canada
Add On – Head On Photo Festival, Sydney
Bush Capital – Canberra Museum and Gallery
After Dark Cowra – Cowra Regional Gallery
2015 The Photograph and Australia – Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Bowness Award – Monash Gallery, Melbourne
Australian and International Contemporary Photography – Olsen Irwin Gallery
The Decisive Moment – Contact Sheet Gallery
2014 National Portrait Prize travelling exhibition
Australian Life, Art & About
Art For Mart – South Hill Gallery
Genesis Project – M Contemporary Gallery
Ulsan International Photography Festival, South Korea
Contemporary Chinese and Australian Photography – 3 perspectives – China Cultural Centre, Sydney
face 2 face – Robin Gibson Gallery
DUO Percival Photographic Portrait Prize – Pinnacles Gallery
Beautiful Whale – Australian National Maritime Museum
Head On South
2013 National Portrait Gallery (Paul Kelly)
Penrith Regional Gallery
Goulburn Regional Gallery x 2
South Hill Gallery
Picturing Compassion – Sydney Town Hall
DNA Gallery
2012 Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Goulburn Regional Gallery
2009-10 Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2007 Greenpeace Anniversary – Carriageworks, Sydney
Tweed River Art Galley
Head On, Sydney
2006 Tweed River Art Galley
Alliance Francais, Sydney
Head On, Sydney
2005 Tweed River Art Galley
Alliance Francais, Sydney
2004 Ulrick/Schubert Award – Gold Coast Regional Gallery
2003 Citigroup Portrait Prize Art Gallery of NSW
Ulrick/Schubert Award Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2002 Ulrick/Schubert Award Gold Coast City Art Gallery
1999 Yellow House Now, Michael Nagy Gallery
1997 London Photographers Gallery, England
1996 Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney
1995 Sydney Photographed MOCA, Sydney
1994 National Portrait Gallery, ACT
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1992 Portrait of a Nation, Mitchell Library, Sydney
1991 La Galeria, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1990 Collection Photo de la Fnac, Paris, France
1989 Stadtishe Galerie, Erlangen, Germany
Yellow House Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Portrait Photography, Australian National Gallery, ACT
1988 Black & White at Coventry, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
A Changing Relationship, S.H. Ervin Gallery
1986 Five Years On, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1985 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1984 Lady Fairfax Awards, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
1975 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
1974 Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney

Festivals

2016 Head On Photo Festival
2015 Head On Photo Festival
2014 Head On Photo Festival
Ulsan International Photography Festival, South Korea
2013 Head On Photo Festival
2012 Head On Photo Festival
1999 Darwin Festival
1993 Photofolie, Paris, France
1989 International Days of Photography, Montpellier, France

Collections

Elton John Collection
Australian National Gallery
Art Gallery of New South Wales
National Museum of Australia
Parliament House, ACT
Health Commission, ACT
Philip Morris Art Purchase
Bibliotheque Nationale, France
Fnac Collection
Centre Regional De La Photographie
Nort Pas – Des Calais
Musee National des Arts de I’ Afrique et de I’ Oceanie
Polaroid Collection, Germany
Private Collections in Australia, France, England, Netherlands & USA

Grants

1991 International Program, Australia Council
1989 International Program, Australia Council
1974 Visual Arts Boards Grant
Experimental Film Fund, Australia Film Corporation

Awards/Selection

2016 Finalist – 9th Pollux Award
Winner – Australian Life, Art & About
Finalist – IRIS Award
Finalist – DUO Percival Photographic Portrait Prize
2015 Finalist – Bowness Photography Prize
2014 Runner up – Australian Life, Art & About
Finalist – National Photographic Portrait Prize
Finalist – DUO Percival Photographic Portrait Prize
2011 Winner – Momento Portrait Photo Book Prize
Finalist – Head On Portrait Prize
2007 Finalist – Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture
2006 Finalist – Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture
Finalist – Head On Portrait Prize
2003 Finalist – 50 Crows International Fund for Documentary Photography

Reviews

2013 Joyce Morgan – Brink – SMH
2011 Sandy Edwards, Arthere
2007 Michael Fitzgerald, Time
Robert McFarlane, The Sydney Morning Herald
2001 Robert McFarlane, The Sydney Morning Herald
1999 Robert McFarlane, The Sydney Morning Herald
1992 Robert McFarlane, The Sydney Morning Herald
1989 1989 Beatrice Faust, The Melbourne Age
Martin Jolly, Photofile
Brigette Ollier, Liberation
1988 Christine Godden, The Sydney Morning Herald
Jacques Delarulle, The Sydney Morning Herald
Robert McFarlane, The Australian
1986 Alex McGregor, Metro: The Sydney Morning Herald
John McDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald
Robert McFarlane, The Australian
1985 Max Dupain, The Sydney Morning Herald
Robert McFarlane, The Australian
Terence Maloon, The Eastern Herald
1974 Danielle Thomas, The Sydney Morning Herald

Television

1996 Photography interview by Stuart Goodman for ABC Billboard
1993 Cercle de Minuit, Paris, France
1989 Visual Instincts, Izon Production

Published: Written Articles

2014 Head On Photo Festival Blog
The Death of T.G.H. Strehlow, The National Review, Oct 1978
Charles William Bowman, Drover, GEO Magazine, Vol.3, No. 4 1981

Published Photographs: Books

Blood Mystic by George Gittoes – Pan Macmillan Australia 2016
The Mud House by Richard Glover – Revised Edition, HarperCollins 2016
Portraits from the Edge – Kiribati – Putting a Face to Climate Change – MOMENTO 2010
Visual Instincts Australian Contemporary Photography, Australian Government Printer
1989 Reflection of Life, One Kind Photography O Idea Books, Germany
At Home In Australia, Peter Conrad
An Eye for Photography, Alan Davies
Photography Collection Handbook AGNSW
Brett Whitely Studio

Published Photographs: Online

Published Photographs: Magazines

Art & Australia, Art Network, New Poetry, Xpress Magazine, Camera Internationale, Photograhies Magazine, Liberation, Le Monde

Video / Film Production and Direction

1974 ‘Dolphin Dreamin’ Stills photography for Film and Television production
Bush Video productions – Australian National Gallery Collection
1972 Yellow House Tapes

Stills Photography for Film & Television

1986 The House on the Coast, Deadalus Production
The Marsupials – Howling 11 – Bancannia Production
From the Mountains to the Sea – Bozado Production
1985 Eora Corroboree – Corroboree Films
1984 From the Neck to Knee – Albie Thoms Production
1983 The Secret Discovery of Australia – Edgecliff Films
1982 The Dissapperance of Azaria Chamberlain – Edgecliff Films

Teaching

2010-2015 Sydney Community College
2004-2014 UTS, Sydney
1995-2006 TAFE – Goulburn
1994-1999 UTS, Sydney
1991 COFA, Sydney
1989 Parsons School of Design – Paris
1989 European Graphic Design – Paris
1978 Resident Artist All Saints College-Bathurst

Languages

French and Tetun (East Timor)

Professional Summary

2014-2016 Sydney Street Portraits
2013 Photography in Wilcannia and Bourke
2011 Muckaty Journey (NT) with Johno Throsby
2009-2010 Kiribati Photography
2007 Curated Greenpeace 30th Anniversary Photo Exhibition
Wombeyan International Photo Festival
Sorry Day with Jodie Wiggins
2006-2007 Muslim photography
Wingecarribee Reconciliation Chairperson
2005-2015 NPWS Guide, Wombeyan Caves
2005 Wombeyan International Photo Festival
2002-2003 Bougainville photography
2000-2015 Rural Fire Service, Taralga
2000-2001 East Timor photography
1994-2008 Bush photography
1992 Outback photography
1989-1992 Lived and taught in Paris
Polaroid 20’x 24″ Paris
1998 Photography for Aboriginal Memorial photography with Djon Mundine
1987-1988 Outback photography
Travel and photography London/Paris/New York
Polaroid 20″x 24″ NYC
1986 Indonesian photography
Commence Studio Portrait photography
1984-1985 Bondi photography
1979 Centralia photography
1977 Co-founded Greenpeace Australia
Activist photography
1975 Dolphin Dreamin-experimental film on dolphins.
1972 Bush Video
1971 Yellow House Artists Community

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