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About

Georgina Campbell is a photographic artist and teacher working at high school and tertiary level with an interest in exploring the photograph as a sculptural object, building her own cameras and experimenting with landscapes.

Winning Best Documentary Work at the Centre for Contemporary Photography (Melbourne) in 2015, she has been a finalist in numerous art prizes in Australia including the Perth Centre for Photography CLIP Awards (2016 & 2017), MAMA Art Foundation National Photography Prize (2016), Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award (2014), Alice Prize (2014), and the Monash Gallery of Art Bowness Prize (2010). Internationally, Georgina has been shortlisted in various exhibitions including the Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition (UK), and the Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, USA.

Her solo exhibitions include Open Your Mind – Tread Softly, held at the Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Melbourne, in 2015 and The Grandfather Paradox, at the Queensland Centre for Photography and the C3 Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne both in 2009.

In the past, Georgina was the founder and director of the Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space in Melbourne, Australia and founded The Plastic Photo Show, an annual open entry photography exhibition for plastic lens and toy cameras, and authored The Plastic Photo Show – The Book a book celebrating the artists who had participated. She has also been a guest lecturer multiple times at universities around Melbourne, speaking about her scanner cameras and her practice as an artist. More recently, Georgina has completed a book, Strange Loop, based on her most recently body of work created at an artist residency in Iceland in 2016.

Georgina currently lives and works in London, UK and Melbourne, Australia.

 

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Born Gosford, NSW, Australia

Lives and works Melbourne, Australia & London, UK.

Education

2015 Grad. Cert in International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, Flinders University, South Australia.

2009 Masters of Visual Art, Monash University, Victoria.

2007 Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Monash University, Victoria.

2003 Graduate Certificate Arts & Entertainment Management, Deakin University, Victoria.

2001 Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Deakin University, Victoria.

Solo Exhibitions

Open Your Mind – Tread Softly,  Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, 2015.

The Grandfather Paradox, Queensland Centre for Photography, 2009

Bibliography, Brunswick Street Gallery, 2009

The Grandfather Paradox, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, 2009

Suburban Oddities, Malvern Town Hall. Malvern, Victoria. 2006

Plant Matter, Ashburton Library Art Track, Ashburton, Victoria. 2006

Pod Pictures, Ashburton Library, Victoria. 2005

Samples of Action, Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space. 2003

Photographs, Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space. 2003

Seeing With Bigger Eyeballs, Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space, 2002

Visual Specimens, Deakin University, Toorak. 30 October – 9 November. 2001

Residencies

NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland. October / November / December 2016.

Gamli skóli (Old School), Hrisey, Iceland. October 2013.

Awards

Winner, Vanbar Best Documentary Work, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne. 2015

Awarded Half Scholarship, Summer School at Charles Sturt University, 2006

Finalist Exhibitions

Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 160, 2017

CLIP Awards, Perth Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2017

Landscapes, Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado, USA, 2017

Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat,VIC. 2016

Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 159, 2016

MAMA Art Foundation National Photography Prize, 2016

CLIP Awards, Perth Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2016

Earth & Sky, Photo Place Gallery, Vermont, USA. 2015

Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat,VIC. 2015

Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat,VIC. 2014

Alice Prize, Alice Springs, NT. 2014

Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, QLD. 2014

She Exhibition, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, VIC. 2014

The National Open Art Competition, UK. 2012

Scan It, gallery40, Brighton, UK. 2012

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK. 2012

Photo-Media Open Salon, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, 2011

Open Photography, Royal West of England Art Academy, 2011

William & Winifred Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, 2010

Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat, 2010

Churchie Emerging Artist Awards, 2010

National Erotic Art Awards, 2010

Muswellbrook Photographic Awards, 2010

Prometheus Art Awards, 2009

Agendo Art Awards, Phoenix Gallery, Deakin University, 2009

Agendo Art Awards, Gardner Galleries. 2007

Chapel on Station Gallery Religious Art Prize, 2006

Daffodil Day Art Awards Travelling Exhibition, 2005

Strathcona Art Show, Hawthorn, Victoria 2005

Australian Landscape Photography Prize, Welshman’s Reef, 2005

Selected Group Exhibitions

Capture. Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn. 2008

What Lies Beneath with Heidi Yardley. Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne. 2007

Exploration Seven. Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne. 2007

Linden Gallery Postcard Show.  St.Kilda, Victoria. 2007

CCP Salon. Fitzroy, Victoria. 2006

Linden Gallery Postcard Show. St.Kilda, Victoria. 2005

CCP Autumn Salon. Fitzroy, Victoria. 2005

Nowa Nowa Nude Festival. Nowa Nowa, Victoria. 2005

CCP Summer Salon. Fitzroy, Victoria. 2004

Linden Gallery Postcard Show. St.Kilda, Victoria. 2004

From Here to Obscurity with Kylie Houldcroft,  Manningham City Council Gallery. 2001

Publications and Press

photodust.org, 2016

Icy Vistas to melt hearts, open minds. Bayside Leader, Oct.13, 2015

TV Interview, Ríkisútvarpið RUV – The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, October 2013.

Square Magazine SP03 Toy Camera, March 2013.

Innovative Local Artist #1, Dan Kerr, http://www.youngausskeptics.com, August 2009

Student Profile, Monash University Off Campus Connection, Issue 5, June/July 2009

Focus on the unpredictable, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Moonee Valley Community News, Sep.2, 2008

Snapping the old-fashioned way, Progress Leader, January 15, 2008

New kids on the block, Megan Backhouse, Art Gallery Guide, May / June 2007

M Preview, The Sunday Age, September 17, 2006

Jurassic technology, Metro, The Age, 2006

Views, Capture Magazine, September_October, 2006

Radio Interview, 3CR, Art Show, 2004

Plastic Photo Show, Agenda, The Age, August 15, 2004.

Plastic Photo Show feature, Lomo Australia website,  2002

Photos with a fuzzy logic, Melbourne Yarra Leader, 11 November, 2002.

Dark Places, Good Weekend, The Age. December 22, 2001.

Curatorial Projects

Owner and Director of Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space, North Fitzroy, Victoria.

Founder and Director of the Plastic Photo Show held at Incinerator Arts Complex, Moonee Ponds, 2008

Incinerator Arts Complex, Moonee Ponds, 2007, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, 2006, Red Gallery, Fitzroy North, 2005, Red Gallery, Fitzroy North, Victoria. 2004, & Obscurity Pictures Gallery Space, Fitzroy North. 2003

Selected Teaching Experience

Deakin University, Sessional Lecturing in Photography. 2005 & 2010

Reading College, Reading, Berkshire, UK. Photography (Instructor of record.) 2011

Strode’s College, Egham, Surrey, UK. Photography (Instructor of record.) 2013

Collections

Brighton Arts & Cultural Centre Gallery, Bayside City Council, Brighton, Australia

Daryl Hewson Collection, (http://darylhewsoncollection.com)

Private collections in Australia, UK, USA.

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