Curriculum Vitae


2014 Victorian College of the Arts Master of Fine Art

2003    Victorian College of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Art, Honours

1999    RMIT TAFE, Associate Diploma of Visual Arts

Solo Exhibitions:

2016    Stratum Arc One Gallery, Melbourne

2013    Reconstructure Arc One Gallery, Melbourne

2011    now I am a radiant people  Arc One Gallery, Melbourne

2010    Erysichthon’s Ball Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2009    Seeded (mum and dad) selected works  Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

2007    How Excellently We Did-diddilly-do-do Do It  Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

2005    Legion  tcb Art Inc, Melbourne

2004    Bugaboo  tcb Art Inc, Melboune

2003    little Her and little Eye  with Pauline Lavoipierre, Westspace, Melbourne

            Eye Spy...    Linden Gallery, St Kilda Centre for Contemporay Art, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions:

2016    Cut Up/ Cut Out Bedford Gallery, Lesher Centre for the Arts, Walnut Creek, USA

2015    Cutting Edge: 21st Century Photography Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

            Wyndham Art Prize  Wyndham Gallery, Melbourne

            Mindshadows Arc One Gallery, Melbourne

2014    Victorian College of the Arts Masters Exhibition Southbank, Melbourne

            Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize National Art School, Sydney

            Photo LA: The 23rd Annual International Photographic Art Exhibition L.A. Mart, Los Angeles

            Vertigo Galeri Soemardja, Institute of Technology, Indonesia; Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Taipei, Taiwan;                                   POSCO Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

2012    Contemporary Australia Women  Gallery Of Modern Art, Brisbane

2011    Double Vision  McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne

            Face in the Crowd: New PortraitureIpswich Art Gallery, Queensland

2010    The Edge of the Universe Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Victoria

            Illusion Illusion McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne

            Present Tense: An imagined grammar of potraiture in the digital age National Portait Gallery, Camberra

            ART 1 Regional TourShepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Victoria

2009    NEW 09  ACCA (Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne)

            Works with paper  Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney

2008    Tidal  Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne

            Bella Art Draw  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2007    Primavera 07 Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2006    Hung Out to Dry  Ocular Lab, Melbourne

            Life is Getting Longer  VCA Gallery, Melbourne

2005    Figures of Question  Ord Minett Foyer Gallery, Optus Centre. Melbourne

            Six Orbits Around the Blue Moon  Ramp Gallery, Massey University Hamilton, New Zealand

2004    Life is Very Long  Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne

            Exploration Five   Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2003    Hatched 3  Healthway National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

2002    Graduate Exhibition  Victorian College of the Arts

             First  Spencer Street Gallery, Melbourne

2001    Fall-Out  VCA Gallery, Melbourne

            Line-Up  Mansour Galleries, Melbourne

            White Wash  69 Smith Street, Melbourne

Grants and Prizes

2015    Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris Studio Residency, Australia Council

2014    Fiona Myer Traveling Scholarship

2010    New Work Creation and Development Grant Australia Council

2008    New Work Creation and Development Grant Australia Council

2004    Postcard Prize Linden Gallery Annual Postcard Exhibition

2002    Maude Glover Fleay Award Victorian College of the Arts Graduate award

2001    Postcard Prize Linden Gallery Annual Postcard Exhibition

            Prize for work on a Botanical Theme Linden Gallery Annual Postcard Exhibition


Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery

Monash University

RMIT University Union Arts

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

Private collections

Selected Bibliography

2013    Australian Art CollectorIssue 65July- September

            What Now? Justine Khamara

2012    Contemprary Australia Women (catalogue essay)

            Ellie Buttrose In one another we will never be lacking

2011    Doppelganger: Images of the Human Being

            Editors: R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, F. Schulze,  Gestalten Books, 2011

2010    Look! Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980

            Dr Anne Marsh, ProMacmillan, 2010

2009    Photofile, Dec 09-March10

            Kristen Ranni do, i undo, i redo

            Un Magazine 3.1 June 2009

            Guest artist

New 09 (catalogue essay)

            Zara StanhopeMonstrous Love

            The Age April 8 2009

            Robert Nelson Macabre curiosity haunts exhibition

            The Australian

            Edward CollessBreaching the sensory threshold

            Artworld Issue 9 June/July 2009

            Fiona Gruber  Review

2007    Artlink vol 27 no 4

            Stephanie Britton(feature) The Obsessive Compulsive Worker-Artist

           Primvera 07- Exhibition Catalogue

           Christine Morrow Justine Khamara     

           The Program- Feature Review       

           Rebecca Fazzalari How Excellently We Did-diddly-do-do Do It

2006   Artlink vol 26, no 4

            Simon Gregg Life is Getting Longer

            The AgeJune 11, 2006

            Ashley CrawfordLife is Getting Longer

            Life is Getting Longer Exhibition Catalogue

            Andrew Goodman (catalogue essay)

   .nz issue 5

            Lisa BensonIs it possible to think straight while orbiting

2005    Volumeeverything

            Clubs publication no 5 (commemmorating Gertrude’s 20th Birthday)

            Un. magazine issue 5

             Lily Hibberd Mess’n With the Medium

            The Age June 3, 2005

            Robert NelsonHead Turning Photography

            Artlink vol 25, no 1

            Cliff BurtLife is very Long

2004 issue 8

            Jasmina CininasLife is Very Long

            Life is Very Long Exhibition Catalogue

            Andrew Goodman (cataogue essay)

2003    Artlink vol 23, no 1


            Hatched 2003

            Healthway National Graduate Show Catalogue



2008    Artlink vol 28 no 3 (review)

            Kate Rohde Flourish

            Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria

2007    Artlink vol 27 no 2(review)

            Eyes Lies and Illusions

            ACMI Fedration Square, Melbourne   

2006    Un. magazine issue 7(review)

            Martin Sastre Hola Australia! The Iberoamerican Triology

            RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

 2005   Un. magazine issue 6(review)

            A reconstructed world

            Linden Gallery, St Kida Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne   

            ToyUtopia(catalogue essay)

            Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne

2004 .nz issue 2 (essay)