MAHONEY, PAULA

EDUCATION

2017 Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Art),Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

2003 Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts,Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

1998 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Cultureand English), Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

SELECTED AWARDS & PRIZES

2019 Finalist, Olive Cotton Award

2018 Finalist, Duo Magazine PercivalPhotographic Portrait Prize

2016 Finalist, Duo Magazine PercivalPhotographic Portrait Prize

2015 Finalist, Ulrick & SchubertPhotography Award

2012 Finalist, Ulrick & Schubert PhotographyAward

2011 Highly Commended, Olive CottonAward

2008 Highly Commended, Olive CottonAward

2008 Finalist, Ulrick & SchubertPhotography Award

2008 Finalist, Arte Laguna, Venice

2006 Finalist, Ulrick & SchubertPhotography Award

2006 Finalist, City of Perth PhotomediaAward, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, WA

2003 Finalist, ANZ Visual ArtsFellowship Award

2001 Finalist, sometimes bed is not anoption, Roche Contemporary Art Prize, PCL Gallery, Sydney, NSW

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Rocking Reflections, Richmond TownHall, Richmond, VIC

2018 Rocking Reflections, IncineratorGallery, Moonee Ponds, VIC

2018 Rocking Reflections, BakehouseStudios, Richmond, VIC

2018 Rocking Reflections, RokebyStudios, Collingwood, VIC

2018 Death Suits Me Fine, Death and DyingFestival, Carlton, VIC

2017 Death SuitsMe Fine, Neospace, Collingwood, VIC

2014 Just a Touch of Death, Glen EiraTown Hall, Caulfield, VIC

2012 Just a Touch of Death, RichmondTown Hall, Richmond, VIC

2012 Just a Touch of Death, QueenslandCentre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD

2011 Killing Everyone I Know, IndexSpace, Sydney, NSW

2008 Killing Everyone I Know, c3Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford, VIC

2007 Half Cocked, Queensland Centre forPhotography, Brisbane, QLD

2006 The Last Stand, a r e aContemporary Art Space, Fitzroy, VIC

2006 Whiteout, Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy,VIC

2005 Red Cell, HoGan Gallery,Collingwood, VIC

2004 Domestik, a r e a Contemporary ArtSpace, Fitzroy, VIC

2003 half asleep half awake, SeventhGallery, Fitzroy, VIC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Urban Campfires, Neighbour JusticeCentre, Collingwood, VIC

2017 Icon, Richmond Town Hall, Richmond,VIC

2015 Horror Show, Gippsland RegionalGallery, Sale, VIC

2015 Horror Show, Strange Neighbour,Fitzroy, VIC

2013 The Simple Truth, Cube 37,Frankston, VIC

2011 The rest is silence, Death Be Kind,The Alderman, Brunswick, VIC

2011 Blake Prize: Director’s Cut 2011,www.blakeprize.com.au/galleries/directors-cut

2009 The Churchie National Emerging ArtExhibition, Brisbane, QLD

2009 Testing Ground, fortyfive downstairs,Melbourne, VIC

2006 Smith St Photography Prize, HoGanGallery, VIC

2004 Neoteric Atmosphere, The Foundry,Fitzroy, VIC

2003 VCA Graduate Exhibition, VCAGallery, Southbank, VIC

2003 Double 00 (with Mark Misic andSteve Spangaro) Kings, Melbourne, VIC

2002 undercurrent (with LisaCampbell-Smith), The Drill Hall, Adelaide, SA

COLLECTIONS

Daryl Hewson Collection

Tweed River Art Gallery Collection

Private Collections

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Melissa Pesa,www.art-almanac.com.au/2015/04/horror-show, April 29th 2015www.excerptmagazine.com/blog/month=november-2013

Paul Adair, Essay for exhibitioncatalogue, Just a Touch of Death, Queensland Centre for Photography, 2012

Keely Macarow, “Murder is something thathappens to other people.” Essay for exhibition catalogue, Killing Everyone IKnow, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent Foundation, MonashUniversity: Melbourne, 6-24 August 2008

Maurice Ortega, Essay for exhibitioncatalogue, Half Cocked, www.qcp.org.au/exhibitions/previous/album-59/29, 2007

‘half asleep, half awake’, Manifesto,Melbourne, Issue 3 2004

Wendy Walker, ‘Drill Hall, Driveway,Open Sandwich, inFLEXion’, The Advertiser, Adelaide, March 8th, 2002

AWARDS/ GRANTS

2019, Analogue Extreme: a travelling artists' residency in Mauritania, organised by Waaw, Senegal

2018, Watch this Space Artist inResidency, Alice Springs

2018, City of Yarra, Community SmallProject Grant