Paula Mahoney

EDUCATION

2017  PhD(Fine Art), Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

SELECTED AWARDS & PRIZES

2020  Finalist, Percival PhotographicPortrait Prize

2020  Finalist, The Alice Prize

2019  Finalist, Pro Hart Outback Art Prize

2019  Finalist, Olive Cotton Award

2018  Finalist, Duo Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize

2016  Finalist, Duo Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize

2015  Finalist, Ulrick & Schubert Photography Award

2012  Finalist, Ulrick & Schubert Photography Award

2011  Highly Commended, Olive Cotton Award

2008  Highly Commended, Olive Cotton Award

2008  Finalist, Ulrick & Schubert Photography Award

2008  Finalist, Arte Laguna, Venice

2006  Finalist, Ulrick & Schubert Photography Award

2006  Finalist, City of Perth Photomedia Award, PICA, WA

2003  Finalist, ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award

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

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  Rocking Reflections, Richmond Town Hall, Richmond, VIC

2018  Rocking Reflections, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds, VIC

2018  Rocking Reflections, Bakehouse Studios, Richmond, VIC

2018  Rocking Reflections, Rokeby Studios, Collingwood, VIC

2018  DeathSuits Me Fine, Death and Dying Festival, Carlton, VIC

2017  Death Suits Me Fine, Neospace, Collingwood, VIC

2014  Just a Touch of Death, Glen Eira Town Hall, Caulfield, VIC

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

2012  Just a Touch of Death, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD

2011  Killing Everyone I Know, Index Space, Sydney, NSW

2008  Killing Everyone I Know, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford, VIC

2007  Half Cocked, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD

2006  TheLast Stand, a r e a Contemporary Art Space, Fitzroy, VIC

2006  Whiteout, Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

2005  Red Cell, HoGan Gallery, Collingwood, VIC

2004  Domestik, a r e a Contemporary Art Space, Fitzroy, VIC

2003  half asleep half awake, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  Urban Campfires, Neighbour Justice Centre, Collingwood, VIC

2017  Icon, Richmond Town Hall, Richmond, VIC

2015  Horror Show, Gippsland Regional Gallery, 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 Art Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

2009  Testing Ground, fortyfive downstairs, Melbourne, VIC

2006  Smith St Photography Prize, HoGan Gallery, VIC

2004  Neoteric Atmosphere, The Foundry, Fitzroy, VIC

2003  VCA Graduate Exhibition, VCA Gallery, Southbank, VIC

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

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

COLLECTIONS

Daryl Hewson Collection

Tweed River Art Gallery Collection

Private Collections

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020 Annemarie Kiely, Fletcher Art, Vogue Living Jan /Feb, p.56-58

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

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

Keely Macarow, “Murder is something that happens to other people.” Essay for exhibition catalogue, Killing Everyone I Know, c3 Contemporary Art Space,Abbotsford Convent Foundation, Monash University: Melbourne, 6-24 August 2008

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

‘halfasleep, 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 in Residency, Alice Springs

2018  City of Yarra, Community Small Project Grant

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