Paula Mahoney


Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2022

Together in the valley (with the shadow) of death


2022 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 

Grief makes us strangers 

Awarded the Wai Tang Commissioning Award

April 2022

MGA and the MGA Foundation are proud to introduce the inaugural Wai Tang Commissioning Award. The Wai Tang Commissioning Award is a new initiative of the MGA Foundation as part of the 2022 Bowness Photography Prize. Paula Mahoney is the first artist who has been selected from the 2021 Bowness Photogaphy Prize to be awarded the $10,000 commission. Her exhibition will coincide with the 2022 Bowness Photography Prize exhibition with one work entering MGA’s significant collection of Australian photographs in honour of Wai Tang’s legacy.


2021 Grace Cossington-Smith art award

A place to catalogue my mother No.4


Jump on through (to the other side)

The Guardian  

12 November,   2021


Jump on through (to the other side)

2021 Bowness Photography Prize  


Jump on through (to the other side)

The Australian Magazine | Heart of a Nation | Ross Bilton

7  August, 2021


2021 Olive Cotton Award

A backwards safari 

Olive Cotton Catalogue (featured pg.13 and back cover)

16 July - 19 Sept, 2021 

Blush Response 

Fletcher Arts

Nov/Dec 2020

These Days - works in isolation 

29 Oct  - 29 Nov, 2020

Curator: Dr. Paula Mahoney

A guided tour


The Age, Sunday Life

A place to catalogue my mother No.4 

30 September, 2020 


The Alice Prize 2020

A place to catalogue my mother No.4

View exhibition here


The Percival Photographic Prize 2020

The scream, 2020 (left)

Rima, a lifesize portrait,  2019

Featured Vogue Living

A place to catalogue my mother No.4 

in Vogue Living, Fletcher Arts,  Dec 2019 / Jan 2020

Vogue Living article 

Horror Show
Essay Simon Gregg

Gippsland Art Gallery

Horror Show
Review Melissa Pesa

Art Alamanac

Horror Show
Essay Edward Colless
Strange Neighbour

Excerpt Magazine


Just a Touch of Death
Essay Paul Adair

Queensland Centre for Photography

Killing Everyone I Know

Essay Keely Macarow
c3 Contemporary Art Space