Rachel Marsden » What lies beyond the imagined?

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Curriculum Vitae

Born Stanthorpe, Australia
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Solo Shows

2014 Allan and Eunice, Ugees, Brisbane
2011 Things You Thought You Needed, private residence, Brisbane, Australia
2010 Devices, Ida Nowhere, Berlin, Germany
2009 Archimedes’ Field, Queensland Centre for Photography, South Brisbane

Selected Group Shows

2014 Head On – Selected Works, Gallery X88, Sydney
2014 The Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe
2013 Head On Portrait Prize, State Library NSW, Sydney
2013 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Surfer’s Paradise
2011 Human Behaviour, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2011 Head On Photo Festival Showcase, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
2010 Well Hung: Emerging Brisbane Art, King George Square, Brisbane
2010 Vegas Spray, Vegas Spray, Brisbane
2008 Grey Garden, Circle Gallery, West End, QLD
2008 CLAYTON UTZ Launch Scholarship, Metro Arts Gallery, Brisbane
2008 Children of the Resolution: QCA Graduating Show, QCA, South Brisbane
2007 The Journey, Through the Looking Glass Studio, South Brisbane, QLD
2004 Heritage Acquisitive Awards, Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD

Awards, Grants & Publications

2014 Stanthorpe Art Prize Finalist
2013 Head On Portrait Prize Finalist
2013 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize Finalist
2011 ArtStart Australian Council for the Arts Grant
2009 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize Finalist
2009 Frankie Photo Album: Volume 1 p.70-71
2008 Clayton UTZ Launch Scholarship Finalist
2007 Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence for the Bachelor of Photography
2004 Toowoomba Chronicle Bruce McKenzie Memorial Youth Award


2014 Advanced Diploma Art Therapy, ikon institute, Brisbane
2008 Bachelor of Photography (photographic art major), Queensland College of the Arts, Griffith University
2004 Diploma of Photography, SBIT, Brisbane

Additional Training

2011-12 Mentorship with Joachim Froese
2010 YAQ Navigation Arts Business Training

Selected Work History

2010-current Photographer and artist
2010-2011 Contributing arts writer for Brisbane Creative Industries
2004-2010 Photographer, Studio Impressions Photography, Spring Hill, Qld.