2018Indochine, new series launch, Anthea Polson Art
HeadOn Photo Festival, Arthouse Gallery Sydney
2015Survey Exhibition hosted by Anthea Polson Art at the 2 Girls Building Launch, Abbotsford Melbourne
2014China Pingyao International Photography Festival
Sang Tong, Anthea Polson Art Qld. In conjunction with Queensland centre of Photography QFP5
Sang Tong, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney and Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2013Passion, Virtue and Vice, Ballarat Foto Biennale
2012Surveyed, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2011Collected Works, Queensland Centre of Photography
Marionettes Anthea Polson Art. Qld
2010Collected Works, Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2009Utopia, Ballarat Foto Biennale
Vintage Dolls, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Sydney
2007Catharsis, Horsham Regional art Gallery, Victoria
Childhood Fears, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
Childhood Fears, Sandra Byron Gallery, Sydney
2006Catharsis, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane
Sandra Byron Gallery, Sydney
2005Catharsis, Gasworks ARB Gallery, Melbourne
2004Inaugural Solo exhibition, St Michaels Uniting Church Gallery, Melbourne
Customs House Gallery, Warrnambool, Victoria


2016Anthea Polson Art Comes to Melbourne, Menzies Art Rooms Toorak, Vic
2015Storm in a teacup, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2012The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Queensland
4th Queensland Festival of Photography, Queensland Centre of Photography
2011Anthea Polson Art, Eight days before Christmas
2010First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
Time Travel, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW
2009Moran Prizes travelling exhibition
200840×40 Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
Connections, Mixed Media group show, Gardener Gallery
2007New York, Photography Art Fair
2006La Trobe University Acquisitive Art Prize exhibition
New York, Photography Art Fair
2005Julie Millowick Acquisitive Photographic Award Exhibition, Castlemaine
Leica Documentary award exhibition, CCP. Travelling Australia Wide
Photo Plastic, Red Gallery
The Discovery Art Show, Gasworks Art Park
2004Australian Commercial Magazine Photography Collection 10
VISPY Victorian Institute of Professional Photographers awards exhibition

AWARDS and achievements

2018 Third Prize in Portraiture, Px3 Paris International Photography Awards, France
Honourable Mention, Life Framer, Faces of Life International Portraiture Award
Silver, Fine Art - Portrait, One Eyeland Photography Awards
2015Finalist, SCAP, Caloundra Regional Gallery Qld
Head On Photography Awards - 3rd place, portraiture
2014Px3 Paris International Photography Awards, Portraiture Second Prize
20136th Annual Photography master cup, International colour awards, Honorary Colour master
2012Two Girls Building project Domain Hill property selected artist announced
2010Finalist, London International Creative Competition
Px3 Paris International Photography Awards, 1st and 3rd place winner
Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art Award
2009Honorable Mention, Px3 Paris Photography Prize
Highly Commended Award, MORAN Contemporary Photographic Prize
Selected for the core program of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale
2008Finalist in the MORAN Contemporary Art Prize
People’s choice award winner in conceit ’08, Corangamarah Art Prize.
2007Px3 Paris International Photography Awards, peoples choice 1st place.
2006Winner of the Twenty-Third McGregor Prize for Photography award.
Highly Commended Award, Twenty-Third McGregor Prize for Photography
Selected for inclusion in the New Yorker Magazine, April 2006
2005Winner of the Australian Leica Documentary Photographer of the year award
Charades selected for auction & sold at Sotheby’s charity art auction for Girls On Top.
Winner of Hardcopy: Digital Art exhibition, Gasworks art park
Second place winner, Head On 2005 photographic portrait prize, Michael Nagy Gallery.
33rd Alice Prize, Acquisition of work for Alice Springs art gallery permanent collection
2004Australian national finalist for Victoria Fulbright Visual and Performing Arts Award
2003AIPP Australian Professional Photography awards: 1 gold, 2 silver medals.
Awarded Highest aggregate score winner from amongst all Victorian photography students.
Winner of the Prestigious Steve Vizard Award – Student of the year / most creative folio RMIT.
Victorian Institute of Professional Photographers awards:Runnerup Victorian student of the year


Tweed River Regional Art Gallery
University of Western Sydney
Klaregrants Catering, North Queensland
Rockhampton Art Gallery
The McCann Collection, Brisbane Qld.
Alice Springs Art Gallery
The Aria Building Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Customs House Gallery
The Andrea Zeigler Trust, Sydney
Central Equity, Melbourne
C Corp, Sydney
University of Southern Queensland


2014Photo Review, The Integrity of Imagining
Mind Foods, Unleash Your Inner Artist
Gold Coast Bulletin, Out and About
2012Noovo Magazine, featured artist- Marionettes
2011Capture Magazine, Annual Art Review
Blink Magazine 3rd edition
2010The Compendium -Collected Australian exhibitions
Art in Vogue, 100 Contemporary Artists – international
Capture Magazine, Annual art review
Blink Magazine, 1st edition feature artist
Faint Magazine, Vintage Dolls Feature
2009Australian Art Review, Autum 09
Art Market Report – ISSUE 31 First Quarter 2009
Zoom magazine, July issue, feature article
Vogue magazine, November issue, feature article
2008Blanket magazine, feature article, Summer 2007-8
Foto & Video Magazine, 8 page feature article and cover, Moscow, Russia May 2008
2007Capture Magazine, Emerging Talent, Summer Edition 2007.
Harpers Bazaar Australia “Bazaar Insider” June , 2007
Photofile “Art Review” Childhood fears Exhibition reviewd by Maggi Finch, Spring edition
2006New Yorker Magazine, April 2006
Reviewed by Keith Skipton in Australian Art Review, “Through a looking glass, darkly”, Mar-Jun
The Weekend Australian “Investing in Art” July 22nd 2006
2005Reviewed in Photo Review magazine, June/July edition.
Sydney Morning Herald Art Review, The Culture.
2004Featured in Photo Review magazine, Emerging Talent section April/May edition.


2007Australian Council, New Work Emerging grant recipient
2006Private Residency, Luther College, June 2006
Victorian Arts Council Grant “Artist in Schools” Residency