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1947        Born in Hamburg, Germany

1988        Immigrated to Australia

1994        Diploma of Illustrative Photography (Fine Art)

1996        Bachelor of Arts, Media Arts, RMIT

1998        Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), Sydney College of the Arts

2000        Master of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016        Other Worlds, Kensington Contemporary, Sydney

2014        Feuersturm, Hamburger Schulmuseum, Hamburg, Germany

2012        Family Legends, Head on Photo Festival, Sydney

2008        Unknown Zone, Peloton, Sydney

        Madeleines, with Judith Duquemin, horus&deloris, Sydney

2007        Transitory, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2006        Some Place: Site Specific, with Mark Munro, Barrack Gallery, Sydney

2005        Dwelling..., with Tracey Keogh, Peloton, Sydney

2002        Windows at Night, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney

1999        Tales of Desire, Newspace, Sydney

1998        Another Side of History, Millenium Hotel, Sydney

1994        East Europe - Dream on, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

        The Tarot, Convent Gallery, Daylesford, Victoria

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Ferment, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2018 Articulate turns eight, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2018          Ferret, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2017          Articulate turns seven, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2017          Realising Mother, curated by Zorica Purlija, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

2016         What Next? curated by Sue Callanan, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2015         The Motor Show, curated by Sue Callanan, Articulate Project Space

        Taking up Space, curated by Margaret Roberts, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2014        Colour, Form, Line: Articulate Turns 4, curated by William Seeto, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2014      Summer, curated by Sandy Edwards, Black Eye Gallery, Sydney

2013        Drift: Flânerie in contemporary art, curated by Judith Duquemin & Anke Stäcker, Articulate Project Space

2012        Kitsch and Cliché, curated by Sandy Edwards, NG Art Gallery, Sydney

2011        Peregrine Papers, Peregrine Program at the MDW Fair, Chicago

     Trans-siberian arts centre, a KITCHEN project: group show travelling on the trans-siberian railway Moscow to Bejing

2008        Urban Dreaming, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Sydney

2006        Senza Parole, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Hamburg, Germany

        Trafik, a Peloton Project at Broadway Cafe, Sydney

2005        Schatz: trade, as part of Esquisse, Art+Design Festival, Sydney

2004        Photography and the Moving Image, Poliform, Sydney, curated by Vogue Living and Brenda Colahan

        Collectors Exhibition, Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney

        1-2-3 Media, Brenda Colahan Fine Art at Domayne Design, Sydney

2003        Vapour, Blender Gallery, Sydney

        Schatz: Static, Cruisebar, Sydney

2002        Imprint, First Draft, Sydney

        Sydney Looking Forward, Sydney City Council and Stills Gallery, Hyde Park

1995        Group X, Soho Gallery, Sydney

 

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2015        Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast Art Centre, Au

2013        Major sponsorship: The SHARP Corporation for the exhibition Drift

2012        A.I.R. Le Parc, Pampelonne, Midi-Pyrénées, France, artist in residence

2010        36th Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation

2008        Sunshine Coast Art Prize 08, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery

2003        Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship, Artspace, Sydney

        Hazelhurst Art Award, ‘art on paper’, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

2002        32nd Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation

1999        The Josephine Ulrick Photography Prize, Tweed River Art Gallery

1997        Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne - Winner

        Nillumbik Art Award Exhibition, Melbourne

1994        Camberwell Rotary Photography Award, Melbourne - Winner

 

PUBLICATIONS

An Invitation to Drift, Duquemin, J. & Stäcker, A. Online Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney Australia, March 2013

‘Drift’, Art Almanac, Australia, March 2013

‘Zora’, Hesa-Inprint Issue 08: Europe-Eurooppa, Helsinki, Finland, 2011

‘Unknown Zone’, Art Almanac Profiles, Australia, February 2008,

‘Senza Parole’, Exhibition catalogue, ed. Carmen Oberst, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Hamburg, Germany, 2006

‘Event News’, Vogue Living, Australia, Nov/Dec 2004, p.40

Brenda Colahan, ‘In the Picture’, Lexus Living, Issue 8, Spring/Summer 2003/04, pp.27

‘Night Cruise’, Art Gallery Guide, Australia, Sept/Oct 2003, p.25

Lenny Ann Low, ‘Windows at Night’, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 July 2002

Hermes, eds. EAllen, FCastagna, SWilliams, The University of Sydney Union, 2001, pp. 27, 65, 80

MVA Show, Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney College of the Arts, 2000

Tangent, eds. H Convery, M Weisz, The University of Sydney Union, 1999

Newspace brochure, sasca, Sydney, 1999

Degree Show, Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney College of the Arts, 1998

‘Metroarts’, The Age, January 1997

Media Arts Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, RMIT, Melbourne, 1996

‘Kultur’, Die Woche in Australien, 12 Dec 1995

 

COLLECTIONS

State Library of New South Wales

Hawthorn Town Hall, Melbourne

Australian Writers’ Guild, Sydney

Hamburger Schulmuseum, Germany

Private collections