| 1942Hobart, Tasmania, Australia|
Bowness Photography Prize,
Photography, Digital media
Pat Brassington is a contemporary Australian artist working in the fields of photography, and digital arts. Born in 1942, in the town of Hobart, Tasmania.
Pat Brassington studied printmaking and photography at the Tasmanian School of Art in the early 1980s. Named Australia’s key surrealist working in photo media, Brassington's work has been exhibited in Australia and internationally in galleries and festivals. She has been featured extensively in national and international exhibitions, including the 2012 Adelaide Biennial Parallel Collisions; Á Rebours, a major survey exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art ACCA (2012), which toured to the ACP, Sydney (2013); a solo exhibition in Lönnstrom Art Museum, Finland, and the Helsinki Festival (2008); the Cambridge Road series at the IMA (2007); the 2004 Biennale of Sydney; and a major retrospective at the Ian Potter Gallery, Melbourne (2002). Her work is held in numerous private and public collections, including the NGA, AGNSW, QAG, TMAG, NGV, AGWA and Artbank.
2013 Winner, Bowness Photography Prize with the image Shadow Boxer, from her series Quill
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