Semi-finalist

About Ebony Finck

Ebony Finck is an emerging photo media artist whose practice explores the fragility of human existence, via the landscape and human form. Her photographs depict the transient nature of life and our psychological space. Ebony completed her photographic education in 2015 at Photography Studies College Melbourne, and has since exhibited at the 2017 Copenhagen Photo Festival, Censored Exhibition; the National Portrait Gallery London for the 2016 Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize; the 2016 Hyderabad India photo festival with a solo presentation; was winner of the 2015 Life Framer “the human body” award; shortlisted for the Lensculture, Head On and IRIS Award Portrait Prizes; and awarded second prize for the Fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne emerging artist award. Ebony divides her time between her own practice and commercial projects in Australia and the USA.

Education

2014 - 2015
Advanced Diploma of Photography at Photography Studies College

2011 - 2013
Bachelor of Creative Industries at Edith Cowan University (Incomplete)

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016: Juncture, Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad India, Juncture

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017: Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women, Brightspace, Melbourne

2017: IRIS Award Portrait Prize, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

2017: Copenhagen Photo Festival, Censored Exhibition, curated by Beate Cegielska, Tina Enghoff, and Torben Sangild

2017: The Best of LensCulture, Volume 1” screening at Voies Off Festival in Arles, France

2016: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London

2016: Taylor Wessing Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sutherland

2016: Emerging Artist Award, Fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2016: Life Framer - Officine Fotografiche, Rome, Oberkampf Gallery, Paris - Menier, Gallery, London, Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles

2016: CCP Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2016: Yarra Sculpture Gallery Fresh15 graduate show, Melbourne

2016: IRIS Award Portrait Prize, Perth Centre for Photography