Chloe Bartram, founding member of Lumina Collective, is a photographic artist and visual narrator currently residing in the seaside city of Fremantle, Western Australia. Using the conventions of social documentary and photography, Chloe endeavours to explore the idiosyncratic nature of the human condition, create new perspectives on the Aussie outback and bring the lived experiences of women to the centre of discussion.
2018 Lumina, The Lost Ones Gallery (Ballarat, AUSTRALIA) UPCOMING
2018 Cambodia: Witness to Change; Georgetown Festival, Griffith Creative Arts Room; WISMA YEAP CHOR EE (Penang, MALAYASIA) CURRENT
2018 Family of No Man; Les Rencontres de la Photographie Arles, Arles Cosmos 2018 (Arles, FRANCE)
2018 Art at the Heart: Chloe Bartram, curated by Dr Damian Smith, Spare Room RMIT (Carlton, AUSTRALIA) CURRENT
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, Bendigo Regional Art Gallery (Bendigo, AUSTRALIA)
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, Queensland College of Art (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, SUN STUDIOS (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, Melbourne Polytechnic (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, Launceston Aquatic Centre (Launceston, AUSTRALIA)
2018 Women by Women: Lumina Collective, EY Centre 200 George Street by Mirvac (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)2017 Lumina Collective Launch, SUNStudios (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
2017 Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women Exhibition, Brightspace (St Kilda, AUSTRALIA)
2017 Lumina Collective Launch, Black Eye Gallery (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
2015 The Walkley Foundation 2015 Storyology National Slide Night, The Metcalfe Auditorium – State Library of New South Wales (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)
2015 Photo Annual Awards, Wall Gallery – Teplice (Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC).
2014 Collective: Exhibition and Auction, Perth Centre of Photography (Perth, AUSTRALIA)
2014 Based on Actual Events: QCA Showcase 2014, Art Prac Studio – Queensland College of Art (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
2014 Eye see the story: The Blind Pilots Project, Warehouse C (Thessaloniki, GREECE)
2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, Dom amen - Bratislava Month of Photography (Bratislava, SLOVAKIA)
2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, Somerset House (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, Liverpool One (Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM)
2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award Exhibition, The Arts Centre (Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA)
2014 A2B: Queensland Festival of Photography, White Space (Brisbane, AUS)
2013 Voyages, The Kiernan Gallery, (Lexington, USA)
2013 HomeGrown 2013: an exhibition of recent work by Ipswich artists, Ipswich Art Gallery (Ipswich, AUSTRALIA)
2013 It’s Not You, It’s Me, Queensland College of Art (Brisbane, AUS)
2012 UNCOVER, Perth Centre of Photography (Perth, AUSTRALIA)
2012 Hope and Dust: Along the Mekong, Gallery on the Lane (Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA)
2012 Hope and Dust: Along the Mekong, Webb Centre Gallery (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
2012 You don’t know Australia until you know Bourke, Webb Centre Gallery (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
2011 Innovation, Wesley Mission (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
2011 Finding Biloela, Art Factory Gallery (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
Private Collections, AUS
Awards & Achievements
2017 Finalist for the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women
2015 ’Sparkle, baby’ Honourable Mention (M)otion Series, 2015 Annual Photo Awards
2015 Shortlisted for the The Walkley Foundation 2015 Storyology National Slide Night
2015 Nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Master Class
2014 Finalist, 2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.
2014 3rd, Professional, Arts & Culture, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards.
2013 Academic Excellence Award, Griffith University, Brisbane Australia.
2013 St Margaret’s Award and Scholarship for Documentary Practice.
2013 ’Mnemonic’ featured in Organ Vida 5 International Photography Festivalcatalogue, Zagreb, Croatia.
2013 Winner of the Arts Cafe Public Art Project awarded by The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Griffith University and Paradise Point Community Branch, Bendigo Bank.
2013 ’Mnemonic’ Finalist and received an Honourable Mention in the 2013 PDN Student Photo Competition
2012 Academic Excellence Award, Griffith University, Brisbane Australia
2012 ’Mnemonic’ finalist in UNCOVER, Perth Centre of Photography 2012.
2012 ’Mnemonic’ Shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival 2012.
2012 International Photography Awards Competition:
Honourable Mention in Editorial – Photo Essay and Feature Story for ‘Legacy’
Honourable Mention in Deeper Perspective for ‘Mnemonic’
Honourable Mention in ‘Special: Pets’ for ‘Fragility’.
2012 Images used in ‘Project Proposal between COPE and the Global Development Group’ Official Report.
2016 Graduate Certificate in Human Rights, Curtin University
2014 Bachelor of Photography with First Class Honours, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
2013 Bachelor of Photography (Major: Photojournalism, Minors: Documentary Practice, Text Journalism) Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
2013 Queensland Centre of Photography Mentorship Program
Publications & Bibliography
2014 Follow your dream! I concorsi delle donne-bambine premiato al Sony World Photograph Award 2014 (FOTO), L’Huffington Post, Italy.
2014 Shortlist Exposed: Chloe Bartram’s “Sparkle, Baby”, World Photography Organisation, United Kingdom
2014 Worth a look: Chloe Bartram’s Sparkle, baby, DVA Photo, America
2014 Interview with Sony World Photography Finalist Chloe Bartram, Camera House, Australia
2014 Interview with photographer: Chloe Bartram, Camera Pro, Australia
2014 M’boro photojournalist in running for world award, Fraser Coast Chronicle, Australia
2014 Time: LightBox
2014 2014 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award: Catalogue of Works, Gold Coast City Gallery, p. 1
2014 The Magazine, Issue XI: An Outstanding Contribution to Photography, p. 10 – 17
2014 ArtPhotoMag, January 2013
2013 Tonelit, Issue 5
2013 PDN 2013 Spring Issue, p. 34
2013 Voyages: Catalogue of Works,The Kiernan Gallery, p. 64
2013 Organ Vida 5 International Photography Festival: Catalogue of Works, p. 103 – 108
2012 Light Journeys
2012 The Argus: Volume 1
2012 The Argus, Hope and Dust, Australia