Carole seeks to express her creativity through her photographic work recently working on digital collages. Sheâ€™s had a long association with art photography and presented a number of group and solo shows in the Blue Mountains over the last 10 years.
Awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts majoring in Photography in 1986 from Sydney College of the Arts, she was selected for the annual exhibition for emerging artists at The Performance Space in Surrey Hills. At the time her work was favourably reviewed by Christopher Allen in the Sydney Morning Herald.
2009: Artist of the Week in In Focus, on Artfiles.
2010: Selected for the best of 2010 for 'Head On Photography' website for the exhibition 'Out of Time'.
Recently her portrait, â€˜Peter and Theaâ€™, was shortlisted for the Head On Portrait Prize exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography (Sydney) earlier this year.
At the Springwood Art Show 2011 she was awarded the Portrait Prize for her image, â€˜And She Saw the Vastness of Everything.â€™
2012: Short listed for Moran Photographic Prize.
Her artwork is held in many private collections in the UK, USA, Europe and Australia.
1974 â€“ 1978 BA (Hons) Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England
1980 â€“ 1983 Awarded MA (Indian Studies) SOAS, London University, England
1985-1986 Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts (Photography), Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney.
1989 â€“ 1990 Successfully completed first year of MA in Media Studies at UTS, Sydney.
Awards: 1983 Fredrich Richter Award for MA (Indian Studies).
2011 Shortlisted for â€˜Head On Photographic Portrait Prizeâ€™.
2011 Awarded Springwood Art Show Portrait Prize for â€˜And she saw the vastness of everythingâ€™.
Publications: â€˜Artists Observed: Blue Mountains Artists Close Upâ€™ (2007 University of New South Wales Press). Writer and Photographer.
Carole has contributed critical reviews on the Arts to magazines such as Photofile, Eyeline, New Editions and Meanjin. She has also had short stories and poetry published in various magazines and in the anthology Between U & S (published by University of Technology, Sydney).
2011: Vast, Pinspot Gallery, Parramatta
2010: Of Dance and Dreams, Event Horizon Gallery, Katoomba.
2010: Out of Time, Red Door Creative Gallery, Dural. Part of Head On Photo Festival.
2009: The Dancer from the Dance, Event Horizon Gallery, Katoomba
2009:Luminous, CafÃ© Memento, Blackheath
2009: Blissful Thinking, Westmead Hospital, Sydney.
2008: Mad About Harry & Artists Observed, Tap Gallery, Sydney
2008: Mad About Harry, Blue Hour CafÃ©, Katoomba.
2007: Artists Observed, Hat Hill Gallery, Blackheath plus launch of book.
1983: Faces of Redfern ACP, Sydney.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2011: Exhibited at Springwood Art Show and Awarded first prize for portrait 'And she Saw the Vastness of Everything'
2011: Head On Photographic Portrait Prize: Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
2011: Winter Conversations: The Edge Cinema, Katoomba
2010: Exposures, Blackheath Art Society, Blackheath
2010: Ironfest(Lithgow) Photo Prize, Highly Commended
2008: Celebrating 100 years of Womenâ€™s Activism, Braemar Gallery. Guest speaker and guest exhibitor.
2008: Waste To Art, Katoomba Civic Centre, Katoomba
2007: Sublime Elevations, Newington Armoury Gallery, Sydney
2007: Ethical Art Prize, (Group) TAP Gallery, Sydney
2007: Waste to Art, (Group) Katoomba Civic Centre, Katoomba
2007 Women and Resilience, Braemar Gallery, Blue Mountains
2006 Installation for Artstreet, Katoomba.
2005 Installation for Artstreet, Katoomba.
2005: Taste of Nougat, Sydney Town Art Gallery, Redfern, Sydney.
Blue Mountains Photographers (Group show) Katoomba Civic Centre.
2004 e-merge Exhibition (Group show), Katoomba.
Blue Mountains Photographers (Group show), Katoomba.
1989 Passion, Sylvester Studios, Sydney
Grand Finale, EMR Gallery, Sydney
1989: Untitled Performance Space, Sydney (reviewed by Christopher Allen in Sydney Morning Herald)
1987 Women Working Post-Graduate Diploma exhibition, Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay, Sydney.
1986 The Unknown Woman (group show), Derby Polytechnic, England.
1984 Gay Mardi Gras exhibition with Jenny Templin, Australian Centre for Photography (ACP), Sydney.
1975 Untitled Oxford Polytechnic (received distinction for photographic studies)