Artist CV

Lia Steele

Education:
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) completed 2011, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia.
Bachelor of Arts (Photography) completed 2009, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
Diploma of Applied Science (Photography) completed 2006, Central Tafe, Perth, Australia.

Solo Exhibitions
Everlasting Love. C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Australia. November 2011.
Eden. C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Australia. September 2010.
Street Portraits. Kuala Lumpur. 328 Brunswick St, Melbourne, Australia. July 2008.

Group Exhibitions
Divergence: Photographs from Elsewhere (FotoFreo 2012), Midland Atelier, Perth, Australia. March 2012.
The VCA School of Art Graduate Exhibition. Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia. November 2011.
This is Not Fine Art: Contemporary Practice from the BA Photography. First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. October 2011.
Honourable Discharge. VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. August 2011.
Brunswick Street Gallery Picture This 11, Melbourne, Australia. April 2011.
CCP Kodak Salon 2011, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia. April 2011.
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011. The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia. February 2011.
Inside is out, outside is in. Colour Factory, Melbourne, Australia. October 2010.
CCP Kodak Salon 2010, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia. July 2010.
RMIT B.A. Photography Grad Show, Brightspace Gallery, Melbourne. December 2009.
The Sanpellegrino Café Society Exhibition, October 2009.
CCP Kodak Salon 2009, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia. March 2009.
Picture This 2009, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. September 2009.
Picture This 2008, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. September 2008.

Publications
Eden, Lia Steele.
Frankie Magazine, online publication for the Australian magazine.
Threethousand. A weekly online magazine/guide to Melbourne subculture.
The 2009 Sanpellegrino Café Society Competition.

Grants and Awards
Brunswick Street Gallery Picture This 11 Finalist, 2011.
National Photographic Portrait Prize shortlist, 2011.
ArtStart grant, Australia Council for the Arts, 2010.
Letter of commendation from the director of the Jeu De Paume.
Shortlisted for Picture This 2008, Brunswick St Gallery.

Public Collections
Eden book, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
Eden book, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia.
Eden book, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Australia.
Eden book, Jeu De Paume, Paris, France.
Eden book, Foam Fotografie Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.