Morganna Magee is a based in Naarm ( Melbourne, Australia) living and working on the land of the Wurundjeri, Bunurong and Boon Wurrung people,  the foothills of the Dandenong ranges. Her practice sits between storytelling and expanded documentary, creating  work that pulls from an emotional response to the world whilst still being based in the documentary tradition. Morganna is a founding member of Lumina Collective.

 Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, recognised by institutions such as The National Portrait gallery Australia and Miami Art week.

Her images have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Age,  Art and Australia magazine amongst others

She has photographed major commissions for Wintringham Specialist aged care, The shire of Murrundindi, Victoria Police, the Mission for Seafarers, Ronald McDonald House and The Immerse Arts Festival among others. Morganna lectures in Photo Imaging at Swinburne University of Technology.



2021- TCS gallery Sydney ( Solo show)

2021- Palm Photo Prize

2021- " A particular being" Perth Centre for Photography

2020- Art Remedy as part of Miami Art week ( Florida, USA)

2020- Art Palm Beach ( Florida, USA)

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife' Queensland College of the Arts Gallery (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife' Pingyao International Photo Festival China (CHINA)

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife' Counihan Gallery (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

2018-‘ Echoes’ Art Gallery of Ballarat (Ballarat, AUSTRALIA)

2018- “ The Family Mantle” Bundoora Homestead (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

2018- Family of No Man, Arles France ( Arles, FRANCE)

2018 “ The Vandals” Group show Milano Photo Week ( Milan, ITALY)

2018 build/rebuild, The Artist Guild (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

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- Black Eye Gallery “Lumina” launch Exhibition (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)

2016 - Projection at Singapore International PhotoFestival in conjunction with Magnum Workshop.

2016 - ContactSheet Gallery- (un) known identity. (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)

2015 - PictureThis: New Orleans- projection as part of Mary Ellen Mark CNN show GovernorsIsland NYC ( NYC, USA)

2015 - “Life in the House” Monash Gallery of Art RAMP space (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

2014 - “I thought it would be perfect” Associate Artist Head On photo festival.(Sydney, AUSTRALIA)

2012 - "A place for Us: Portraits of Wintringham" at FootscrayCommunity Arts Centre

2012 - Solo show"Motherhood" held at 45 Downstairs Gallery. (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

2011 -Work screened at Federation Square Melbourne as part of the "Strip Billboard"public art project (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

2010 - Group Show "Beyond Age" commissioned by the shire of Murrundindi


2018- MA Photography RMIT

2012- Intern Falkland Rd Studios NYC

2005 - Diploma of Visual Arts(Photography) NMIT


2021- Finalist Palm Photo Prize

2020- Chico Review nominee ( scholarship position)

2018- Finalist Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award

2017- Semi Finalist Moran Photographic Prize

2019-Finalist Clip awards Perth Centre for Photography

2017- Semi Finalist Moran Photographic Prize

2016- founding member Lumina Collective

2016 - Finalist Head On portrait prize

2015 - Finalist Maggie Diaz Prize

2013 - Finalist National Portrait prize

2012 - Finalist Head On portrait prize

2011 – 2nd place Children’s category International Photography Awards New York

2011- PX3 official selection Prix de la Photography Paris

2010 - Honourable mention International Photography Awards New York

2009 - Finalist Eureka science prize

2006 - Art in Australia Magazine 25 under 25 award for Australia’s top artists under the age of 25.

2006 - Black and White Magazines ‘Photo +Art’ award.

I am an uninvited guest on unceded land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. I offer my deepest respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. ALWAYS WAS, ALWAYS WILL BE ABORIGINAL LAND

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