Morganna Magee is a based in Naarm ( Melbourne, Australia) on the foothills of the Dandenong ranges where she lives and works. 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 images have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Age, The Big Issue, The Weekend Australian magazine, Art and Australia magazine, Broadly,com, Wooden toy Quarterly, Lostateminor, and Black and White Magazine.

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.

contact morgannamagee@gmail.com

Exhibitions

2020- Art Palm Beach

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife' Queensland College of the Arts Gallery

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife'Pingyao International Photo Festival China

2019- 'Teenage Wildlife' Counihan Gallery

2018-‘ Echoes’ Art Gallery of Ballarat

2018- “ The Family Mantle” Bundoora Homestead

2018- Family of No Man, Arles France

2018 “ The Vandals” Group show MilanoPhoto Week

2018- Lumina paste up exhibition series- national initiative

2017- Black Eye Gallery “Lumina” launch Exhibition

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

2016 - ContactSheet Gallery- (un) known identity.

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

2015 - “Life in the House” Monash Gallery of Art RAMP space

2014 - “I thought it would be perfect” Associate Artist Head On photo festival.

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

2012 - Solo show"Motherhood" held at 45 Downstairs Gallery.

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

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


Education

2018- MA Photography RMIT

2005 - Diploma of Visual Arts(Photography) NMIT


Achievements


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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