Catherine Nelson

Born 1970, Sydney


Graduated from the NSW College of Fine Arts, Australia 1996
Digital Artist in the film industry from 1996 -2008

Solo Exhibitions

Expedition, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Australia
Expedition, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Future Memories, MContemporary, Sydney, Australia

Other Worlds, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Other Worlds, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Other Worlds, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Other Worlds, Gallerynow, Seoul, South Korea

Future Memories, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Beijing, China
Future Memories, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Australia
Future Memories, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Future Memories, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France
Creation, Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney, Australia

Group Exhibitions

Mandorla Finalist Art Award, Linton and Kay Gallery, Perth, WA, Australia
The Colonial to the Personal, Michael Reid @ Christ Church Grammar School, Perth, WA, Australia
Human + Graphy, Ulsan International Photography Festival, Ulsan, South Korea

Digital Generation, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Brussels, Belgium
Preview, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Australia
Korean Galleries Art Fair
Art Stage Singapore
Photo LA

Murr-ma, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Terra Cognita, Photography Festival, Groningen, Holland
Space Oddity, S Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
legends, La Trobe Regional Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Digital Darkroom Slideshow event, The Annenberg Space for Photography, LA, USA
South of the Border, Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane, Australia
Out of the Darkness, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Australia
Flipside: Australian Photography, Project A7, Sarah Lee Artworks ad Projects, LA, USA
2012 Heyson Prize for Interpretation of Place, Hahndorf Academy, South Australia
Miami Context
KIAF, Korean International Art Fair
Melbourne Art Fair
FotoFever, Brussels
Photo LA
Art Stage Singapore

Royal Bank of Scotland Emergind Artist Award Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
Bowness Photography Prize Finalist Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia
New Worlds, Hanmi Photography Museum, Seoul, Korea
Hyper Realistic, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Magic Spaces, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Plus One, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Art Paris 2011
Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand
Slick 11, Paris, France

Lake, Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery, Australia
Royal Bank of Scotland, Finalist exhibition for Emerging Artist Award, Australia
Blake Director’s Cut Exhibition, Australia

Future Artist, Nikon Next online exhibition, Japan


Winner Gallery NOW Artist Award, Seoul, South Korea
Finalist Heyson Prize for "Interpretation of Place", Hahndorf Academy, South Australia

Winner 'Eclectica" 2011, Frensham Fellowship Art Prize, Mittagong, Australia
Finalist Bowness Photography Prize , Melbourne, Australian
Finalist Royal Bank of Scotland Emergind Artist Award, Sydney, Australia

Winner Royal Bank of Scotland Emerging Artist Client Choice Award, Australia


Artbank Australia
Australia Club
Daryl Hewson Collection
Various private collections in Europe, Asia and Australia

Selected Reviews

Hallie Sekoff, “Catherine Nelson's 'Future Memoreis' are Imagintaive Landscapes,” Huffington Post, 24/10/2012
Christopher Jobson, “Miniature Worlds Digitally Assembled from Hundreds of Photographs,”Slate, 26/10/2012
Rafaele Oriani, “Quattro (Pre)visioni Sul Mondo,” Corriere Della Sera, 18/10/12
Jakob Schiller, “Bizarre Micro-Planets Made From Hundreds of Landscape Photos, Wired, Raw File, 11/01/2012

Mike Peters, “Worlds Apart,” China Daily, 02/12/2011
Michael Gold, “Wonder From Down Under,” Global Times, 30/11/2012
Heather Jacobs, “Painting With Technology,” Australia Unlimited, 10/2011
Catherine Caines, “Digital Vision,” WISH, The Australian, 05/05/11

Bethany Small, “Photshop Til You Drop,” Time Out Sydney, 7/12/2010

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