Emma Phillips
Currently based in Melbourne, Australia.

Gallery Representation 
37 Swanston Street
Room 4, Level 6, The Nicholas Building
+61 (0) 424 627 751
office at areadingroom.com

IG: 3mmaphillip5


2017 Master of Fine Arts, University of Hartford, Hartford, USA
2010 Bachelor of Arts (Photography), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 Too Much to Dream, ReadingRoom, Melbourne, Australia
2017 Greetings, CAVES, Melbourne, Australia
2016 A light on the wall, neospace, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Salt, Xishuangbanna Foto Festival, Yunnan, China
2013 Salt, Edmund Pearce gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Surreal Landscapes, curated by Danny Lacy, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, Australia (forthcoming)
2020 Shadow catchers, curated by Isobel Parker Philip, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
2020 National Photography Prize, Murray Art Museum Albury, Albury, Australia
Bodies of Work, curated by Benison Kilby, Bus Projects, Melbourne, Australia
2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, Moran Arts Foundation, Sydney, Australia
2019 Stories we tell ourselves, curated by Ashlyn Davis, Earl & Virginia Green Gallery, La Mirada, USA

2018 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, HOTA, Gold Coast, Australia
2018 Stories we tell ourselves, curated by Ashlyn Davis, Wrong gallery, Marfa, USA
2018 The Art of Collecting, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
2018 National Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

2017 CAVES Fundraiser, CAVES, Melbourne, Australia
2017 An unorthodox flow of images, curated by Naomi Cass & Pippa Milne, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
2017 CAVES offsite @ Spring 1883 art fair, The Establishment Hotel, Sydney, Australia
2017 13, curated by Robert Lyons, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, USA
2017 Specimen, curated by Giles Fielke, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia

2013 lose/you, curated by Jordan Sullivan, The Jane Hotel, New York City, USA
2013 The Wild & The Innocent, curated by Jordan Sullivan, Clic bookstore & gallery, New York City, USA

2020 C/O Berlin Talent Award_nominee

2020 National Photography Prize_finalist
2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize_finalist
2018 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award_finalist
2018 National Photographic Portrait Prize_finalist
2018 MACK First Book Award_nominee

2017 Stanley Fellman Award, University of Hartford_winner
2015 Australian Photobook of the Year_finalist
2014 Golden Peacock nomination for excellent photography works, Xishuangbanna Foto Festival_winner
2010 Irwin & McLaren landscape award, RMIT University_finalist

Public Collections
Art Gallery of New South Wales

Lectures, Teaching
University of Technology, Sydney
Photography Studies College, Melbourne 
Penumbra Foundation, New York City

Selected Bibliography
Boetker-Smith, Daniel, Emma Phillips, British Journal of Photography, in print, 2020
Cattach, Ella, Emma Phillips: Too Much to Dream, Memo Review, online, 2019
Rule, Dan, Emma Phillips: A light on the wall, Perimeter Editions, in print, 2016