b. 1977, Melbourne, VIC
Lives and works in Thirroul NSW, Australia

EDUCATION

2011
Fine Art Black & White, Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney

1996-99
Bachelor of Media Arts, Deakin University, Melbourne


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Forthcoming, GOLDEN EARTH, Sydney

2017
AND THEN NOTHING TURNED ITSELF INSIDE OUT, Commune, Sydney

2014
ANNAPURNA, Mild Manners Gallery, Sydney


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon

2018
Making Shapes, Down Under Gallery, Sydney

2018
Idle Hands, Clifton School of Arts, Clifton

2016
Australian Life, Art & About, Hyde Park, Sydney


AWARDS, PRIZES & RESIDENCIES

2019
Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, Emerging Artist Finalist
(Memorial of Fragility 2018)

2018
La Wayaka Current, Atacama Desert, Coyo, Chile (Artist Residency)

2016
Australian Life Photography Prize, Art & About Sydney, Finalist
(Boy on Bike 2015)


CURATORIAL PROJECTS


2012
IN SYNTHESIS - The Kingpins, Kate Mitchell, Chicks on Speed, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Bianca Chang & UTS Students, Even Books, Kevina-Jo Smith, Nell & Bec Machine and The Parachutes for Ladies, Paramount Pictures Building, Sydney
(in collaboration with Joseph Allen Shea)

2012
JENNY KEE The Art of the Scarf 1980-2012, Carriageworks, Sydney


BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

2018
Monique Penning, ‘Idle Hands’ is a must-see South Coast Exhibition, Monster Children, Sept 28 2018

2017
Jessica Matthews, ‘Rae Begley’s And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out’,
BAZAAR Culture Diary, Harper’s BAZAAR, November issue


Francesca Wallace, ‘First Look: an exhibition exploring glaciers as an art form,’
Vogue Australia/Vogue Living, Oct 2017


Victoria Pearson, ‘Rae Begley: And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,’
Russh Australia, Oct 2017

Rebecca Khoury,10 Talks: Rae Begley and Erik Omen,
10 Magazine, Oct 2017

Briony Wright, ‘Photographs of Nepalese glaciers, melting away,’
i-D, Oct 2017 

Nicholas Carolan, ‘Photography that moves mountains’
Grazia Australia, Oct 2017 

Hayley Morgan, ‘Rae Begley on photographing and protecting sublime glaciers ahead of major exhibition,’
Oyster, Oct 2017

Jamie Preisz, ‘Rae Begley, Beautiful Face of Sad Reality,’
Monster Children, Nov 2017

Sammy Preston, ‘The World Through Their Eyes,’
Broadsheet Sydney, Nov 2017

Chloe Mandryk, Featured Exhibition – Rae Begley, And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,
Art Almanac, Oct 2017


Dee Jefferson, And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,
Time Out Sydney, Oct 2017

Lauren Vadnjal, And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,
Concrete Playground, Oct 2017

2016
Dee Jefferson, Australian Life ‘Boy on Bike’,
Time Out Sydney, Sept 2016

Arts Review, Australian Life returns to Sydney,
Arts Review, 13 Sept 2016

2014
Emily Royal, Travel Diary: Rae Begley in Nepal,
Oyster, Dec 2014


Georgia Booth, Annapurna by Rae Begley at the Mild Manners Gallery,
Broadsheet Sydney, Dec 2014


Matt Rabbidge, Exhibit: Rae Begley – Annapurna, Monster Children, Dec 2014 

All images © Rae Begley 2019
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