Chris Bowes is a multidisciplinary artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Using photography, video and installation, his current practice explores the complex and evolving relationship humans have with technology by creating fractures between the physical and digital worlds.

If you have any questions please get in contact:

Email:           info@chrisbowes.com.au

Instagram:   @chrisbowesphotos and @quisbie

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2016

Winner IRIS Award

2015

Winner of People's Choice Award - Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize

Finalist Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award

 

2014

Runner Up Australian Student Photographer of the Year 2014, Capture Magazine

Finalist Moreton Bay Art Award

Finalist DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize 

Finalist CLIP Award

Finalist IRIS Award

Finalist Joesphine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award

Finalist Space & Place, Queensland Festival of Photography Prize

Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2020

Screen Time, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

2019

Tessellate, St Heliers Gallery, Melbourne

2017

Man-Made, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

I Feel Like I Know You, First Site Gallery, Melbourne

2015

Leftovers, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

 

2014

By The Way, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Interface, Kings Artist-Run, Melbourne

2016

In Situ, Maud Creative, Brisbane

Artists Under the Great Sky, Rinchen Bzangpo Art Gallery, Jammu, India

 

2015

Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize, Space, Sydney

Photo Contemporary, Rahleigh Studios, Los Angeles

photo l.a., L.A. Mart, Los Angeles

 

2014

West 35th and 8th, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane

CLIP Award, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

To Tabor, Hussite Museum, Tabor

Derive, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

Moreton Bay Art Awards, Strathpine Community Centre, Brisbane

Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville

IRIS Awards, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

A2B, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane

Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast

Space and Place, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

40x40, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

 

2013

Salon 13, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2high Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane

Interscapes, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane

Illusions, Brew Gallery, Brisbane

Art and Activism, Ipswich Community Art Gallery, Ipswich

Art Snack, Southbank, Brisbane

 

2012

First Impressions, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

 

COLLECTIONS

 

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection

Queensland Centre for Photography Collection

Macquarie Group Collection

Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

2017

Into the Undergrowth, Aint Bad

2016

Leftovers, Capture Magazine Online Projects (March)

The Howling Tasman Wind, Terratory Journal

2015

By The Way, Lensculture feature

LA Focus // Chris Bowes, Lucida Magazine

 

2014

Money Talks, self-published softcover, 34pMon

ARGUS: Volume II by The ARGUS

Money, Runway Issue #25

Australia's Top Emerging Photographers, Capture Magazine May/June

What is South Bohemia in the eyes of Australian Artists?, Kulturne.com 

Interview: Chris Bowes, Lucida Magazine

 

2013

The ARGUS E-zine, Issue Two

EDUCATION

Honours in Fine Art (First Class) (2017)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

 

Bachelor of Photography (2012-2015)

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

 

Bachelor of Business (Finance) w/ distinction (2007-2010)

Queensland University of Technology

 

Bachelor of Mathematics (2007-2010)

Queensland University of Technology