The annual SUNSTUDIOS Emerging Photographer Award exhibition celebrates Australia’s next generation of photographic talent, launching in Melbourne on November 7. Twelve finalists across four photographic categories will be showcased in the finalist’s exhibition.
One of the core events in the SUNSTUDIOS calendar, SEPA connects early career photographers to industry decision-makers and provides a platform for new talent.
Melbourne Opening:7 November, 6pm – 9pm. Continues until 19 November.
LIFESTYLE / COMMERCIAL:
FASHION / BEAUTY / PORTRAITURE:
LANDSCAPE / ARCHITECTURE:
NEWS / REPORTAGE:
2019 JUDGING PANEL
NEWS / REPORTAGE
Mags King | Managing Photo Editor – Sydney Morning Herald + Australian Financial Review
Jessica Hromas | Picture Editor – The Guardian Australia
Nic Walker | Freelance Photographer
FASHION / BEAUTY / PORTRAITURE
Emily Abay | Fashion & Beauty Photographer
Jane Robinson | Director – Artboxblack
Gary Heery | Photographer
LIFESTYLE / COMMERICAL
Shannon Stoddart | Managing Director – The Kitchen Creative Management
Anna Pogossova | Still life Photographer & photo media artist - Represented by B&A and Jerico Contemporary
Tegan Sadlier | Photo Editor – Fairfax Media
LANDSCAPE / ARCHITECTURE
Simon Harsent | Photographer & Director - Represented by the POOL Collective
Holly Cunneen | Editor, Habitus Magazine
Derek Henderson | Photographer - Represented by M.A.P
Winner: $10,000 "SUN Dollars" - to be redeemed on studio hire, equipment hire and limited retail product and fine art printing service ($5,000 spend allowed in each department).
Runner-Up: Fine art print services by SUN Print Sydney or Melbourne to the value of $2,500* and $2000 "SUN dollars" - to be redeemed on studio hire and equipment hire.
Genres often known for being grand and imposing, the imagery of 2019 SEPA Landscape and Architecture finalists is instead gentle, strange and subtle. The judges have selected Debbie Gallulo, Ashley Ludkin and Matt Solomon as three artists with strong perspective on our built and natural environment.