Petrina Hicks
1972, Sydney, Australia

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin, Germany
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, Australia
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, This is No Fantasy, Melbourne, Australia

2013
Selected Works – Petrina Hicks, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Australia
The Shadows, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2012
Petrina Hicks – Selected Works, Venn Gallery, Perth, Australia

2011
Hippy and the Snake, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful Creatures, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010
Every Rose Has Its Thorn, Stills Gallery, Australia
Every Rose Has Its Thorn, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2008
Petrina Hicks, The Descendants, Stills Gallery, Australia

2007
Flawless, Museum of Brisbane, Australia 2006-2007

2006
Petrina Hicks Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Petrina Hicks : Australia-Japan, The Exchange of Viewpoints, Early Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2005
Stills Gallery at Seippel Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Petrina Hicks Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Sydney Contemporary – Michael Reid, 2015, Sydney, Australia
Photo London – Michael Reid, London, UK
VOLTA N.Y – This is No Fantasy, New York, USA

2014
New Passports New Photography, Art Gallery of Western Australia
The Kennedy Prize, Stomping Ground Studios, Adelaide, Australia
TIDAL: City of Devonport Art Award, Devonport Regional Gallery, Australia
Cats and Dogs: Olsen Irwin Gallery, NSW, Australia
In the Flesh, National Portrait Gallery, ACT, Australia
New Acquisitions, Dubbo Regional Gallery, NSW, Australia
Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC, Australia
Fictions, Parer Place Urban Screens, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, QLD, Australia
Melbourne Art Fair, VIC, Australia
Private Assembly: a contemporary collection, Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW, Australia
Muswellbrook Photograhy Award, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, NSW, Australia
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Australia
38th Alice Prize, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, Australia

2013
Guirguis New Art Prize, Post Office Gallery, University of Ballarat, Victoria
Internationell Konst Film Utställning, Jönköping Läns Museum, Sweden
National Artists Self Portrait Prize 2013, UQ Art Museum, The University of Queensland, Australia
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, VIC, Australia
Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC, Australia
Olive Cotton Award, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
Under my Skin, Contemporary Australian Photography from the Corrigan Collection, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

2012
The PICA Salon, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Victoria, Australia
Art Platform Los Angeles, USA
Mechanica Visionem, Atopia, Oslo, Norway
Philanthropy: The Art of Giving, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
South of the Border, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, Australia
Animal/Human, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
Photo LA, Los Angeles, California
Hijacked III, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
Hijacked III, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Hijacked III, QUAD Gallery, Derby, UK
Hijacked III Photofusion Gallery, London, UK
Clermont-Ferand Short Film Festival, France
Videoformes Festival, France
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

2011
2011 Double Vision, McClelland Gallery, Victoria, Australia
What’s in a Face, Art Gallery of NSW, Australia
Fotoseptiembre, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
Season 11, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia
London Australia Film Festival – Artists Film program – The Barbican London
17th International Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas competitive exhibition, Sao Paulo
Silent Feathers, Maroondah Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia

2010
Timelines: NGV International, Melbourne, Australia
Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
Approaches, Centre Cultural Caja Puerta Real, Granada, Spain
XIV Biennial of Photography, Mexico
Present Tense, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
Every Rose has it’s Thorn, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
Snapshot, Contemporary Photography from the La Trobe University Art Collection, Victoria

2009
Thirteen, Stills Gallery, Australia
Step Right Up: The Circus in Australian Art, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW
Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, State Library, NSW
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
Looking at Others, and Looking Within, Murdoch University, Western Australia
National Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, Australia
Josephine Ulrick & Win Shubert Photography Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Australia.
New Commissions: Permanent Collection, National Portrait Gallery, Australia

2008
Wish you were here, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW
Proof of Age, Albury Regional Art Gallery
Paris Photo, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
WINNER 2008 ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award, ABN Amro, Sydney Contemporary Australia:Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
Step Right Up: The Circus in Australian Art, Albury Art Gallery, NSW
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia

2007
Silence, ABA Art Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
C International Photo Magazine Exhibition, Phillips de Pury, New York, USA
Olive Cotton Award, Tweed River Art Gallery
Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre
Often Spotted, Rarely Seen, La Trobe University Art Museum
Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Art Cologne 2007, Cologne, Germany
Girl Band, curated by Barbara Flynn, Deloitte’s, Sydney 2006-2007
Pet Project, Australian Centre for Photography and touring to Arc One Gallery, Melbourne for Melbourne International Arts Festival 2006-2007
The Polaroid Circus, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst

2006
Circus Polaroids – Petrina Hicks & Anne Zahalka, An Albury Regional Gallery Touring Exhibition, Australia
2006, Group Show, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Art Cologne 2006, Cologne, Germany
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
2006 City of Perth Photomedia Award Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts Perth, Australia
William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia
2006 ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award, ABN Amro, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia
Truth and Likeness, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Loti Smorgon Fund, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
In Cold Light, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
Citigroup Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Life, Art & About, City of Sydney Public Arts Program, Sydney, Australia

2005
2005 Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, National Trust Centre, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Life, Art & About, City of Sydney Public Arts Program, Sydney, Australia
Colour(less), Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, Australia
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Foundationfor the Arts Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
We are all animals, La Trobe Visual Arts Centre Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
Take a Good Look, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, Australia
City of Perth Art Award, PICA Gallery, Perth, Australia

2004
Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Selected for Acquisition
Sydney Life Exhibition, Art & About, City of Sydney Public Arts Program, Sydney, Australia
Citigroup Photography Award for Portraiture, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Australia
ACMP Collection 9, National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia

2003
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Australia
Josephine Ulrick Photography Award, Tweed River Art Gallery
Willoughby City Art Prize
Citigroup Photography Award for Portraiture, Art Gallery of NSW

AWARDS

2014
Winner, Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC, Australia

2009 – 2010
Akademie Schloss Solitude/Fellowship Award Residency, Stuttgart, Germany, October 2009 – May 2010

2008
La Cite, Paris Residency, Art Gallery of NSW
WINNER ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award 2008, Sydney, Australia

2004
Sydney Life, Art & About, City of Sydney Public Arts Program, Sydney, Australia

2003
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Prize for Contemporary Art Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Campbelltown, Australia
Josephine Ulrick Photography Award for Portraiture, Tweed River Art Gallery, Tweed River, Australia

COLLECTIONS

ABN Amro Collection
Albury City Gallery, Albury
Artbank, Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, NSW
City of Monash Collection
Flinders Collection
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
La Trobe University
National Gallery of Victoria
National Gallery of Australia
Private collections in Australia, Germany, Italy & USA
Queensland Art Gallery – GOMA
Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW