EVA COLLINS CV

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology, Philosophy), Melbourne University 1969. Trained Secondary Teacher's Certificate, Melbourne University 1969. Diploma of Arts (Professional Writing + Editing) Holmesglen Institute 2006. Certificate of Photography at PIC and NMIT, 1998. BA with Distinction, Fine Art Photography, RMIT University, 2016. Master of Contemporary Art, VCA, 2019.

PUBLICATIONS (TEXT)

ARTICLES:

The Age, The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, Courier Mail, The Adelaide Advertiser, The Australian Jewish News, Jewish Museum Journal, Herald Weekly Times, Geo Australia, Metro Magazine, Generation Journal, Oyster Fashion Magazine, Better Photography, D!SSENT Magazine, 21D Magazine, Qantas In-flight magazine.

POETRY:

Best Australian Poems 2005 and 2012, Quadrant, Overland, Westerly, Southerly, Verandah, The Australian Writer, Famous Reporter, Generation Journal, Melbourne Connex trains, Yellow Moon Anthology, Jewish Museum Journal, Heinemann (Harcourt Education) Poetry 2 Anthology, Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology, Poetry Monash, Federation Square display, Roadside Haiku on road signs in West Melbourne, Poetry translated and Published in Poland in - 'Odra' and 'Topos'- Polish literary magazines, and street installation of illuminated poems; Lightness of Being magazine (Poetica Christi).

PUBLICATIONS (PHOTOGRAPHY)

Canberra Times, The Age, Brisbane Courier Mail, Geo Australia, Metropolitan News Australian Photography, Commercial Photography; Australian Camera,Better Photography, Oyster World Fashion, Meanjin.Awesome! Australian Art for Contemporary Kids book, 2002/2018 (Art and Australia), Reflecting on Melbourne book, 'Stolica' Warsaw monthly illustrated magazine, 2013 Art+Australia Magazine.

LITERARY AWARDS

ABC Radio National Poetry Competition Short List, In the Foothills of the Dandenongs, Commendation, Deakin University Literary Awards, Honourable Mention, Australian Institute of Polish Affairs Commendation, FAW National Literary Awards Highly Commended 1998 Group Submission FAW National Literary Awards Commended 2008 Group Submission, FAW National Literary John Shaw Neilson Poetry Award, 2008, Highly Commended, FAW National Literary Awards, John Shaw Neilson Poetry 2013, Highly Commended, Melbourne Poets Union International Poetry Competition 2013, Highly Commended Commended Ada Cambridge Award 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

Winner - Australian Institute of Professional Photographers: Silver and Silver with Distinction Awards 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, Winner - International Aperture Photography Competition: 3 Silver Awards 2009. Winner - Best Fine Print Award, Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2000, 2002, 2015 Winner - Provincial Hotel Year 2000 Calendar. Winner - The Inaugural Nikon Centre of Contemporary Photography Imagebank Award, 2005 Short Listed - Head-On Portrait Prize: 2010, 2011, International Loupe Awards, Silver Award 2009, 2013, Finalist Italian Institute of Culture Photography Awards Finalist in Olive Cotton Portraiture Prize, 2015, 2017, Finalist Moran Contemporary Photo Award, 2016 Award for Outstanding Print - CCP 2015 Finalist in the Head On International Photography Festival, Sydney, Landscape Section, 2017, 2019, Featured Installation Exhibiting Artist of 'Howl' video, Head On Photography Festival, 2017 Associate Exhibiting Artist of 'Tango' video, Head On Photography Festival, 2017 Semi Finalist in Moran Art Prize 2017 Representing RMIT School of Art Graduate work at the 'Hatched', National School of Art Festival, Perth, 2017, Finalist National Photography Portrait Prize 2018, Finalist Percival Art Prize 2018, Finalist Stanthorpe Art Prize 2018

EXHIBITIONS

Portrait of Margaret Lyttle (Preshil Principal), Melbourne Museum, 2001 Photographic Imaging College Student Shows:'96, '97, '98, '99,'03,'04,'05 Photographers' Gallery, 2000. Gallery 101 'Figures in the Landscape' group exhibition, 2001 Nellie Castan Gallery 'White and Black' group exhibition, 2002 Wyndham City Award Finalist, 2002, 2003, Metropolis Gallery, 2003 Lab X Gallery, 2004 Smyrnios Gallery, 2005 Julie Millowick Acquisitive Photographic Award Finalist, 2005 Monash Gallery of Art, solo exhibition, 2007 Obscura Gallery of Fine Art, Dec 2011 Artman Gallery, May 2012; July 2012 Edmund Pearce, March 2014 Italian Institute of Culture, Photography Competition, 2014 RMIT School of Art Galleries, Lightscape Project 6, Melbourne Central light box display, 2014 Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW 2015 RMIT First Site Gallery, 2017 TROCADERO Gallery, 2017, National Portrait Gallery 2018, Creative Spaces, Southbank, 2019, Mars Gallery, 2019

COLLECTIONS

National Portrait Gallery of Australia, Canberra - 2 portraits, 2004 City of Yarra - Mayoral Office - 2000, 2003 City of Port Phillip, 2013, Nellie Castan Gallery Collection Private Collections, Melbourne, London, Warsaw.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Australian Camera, 1999, Portfolio – Eva Collins; Australian Photography, 2000, Eva Collins The Series Image;The Australian Writer, 2001, On Writing and Photography, and interview with Eva Collins Art and Australia, 2002, Awesome! Australian Art for Contemporary Kids, edited by Laura Murray Cree, Eva Collins. Captivating Images; Better Photography, 2002, Captivating Patterns – Eva Collins Better Photography, 2005, Repetition – Eva Collins keeps her eye out for patterns. Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of the Chelsea Hotel, 2013, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (USA) and Simon & Schuster (UK)