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Céleste Cebra
b. Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in New York, NY.
celestecebra@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2019 MFA in Studio (Photography), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
2015 BFA, Photomedia, National Art School, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
2009 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design), Swinburne University, Prahran, VIC, Australia

selected EXHIBITIONS

2019 upcoming 26 October - 5 December: Fisher’s Ghost Art Award exhibition, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW
2019
now open - 5 October – 17 November: William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize exhibition, Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, VIC
2019 American-Australian Arts Fund Showcase, Olsen Gruin Gallery, New York, NY
2019 MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago IL
2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award exhibition, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW
2018 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award exhibition, Gallery at HOTA, Surfers Paradise, QLD
2018 Imaging Mass & Space: Architectural Photography 2018, The Coach House, Glessner House Museum, Chicago, IL
2017 Always, SAIC Open Studios Group Show, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017 Solo Exhibition, Quotidian Metropolis, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, NSW
2015 National Art School Graduate Show, National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW
2015  The Habit of Seeing, National Art School Library Stairwell Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW

  

AWARDS & GRANTS

2019 Photography Finalist, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, C-A-C
2019
Finalist, William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art
2019 UrbanGlass Scholarship Award, Brooklyn, NY
2018 American-Australian Arts Fund, Visual Arts Grant Recipient, American Australian Association
2018 Photography Finalist, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, C-A-C
2018 Finalist, The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gallery at HOTA
2018 Steketee Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
2015 Joel Corrigan Memorial Photography Award

RESIDENCIES

2019 Trestle Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Onslow Storrier National Art School Residency, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

PUBLIC LECTURES

2018 “MFA Candidate Thesis Presentations in the Department of Photography,” School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2018 “First Year Photography Graduate Lecture Series,” School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2016 “International Residency Experiences,” NAS Art Forum, National Art School, Darlinghurst, NSW

 

Press

2019Artist of the Week: Céleste Cebra,” LVL3, August 8, 2019.
2019 Leah Gallant, Two MFA Shows, Reviewed by Chance,” fnewsmagazine, July 30, 2019.
2017Art Post talks with photographer, Céleste Cebra about Quotidian Metropolis her exhibition opening in Chrissie Cotter Gallery in March,” Art Post: Inner West Council, March, 2017.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019 SAIC Department of Photography Graduate Publication, essay by Molly Brandt
2019 SAIC Photography Department Catalog 2018-2019, 10th Edition 
2018 SAIC Department of Photography Graduate Publication, essay by Rachel Adams
2018 Construct Deconstruct Isolate, self-published
2016 National Art School Make Art Publication
2015 Yearbook by National Art School

COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago
The Chicago Artists’ Archive, Chicago Public Library
Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago
Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Chicago
private collections throughout Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A.

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 - 2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Department of Photography: Introduction to Photographic Image Making; Color Concepts & Post Production; Architectural Photography; & Advanced Lighting Studio Practice courses, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL