Céleste Cebra – b. Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in Chicago, IL.


current - 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



2018Fisher’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 'Punctum,' PH21 Contemporary Photography Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
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 'Quotidian Metropolis', Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, NSW (solo exhibition)
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



2018 American-Australian Arts Fund, Visual Arts Grant Recipient, American Australian Association
Photography Finalist, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, C-A-C
2018 Finalist, The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, (JUWSPA)
2018 Steketee Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
2016 Onslow Storrier National Art School Residency, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2015 Joel Corrigan Memorial Photography Award



2017 'Art Post talks with photographer, Céleste Cebra about Quotidian Metropolis her exhibition opening in Chrissie Cotter Gallery in March'



2018 'SAIC Department of Photography Graduate Publication'
2018 'Construct Deconstruct Isolate', self-published
2016 'National Art School Make Art Publication'
2015 'Yearbook by National Art School'



2018 'MFA Candidate Thesis Presentations in the Department of Photography,’ School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
'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



2018 (Summer Semester) Teaching Assistant for Kirk Gittings & Timothy Wittman's Photography/Historic Preservation: Architectural Photography course, SAIC
2018 (Spring Semester) Teaching Assistant for Sonja Thomsen's Photography: Color Concepts & Post Production course, SAIC
2017 (Fall Semester) Teaching Assistant for Amy Yoes' Introduction to Photographic Image Making course, SAIC



Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago
Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
private collections throughout Australia and the U.S.A.

email:       celestecebra@gmail.com