Amy Crawley

 

Address: Narre Warren North, VIC Australia 3804

E-mail: amycrawleyphotography@hotmail.com

Tel: 0478089915

Professional info

 

I am a Photographer and Melbourne Artist with a background in Photography and Studio Art Secondary School Teaching with a Major in Photography/ Visual Arts, a Minor in History and a Part in Business Management. I work part-time as an Assistant Manager at Riot Art and Craft and I also teach an Acrylic Pouring Painting workshop at the Fountain Gate and Frankston stores. I have 8 Reference Letters from RMIT Lecturers, Industry Professionals and Character References I am happy to supply you with on request.

Work experience and Gallery experience
Riot Art and Craft Assistant Manager and Acrylic Pouring Painting Workshop teacher
2016 - present

 

Self Employed Photographer.

2013 - present

 

I have been a commercial photographer since graduating from the Diploma of Photo Imaging at RMIT University in 2013. I run a studio, office and gallery in a conjoining building to my home in Narre Warren North. I have worked with a number of different clients such as:

- French Cheese Board (New York Cheese Company- Photography for their home page http://frenchcheeseboard.com and instore) in 2014

- Be Your Best PT (Personal Training Company in Melbourne - Photography for their home page and gallery at http://www.beyourbestpt.com.au ) in 2014

- Cambridge Studio Gallery ("Stillness" Exhibition photography for Tammy Warner and Annie Dowd) in 2012

 

I also became a student member of the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) in 2014.

 

I've also had my personal photography work exhibited at a number of exhibitions such as:

- Head On Photo Festival exhibitor in their group show "AddOns 2019", at gallery 541artspace, Sydney May 2019.

- Exhibitor in Red Gallery's "Greyscale" exhibition 

- Head On Photo Festival (solo exhibition/featured exhibitor of the festival "Uncertainties of Life: A Photographic Exploration" at Paddington Town Hall Sydney, 2017. I also conducted an Artist talk for fans and other photographers. 

- Interviewed and Featured on BuzzFeed.com.au for my "Suburban Endurance" series in 2016. 

https://www.buzzfeed.com/annamendoza/young-people-australian-dream

- Finalist in Art and Portrait Categories within Capture Magazine's Australia'sTop Emerging Photographer 2016 competition - Two images published within the May/June Issue of Capture Magazine

- Head On Portrait Prize semi-finalist (for my "Suburban Endurance - Chantelle" image) - image exhibited at the Museum of Sydney 30th April - 5th June 2016

- Head On Photo Festival (exhibiting my series as a featured exhibitor of the festival - "Suburban Endurance" at Zigi's Art Gallery in Chippendale Sydney) May 2nd - May 16th, 2016

- Centre for Contemporary Photography SALON exhibition 2015 

- White Gloves RMIT exhibition (selected high-achieving students) 2015

- XXXVI RMIT Diploma of Photo Imaging graduate exhibition ( receiving Best Photojournalism Award sponsored by Gavin Blue Photography for my photography featured) at Bright Space Gallery in Melbourne 2013

- Casey Creations Youth Art Competition exhibition ( receiving 1st place in the Photography section ) at Cranbourne Community Theatre 2011

- Ceramic Art Work exhibited at Cube 37 Frankston gallery 2010

 

 

Spectrum Entertainment - City of Casey Council Volunteer.

2009 - 2011

 

Spectrum Entertainment is a City of Casey Council volunteer group who organise and run music and community events around the City of Casey. I took Publicity and Promotion workshops along with an Event Management course through Blue Print for Succesful Events and a unit of the Certificate Two Plan a career in Music through NMIT.

 

At Spectrum Entertainment I undertook a variety of different jobs over the course of working there for 3 years such as Event Manager, Event Assistant, Stage Manager, Stage Assistant, Event Photographer and Videographer, Front Door Payments, Front Door Security Assistant, Band Area Security Assistant, Canteen Worker, Cleaning and Set-Up Manager and Graphic Designer of Promotional Material.

Education

 

Masters of Teaching - Secondary Teaching - Monash University

2017

Specializing in Visual Art and History.

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) RMIT University.

2014 - 2016

 

In 2016 I completed my degree with a Major in Photography / Visual Arts, a Minor in History and a Part in Business Managment.

 
Diploma of Photo Imaging RMIT University.

2013

 

In 2013 I completed my Diploma of Photo Imaging at RMIT University, graduating as a professional commercial photographer. 

 

Certificate IV in Photo Imaging RMIT University.

2012

 

In 2012 I completed my Certificate IV in Photo Imaging at RMIT University, graduating as a professional commercial photographer assistant.

 

Year 7 - Year 12 VCE.

2006-2011

 

In 2011 I completed my VCE at Beaconhills College in Berwick. 

 

Awards

- Featured Exhibitor in Head On Photo Festival 2017 Sydney. Exhibiting solo show of "Uncertainties of  Life : A Photographic Exploration"   series at Paddington Town Hall. With solo artist talk. 

- Finalist in Art and Portrait Categories within Capture Magazine's Australia'sTop Emerging Photographer 2016 competition - Two images published within the May/June Issue of Capture Magazine

- Head On Portrait Prize semi-finalist (for my "Suburban Endurance - Chantelle" image) - image exhibited at the Museum of Sydney 30th April - 5th June 2016

-Featured Exhibitor in Head On Photo Festival 2016 Sydney. Exhibiting solo show of "Suburban Endurance" series at ZGalley (Zigi's Art Wine and Cheese Bar in Chippendale between May 3rd - May 15th.

- Best Photojournalism Award sponsored by Gavin Blue Photography for my photography featured in the XXXVI RMIT Diploma of Photo Imaging graduate exhibition held at Bright Space Gallery in 2013.

- Casey Creations Youth Art Compietion First Place in the Photography section 2011. 

Skills

 

PHOTOSHOP

PHOTOGRAPHY

LIGHTING

DRAWING 

ACRYLIC POURING PAINTING

PAINTING

PRINT MAKING

CERAMICS

SCULPTURE

VIDEO ART

ANIMATION

GRAPHIC DESIGN

EVENT MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

HISTORY

ART THEORY + HISTORY

© 2020 By Amy Crawley.