Samantha EVERTON

Samantha Everton is a well regarded artist who has held many solo and group exhibitions from 2004 until the present. She works primarily in photography, constructing scenes of magical realism. Her images are tightly choreographed images evoke visual exploring race, childhood and femininity. Everton manipulates her images to present a world in which foreign and familiar collide. Among her allocates, Everton received second prize for portraiture in the 2014 Px3 Paris International Photography Awards, 1st and 3rd place in 2010. She was represented in the New Yorker Magazine in 2006 and was the winner and highly commended in the 23rd McGregor Prize for Photography in 2006. She was awarded the 2005 Australian Leica Documentary Photographer of the year and received a New and Emerging Australia Council grant in 2007 and a Victorian Arts Council Artists in Schools residency grant in 2006. Her images have been published in Australian and international magazines and newspapers including: Australian Financial Review; Australian Art Review, Israel; Vogue; British Journal of Photography.

Everton’s work has been collected by reputable public galleries and institutions including; Tweed River Regional Art Gallery; University of Western Sydney; Rockhampton Art Gallery; Alice Springs Art Gallery and University of Southern Queensland. She is represented by Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast and Arthouse Gallery Sydney.

Gender Female
Country of Birth Australia