Wendy Beatty is a practicing artist, educator and researcher, specializing in black and white, medium and large format photography and critical theory. Beatty's current research and practice includes an investigation of philosophical structures grounded in ecological, aesthetic, and feminist theories in order to address perceptions relating to contemporary photographic landscape practices.





2017    Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University

2005    Diploma of Education, University of Melbourne

2004    Master of Arts, Deakin University

1999    Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts with Honours, Deakin University


Exhibition History


Solo Shows

2018       Ballarat International Foto Biennale, BarWat, Ballarat

2016       Landscapes:afftective Gaze. Project Space, Waterfront, Geelong

2010      Ecological Landscape, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Collingwood,

2008      Alice, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Collingwood, VIC                                             

2006           Metonymy, 4cats Gallery, Abbotsford, VIC                    

2004      Visual Pleasures, 4cats Gallery, Abbotsford, VIC


Group shows and collaborations

2017    Catalogue: Sally Walker project Space, Geelong

2016    Threshold: Carlton Hotel, Melb

2015    37° Sur 19° Norte. Museo de la Ciudad de Cuernavaca,       Mexico

2013    Art Prize, Raglan Street Gallery, North Melbourne,

2012    Face to Face, Deakin Gallery Burwood, VIC

2012    Southern Exposure, HAEG Cygnet, TAS

2011    An Indispensable Item, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Collingwood, VIC

2011    The Butterfly Effect, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melb, VIC

2010    Objet d’winter, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Collingwood, VIC

2009    Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown, VIC

2007    Troop, Gilligan Grant Gallery, Collingwood, VIC

2002    Common Ground, DUSA Postgraduate Exhibition, Geelong, VIC

2000    Hatched: National Graduate Exhibition, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts,

1999    B.A. Hons Exhibition, Deakin University, Warrnambool, VIC

1999    Conflux: Age-­‐State Exhibition, Warrnambool Art Gallery,

1997    OMNI: Graduate Exhibition, Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC



2005 The Australian Art Industry, published, 4cats Gallery Melbourne.

2005 Studio Arts Units 3 & 4 Textbook, published 4cats Gallery Melbourne.

2006 Sightlines, The Age newspaper Arts Review, Back in by Penny  Webb, Melbourne.

2008 Belle magazine Right Now Art by Leeta Keens, Australia.

2008 The Melbourne Magazine, Arts Review, by Penny Webb.

2010 ‘Kristeva Re-­‐framed’ by E.S.Barrett. IBTUS publisher London/N.Y.