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
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.