Lucy Foster is a lens-based artist currently residing in Naarm, Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography, 2016) with Honours (2018) from the Victorian College of the Arts. She has curated and participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions locally and internationally. Lucy is also a Photographer/documenter of Art, board member for the Cathedral Cabinet ARI, Co-director of CASPA Gallery in Castlemaine and resident artist at Artery Co-operative.
Professional Photography: https://lucy-foster.com
Portrait by Karl Halliday
2018 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) - Victorian College of the Arts (VCA)
2016 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography) - VCA
2013 - Diploma in Photo Imaging - Photographic Imaging College (PIC)
2006 - Diploma in Graphic Arts - Bendigo Regional Institute of Tafe (BRIT)
2022 - self timer, Castlemaine Contemporary Art Space (CASPA).
2020 - third eye, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.
2019 - matter of course, Bus Projects, Melbourne.
2019 - an end seems very finite, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne.
2019 - healthy loss, Castlemaine Contemporary Art Space (CASPA).
2018 - crossed hair, Testing Grounds, Melbourne.
2017 - threading water, Y37 studio, Melbourne.
2015 - more or less, The Běhal Fejér Institute, Prague, Czech Republic.
2014 - solo, Black Cat, Melbourne.
2022 - PHOTO 2022, 'The Portrait' at Blindside, Curated by Josephine Meade and Karl Halliday
2021 - All Worlds Are Flat, Curated by Liam Denny, Blindside, Melbourne.
2021 - nowhere nothing, for 'Virtual Signalling', Curated by Karl Halliday, Blindside (online).
2020 - rotten sun, for 'Silent Raptures', Curated by Angela Connor, Stockroom Gallery, Kyneton.
2019 - Sections 1-4, for 'First Commissions', Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
2019 - Group Show, Curated by Elizabeth McGiness, Low Standards Gallery, Oslo.
2018 - VCA Honours Graduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts. (VCA,) Melbourne.
2018 - You Make Me Sick, Curated by Lucy Foster & Bill Hawkins, Second Space Projects, Melbourne.
2018 - medium rare, Curated by Lucy Foster & Bill Hawkins, Abbotsford Shopfront, Melbourne.
2017 - no other desire, The Confessional, Curated by Carly Rarr and Alice Dickens, Mailbox Art Space, Melbourne.
2017 - six o’clock swill, Curated by Lucy Foster & Bill Hawkins, Union Hotel, Melbourne.
2017 - Exposure, Curated by Todd Johnston, ACU Gallery, Melbourne.
2017 - Debut xxii - Blindside, Curated by Dr. Kiron Robinson, Melbourne.
2016 - VCA Undergraduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA,) Melbourne.
2016 - doublevision, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 - Majlis Scholarship Exhibition, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 - Good Grief, Curated by Lucy Foster, VCA Art Space, Melbourne.
2015 - Don't drink the milk, VCA Art Space, Melbourne.
2015 - Make a Fake, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne.
2014 - PIC Graduate Exhibition, Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne.
2014 - Lick My Negatives, Union Club Shops, Melbourne.
Awards, Grants & Publications
2021 - Blindside Online commission 'Virtual Signalling', supported by Creative Victoria.
2020 - Seventh gallery 'Night Screen' commission supported by Yarra City Arts
2019 - VCA First Commissions Award, Melbourne University.
2018 - Bus Projects Exhibition Award, VCA, Melbourne University.
2017 - CCP Salon winner, winner of most subtle & sophisticated use of the medium, Centre for contemporary Photography,
2017 - Exposure, Prize Winner, ACU Gallery, Melbourne.
2017 - Threading Water, Publication with Miranda J Weindling & Flavia Dent
2016 - Majlis Travelling Scholarship, Finalist - Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 - Global Scholarship Award, Melbourne University.
2014 - Offset Journal 14 Exhibition & Publication, Victoria University, Melbourne.
2022 - Tara Denny, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne
2022 - Benjamin Sexton, PHOTO 2022, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne.
2021 - Jan Murray Paperwork, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne.
2019 - Nina Sanadze, re-collection, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne.
2018 - You Make Me Sick, Second Space Projects, Melbourne.
2018 - Medium Rare, Abbotsford Shop Front, Melbourne.
2017 - six o’clock swill, Union Hotel, Melbourne.
2017 - Sundy Art Sale, Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 - Good Grief, VCA Art Space, Melbourne.
2014 - Lick My Negatives, Union Hotel, Melbourne.
© Lucy Foster. Living and working between Naarm (Melbourne) and Dja Dja Wurrung Country (Castlemaine), on unceded land belonging to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation.