Equipoise

By Beth Mitchell

Medium: Metallic pearl paper acrylic facemount

Size: 120cm by 90cm

General Information: Available to order. Edition of 9 + 2 AP

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About the Artist

Biography

Beth Mitchell’s contemporary underwater photographs showcase diverse femininity in a captivating world under the surface. Her work explores contemporary womanhood through environmental, social and cultural stories and experiences.

Current works reach new levels of technical challenge, presenting piercingly impactful vision as well as streamlined monochromatic and emotive, oceanic works.

Artist Statement 'Firewater'

Underwater Photographic Artist, Beth Mitchell’s new solo exhibition “Firewater” explores the monumental changes experienced environmentally and socially in 2020. 

Beth’s new underwater collection uniquely expresses the exploration of femininity beyond beauty through peace & rebirth following aloneness and environmental & cultural devastation. 
“Firewater” reaches new levels of technical challenge, presenting piercingly impactful vision  as well as streamlined monochromatic and emotive, oceanic works.


Select Awards/Collections

2020
Gadens Art Collection, Brisbane Australia
Brisbane Portrait Prize Finalist
Finalist Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Finalist Clayton Utz Art Award
Honourable Mention Mono Awards Australia
Honourable Mention Australia Top Emerging Photographer

2019
Brisbane Portrait Prize - Winner Prize Category
Beautiful Bizarre International Art Prize - Third place
Australian Photography Awards - Honorable mention
Clayton Utz Art Award - Finalist
Rotary Art Spectacular - Finalist
Lethbridge 20000 Art Award - Finalist 

2018
Australian Capture Magazine - Category Photographer of the Year

2015
RAW National Photographer of the Year 
Heritage Bank Photographic Award – Runner Up 
Heritage Bank Photographic Award – Bruce McKenzie Memorial Award Winner

2014
NB Awards – Honourable Mention

2013
Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award - Category Winner “Creativity” 

2012
Finalist Macquarie Photography Prize
Finalist Muswellbrook Photographic Award

Select Exhibitions

2021
'Firewater' - Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2020
"The Force of Femininity" - Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2018
"The Dome" - Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza, Melbourne VIC

2017
"The Dome" – Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane QLD

2016
"Arafura" – Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane QLD

2014
“The Imaginarium” Group Show Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay
“The Imaginarium” Solo Show C Gallery, Brisbane

2012
“Whimsical” solo show Tosari Galleries, Toowoomba

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