Phoebe Kelly

Phoebe Kelly is visual artist and photographer living and working in Naarm (Melbourne).

She uses photography, casting and processes of material transferral to investigate the potential of translating the intangible into the physical.

For any queries, print sales or commissions please contact:
Instagram: @phoebejkelly

Selected Exhibitions


2021 - light marks, COOLCHANGE Contemporary Gallery, Perth


2022 - Stable ARI, Brisbane (Upcoming)

2021  - BLINDSIDE B-SIDE 2021, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne

2021 - IRIS Award Finalist exhibition,  Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

2019 - VCA Graduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

2018 - Hatched National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

2017 - On-Sight, Queensland University of Technology,Brisbane

2017 - Little Secrets Little Lies, Paddington Substation Gallery, Brisbane

2017 - Negative Feedback, Curated by George Muncey, Printspace Gallery, London, UK

2017 - Tensions, Frank Moran Gallery, Brisbane

2017 - 1 Degrees // 2 Degrees, BSAF, Brisbane Powerhouse

2017 - Wild Wonders, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

2016 - Surface and Reality, Bloc Projects Gallery, Sheffield

2016 - Suss it Out, Hassel Studios, Brisbane

2016 - Gender Gaze, Brisbane Festival, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2016 - Tender Turf, Hassel Studios, Brisbane


2020 - 'Abyss Lessons: Vortexual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn', Bus Projects, Melbourne

2020 - Draw In: Round 2, created and run by Kari Lee McInneny-Mcrae and Brigit Ryan, VIC

Selected Awards, Grants and Publications

2021 - IRIS Award Finalist,  Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

2021 - SUNStudios Emerging Photographer Award Finalist

2020 - City of Melbourne Quick Response Art Grant, Melbourne City Council

2017 - Eyeline Publishing Limited prize, awarded at the Visual Arts Graduation Exhibition, Queensland University of Technology

Professional Experience

2022 - Artist Support Coordinator, MILK Artist Run Initiative

2021- Current Programming Assistant, RISING Festival

2020  Marketing Assistant, Arts Centre Melbourne

2019 - 2021  Volunteer, Bus Projects

2019 - 2022 Visitor Experience Assistant, Arts Centre Melbourne

2018  Office Assistant, Frieze Masters

2018  Studio Assistant, Shoreditch Studios, London

2018  Gallery Assistant, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

2018  Intern, Eyeline Publishing Limited

2017  Visual Arts Graduation Exhibition Management Committee Member, Curational Team, Queensland       University of Technology

2017  Volunteer, Brisbane Festival

2017  Gallery Intern, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

2017  Fair Assistant, Photo London, London

2016  Treasurer, Post Datum Visual Art Collective


2018 In Residence ARI, "Interview: Phoebe Kelly", Soph Kubler.

2017 1 DEGREE//2DEGREES, exhibition magazine, 'Phoebe Kelly', Remi Roehrs (e.d.).

2017 Inbtwn Magazine, Issue 2

2017 Decorated Youth Magazine, Issue 16

2017 Ibis Zine, Issue 6

2016 Gender Gaze, Open Category Runner up, Metro Arts

2016 F-Stop Magazine, Human Body, Issue 79

2016  Ibis Zine, Issue 5