Katherine Griffiths is an award winning freelance photographer and Artist currently based in Sydney, Australia.
Completing her honours degree in Visual Arts at The Australian National University in 2010, over the last decade she has worked as a photojournalist, established a successful freelance business, and continued to pursue her career in contemporary art photography.
As an artist she has held several residencies, solo exhibitions and contributed to multiple group shows. Katherine has been a finalist in multiple Australian contemporary photography prizes including The National Photographic Portrait Prize, The Moran Prize, HeadOn, Josephine Uldrick and Win Sherbet award and Australian Photography Awards.
Katherine's editorial work is recognised by her ability to capture honest story telling through compelling compositions and emotive lighting. She has been a staff photojournalist with The Canberra Times, a local stringer for Sydney Morning Herald and Getty Images and most recently finished a five year stint as the sole in-house Editorial Photographer for City of Sydney. 
Selected clients include:
Awards and Residencies
2019 Moran Contemporary Photography Prize - Semi Finalist
2018 Australian Photography Awards - Highly Commended in Portraiture
2016 National Photographic Portrait Prize Finalist and Peoples Choice featured winner
2015 City of Sydney Art & About - Australian Life Exhibition Finalist
2015 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Prize Finalist
2014 Capture Magazine - Australia’s Top Emerging Art Photographer 
2014 Winner Youngblood Artist of the year Queensland Centre Photography 
2013 Invited artist University of Queensland National Artist Self Portrait Prize
2013 Finalist - Qantas spirit of youth awards (SOYA)
2011 Finalist - Canberra Short and Sweet festival 
2010 Honours Scholarship - Emerging Artist support scheme (EASS) 
2010 M16 Residency and Exhibition Award (EASS Award)
2010 Photo Access Residency and Exhibition Award (EASS Award)
2010 The Emerging Artist Support Scheme patrons acquisition award 
2006 Highly commended - ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year
Solo and Group Exhibitions
2017 Solo exhibition - Closer: Portraits of Survival, Sydney Jewish Museum
2017 HeadOn Photography Exhibition - Sydney NSW
2015 Australian Life Exhibition, Art & About Sydney, NSW
2015 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Prize, QLD
2014 Solo exhibition - Naturally Beautiful, Edmund Pearce Gallery, VIC
2014 Solo exhibition - Naturally Beautiful, Queensland Centre for Photography 
2014 BLAZE, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra ACT
2013 NASPP: Post. Remix. Connect, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
2013 Ellipses, ANCA, Canberra ACT
2013 100 Views of Canberra, PhotoAccess, Canberra ACT 
2013 Around the Kitchen Table, M16 Artspace, Canberra ACT
2012 The Real and Ideal, M16 Artspace, Canberra ACT 
2011 Solo exhibition - Naturally Beautiful, PhotoAccess, Canberra ACT
2011 Solo exhibition - Entertain Me, M16 Artspace, Canberra ACT
2011 1601 Exhibition, New Action Apartments, Canberra ACT
2011 CAPO 28, National Archives, Canberra ACT
2011 Max16, M16 Artspace, Canberra ACT
2011 TRIVIA!, ANU Foyer Gallery, Canberra ACT
2011 M16 Studio Artists 2011 Exhibition, M16 Artspace, Canberra ACT 
2010 “Here we are, where we were a year ago” Photospace Gallery, ANU ACT
Media and Publications
2017 Closer: Portraits of Survival - Sydney Jewish Museum published book
2014 Capture Magazine - The Annual 2014
2014 Katherine Griffiths Exhibition Review by Robert Nelson THE AGE
2014 Interview with Katherine Griffiths – Lucida Magazine
2014 Katherine Griffiths Naturally Beautiful, published book
2013 BMA, exhibitionist review, Ellipsis exhibition, Canberra
2013 The Canberra Times - Katherine Griffiths NASPP entrant, Canberra
2013 100 Views of Canberra, published book
2013 Panorama, exhibition review, Around the Kitchen Table, Canberra
2011 Art Monthly Australia, Issue 245 November, Sydney
2011 Arts Guide Australia, Sydney
2010 The Canberra Times, Up & Coming Artists, Katherine Griffiths
2010 BMA, exhibition review, Canberra
2009 Downturn, published book
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