About me: CV


Claire Martin 



Nationality: Australian  

DOB: 21st September 1980  

Gender: Female 


Website: www.clairemartinphotography.com  

Email: info@clairemartinphotography.com  

PH: 0416 089 868 

PH (INT) : +61 416 089 868 

Address: 11/126 Forrest St, Peppermint Grove. Western Australia. 6011 



2010 October: Attendance at the Eddie Adams Workshop, Jeffersonville, New York. 

2010 March: Completed Magnum Workshop under the mentorship of Trent Parke, Fremantle W.A. 

2004 August: Completed Bachelor of Communications at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. 


2010 Distributed Photographer for European Photography Agency “Agency VU” and “Redux” in the USA.  

2010 Joined the Australian Documentary Photography Collective “Oculi” 

2008 -­‐ Present: Freelance photographer and documentary artist. 


2012 Recipient of Department of Culture and Arts WA “All Art Forms – Development” grant. 

2012 Nominated for Prix Pictet – the worlds leading photography and sustainability prize, by Tony Nolan of ACP. 

2011 Recipient of Department of Culture and Arts WA “All Art Forms – Development” grant. 

2011 Honoured by the Lead Academy in Germany in the “Documentary Photographer of the Year” category.  

2010 Winner The Inge Morath Foundation and The Magnum Foundation 2010 Inge Morath Award 

2010 Winner of the Iris Award for Portraiture by the Perth Centre for Photography, Australia 

2009 Selected as an Emerging Talent for Reportage by Getty Images 

2009 Sony World Photography Awards First Prize for Emerging Portrait Photographer. Cannes ,France 

2008 International Photography Awards -­‐ Deeper Perspective Nominee. New York, USA 



Solo Exhibitions 

The Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. Exhibiting “Slab City” 2nd -­‐25th September 2011. Australia. 


Solo Exhibition as part of core program for International Photography Festivals Include 

Image Singulieres , Exhibiting “Les Declasses” Triptych Series, 9th May – 30th May 2013, Sete, France  

Lumix Festival for young photojournalism. Exhibiting the series “Slab City” 13-­‐17th June 2012. Germany  

Head on Foto Festival, exhibiting works from “Petionville Club Camp” 16th -­‐ 29th May 2011. Australia  

Foto Freo Photography Festival. Exhibiting the series “Slab City” 20th March to 19th April 2010. Australia 


Group Shows 

Sydney’s Darling Quarter, Four Stories Exhibition, Featuring “Slab City”, Australia 

Curated by Stephen DuPont and Anna D’Addario for Reportage. 24th May– 29th June, 2013  

Cleland Bond Building, HOME exhibition and interactive publication event. Sydney Australia Curated by Oculi Collective for Reportage Festival. 22nd May– 10th June, 2013 

Sydney Opera House, Sony World Photography Retrospective exhibition. Australia 

Curated by World Photography Awards Jury. 24th October – 20th November 2011 

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Exhibiting the series “Femme Fatale as a part of the Remix exhibition. Australia Curated by Jenepher Duncan 15th April -­‐ 15th August 2011 

Diechtorhallen House of Photography. Hamburg, Exhibiting “The Downtown East Side” -­‐ Germany 

Curated by Lead Awards June 8th – August 14th 2011 

The Association of Photographers Gallery, London, Gender, Poverty and Power Photography Exhibition .UK Curated by Nan Goldin 19th Feb -­‐ 27th Feb 2009. 

Projection Exhibitions 

Reportage Photojournalism festival .Exhibiting the series “Nimbin” May 2013. Australia 

Moulon Rouge Photography Festival. Exhibiting the series The Downtown East Side” November 29th 2010. Cambodia Reportage Photojournalism festival .Exhibiting the series “Slab City” November 13th 2010. Australia 

The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles. Exhibiting “Slab City” September 9th 2010. USA 


Head on Photo Festival, National Art School, Sydney, Australia. Guest Panelist. 14th May 2011 

Casual Sessional Lecturer for school of art and design, Curtin University, Perth WA. Sessional 2011 

Guest Photojournalism Workshop Instructor for the “School for Haitian Journalists” PAP, Haiti. February 2011  

Reportage Photojournalism Festival, National Art School, Sydney Australia. Guest Speaker. 14th November 2010  

Semi Permanent Art Conference, Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia. Guest Speaker. 17th September 2010. 



The National Library of Australia Historical Collection 

The Houston Museum of Fine Art, USA Permanent Collection International Private Collections 


Limited edition Zine number 1. Published by Editions Bessard, 2012. With Digital EZine . Edition of 100 – Sold Out. 


Vanity Fair UK, Fader Magazine, Monocle magazine, GEO Magazine, VICE magazine, Spanish Rolling Stone Magazine, The Wall st Journal, Le Monde, Speigle, The Australian Financial Review, AusAID and SBS Australia, among others.