Claire Martin 





PH: 0416 089 868

PH (INT) : +61 416 089 868

Address: 8 Ada St, South Fremantle. W.A. 6162 Australia 



2018 May: Book making residency at Fotohof Archive, Salzburg, Austria.

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

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

2004 August: Completed Bachelor of Communications at Edith Cowan University, W.A. 



2014 – Present. Freelance Photographer represented internationally by INSTITUTE Agency. 

2010 – 2014. Distributed Photographer for Agency VU in Europe.

2010 – 2014. Distributed Photographer for Redux Agency in the USA. 



2012- 2016: Co-Creator of “Danube Revisited: The Inge Morath Truck Project”. A photographic road trip along the Danube River, and a travelling exhibition of the work of renowned Magnum Agency photographer Inge Morath.  

2010- 2014. Member of Oculi, Australia’s oldest and most esteemed documentary photography collective. 



TIME Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, Vanity Fair UK, GEO Magazine, ESPN Magazine, The Wall st Journal, Columbia Journalism Review, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Journeys magazine, Fader Magazine, Monocle Magazine, Le Monde, Speigle, The Australian Financial Review, The Weekend Australian magazine and SBS Australia online, among others. 



2018/19: Lecturer in Photomedia at Edith Cowan University, W.A. 

2018: Guest Speaker, Camp Common Folk, Donnybrook, W.A. 

2017: Guest Speaker. A Bit More Soul Photography Festival. Aukland, New Zealand.

2017: Panellist. UWA Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, Australia.

2016: Documentary photography workshop instructor, Telefonica Foundation, Madrid, Spain. 

2014: Juror for preselection of the Inge Morath Award, New York, USA.

2014: Perth Centre for Photography preselection juror for the Iris Award. Perth, Australia.  

2014: Danube Revisited Portfolio Reviewer, Gallery Kazamat, Osijek, Croatia.

2014: Guest Speaker, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Centre, Budapest, Hungary. 

2014: Photography masterclass instructor for Oculi and 10x8 Gallery, Sydney, Australia.  

2014: Guest speaker and panellist. Semi Permanent Art Conference, Sydney, Australia.  

2012: Sessional Lecturer, Curtin University Art Department, Bentley, W.A.

2012: Regular photography course instructor for teenagers. Fremantle Arts Centre, W.A.  

2012: Advanced documentary photography workshop Instructor. Foto Freo Festival, W.A.  

2011-2012: Regular teacher of photojournalism workshops for SHOOT Workshops, W.A.  

2011: Guest Panellist, Head on Photo Festival, National Art School. Sydney, Australia.

2010: Guest Speaker, Reportage Photojournalism Festival. Sydney, Australia.

2010: Guest Speaker, Semi Permanent Art Conference, Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia. 



2016 Shortlisted for Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation Award.

2013 Finalist for the Lucie Foundation Scholarship.

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.  

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

2010 Winner of 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.  

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



2019 Artistic Commission: Warakurna Art Centre collaboration and workshop. 

2018 Artistic Commission: Ethnomusicologist Andrew Dowding’s “Tabi Project”.

2018 Group Show: Landesgalerie, Linz, Austria. In the Footsteps of Inge Morath.

2017 Group Show: Fotography Forum Frankfurt, Germany. In the Footsteps of Inge Morath. 

2016 Group Show: Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid. In the Footsteps of Inge Morath.

2015 Artistic Commission: Exclusive hotel art commission for SAGE, West Perth. W.A.  

2014 Artistic Commission: FORM Gallery, Perth. Exhibiting “Marlbatharndu Wanggagu”.  

2013 Solo Show: Image Singulieres Festival, Sete, France. Exhibiting “The Misfits”.

2013 Group Show: Darling Quarter, Sydney. Four Stories Exhibition for VIVID festival.

2013 Group Show: Cleland Bond Building, Sydney. Oculi exhibition for Reportage festival.  

2011 Solo Show: The Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. Exhibiting “Slab City”.  

2011 Group Show: Sydney Opera House. Sony World Photography Exhibition.

2011 Group Show: Art Gallery of Western Australia. Remix exhibition.

2011 Group Show: Diechtorhallen Home of Photograph, Gemany. Lead Awards Ehibition. 

2010 Solo Show: Foto Freo Festival, Perth, W.A. Exhibiting “Slab City”.

2010 Slide Show: The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles. “Slab City”.

2009 Group Show: The Association of Photographers Gallery, London. Gender, Poverty and Power Photography Exhibition. 



The Museum of Western Australia, Permanent Collection The National Library of Australia, Heritage Collection, The Houston Museum of Fine Art, USA Permanent Collection International Private Collections 



2018 BOOK: Limited Edition Zine #1. Artist Proof edition. Published by Editions Bessard.  

2014 CATALOGUE: Marlbatharndu Wanggagu. Published by FORM

2014 CURATOR: Curvy Issue 9. Published by SUBDVSN

2012 BOOK: Limited edition Zine number 1. Published by Editions Bessard.

2011 GROUP CATALOGUE: Semi Permanent. Book Two. Published by Design is Kinky.  

2011 GROUP CATALOGUE: remix wa contemporary art. Published by the AGWA.

ART EDITORIAL: TAKE magazine, Australia. Issue 03. Feature: Nimbin

ART EDITORIAL: Lowdown magazine, Germany. Issue 90. Feature: Down Town East Side 

ART EDITORIAL: Lamono magazine, Spain. Love Issue 2014-9395. Feature: Slab City  

ART EDITORIAL: Deinacht magazine, Germany. Issue 8. Feature: Downtown East Side  

ART EDITORIAL: Empty Magazine, Australia. Issue 19. Feature: Portfolio selection

ART EDITORIAL: Rear View Mirror magazine, Italy. Issue 10. Feature: Slab City

ART EDITORIAL: DUMMY magazine, Germany. Summer 2011. Feature: Slab City