Our judges – Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2021 – Sarah Rhodes

Sarah Rhodes
Sarah Rhodes

Sarah Rhodes studied fine art and psychology and later majored in journalism and photography, gaining her Arts degree and a Master’s in publishing from the University of Sydney. Working between Sydney and Tasmania, she has created documentary-style images exploring ways in which the natural environment can guide an understanding of one’s inner world.

In 2011 she won the New York Photo Award (Fine Art) for her image Play, from a series of the same name depicting children undertaking survival games in the bush to understand their feelings of grief.

Six times a finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, in 2015 she exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography, and in 2020 won the Women’s Art Prize Tasmania. Her photographs have been published by The New York TimesGEO GermanyAustralia Geographic, the British Museum, the Smithsonian, and the Vatican Museum.


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