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Dr Victoria Garnons-Williams

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts

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Name
Dr Victoria Garnons-Williams
Position(s)
Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts
Discipline *
Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 5525
Fax
+61 7 3138 3974
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, specialising in Arts Education (University of New South Wales), MEd(Art) (University of British Columbia), GDProfArt (Sydney College of Adv. Ed.), BEd(Sec) (University of British Columbia)

Professional memberships
and associations

Past-President and member of PIEA (Photoimaging Educators of Australasia)

Board of Directors, QCP (Queensland Centre for Photography)

Keywords

Art curriculum assessment, Art instructional materials, contemporary art practice, photography

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Background Victoria has been an educator at the Secondary and Tertiary levels in Canada and Australia, with an emphasis on Photomedia and Contemporary Art. She has previously worked in private industry as a Graphic Artist. She has consulted and spoken widely on Photomedia, Art Education and, in 2002, completed a lecture tour of New Zealand for the Beeby Foundation and the New Zealand Ministry of Arts. In 2014, Victoria directed the Photography & Fictions Conference for the Queensland Festival of Photography, and edited the acompanying refereed publication. In 2015, she addressed Fast Forward: Women in Photography Symposium at the invitation of the Tate Modern, London.

Her research includes a cross-cultural comparison of the life and work of Canadian artist Emily Carr to the Australian artist Margaret Preston and the Aboriginal photographs of J.W. Lindt. She has written monographs, ‘Renata Buziak: Afterimage’, and ‘Fred Hunt’, published by the Queensland Centre for Photography.

Victoria’s exhibitions include hand-applied silver gelatin images (4 Sisters, 1994; Wake, 2003; Silver Gelatin, 2014), digital images (Landscape Painting, 2005; Only You, 2014), and still life photographs (Nesting, 2008).

This information has been contributed by Dr Victoria Garnons-Williams.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2009
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award