ABOUT THE ARTIST & CONTACT

Raw Bones is a multidisciplinary Brisbane based Visual Artist and Photographer.

With a background in Visual Arts including a Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bones has been an exhibiting artist for over a decade.

During her early career she dabbled in various forms of visual media, however it was in 2007 that she decided to take her love of photography a little more seriously and has been utilising the photographic medium ever since. Self-taught she began producing work under the moniker Raw Bones. Her works have been featured in many local exhibitions both locally and interstate through venues such as The Brisbane Powerhouse, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne & The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. Nominated for various awards in her medium Bones found her niche within the fetish & alternative subculture which have been represented in various Australian & International publications.

Bones' work is focused primarily on the female form, where she utilises the nude and heightened sexuality in many of her pieces, to reflect the dominant and submissive roles often played by women. The alluring, soothing nature of the curve of the body juxtaposing the strength and confidence of the angles used help shift the power play from viewer to subject.



Exhibitions/Awards


Finalist, Minister’s Excellence in Arts Awards Exhibition, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2000)
Solo Exhibition – Ric’s & Fat Boys Café, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane (2007)
CBD Gallery, Brisbane – contributing intermittent exhibiting artist bi-monthly (2007-2009)
BLAC Gallery, Brisbane – contributing artist (2009-2010)
“Vegas Spray” – online exhibition – contributing artist - 2009
Brisbane Experimental Art Festival – “BEAF” Launch – contributing artist – White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley (2010)
Honey Birdette “Saucy Shot” Competition 2nd Runner Up (2010)
Tribal Theatre Grand Opening – exhibiting artist – Brisbane (2010)
IC Bones ‘Flesh’ Exhibition – Collaborative Exhibition Launch – The C Word Coffee Shop – Nundah (2011)
“Panty Raid” – in association with Oz Kink Fest - Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne (2011)
RAW presents ‘Solstice’ – featured photographic artist (June 2012)
RAW Photographer of the Year – Nominee (2012)
“Lost Movements” Launch Party- exhibiting artist – West End, Brisbane (2012)
“Everything” by Petri Dish @ Fringe Bar, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane (2013)
‘Spare Parts’ Exhibiting Artist @ Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane (2013)
“Viva La Femme” – Lust for Life, Tattoo & Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane (2012 & 2015)
“Viva La Femme” – Lust for Life Tattoo & Gallery, in association with Lady Fest Brisbane – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane (2014)



Education


Certificate III in Visual Arts – Bremer Institute of TAFE (1997)
Bachelor of Creative Industries Majoring in Visual Arts – Queensland University of Technology (2006)


Publications


Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane – “The Murder Ballads 1” – Promotional Photographer (2009)
Citizen Reign - look book photographer (2013)
“Delicious Dolls” Cover & Feature photography Issue #16 (2013)
Adelaide Fringe Festival – Promotional Photographer “Serpentine” (2013)
“Marry Me Ink” UK website – wedding photography feature (2013)
“Fetish” Magazine – International Published Artists & Models – Book (2014)
Brisbane Powerhouse – Powerhouse Gig Guide – Promotional Photographer “Silver Sircus” (2014)
“Inked Magazine” – Australia & New Zealand – Nov Ed. (2014)
Brisbane Powerhouse – Powerhouse Gig Guide – Promotional Photographer “Sissy Bones” (2014)
Outcast Arts – Brisbane Fringe Festival – Promotional Photographer - “The Void & The Light” (2014)
Tattoo Downunder Annual – “Tattoo PinUps Annual 1st Edition” – Front Cover (2014)
BNE Magazine – Issue 5 (2014)
Queen of Hearts Magazine – Front Cover & Feature Photographer Ed #1, #2, #3 & #4 (2014-2015)




for all enquiries/contact:

Please enter your full name.

Please enter your email address.

Please enter your phone number.