Beth Mitchell

Beth Mitchell

  • Artist’s Statement

    Underwater Photographic Artist, Beth Mitchell’s new solo exhibition “Firewater” explores the monumental changes experienced environmentally and socially in 2020.

    Beth’s new underwater collection uniquely expresses the exploration of femininity beyond beauty through peace & rebirth following aloneness and environmental & cultural devastation.
    “Firewater” reaches new levels of technical challenge, presenting piercingly impactful vision as well as streamlined monochromatic and emotive, oceanic works.

  • Biography

    Beth Mitchell’s contemporary underwater photographs showcase diverse femininity in a captivating world under the surface. Her work explores contemporary womanhood through environmental, social and cultural stories and experiences.

    Current works reach new levels of technical challenge, presenting piercingly impactful vision as well as streamlined monochromatic and emotive, oceanic works.

  • Awards

    2020
    Gadens Art Collection, Brisbane Australia
    Brisbane Portrait Prize Finalist
    Finalist Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
    Finalist Clayton Utz Art Award
    Honourable Mention Mono Awards Australia
    Honourable Mention Australia Top Emerging Photographer

    2019
    Brisbane Portrait Prize - Winner Prize Category
    Beautiful Bizarre International Art Prize - Third place
    Australian Photography Awards - Honorable mention
    Clayton Utz Art Award - Finalist
    Rotary Art Spectacular - Finalist

    2018
    Australian Capture Magazine - Category Photographer of the Year
    Clayton Utz Prize - Finalist

    2017
    Heritage Photographic Award - Winner “Bruce McKenzie Memorial
    Award”
    Heritage Photographic Award - Finalist
    Clayton Utz Award - Finalist

    2016
    Heritage Photographic Award - Winner Overall Runner Up
    Clayton Utz Award - Finalist

    2015
    RAW National Photographer of the Year
    Heritage Bank Photographic Award – Runner Up
    Heritage Bank Photographic Award – Bruce McKenzie Memorial Award Winner
    Clayton Utz Award - Finalist

    2014
    Macquarie Photographic Prize - Finalist
    NB Awards – Honourable Mention
    Clayton Utz Prize - Finalist

    2013
    Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award - Category Winner “Creativity”
    Heritage Bank Photographic Award 2013 Finalist & Exhibitor

    2011
    Muswellbrook Photographic Award - Finalist & Exhibitor
    Clayton Utz Prize - Finalist

  • Exhibitions

    2021
    'Firewater' - Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

    2020
    "The Force of Femininity" - Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
    2018
    "The Dome" - Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza, Melbourne VIC

    2017
    "The Dome" – Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane QLD

    2016
    "Arafura" – Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane QLD

    2015
    "Wonderland by the Sea" – Caloundra QLD
    RAW Gold Coast QLD
    RAW Brisbane QLD
    "Works on Paper" – Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza, Melbourne VIC

    2014
    Singapore Affordable Art Fair
    Hamburg Affordable Art Fair
    Stockholm Affordable Art Fair
    Amsterdam Affordable Art Fair
    RAW Artist Showcase – Brisbane
    London Affordable Art Fair
    Milan Affordable Art Fair
    Hong Long Affordable Art Fair
    Brussells Affordable Art Fair
    “The Imaginarium” Group Show Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay
    “The Imaginarium” Tosari Galleries – Queensland Festival of Photography Group Exhibition
    “The Imaginarium” Solo Show C Gallery, Brisbane
    “The Imaginarium” Grammar Arts Show, Toowoomba

    2013
    Singapore Affordable Art Fair
    Hamburg Affordable Art Fair
    Stockholm Affordable Art Fair
    Amsterdam Affordable Art Fair
    "See Me Art Exhibition", New York
    “Keeping Youth” - Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay
    “Butterfly Babies” Fundraiser Donator - C Gallery Brisbane
    Grammar Arts Show Feature Artist, Toowoomba
    Downlands Art Show, Toowoomba

    2012
    Muswellbrook Photographic Award Finalist & Exhibitor
    “Whimsical” solo show Tosari Galleries, Toowoomba
    Carnival of Flowers Group Exhibition, Tosari Galleries, Toowoomba
    Strutten Group Exhibition, Bleeding Heart Gallery, Brisbane City

  • Website

    www.lethbridgegallery.com/artist/beth-mitchell/primary

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Beth Mitchell

Rising Sun
100 x 65cm Metallic pearl paper acrylic facemount $2,200.00