Chantal Faust

1980born Melbourne, Australia

Education

2008Doctor of Philosophy, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
2003Master of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts
2001Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts
2000Bachelor of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2009head land, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2008Pleasure Machines, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts
2007Through a Scanner Darkly, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2006Pear Shaped, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2006Capture, KINGS Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne
2006Monster, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2005Pane in the glass, 24seven, Melbourne
2003thummee, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2003thumbcrack, 24seven, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

BAT Pack, presented by Bow Arts Trust at Mile End Art Pavilion, London

2010 Autumn Masterpeices: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Centre for Comtemporary Photography, Melbourne
2010 Hypnopopia, curated by Jon Cattapan, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
2009

Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2009I Saw Myself In Your Eyes, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
2009Scanned and Drawn, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2008William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill
2008Scanned and Drawn (representing the Centre for Contemporary Photography), Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2007Perfect for every occasion: photography today (curated by Zara Stanhope), Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen
2007‘u-turn’ (curated by Kate Shaw (MELB), Larissa Hjorth (MELB) and Roger Dickes (LA), Glendale Art College Gallery, Glendale, Los Angeles
2007The National Photographic Purchase Award (finalist), Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2006Monsters, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2006Endgame. Late-capitalist Realism Office of Utopic Procedures, (curated by Bernhard Sachs), Margaret Lawrence Galleries, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2006Auction, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2005A Portable Model of…, La Trobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell and Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2005The Hutchins Prize (finalist), The Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart
2005The National Photographic Purchase Award (finalist), Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2005Selekta, West Space Inc., Melbourne
2004Address Book, BUS Gallery, Melbourne
2004Thick as…, CONICAL, Melbourne
2004The Melbourne Affordable Art Fair (representing KINGS ARI), Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2003spatial condoms/ premature evacuation (with Paul Knight), BUS Gallery, Melbourne
2003The Australian Photographic Portrait Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2003The National Photographic Purchase Award (finalist), Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
2003Royal Rumble, KINGS Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne
2003ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, ANZ Bank, Melbourne
2003Between Darkness and Light, Jewish Museum of Australia, St. Kilda
2003Be Mine 69, 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy
2002Insert Image Here, Next Wave Festival/ Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne Metropolitan Trams
2001KRAZNAPOLSKY, Kraznapolsky Gallery, St. Kilda
2000Mediums & Dimensions, SPAN Galleries, Melbourne

Publications

2009
Introduction, 2009 School of Art Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, Faculty of the VCA and Music, The University of Melbourne, 2009, p.9. ISBN: 978-0-9804843-5-9
2009 Head land, (catalogue essay), Edward Colless, Jenny Port Gallery 2009
2009With feeling, un.Magazine, Issue 3.1, 2009, pp.6-7
2009The Art of the Deal, (catalogue essay) Jan Murray: Just Looking, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 2009.
2008Melissa Amore, Faustian Fantasies, Photofile Magazine, Issue #85, 2008-09, pp. 26-31.
2008Stephen Haley, Double Exposure: Post-Photographic Practice, Photofile Magazine, Issue #84, 2008
2008Naomi Cass, Playing the scanner, exhibition catalogue essay, June 2008
2007Ashley Crawford, Previews Chantal Faust: Through A Scanner Darkly, Australian Art Collector Magazine, Issue 42, October-December 2007, p.283.
2007Zara Stanhope, ‘Coming back for more’, Perfect for every occasion: photography today, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2007, pp.132-145.
2007Brigitte Barta, See, The Age Good Weekend Magazine, May 19 2007, p.15.
2007Dr. Melissa Miles, Review: Perfect for every occasion: Photography today, FLASH (Centre for Contemporary Photography), March-May 2007, pp.5-6.
2007Robert Nelson, Something Rotten, The Age A2, March 24 2007, pp.19-20.
2007Alexandra Roginski, Ghost in the Machine, ‘M’ – The Sunday Age, March 18 2007, p.5.
2007Megan Backhouse, Photography Today, The Age (Melbourne) Magazine, Issue 29, March 2007, p.108.
2006Naomi Cass, Interview with Chantal Faust, FLASH (Centre for Contemporary Photography), March-May, 2006.
2006Making Belief, Perfect for every occasion: photography today, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2007, pp. 30-35.
2006Permission to blur, Locating the Photographic, University of Tasmania, 2006, pp.7-10. ISBN: 186 2 953279
2005Indemnity, un Magazine, Issue 5, 2005, pp.24-25.
2004Jeff Khan, Thick as…, un.Magazine, Issue 2, 2004, pp.35-36.
2004Edward Colless, Undiscovered Artists – Chantal Faust, Australian Art Collector Magazine, Issue 28, April-June 2004, p.87.
2002Kerrie Dee Johns, The Laboratory of Chantal Faust, FLASH (Centre for Contemporary Photography), June-August, 2002.
2001Felicity Allen, Window on New Generation, Herald Sun, December 2001.
2001Felicity Allen, Developing Talent, Herald Sun, February 2001.
2001A. McClelland, Finding Beauty in the Abstract, Progress Press, March 2001.
2001Blush, Farrago Magazine #8, University of Melbourne, 2001.
2001Chop, Farrago Magazine #7, University of Melbourne, 2001.
2000Misconception, Judy’s Punch Annual Magazine, University of Melbourne, 2000.

Awards

2008National Gallery Women's Association Postgraduate Encouragement Award
2007$10,000 KPMG Tutorship Award
2006-Melbourne Research Scholarship
2002-6Australian Postgraduate Award
2003 Pat Corrigan Artist’s Grant
2001CCP Summer Salon Ilford Prize for Excellence in a Digital Print
2000National Gallery of Victoria Trustees Award
1998Elle McFeast Award for Passion in the Arts
1997Premiers Award - Studio Arts/Photography
1997Premiers Award - Dramatic Arts
1997Vanbar Prize for Excellence in a Photographic Print