About

Tajette O’Halloran is a practicing photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. She creates striking, atmospheric portraits that are unpolished, dark and ambiguous in nature. Tajette’s work has been featured in several Australian and international photography publications both in print and online including the New York Times (USA), Fine Line Magazine (France), The Modern & Contemporary Art (France), IGNANT (Germany), C41 Magazine (Italy) and others. Having studied film in Sydney, Tajette discovered her love of stills photography when she was required to buy her own camera while working as a location scout.

 

As well as being selected as a finalist in the Doug Moran Portrait prize, Tajette was awarded ‘honourable mention’ for the William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize in 2016 for her image ‘idle ours’. She was also selected as the ‘Blow Up’ portrait category winner in 2014 for her image ‘gracie’ and was selected as the winner of the ‘Monster Children’ annual photography award in 2012 for her image ‘her against the world’.

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e. tajette@gmail.com

m. +61 405 205 620

Awards

2018 Moran Photographic Prize - Finalist 'Untitled'
2017 IRIS Award - Honourable Mention 'untitled' 
2016 Moran Photographic Prize - Finalist 'idle ours'
2016 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize - Honourable Mention  'idle ours'
2014 Blow Up - Winner Portrait Category  'children'
2012 Monster Children - Winner Photo Annual 'her against the world'

Exhibitions

2018 Moran Photographic Prize Group Exhibition Juniper Hall Paddington
2017 IRIS Award Group Exhibition Perth Centre of Photography
2016 CCP Salon Centre of Contemporary Photography 
2016 Moran Photographic Prize Group Exhibition Juniper Hall Paddington
2016 Bowness Photography Prize Group Exhibition Monash Gallery of Art
2016 Closing Group Show Melbourne Arts Club
2015 SHOOT group exhibition Melbourne Arts Club
2013 Deep in a Dark Reverie Solo Exhibition House of Bricks Gallery 

Features & Interviews
2015 C41 Magazine (Italy)
2015 Bird in Flight (Russia)
2014 The Modern & Contemporary Art  (France)
2013 The Quiet Front (SA)
2013 IGNANT (Germany)
2013 Fine Line Magazine (USA)
2013 FanARTism (Hungary)
2013 Think Outside the Box (Cananda)
2013 The Issue Magazine (Spain)
2013 KALTBLUT Magazine (Germany)
2013 Pilerats (AUS)
2013 Milk Bar Magazine  (AUS)
2013 Beautiful/Decay  (USA)
2013 Yen Magazine (AUS)
2013 Aloud (AUS)
2012 Lost at E Minor (USA)
2012 Melbourne Local (AUS)
2012 Dear Gladys (AUS)
2012 Zupi (Brazil)