About

 

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Kerry lives in Melbourne, Australia where she got her Diploma of Applied Photography in 2008 from RMIT.

She has exhibited nationally in a variety of galleries in Victoria and New South Wales where she has been able to promote her desire to show social issues. Kerry has received several highly regarded APPA photographic awards as well as reaching the finals of the HeadOn Photographic Portrait Prize 2013.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions.

2014, Who Lives Here, Leichhardt Library, NSW

2013, Sight Unseen Edmund Pearce Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

2013, Sight Unseen Global Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

2013, Beyond the Orphanage X88 Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

Group Exhibitions.

2014, “Head On” Selected Works, X88 Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

2013 Cross Projections, Tusculum House, Sydney, NSW.

2013, The Head On Portrait Prize State Library, NSW.

Awards

2014 Photography Masters Cup, Nominee- Portrait and Children of the world.

2013 Finalist, Head On Portrait Prize.

2011 APPA Silver Distinction, Australian Professional Photography Awards.

2011 APPA Silver, Australian Professional Photography Awards.

2009 APPA Silver, Australian Professional Photography Awards.

Reviews

Image featured in Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery (Los Angeles) 20 Aug 2014.

L’Oeil de la Photographie, Sydney: Head On 2014 Kerry Pryor, Alison Stieven – Taylor, May 2014.

Photojournalism Now, Friday Round Up HeadOn photo festival, Alison Stieven-Taylor, May 2014.

Red Flag Magazine, Flad # 12: Australia, Roop Gill, May 2013.

 

Kerry runs her own freelance commercial photography business in Melbourne. Her ability to associate with people in every situation, love of story telling and gentle personality has seen her personal work and style really come into their own in her Social Documentary Collections.

 

Her talent for connecting with people has brought Kerry into some of the most humbling and hair-raising situations in life, both of which are brought to the frame with ease, flair and dignity.

 

Kerry travels regularly for her work, with one of her most regular destinations being Ethiopia on assignment for “Eyes for Africa” and “Beyond the Orphanage,” work which has been published for the Emirates Airline Foundation.

 

Natural care and patience, and an ability to relate with her subject, are part of Kerry’s own signature style. Her control of natural light allows her to tell stories and give voice without judgement, just capturing the honesty of the moment where her ability really comes into her own in social documentary collections.

 

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