JUDGES

Sarina Lirosi

ROLE/OCCUPATION

First Year Convenor & Art Photography Convenor

COMPANY/ORGANISATION

Photography Studies College

LOCATION

Vic.

BIO

Sarina is a visual artist with extensive exhibiting experience. She has had numerous solo exhibitions and was represented by Dianne Tanzer Gallery between 1994 and 2001. She has also been invited to exhibit in both curated and group shows.

Sarina has been a finalist in many award exhibitions, including the National Works on Paper Prize at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and the Hutchins Art Prize. Sarina has been the recipient of a number of grants, including a work development grant from the Australia Council.

Sarina’s practice centers around photography and mixed media, and explores the absurdity of being human.

Anat Cossen

ROLE/OCCUPATION

Teacher

COMPANY/ORGANISATION

Photography Studies College

LOCATION

Vic.

BIO

Anat is a commercial photographer and production manager who also maintains her art practice. Her work has been shown at Edmund Pearce Gallery, Open Space Gallery and the Jewish Museum of Australia (all in Melbourne) as well as Tel-Hai Museum (Israel).

In 2013, Anat was invited to give an artist talk at the photographic biennale in Bendigo. Anat mentored students at Hadassah College Jerusalem (1998) and worked as a trainer for a number of photographic studios and printing labs in Melbourne (2000–2003) before starting teaching at Photography Studies College.

Anat’s work explores change and transition in time and place.