Dip Photog, AAP.L, GM Photog, FAIPP, Hon FAIPP FNZIPP
Jacqui Dean is an award-winning Sydney based
professional photographer and artist.
Her commercial work focuses on
architecture and form, while her art practice
explores the natural world, hidden forms and
processes of change and transformation.
Jacqui has exhibited widely, including solo
and group exhibitions at the 2017, 2016, 2015,
2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 Head On Photo Festivals
in Sydney; Ballarat Photography Festival;
Gallery1140, Malvern Victoria; the 2011 Loupe Awards
in Melbourne, and successive Canon Australian
Professional Photography Award exhibitions
over the past two decades.
In 2012 her show TRANSLUCENCE was
a featured exhibition at Head On.
In 2014 it was exhibited at the Maud
Creative Gallery, Newstead, Brisbane,
and was also a featured show in
Shimmer Photo Biennale, Port Noarlunga Art Gallery
where Translucence was voted the most popular
photographic exhibition and earned Jacqui the
Robert McFarlane inaugural prize.
In 2015 Translucence was also exhibited
at Inverell Regional Art Gallery and also recently
shown at Black Eye Gallery Darlinghurst, Sydney.
In 2000 her critically acclaimed show WANDERLUST
reflected a range of Jacqui’s international
Her audio-visual exhibition of work from China,
Inner Mongolia, Africa and Argentina was screened
at Kodak’s Auditorium in Sydney in 1998.
Her work is held in numerous private collections
and by Adelaide University and
Port Noarlunga Art Gallery.
In 2016 Jacqui was a nominee in the
Black and White Spider Awards. In 2011 she
won the Loupe Awards with her image of
a Darter bird. In 2008 she won the Australian
Editorial Photographer of the Year, AIPP,
and in 1996 won the Australian Commercial
Photographer of the Year and
the Val Foreman Award, AIPP.
Her work has been featured in numerous
national and international publications including:
The Good Weekend, Australian Geographic,
Architectural Review, InDesign,Monument,
Black+White, Photofile, Nikon Life
and Gourmet Traveller.
Jacqui has been extensively involved in
the photographic industry, holding Board positions
with the ACMP and the AIPP, and was the first
female AIPP President(2006-2008).
Jacqui also taught photography at TAFE,
where she endeavoured to prepare students
both technically and artistically.
Her teaching ethos was to instill a passion
for the form, and technical excellence in the craft
and for students to embrace photography’s
relevance to contemporary life.
She became an AIPP Grand Master Photographer
in 2012. She has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship
and a Fellowship of the AIPP and is also a Fellow
of the NZIPP.
Jacqui won the AIPP Commercial Photographer
of the Year at the APPA’s in September2016.
Translucence was shown at the
Nowra Regional Art Gallery in April 2018
and Brick Lane Gallery in London.