Bio

Charlie Barker is a Melbourne based photographer with a design background.
The rise of mobile photography, started Charlie on a photographic journey leading to the need to pick up a camera.

A singer, musical saw player and tikiphile, Charlie is currently expanding an artistic profile, with the intention of building projects for exhibition.

Charlie completed a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging in 2018 and Diploma of Photography in 2022, both at Melbourne Polytechnic.

Charlie's been forever obsessed with worlds gone by and currently covets shopping trolleys and men in high vis! 

(IG @thetrolleyproject, @men_in_high_vis)


Awards


2021 

- Best Portfolio, Diploma of Photography,
   Melbourne Polytechnic

2020

- Finalist, Australian Photography Awards,
   Landscape

- 3rd prize, Australian Photography Awards,
   Student

- Finalist, William & Winifred Bowness Prize, MGA

2018

- Folio of the Year, Cert IV Photography & Photo Imaging,
   Melbourne Polytechnic

- Semi-Finalist - Moran Prize

- Finalist, Lens Mist Prize

2017

- Finalist, Australian Photography Awards, Mobile

- Winner, Provocaré Art Prize, Student

2016

- Finalist, William & Winifred Bowness Prize, MGA


AASPI Member

Group Exhibitions

2021

              - Shot in the heart of Melbourne,
                 Australian Association Street Photographers Inc.
                 Unexposed Collective series "Tops and Tails",
                 Victorian Artists' Society, East Melbourne

2020    - William & Winifred Bowness Prize
                   Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill

2018 

              - 24 hour project, Melbourne

2017  

             - Lens Mist:    G3 Artspace, Parkdale,
                Melbourne
                Mordialloc Wine & Music Festival,
                Melbourne
                DFO Moorabbin, Melbourne

            - Provocaré Festival, City of Stonnington,
              Melbourne

            - 24 hour project, Melbourne

2016 

            - William & Winifred Bowness Prize
               Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill

           - 24 Hour Project Travel Exhibition,
              Centro Querétaro de La Imagen, Mexico

           - Head On Festival, Contact Sheet Gallery,
              Sydney 

           -24 hour project, Melbourne

Work with Me

Have an upcoming project? I'd love to collaborate with you! 

Get in touch with me using my contact form to discuss rates, scheduling and more.


© 2020 Charlie Barker. All Rights Reserved.

Using Format