© 2009-2019 Ben Kelly

Ben Kelly



2016        Victorian College of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography), Melbourne

2010        Victoria University, Diploma of Graphic Design


2018        Train/ennial C3 Fundraiser, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

                The Heysen Prize for Landscape, Hahndorf Academy, Adelaide

                The Iris Award, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

2017        Anarchists Stop at Red Lights, LON Gallery, Melbourne

2016        Majlis Scholarship Prize, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
                  VCA Grad Show, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
                  Proud, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
                  Good Greif, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne

2015        Don’t Drink the Milk, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne

2014        .jpeg, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
                  Compromise, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne

2013        Proud, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

                Liveable and Sustainable Exhibition, Federation Square Atrium, Melbourne

2012        Shutterbug Awards, Chauvel Cinema, Sydney
                  Snapped: Melbourne in a Moment, City Library Gallery, Melbourne

2011        Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2010        Photography 10B, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne


Awards and Grants

2018        The Heysen Prize for Landscape, Finalist
                  The Iris Award, Finalist

2016        LON Gallery Award
                  Chapman & Bailey Award (Photography)

                  Majlis Scholarship, Finalist

                  Best Print, Proud Exhibition

2014        University of Melbourne Student Union Arts Grant

2012        Shutterbug Awards, Semi-Finalist

                  Snapped: Melbourne in a moment, Finalist


One Hundred and Sixty Five Degrees, 2016
Shutterbug Awards, 2012
Space and Scape Magazine, 2012
Volume Magazine, Issue 2, 2012 (cover)