Born near Adelaide, South Australia

Lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island


A C A D E M I C    Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S


2018      Doctor of Philosophy, The Australian National University

2012      MFA, Rhode Island School of Design

2002     MA Communication Culture & Language, University of South Australia

1995      BA, Painting & Drawing major, University of South Australia




Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2018     Weil Gallery, Texas A&M University (Corpus Christi, TX)

2017     ANU School of Art Gallery (ACT, Australia): Intimate Past & Present Light

2016     KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY): Excavations

2012     New Mexico Museum of Art (Santa Fe, NM): Thrice Upon A Time

             KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY): Thrice Upon A Time

2010     The LightHouse (Wolverhampton, UK): As Above So Below

             KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY): As Above So Below

2009    Lovells Gallery (London, UK): Attentional Landscapes

             The Space (Brighton, UK): Attentional Landscapes

             Three White Walls Gallery (Birmingham, UK): Attentional Landscapes

             Durham Art Gallery (Durham, UK): Crash Markers and Attentional Landscapes


Group Exhibitions

2018      Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Fort Wayne, IN): The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018

             Vermont Center for Photography (Brattleboro, VT): 2018 Open Juried Exhibition

             Rhode Island School of Design Museum (Providence, RI): RISD Faculty Exhibition & Forum

             Classic Photographs Los Angeles (Santa Monica, CA)

2017      Medium Festival of Photography (San Diego, CA): Size Matters

KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Unseen Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Thread Count

Filter Photo (Chicago, IL): Deception

Barrett Art Center (Poughkeepsie, NY: Photowork ‘17


2016      KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY): We Show Here

Gold Coast City Gallery (QLD, Australia): Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award

Center for Photography at Woodstock (Woodstock, New York): Photography Now 2016

Vermont Center for Photography (Brattleboro, VT): Open Juried Exhibition

2015      Photographic Center Northwest (Seattle, WA): Punctum: 20th Annual Photography Exhibition

Photofusion (London, UK): Experimental Photography

Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO): Memories, Stories, Histories

Cliftons (venues across Australia, NZ, Hong Kong and Singapore): Cliftons Art Prize Finalists

MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) Of Time and Buildings

State Library of South Australia (SA, Australia): Penumbral Tales

Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA): 21st Annual Juried Show

Momento Pro (NSW, Australia): Finalists of the Australian Photo Book of the Year

Asia Pacific Photobook Archive (VIC, Australia): Finalists of the Australian Photo Book of the Year

2014      Hahndorf Academy (SA, Australia): Heysen Prize for Interpretation of Place

Lethbridge Gallery (QLD, Australia): Lethbridge National Small Scale Art Award

Caloundra Regional Gallery (QLD, Australia): Sunshine Coast National 2D Art Prize

Pinnacles Gallery (QLD, Australia): DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize

Perth Centre for Photography (WA, Australia): IRIS Award

George Eastman International Museum of Photography (Rochester, NY): Of Time and Buildings

Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, IL): Of Walking

Stadtische Galerie (Iserlohn, Germany): Face-to-Face

China House (Penang, Malaysia): An Eye for an Ear

2012      Galerie Huit (Arles, France): An Eye for an Ear

Photo Arts Center (Philadelphia, PA): 3rd Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition

Cohen Gallery, Brown University (Providence, RI): Alternate Terrains

Photographic Resource Center (Boston, MA): Exposure 2012

Wall Space Gallery (Santa Barbara, CA and Seattle, WA): New Directions – Crossing Territories

China House and Alliance Francaise de Penang (Penang, Malaysia): Transience

University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas): New Prints 2011 Autumn Tour

Providence Art Club (Providence, RI): Growth


2011       Galerie Huit (Arles, France): Transience

Philadelphia University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA): The Photo Review Best of Show

International Print Center (New York, NY): New Prints Autumn Exhibition

International Print Center (New York, NY): New Prints Summer Exhibition

Woods Gerry Gallery (Providence, RI): Photography Triennial

Thomas Kellner Gallery (Siegen, Germany): Photographers Network Selection ‘Hope’

2010      Photofusion (London, UK): AMPS/10

              Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO): Natural World

2009     Sheffield Institute of Art & Design Gallery (Sheffield, UK): Transfixed Motion / The Transitory Still

              KLOMPCHING GALLERY (New York, NY): Visual Morphology

Artmazia (Massy, France): Annual Exhibition

The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf (London, UK): Transition

2008     University College London (London, UK): Beyond Words Festival

Bakehouse Art Complex (Miami Beach, FL: Art Basel Miami Beach

Joyce Gordon Gallery (Oakland, CA): Glimpses in Time

HOST Gallery (London, UK): Foto8 Awards & Summer Show

Newspace Center for Photography (Portland, OR): Annual Juried Exhibition

New Greenham Arts and the Corn Exchange (Newbury, UK): In Common

Otway Estate Winery & Brewery (Victoria, Australia): con.ceit Corangamarah Australian Art Prize

Bute Space Gallery (Wales, UK): New Wave

Twenty Rivington (London, UK): ‘00 Nature

Keighley Arts Factory (Bradford, UK): Through the Lens

Old Town Gallery (Margate, UK): Margate Rocks Festival of Contemporary Visual Art & Ecology

BECA gallery (New Orleans, LA): Mirror for the 21st Century

2007     Alpan Gallery (Long Island, NY): Alpan International


P U B L I C   C O L L E C T I O N S

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM


G R A N T S,   A W A R D S   &   P R I Z E S

2017     Director's Choice Award, Medium Festival of Photography

             7th ArtSlant Prize Showcase

             Harris & Hobbs Graduate Award ($1,000 prize)

2016     Photolucida Critical Mass, Finalist

2015     Director’s Selection, Center for Fine Art Photography ($500 prize)

             International Photography Awards, two Honorable Mentions

             Australian Photobook of the Year, Finalist

2014     Heysen Prize for Interpretation of Place, Finalist

             Sunshine Coast National Art Prize, Finalist

             DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Finalist

             IRIS Award, Perth Centre for Photography, Finalist

2012     CENTER 2012 Project Launch Award, 1st prize ($5,000 prize)

2011      Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Honorable Mention

             Photo Review Photography Competition, Winner

             What’s Next? FOAM future of photography initiative, nominated by Erik Kessels

             HotShoe Magazine Photofusion Photography Award, 1st prize

2010     Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Winner [UK]

             Px3 Prix De La Photographie, 2nd prize

2009    International Photography Awards, five Honorable Mentions

             Px3 Prix De La Photographie, 1st prize People’s Choice Award

             New York Photography Awards, Finalist

             British Journal of Photography Project Assistance Award, Finalist

             Terry O’Neill Award, Finalist

             Pépinières Européennes Arts Organisation, Finalist

             Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Winner [UK]

2008    con.ceit $5,000 Corangamarah Australian Art Prize, Finalist


F E L L O W S H I P S   &   F U N D E D   R E S I D E N C I E S

2009     ILIRI Visiting Fellowship Research Resident Program (NSW, Australia)

2008     Can Serrat International Artist Center (Barcelona, Spain)

  International Open Art Residency (Eretria, Greece)

  Hungarian Multicultural Center (Budapest, Hungary)

2007     Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (Reykjavik, Iceland)


P U B L I S H E D   W O R K S   [ B O O K S   &   J O U R N A L S ]

2015     Papersafe, Memory, CatLABS (limited edition of 100)

 Diffusion Annual, The Matter of Light, One Twelve Publishing

2014     Flash Forward Tenth, Magenta Foundation, Canada

2011      Transience, Ubyu, France. Foreword by Stuart Franklin (limited edition of 750)

2011      Mapping the Intelligence of Artistic Work by Anne West, Moth Press

2010     Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Magenta Foundation, Canada

2009    Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Magenta Foundation, Canada


S E L E C T E D   B I B L I O G R A P H Y


           Photo District News, "Artists weave, sew and assemble to expand the photograph", 31 January 2018


Float Magazine, "Four Elements", 24 November 2017, Stirling, Dana

American Photo, "What's next for contemporary photo collage? Forging a unified vision in a fractured society", 23 January 2017, Comstock, Lindsay


The Art Couch, "Familiefoto's tot het abstracte verheven...intrigerend werk van Odetta England", November 2016, De Meyer, Frederic

Lenscratch, "Odette England: Excavations", 14 November 2016, Smithson, Aline

The Creator's Project, "Destroyed family photos reveal hidden truths in the art of Odette England", 27 October 2016, Nunes, Andrew

Lomography, "Manually manipulated vintage photographs by Odette England", 11 October 2016

GUP Magazine, "Excavations", 7 October 2016


Fraction Magazine (Japan), “Excavations”, Issue #19 2015

Musee Magazine, “Excavations”, Issue #13 2015

F-Stop, "Thrice Upon A Time", Where I Live (Issue 73) 2015

Fraction Magazine, "Excavations", Issue #78 2015

Alovebigas, "Thrice Upon A Time", August 2015, Cracknell, Robyn

F-Stop, "Develop Before", Open (Issue 72) 2015

Radio Adelaide, Interview with Dr. Catherine Kenneally, Arts Breakfast, 18 July 2015.

The Adelaide Review, “Penumbral Tales: The shadows of society”, 16 July 2015, Llewellyn, Jane


Australia Art Monthly, “Processing the past”, Issue 274, October 2014, Kimber, Mark

Rochester City Newspaper, “Perception of people and place”, 7 May 2014, Rafferty, Rebecca

Der Greif, “Odette England’s Thrice Upon A Time, Empathy, and Worrying”, 7 February 2014, Barnes, Allison


Chicago Maroon, “Of Walking: A Constitutional In Color”, 19 November 2013, Rodnianski, Ellen

Chicago Reader, “Artists Amble Their Lives Away”, 15 October 2013, Gronvall, Andrea

American Photo, “Matthew Brandt Maintains the Physical Aspects of Photography”, 27 September 2013, Fredrickson, Lori


Feature Shoot, “Photographer Works with Battered Negatives to Depict Farm Life”, 12 November 2012, Diener, Barbara

Boston Globe, “Wide range on display at ‘Exposure 2010’”, 12 June 2012, Feeney, Mark

Fraction Magazine, “Thrice Upon A Time”, Issue 39, June 2012


Light Journeys, “Self Diagnosis”, August 2011

F-Stop, “Self Diagnosis”, All About Me (Issue 43) 2011

HotShoe International, “Hotshoe Photofusion Award”, Issue 170, Feb/Mar 2011, Gavin, Miranda


Spot, “Elaine Duigenan’s Micro Mundi and Odette England’s As Above So Below at Klompching Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)”, Vol. 28. No. 2, Fall 2010, King, Frazier

Ag, “Scene Around: Odette England”, No. 61, Autumn 2010

F-Stop, “As Above So Below”, Portfolio Issue (Issue 42) 2010, Terranova, Amber

British Journal of Photography, “Double Exposure Down Under”, 27 May 2010, Louth, Sean

NY Arts, “Redeemable Reminiscences”, Spring 2010


London Independent Photography, “Attentional Landscapes”, No. 14, Winter 2009

Photographie, “Photographers of the Future”, December/January 2009, Noll, Ute

Law and More, “Lovells hosts eyesight themed exhibition for World Sight Day”, 8 October 2009

specs, “Attentional Landscapes”, Vol. 2, October 2009

British Journal of Photography, “Show and Tell”, 9 September 2009, Smyth, Diane

Griffin Museum of Photography, “Critics Pick”, September 2009, Klomp Ching, Debra

Magenta Magazine, “Rhubarb Rhubarb Photo Festival 2009”, Vol. 1 No. 1, September 2009, Camilleri, MaryAnn

Birmingham Life, “Attentional Landscapes by Odette England”, April 2009

The Architects Newspaper, “Visual Morphology”, 5 March 2009

Soanyway, “Attentional Landscapes”, Vol. 1, 2009

a-n Magazine, “Snapshot”, February 2009, Meacher, Colette


Newbury Weekly News, “Opening Up Possibilities”, N2 supplement, November 2008

3 Quarks Daily, “Attentional Landscapes”, 16 November 2008, Raza, Azra

LensCulture, “Attentional Landscapes”, Vol. 18, September 2008

/seconds, “Crashes”, Issue 9, October 2008

London Independent Photography, “Odette England: Rush for Heaven”, No. 10, Summer/Autumn 2008, Noble, Laura

East Bay Express, “The Enduring Photograph”, Arts & Culture, 13 August 2008, DeWitt, Cheng

Ag, “Scene Around: Odette England”, No. 51, Spring 2008


G U E S T   L E C T U R E S   &   A R T I S T   T A L K S

Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Brown University (Providence, RI)

Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI)

Art Gallery of South Australia (Adelaide, South Australia)

State Library of South Australia (Adelaide, South Australia)

University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Victoria)

University of South Australia (Adelaide, South Australia)


Durham Art Gallery (Durham, UK)

Can Serrat International Artist Center (Barcelona, Spain)

Hungarian Multicultural Center (Budapest, Hungary)

Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (Reykjavik, Iceland)

London Independent Photography (London, UK)