About

Profile

I am a visual journalist and writer based in Western Australia.

Experience

Paul Amyes Photography – 2005 until the present

Freelance photographer and writer contributing articles and photographs to the travel and leisure industry media. I have also undertaken assignments for architectural trade magazines, the photographic press in Australia and England, and covered events for public relations companies.

Central Institute of Technology– 2009 – 2011

Lecturer in photo media teaching Photoshop and producing content for the editorial market.

Career Highlights

Solo Exhibitions

2012 – Nemesis, Open Exhibition Program, FotoFreo 2012, Fremantle, Western Australia

2010 – Broncos and Bulls, FotoFreo Fringe 2010, Fremantle, Western Australia

1986 – Valerie Barinov and the Suffering Church, House of Commons, Westminster, London, UK.

Group Exhibitions

2015 – Mexico Seen From Abroad, 8th Photography Encounter in Mexico, Encuentro Fotografico Mexico, Cholula, Mexico

2015 – The Bicycles Arrive, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

2014 – short listed for the Hobart Mercury short film festival

2013 – Freedom of Speech, Novorssiysk, Russia

2013 – No More Dictatorships, Montevideo, Uruguay

2013 – A Book About Death Australia,  Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW, Australia.

2012 – Gem Camera Club Spring in the Hills Exhibition,  Kalamunda Zig Zag Cultural Centre Gallery,  Kalamunda, Western Australia.

2012 – Celebrate the Dog 2012, Port Washington, Wisconsin,  USA.

2012 – FotoVisPo, Open Exhibition Program, FotoFreo 2012, Fremantle, Western Australia.

2012 – Invisio Tibet,  the Tibet Pavilion of the Venice Biennial, Italy.

2012 – Postal Art Trinidad & Tobago, Bohemia, Trinidad & Tobago.

2011 – Broncos and Bulls, BIFB 11 Projections, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Victoria, Australia

2011 – FLUXface in Space! FLUXmUSeum, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

2011 – TroyArt International Exhibition at MUBE. Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo Brazil.

2010 – FotoCentral.  A show case for the lecturers and students of Central TAFE who exhibited at 2010 FotoFreo. Central Gallery, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia.

2010 – ‘Til Death Do Us Part.  A Book About Death at the RNG Gallery, Nebraska, Omaha, USA.

2010 – “Um Livro Sobre A Morte” at the Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2007 – York Society Photographic Awards, York, Western Australia.

2006 – SiteUnseen 06, FotoFreo 2006, Fremantle, Western Australia.

2005 – York Society Photographic Awards, York Western Australia.

2004 – SiteUnseen 05, Perth, Western Australia.

Awards

2012 – Gem Camera Club Spring in the Hills Competition and Exhibition, 3rd place in the open category

2007 – York Photographic Award

Collections

My work is held in public and private collections in Australia, United States of America and Brazil.

Books

Paul’s Guide to Perth, Western Australia (ISBN: 978-0-646-93070-1) 2014

Tasmanian Tales – Blurb Publishing 2013

Perth’s Best Bush, Coast, and City Walks, Woodslane (ISBN 9781921606793 ) 2010

Books to which I contributed material to:

KART – magazine of multiplicity issue #39

FujiFilm SiteUnseen 05

FujiFilm SiteUnseen 06

Western Australia; Land of Rising Stars

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