Past Exhibitions


5 July 2013 to 11 August 2013

Each year MGA calls for entries for our student competition and exhibition TOPSHOTS. TOPSHOTS celebrates the excellent photomedia work being produced by the graduating students of VCE Art, Media & Studio Arts and IB Visual Arts.

From their final folios of 2012, 25 students have been selected for the finalist's exhibition to be held at MGA in 2013.

Selected students are:

Nina Burnett Melbourne Girls Grammar School
James Burns The Knox School
Emily Burton Methodist Ladies’ College
Michelle Clarke Huntingtower School
Olivia Gibson St Leonards College
Zoe Goldberg Monbulk College
Callisha Gregg-Rowan Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School
Eliza Hill Upwey High School
Ginny Hodgkinson Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak
Andrejs Jaudzems Upwey High School
Carmen Meade Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School
Katherine Michelmore Melbourne Girls Grammar School
Lauren Morgan Glen Waverley Secondary College
Belinda Neilson Monbulk College
Alaina Nelson Avila College
Liam O’Bree Balwyn High School
Jade Pearson Beaconhills College, Pakenham Campus
Sarah Ramsden Highvale Secondary College
Renée Robinson Oxley Christian College
Lucy Simpson St Leonards College
Claire Skerman Wheelers Hill Secondary College
Danielle Ventura Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College
Bethany Walravens Toorak College Mount Eliza
Tess Wardrop St Leonards College
Sarah White Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak

Current Exhibitions

  • Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography
  • STAGES: photography through the pandemic

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • Arts action: exploring the personal and political
  • Atrium Gallery – information

Travelling Exhibitions

  • John Gollings: the history of the built world
  • The light fades but the gods remain | Bill Henson
  • Robyn Stacey: as still as life

Bowness Prize

  • 2019 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2018 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2015 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2014 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2013 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2012 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2011 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
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