Jane E. Brown


Al Ahmadi, Kuwait. Lives in Melbourne, Australia


Solo Exhibitions

Black Ships, Stills Gallery, Sydney, April-May, 2015

Island of the Colourblind, BREENSPACE, Sydney, 2013

Australian Gothic, Edmund Pearce Gallery, Melbourne, April 2012

Afterlife, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, 2011

A Hopeless Taste of Eternity, Pigment Gallery, Melbourne, November 2009


Group Exhibitions

The Sievers Project, Melbourne Art Fair, August 2014

The Sievers Project, Centre for Contemporary Photography, June 2014

Khem, Strange Neighbour Gallery, Melbourne, 2014

Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, November 2013

Not Before Time, BREENSPACE, Sydney, September 2013

Obscura Festival, International Photography Festival, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, June 2013

CCP Declares: On the Nature of Things, Centre for Contemporary Photography, August 2012

The Rest is Silence, Death Be Kind at The Alderman Gallery, East Brunswick, 2011

The Small Art Show, Carbon Black, Prahran, 2011

New Photo. Subject Matter Art Space, Hawthorn, 2011

Monumental Effect, Death Be Kind at The Alderman Gallery, 2010



Phip Murray, 'Jane Brown: Light and darkness', Art Collector, Issue 72: Apr-Jun, 2015

Andrew Stephens, 'Wolfgang Sievers is Witness to our Manufacturing Decline', Sydney Morning Herald, 7 June 2014
Rainforth, Dylan, ‘Lens on Sievers’, The Age, July 2014
Coote, Gavin, ‘Open-air museum: images capture industrial decline of Broken Hill’, ABC online, June 19, 2014
Stieven-Taylor, Alison, ‘Australia: The Sievers Project’, L’Oeil de la Photographie, June 2014
Stephens, Andrew, ‘Witness to a lost time’, The Age, June 7, 2014
Cass, Naoimi and McFarlane, Kyla, The Sievers Project / exhibition catalogue, Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2014
Edgar, Ray, ‘Past Master: The Sievers Project.’ Art Guide, May /June, 2014
Wolifson, Chloe, Art and Australia, 'Emerging Artist and Writer', Issue 51.3, February 2014
Allen, Christopher, ‘National Gallery of Victoria becomes a crowded house with Melbourne Now,’ The Australian, 18 January 2014
Duke, Hannah, ‘Melbourne Now Brings Contemporary Art to the City’s Streets’, Untapped Cities, 2013
Champtaloup, Julia, 'Keeping it local Melbourne', A Magazine, November 2013
National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne Now, Exhibition Catalogue, NGV, 2013

Michael Fitzgerald, ‘From light, forms’, Sydney Morning Herald, 12-13 October 2013

Sam Preston, ‘Stillness and Calm at Breenspace’, Broadsheet, 22 September 2013

Susan van Wyk, ‘Melbourne Now countdown - Day 33', National Gallery of Victoria blog, 20 October 2013

Michael Fitzgerald, ‘Editor’s Choice’, Photofile: Through the looking glass: From the 1970s to now, vol. 93

Interview on Canvas, FBi Radio, 22 September 2013, interview starts at 31:40 minutes

Sean Gaston, The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida, Rowman and Littlefield, 2013

Hugh Nichols, ‘Much that is different from other lands’, Timemachine Magazine, No. 8, Sydney, 2013

‘Common Ground', Excerpt Magazine, December 2012 

Marcus Bunyan, ‘Melbourne’s Magnificent Eleven’, ART BLART Blog, December 2012 

Scott Wark, ‘Thing-ness and Photography’, REALTIME, vol. 111, Oct-Nov, 2012

Jolanta Nowak, ‘Documents, Encounters and Histories,’ catalogue essay, CCP Declares, Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2012

The Rest is Silence, essays by Helen McDonald, Christine Schmidt, Elvis Richardson, et al.  Arts Victoria, 2012

Robert McFarlane, ‘Redefining the Australian Landscape’, Ozphoto Review Blog, April 2012

Simon Caterson, ‘Paint it Black', The Weekend Australian Review, August 6-7, 2011 

Monumental Effect (exhibition catalogue), edited by Elvis Richardson and Claire Lambe, 2010

Sean Gaston, Derrida, Literature and War: Absence and the chance of meeting, Continuum, 2009



Finalist, The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, 2015

Art and Australia / Credit Suisse Emerging Artist Award, 2014

Finalist, Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, 2013

Finalist, Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, 2012



The Sievers Project, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, 2014


Bachelor of Arts, Melbourne University, 1986-1988

Post-Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management, RMIT, 1994



National Gallery of Victoria

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Ian Potter Museum of Art