Bio

Rhiannon Hopley, born in 1987, is a Sydney based multidisciplinary artist and curator.

Working primarily in the medium of photography and moving image, Hopley’s work explores the abstraction and stillness of time and place, considering our connection with placemaking, identity and the relationship between nature, the urban landscape, and the human condition.

Hopley was awarded First Prize in photography for the Gosford Art Prize in 2013 and Commended for the main prize in 2015. She was selected as a finalist for various awards including, Ballarat International Foto Biennale Vic, 2021 and 2013, HIDDEN Rookwood, NSW 2018, Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Qld 2018, North Sydney Art Prize 2017 and The 39th Alice Prize, NT 2016.

Hopley has shown at Art Fairs including Queer – A Celebration of Art and Activism in Nepal 2021, Dia Los Muertos Festival in London 2019, DENFair Melbourne 2017 and selected to exhibit with .M Contemporary for their exhibition ‘No Place Like Home’, for the 2015 Australasia’s International Art Fair, Sydney Contemporary.

In 2019 she was selected for Micro Galleries International Artist Collective and became the Creative Lead for MG’s Project/Forward:2047. A three-day global projection art festival in 2020 that screened in Kenya, Nepal, Colombia, Indonesia, Peru and Jordan, Hong Kong, Austria, Italy, USA, Spain and Australia. The festival featured her work alongside over 50 international artists.

Her work is held in private collections in Australia, the USA, Canada and France.