BOWNESS PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia. Selected as a finalist for an image from my series Lethe. The winner will be announced on the 11th October 2018. The annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize is an initiative of the MGA Foundation and was established to promote excellence in Australian photography.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY GALA AWARDS. 11th Julia Margaret Cameron International Award for women photographers. An image from my series AnOther has received an honourable mention and will be exhibited in the 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona in October 2018. https://www.thegalaawards.com/w-11th-julia-m-cameron-award-1
LOOSENART 4 – 12 July 2018. A Body Reduced featuring in the group exhibition Alteration at the Millepiani Gallery space in Rome.
F – STOP Magazine. December 2017. Featuring in the Street Photography issue. http://www.fstopmagazine.com/groupexhibition.html
BLOOOM AWARD. August 2017. The project A Body Reduced nominated for the BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER. An interdisciplinary art award open to artists whose works blur boundaries of traditional forms of expression. http://www.blooomawardbywarsteiner.com/
PLUS PAPER. June 2017. Featuring A Body Reduced alongside an interview in the Chinese & English Magazine showcasing global creative work. http://www.thepluspaper.com/2017/06/30/the-digital-body/
PAMPLE-MOUSSE. June 2017. Featuring Folds on the London based contemporary photography platform. http://pample-mousse.berta.me/melissa-spiccia/
LIFE FRAMER. New York, Tokyo & Rome. 2017. My image Metro which won the Human Body category in Life Framer’s International Photography prize took part in a group exhibition in New York with the Clampart Gallery, Reminders Photography Stronghold in Toyko and Officine Fotografiche in Italy. http://www.melissaspiccia.com/selected-work/metro
KALTBLUT. December 2016. Berlin based Magazine. Featuring my ongoing series titled ‘I’ve Become You’. http://www.kaltblut-magazine.com/ive-become-you-by-melissa-spiccia/
ARTREVEAL Magazine. October 2016. Selected to be featured and interviewed in their 21st issue that is dedicated to promote and publish independent artists from all countries and all genres of visual art. https://issuu.com/artrevealmagazine/docs/no_21/100
F – STOP Magazine. October 2016. Featuring in the Human body issue selected by photographer and founder of the Chicago Filter Photo Festival Sarah Hadley. http://www.fstopmagazine.com/pastissues/79/index.html
SHE Exhibition. My photographic series She is Body dysmorphic exhibited as part of an international arts collaboration exploring the construct of femininity. 30th-31st July, 2016 @ 47-49 Tanner Street, SE1 3PL London, UK. http://www.wearesweetart.com/#!she-artists/cg8a
PRISM Magazine. June 2016. Featuring the project ‘Enmesh’ in their 5th Anniversary issue. https://issuu.com/prism_photomagazine/docs/prism24/68?e=2983290/36170780
LIFE FRAMER. June 2016. Interview. http://www.life-framer.com/melissa-spiccia/
LIFE FRAMER Photography Prize. May 2016. My image Metro won the Human Body category judged by Mona Kuhn. http://www.life-framer.com/human-body/
ART HABENS Art Review. Interview in their special edition. January 2016. http://issuu.com/arthabens/docs/art_habens_art_review_-_spissue/26
TINCONZERO. October 2015. Signal International arts festival. Italy. Winning image from For Tomorrow series. Image was then used to promote the festival. http://www.signalfestival.org/
PHOTOWORKS UK. Showcase. October 2015. Selected from their annual call for entries on Women She is, Body Dysmorphic series. https://photoworks.org.uk/showcase-melissa-spiccia/
PHOTOMEDITATIONS MACHINE. June 2015. Enmesh featured on the online space curated by Professor Joanna Zylinska of Goldsmiths, London and artist Ting Ting Cheng. http://photomediationsmachine.net/2015/06/23/enmesh/
SAATCHI. 2014. London. An image from my project She is Body Dysmorphic on display on rotation with other selected works by artists on the gallery’s photography screen.