Cara Coombe is a fine art photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. She holds a Bachelors and Honours degree in Photography from the Queensland College of Art. Coombe’s work sits within a biographical framework, exploring the concepts of gender, sexuality, mental health, and personal, family and socio-cultural identities. Coombe has exhibited her work throughout Australia and internationally, with international group shows exhibited in Paris and New York.  She most recently completed a research residency with L'AiR Arts in Paris, France.  


Bachelor of Photography: 2016-2018

With Honours: 2019

Solo Exhibitions:

Human(e), Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC, 2020

Group Exhibitions:

ILFORD CCP Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC, 2021

Beyond the Frame: Image In Action, Memoire de l’Avenir, Paris, France, 2020 

Optimistically Omnivorous, Onespace Gallery, West End, QLD, 2020 

CLICK19, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, 2019 

Twenty-something.two, Pop Gallery, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 2019

Twenty-something, NARS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2018 

Undergrowth, QCA Webb Gallery, Southbank, QLD, 2018 

Creative Generations, Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich, QLD, 2015 


Twenty-something.two, Pop Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, 2019


Paper Bou Magizine, Exploring the Human Condition, Interview by Chantel Scott, 25th October 2018 


CR Kennedy Award for excellence in Photographic Art Practice in still and moving image,2018 


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