Tamara Dean is a female artist born in Australia, currently working in Australia.
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Tamara Dean born Sydney, Australia 1976. Dean studied photography at the College of Fine Arts, graduating from the University of Western Sydney with a BA in Design. Dean currently resides in Sydney working as a staff photographer on the Sydney Morning Herald. In 2002 Dean was accepted into ‘Oculi’, a photo agency formed in 2001 by 9 photographers “devoted to illuminating the real lives and stories often overlooked by mainstream media”. Dean’s personal works delve into Australian subcultures, social issues and portraiture. Dean’s works have been exhibited at leading Australian galleries including the Australian Centre For Photography (ACP), the Art Gallery of NSW, Stills South Gallery, Byron Mapp Gallery, Customs House, Photo Technica Gallery and Blender Gallery. Dean’s works are held in collections of the ACP, the State Library of New South Wales, the Fuji ACMP Australian Photographers Collection 9, AMP (City of Sydney ‘Art and About’) and private collections. In 2005 and 2008, Dean was awarded an “Artist Residency” by Bathurst Regional Art Gallery in the remote historical gold-mining village of Hill End in NSW, Australia.