Citations and Publications

Awards, Residencies and Sponsorship


Under Twenty-Seven Solo Featured Exhibition of the Head On Photo Festival

Finalist, Portrait Prize, Head On Photo Festival


Bellevue-Saal Artits's Residency and Scholarship at the Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Germany


Visual Arts Residency Award, Banff Research in Culture, The Banff Centre, Canada

Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith Art Award, GCS Gallery, Sydney


Artist in Residence Award, National Art School Storrier Onslow Studio Residency, Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris, France


Travel Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

Post Graduate Research Scheme Award, University of NSW


Finalist William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize Monash Gallery of Art


Australian Post Graduate Award, University of NSW

2006, 07, 12,13

Finalist Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

2006, 07, 11, 12

Finalist, Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture


Finalist Head On Alternative Portrait Award


Finalist Australian Portrait Photographic Prize Art Gallery New South Wales

Winner of the Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture


Living Out Back: People of Western NSW Rural Women’s Network, Dept of Agriculture


Sponsorships by The Gender Centre, Photo Technica, Flash, Bodywise, Avant Card, Visual Arts Grant, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras FestivalMarketing Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts


The Wellness Project Bankstown Older Women’s Wellness Centre


Major sponsorship partner The Body Shop

Major sponsorship partner QLD Dept of Families, Youth and Community Care

Major sponsorship partner NSW Department of Ageing and Disability

United Nations International Year of Older Persons official arts event

Full Voice, publication and billboard campaign, The Body Shop


Artist in residence, Birthing Unit, Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital


Artist in residence, Aged Care Unit, Liverpool Hospital


Artist in residence, Caroline Chisholm Centre for Women and Babies, Liverpool Hospital




Walking in Wiesbaden University of Third Age, Millers Point


Walking in Wiesbaden Inner West Chavurah Lecture Series

Walking in Wiesbaden Yom Limmud Festival of Jewish Ideas, University of NSW

Walking in Wiesbaden University of Third Age, Mosman Art Gallery

The Story of the Ransenberg Bed, Creative Approaches to the Holocaust, Emanuel School History Department

Ella Dreyfus in conversation with Maziar Moradi with Ich Werde Deutsch Exhibition, Goethe Institute Sydney


Picturing Places of Meaning, Vivid Ideas Art Workshop, Sydney

Anxious Places, The Big Anxiety Art Workshop, Sydney

Walking in Wiesbaden, NAS Art Forum and Winter School

Walking in Wiesbaden, Short Street Forum, Sydney


Walking in Wiesbaden, Art Department, Emanuel School, Sydney

The Bed, The Moth Radio Hour, Sydney

Body bold, body old, body beautiful, presentation at Arts Health Institute Conference, National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney Body bold, body beautiful Artist’s presentation for Creative Mamas, Sydney 


Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je suis juive Artists’ talk for Photo Soiree, Sydney


Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je suis juive: Sites/Sights of Trauma, Autobiography, Photography and Representation, The Future of the Past: Representing the Holocaust, Genocide and Mass Trauma in the 21st Century, Deakin University, Melbourne

Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je suis juive, Art Forum, National Art School, Sydney

Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je suis juive, Postgraduate Symposium, University of Sydney

Ella Dreyfus Artist Talk, Visual Arts Lecture Program, The Banff Centre, Canada


Voyeurs of Shame, Body Horror Interdisciplinary Net Conference, Sydney

Eat Weigh Art Art Forum, National Art School, Sydney


Visual embodiment: feminism, photography and failure, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Sydney


Scumbag and the photography of Ella Dreyfus Representing Motherhood in the Arts, Literature, Media and Popular Culture and Mamapalooza Conference, New York City

Child Photographer or Child Pornographer? Head-On Photography Festival Seminar, Sydney

Weight and Sea, Art and Health Symposium, University of Newcastle

Behind Closed Doors: giving space to the world of silence, with Dr Maree Stenglin, International Conference on Multimodality, University of Technology, Sydney


Punishing Silence; Violence and the Contexts of Hostility, IDNet Conference, Budapest


Under Twelves New Histories, New Practices Conference, Australian National University

Bliss, Blasphemy and Belief, Blake Prize for Religious Art Symposium, Sydney