Professional Photographer  - JOHN BODIN

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

BA Arts, Photography RMIT

PHOTO ART REPRESENTATION

Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne www.anitatraversogallery.com.au

INDUSTRY CREDENTIALS

AIPP (Australian Institute Professional Photography) accredited member with double master status as a professional photographer    

ACMP (Society of Australian Commercial Media Photographers), founding member

                                   Chairman RMIT Programme Advisory Committee 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008

2006                           Recipient AIPP Honorary Life Member (for contribution to the industry)

 CAREER HISTORY

1991 - 2010 Owner/Director: John Bodin Photography Pty. Ltd.( Commissioned and Art based photography)

1989 - 1991  Director: John Bodin Photography Pty Ltd at Brian Brandt & Associates, Windsor

1984 - 1988  Partner: John Bodin Photography at Peter Walton & Associates, South Melbourne

                                  SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009                          Urban Edge’- Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne

2006                         ‘Urban+Landscape abstractions’ - Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne

                                  GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009                          Ballarat Foto Biennale - Ballarat,Victoria

2008                       Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond Melbourne - Shadows- curatored by Catherine Fofarty

2007                          Dickerson Gallery- Melbourne. Built Perceptions

2006                          Anita Traverso Gallery Richmond Melbourne – The Only Constant

2005                          Artefact South Melbourne

2005                          Dayelsford Foto Biennale - Dayelsford Victoria

2005                          Dickerson Gallery Melbourne, Naked Truth

2005                          IDAA International Digital Art Awards VCA Gallery, Melbourne - 'Visceral 12 up'

2005                          ACMP Traveling Exhibition, Gallery 101, Melbourne

2004                          New Social Commentaries Acquisitive Prize, Warrnambool Art Gallery

2004                          Galleria Bezdomna, Melbourne

2003                          Homeless Gallery, Melbourne

2002                          Free Radicals Self Portrait Awards, Melbourne

2001                          ACMP Traveling Exhibition, Gallery 101 Melbourne

1996                          AIPP Traveling Exhibition

1989                          RMIT gallery retrospective

                 RESIDENCIES

                 2003  Pearl Academy, New Delhi India in association with ICCP Melbourne.

                 JUDGING

2010                      AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards - Melbourne

2009                          AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards - Sydney

2006                           AIPP Panel Chairman of Judges

1989 - 2005               AIPP National and State Photography Awards

2000 - 2003               AIPP Panel Chairman of Judges

2001 & 2003              ACMI, (Australian Centre Moving Image), Diegesis Festival

INDUSTRY AWARDS

2012 AIPP VIC Epson Commercial Photographer Of The Year (aggregate score from 4 images)

2010   International Aperture Awards - Bronze Award - Self Commissioned category

2010  AIPP Silver Award - Australian Professional Photography Awards, Sydney - Whispering Sky'

2009  Highly Commended -The Edge Imaging Photography Excellence Awards

2005  AIPP (Victorian Division) Commercial Photographer of the Year

2004  AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Non Commissioned category - ‘Astral Man’

2004  AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Non Commissioned category - ‘Reflection of      Berlin Tower’

2004  AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Non Commissioned category ‘Eiffel Tower’

2004  AIPP, (Victorian Division) silver award in Non Commissioned category - ‘On The Road – ‘After Kerouac’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Illustrative category - ‘On The Road #1’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Illustrative category - ‘Night Vision’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Portrait category - ‘Visceral’, ‘Phon’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division), silver award in Portrait category - ‘Visceral’, ‘Piper’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Portrait category - ‘Visceral’, ‘Elliot’

2004                           AIPP (Victorian Division) silver award in Portrait category - ‘Visceral’, ‘Alex’

2004                           AIPP APP silver award in Commercial category - ‘Visceral’, ‘Alex ’

2003                           ACMP permanent collection No.10, ‘Reflection of Berlin Tower’

2003                           ACMP permanent collection No.10, ‘Visceral’- ‘Elliot’

2003                           AIPP APP silver award in Editorial category, ‘Jewish Museum, Berlin’

2003                           AIPP APP silver award in Editorial category- ‘Florence at Night’

2003                           AIPP APP silver award in Editorial category- ‘Ponte Vecchio’

2002                           AIPP APP silver with distinction award in Illustrative category - untitled

2001                           ACMP silver award permanent collection No.7- ‘Stainless Steel Kitchen’

2001                           AIPP APP silver with distinction award in Illustrative category -‘Steel kitchen                 

2000                           AIPP APP gold award in Illustrative category - ‘Dodge’

1999                           AIPP APP silver award in Illustrative category '‘Corner Shop Window’

1999                           AIPP APP silver award with distinction in Landscape category - ‘Rail Turn table’                         

1988                           South Australian Writers and Art Directors Award, Esanda Finance press ad

1997                           Dimensional Illustrators silver award New York USA - ’Helmet’ (in collaboration with Penny Jensz)

1997                           AIPP APP silver award in Illustrative category - ‘Under the South Eastern Freeway’

1997                           AIPP APP silver award with distinction in Illustrative category - ‘Richmond Silos’

1995                           MADC Best Community Service Award, Australians Against Child Abuse

1994                          AIPP Winner Victorian Photographer of the Year Award (seies of four images)

1994                          AIPP APP silver award in Landscape - ‘Joshua Trees, New Mexico’

1994                          AIPP APP silver award with distinction in Landscape category - ‘Grand Canyon’

1994                          AIPP APP silver award with distinction in Landscape category - ‘Pen and Paper’

1993                          Ilford Open Award - ‘Grand Canyon’

                GUEST LECTURING AND MENTORING

                RMIT University School of Media & Communivation, Melbourne

                PSC Photographers Study College, Melbourne.

                Updated: March 2013