Hedy Ritterman

Ritterman has academic achievements in psychology, design, photography and fine arts and has integrated these with her life experiences to create meaningful artworks that address the human condition in today's world. Most recently she won the prestigious Human Justice Award in the 63rd Blake Prize with a powerful photographic portrait of a Holocaust survivor taken just a few weeks before his death. Her photographic works have been shortlisted in numerous prizes, such as Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Prize (Qld), Olive Cotton Award (NSW), National Photographic Purchase  Award (NSW)and she won the 2003 Linden Postcard Award (Vic) and 2005 Still Life Award at the Kodak Photographic Salon (Vic).

 

In 2014 she was invited to show internationally with The Global Centre for Drawing in the exhibition 'Location' Crossing the Line #2 exhibition in Dubai and in 2015 she exhibited in "Facsimilie" Crossing the line #3 in Florence, where she presented a talk and participated in world renowned workshops, all of which was reviewed in Studio International.

 

In September 2016 - March 2017 she will present a solo show at Jewish Museum of Australia that will investigate concepts of memory and ritual through the installation of everyday objects.

 

Ritterman lives and works in Melbourne and has exhibited in a considerable number of  solo and group shows. Her works have been acquired by private and institutional collections.

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