“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
― Rumi



Instagram Blog feature

P3 Interview on Sea Dreaming
Feature Shoot article featuring Sea Dreaming

Hello Giggles interview

 Sydney Morning Herald Interview 

Verandah Magazine interview

ABC interview on Olive Cotton Award

ABC interview on National Portrait Prize

Organiconcrete interview

ABC interview

Newsweek Japan Feature

Concrete Playground Interview



Awards, Exhibitions and Education

2018- Solo Exhibit of work Seeker.Keeper.Lover at Lismore Regional Gallery

2018- Finalist Moran Photographic Prize

2017- Exhibitor of series “Sea Dreaming” Kaunas Foto Festival in Lithuania and other Baltic States

2017- Finalist Josephine Ulrick Win Schubert Photo Award

2017-Finalist Australian Life Photo Competition Art and About Sydney

2017-Finalist Head On Portrait Award

2016-Exhibitor of curated show “All new Home” Northern Rivers Community Gallery

2016- Finalist Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award

2016- Finalist The National Photographic Portrait Prize

2015- Winner of the Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture

2015- Winner of The Peoples Choice Award of the National Portrait Prize

2015- Finalist Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize

2015- Finalist National Photographic Portrait Prize

2014- Finalist art and about Australian Life

2014- Finalist Australian Life instagram competition

2014- Judge Walkley Young journalist of the year Photographic

2013- Winner of Northern NSW Journalism award for best use of Photography in News, Sport or Feature

2013- Exhibitor in Kaunas Foto Festival in Lithuania and other Baltic States.

2012- Exhibitor “Divergence: Photographs from elsewhere” FotoFreo

2012- Judge Walkley Young photojournalist of the year

2011- Solo exhibition “Sea Dreaming” at Global Gallery Sydney in conjunction with the Head-on Photo festival.

2011- Finalist in Centre for Contemporary Photography Documentary award

2011- Finalist in the Moran prize for Contemporary photography

2011- Finalist in William and Winifred Bowness Photo prize at Monash Gallery of Art VIC

2010- Named as Australia’s top emerging photographer, by Industry leaders for Capture Magazine.

2010- Finalist in the Moran prize for Contemporary photography

2010- Exhibitor in Australia’s leading festival for photojournalism, Reportage 10th Anniversary, Sydney

2009- Winner of Walkley award for portraiture

2009- Photo workshop with David Alan Harvey at home in NYC

2009- Finalist Moran prize for Contemporary photography

2009- Finalist Sony projections

2008- Finalist Head On portrait prize

2008- Winner of PRODIS award for feature photography

2004- Certificate III in Photography Ultimo Tafe

1998- BA (Communications) Newcastle University.

Natalie Grono Photographer

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