Penelope Hunt’s art practice poetically weaves together universal themes around the environmental concerns, family dynamics and the transitory nature of our existence. Her work taps into a shared experience as it meditatively mirrors the ongoing nature of time and our existence within it.
Working predominantly in photography and video, she has has been a Finalist in numerous prizes including The Olive Cotton Award, City of Hobart Art Prize, Maggie Diaz Prize for Women, The Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award and Runner-Up in the M-Collection Award. She has undertaken numerous residencies, exhibited widely and been acquired into both Public and Private Collections.
In 2014, Penelope graduated from Masters in Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts where she was named Valedictorian of her year. She was also the recipient of the VCA Creative Scholarship and The National Gallery of Victoria Women's Award.
She runs #ArtWalksMelbourne which crafts small group tours to Melbourne’s Contemporary Art Galleries, artists studios and openings as a bridge to connect art enthusiasts with Melbourne’s unique and vibrant art world.