Stephanie O'Connor

b.1985 Auckland New Zealand.

A photographic artist  with a special interest in retouching based in Berlin, originally hailing from Auckland, New Zealand. 


Education -

Elam School of Fine Arts (Auckland University), Bachelor of Fine Arts. 2004 - 2007.

Achievements/Awards -

2015 Kingsize Studios photography scholarship.

2014 Annual Wallace Art Awards Finalist. 

2014 1st place Sigma Amateur Photographer of the Year People category. 

Exhibitions - 

Selected Group Exhibitions_

2019. March - Postcard Salon - Jarvis Dooney Gallery, Berlin, Germany. 58 artists from around the world have taken part in our second Postcard Salon and experiment in collaborative exhibition making.

2017. May - Bright Light, Soft Launch - Malcolm Smith Gallery, Howick Auckland. Bright Light, Soft Launch brings together emerging and established artists exploring representations of the figure through image making.  With Yvonne Todd, Richard Orjis, Solomon Mortimer, Russ Flat, Jenna Baydee, Liyen Chong, Kevin Capon, Patrick pound, Tia Ranginui, Miss O'Neil, Ashlin Rawson, Di French. As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

2016. May - Figuration - Pah Homestead, Wallace Arts Trust. Recently acquired photography from the Wallace Arts Trust concerning forms with a multiplicity of forms and narratives. Hillsborough, Auckland. As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

2014. October - Braveheart Exhibition - 60 contemporary New Zealand artists. Pavilion 6, ASB Showgrounds, Green Lane.

2013. December - Des Saloon Ferari - Des Saloon Ferari. 'A View From the Trees', with Mark Kaneko Watts. Grey Lynn.

2010. October – Diversity – A Fine Line Gallery, Matakana - with Mark Watts, Jenny Tomlin, Barbara Cope, Karen Williamson, Charlie Wrigglesworth, Richard Smallfield, Di Halstead, Stephanie O’Connor, Sue Hill.

2010. June – Reverie – Te Karanga Gallery. Karangahape Road, Auckland. As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

2008. January – PhotoForum Members Exhibition – The Digital Darkroom, Dominion Road, Auckland - with Maurice Lye, Richard Smallfield, Scott Venning, Steph O'Connor, Richard Clark, Haruhiko Sameshima, John Turner, Mala Mayo, Mark Watts, Amanda A'Hara, Hamish Macdonald and Julie Downie.

2006. JuneHome Truths – Group show, Grey Lynn home, Brown Street (curated by Sophie Keyes).

Solo Exhibitions_

2015. May – Release the Hounds – Pah Homestead, Wallace Arts Trust. Hillsborough, Auckland. As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

2014. August – Over Saturn's Limb –  Golden Dawn, Ponsonby, Auckland.

2009. June – Audition Satellite Gallery. St Benedicts Street, Auckland. As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

2008. July – The Roof – The Digital Darkroom, Dominion Road, Auckland.

Collections -

James Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland NZ.

Articus Art Collection, NZ.