Bernadette Keys is a photographic artist working with photography,film, video and sound. She holds first class Honours degrees in Media and Photography from RMIT University Melbourne and since 1999 has exhibited her work in Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Berlin, Vienna and Shanghai, to popular and critical acclaim.

Bernadette was the first artist to incorporate SMS vernacular into titles of art works. She has created solo and group exhibitions, films, events, publications and community and research projects.

Bernadette has lectured in Photography at RMIT University and Latrobe College, tutored privately,conducted workshops had has been engaged as a public speaker.  She has worked in film and television, radio, fashion, publishing, the music industry, NGO's and community organisations.

Bernadette loves to inspire and instil collaborative working environments where new possibilities for creative expression can grow. She has worked with a variety of people including high profile artists, musicians, activists, philanthropists, cult figures as well as community groups, children and marginalised groups.

Bernadette has been commissioned for numerous portraits and was a finalist in the 2014 Head-on National Photographic portrait which toured internationally and locates her as one of Australia's premier portrait photographers.

Her works are in numerous private collections nationally and internationally.

Upcoming projects include photographic exhibition, a book about Gen Xers living in Brisbane in the Bjelke-Petersen era and a film collaboration with Steve Kilbey (The Church).

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