Jasmine Poole


b.1983, Sydney, Australia


2014: Certificate IV in Arts Administration, Southern Sydney Institute of TAFE
2005: Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction, College Of Fine Arts, UNSW
2003: Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts, Southern Sydney Institute of TAFE


2011 - 2014: Freelance Photographer and Location Scout
2008 - 2011: Photographer, Australian Consolidated Press Publishing
2006 - 2008: Photographer, Assistant, Studio Coordinator, EMAP Publishing Australia

Prizes and Awards

BSG Picture This Prize, Finalist
Olive Cotton Portraiture Prize, Finalist
Captured TAFE past graduate show, Finalist
Moran Photographic Prize, Semi-Finalist
Moran Photographic Prize, Semi-Finalist
Head on Portraiture Prize, Finalist
Art & About, Sydney Life, Finalist, Winner of People's Choice Award
COFA Annual Fuji Film Photomedia Award, Winner
TAFE Best in show award, Winner
KOGARTS Photography Prize, Winner
Southern Sydney Institute Award in Photography, Winner

Solo Shows

Breeding Ground, Gaffa Gallery
Breeding Ground, BSG Gallery

Selected Group Shows

Upcoming - No Place Like Home, M Contemporary Gallery
Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum Now Festival, AGNSW Lawn
Mythology of My Land, M Contemporary Gallery
'No/Good Place' by Unconscious Collective, Beams Arts Festival, Chippendale Creative Precinct
These Glass Eyes, Salamagundi Studios
'Sprawl' by Unconscious Collective, 'In The Night Garden' Arts Festival, Tortuga Studios
Hello Collective Summer Residency Show, Poland
First World Problems, Liebig 12 Berlin
Sketch Book Project, Brooklyn NY
Berlin Unhinged, SO36 Berlin
Flight, Salmagundi Studios
Captured, Muse Gallery
Olive Cotton Portraiture Prize, Tweed River Art Gallery
Picture This, Brunswick Street Gallery
Copycats 3 (International Noise A.R.I), Paste-up under the Barcom Street bridge, Sydney
Supernature, Salmagundi Studios
Liverpool City Art Prize, Casula Powerhouse
Salmagundi Grand Opening, Salmagundi Studios
Art & About Sydney Life, Hyde Park City Of Sydney Council
Head On, Australian Centre of Photography
CopyCat II (International Noise A.R.I), Paste-up under the Barcom Street bridge, Sydney
9x5", Kudos Gallery
9x5" (International Noise A.R.I), Mobile truck gallery stationed outside the AGNSW, Dank Street Depot and ACP
Copycat (International Noise A.R.I), Paste up in Sydney, Byron Bay and Canberra
Polyglossia, COFA Gallery
Sprout, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
Fragmentation and Ornamentation, Chrissie Cotter Gallery
Cocoon, COFA Gallery
TAFE end of year show, Southern Sydney Institute
Fusion, Darling Park Gallery

Public Collections

100 years of solitude series, Sydney Institute TAFE
'Untitled' drawing, Southern Sydney Institute

Private Collections

Details available upon application

Artist Residencies and Artist Collectives

2014: Co-Founder and member of Unconscious Collective
2012: Hello Collective Artist Residency, Poland
2006: Co-Founder and member of International Noise A.R.I


Artwrite Magazine Issue 53, Never As It Seems:An Interview with Jasmine Poole in three parts pg.36-43
Feautured Artist, Pachinko Magazine
Sydney Life, Sydney Media article
Sydney Life, Interview in the Inner West Courier and online
CopyCats show and International Noise A.R.I, Austraian Art Review
Gallery On Wheels’ 9x5” show, Sydney Central Courier


Jasmine Poole is a multidisciplinary artist, freelance photographer and location scout based in Sydney, Australia. She studied at the St George School of Fine Art and later at COFA University of New South Wales where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photomedia) with Distinction.

Poole's practice explores a wide range of mediums, predominantly focusing on photography, installation and video. Her work is informed by concepts surrounding memory, story telling, the re-interpretation of space and social concerns. Her works have been selected for inclusion in many prizes including Head On, The Moran, Olive Cotton Award, and Sydney Life for which she won People's Choice.

Poole's commercial photography work has been published across a vast number of Australian publications over the last 8 years. Whilst her artistic career has seen her participate in artist residencies and numerous exhibitions both in Australia and abroad. She has co-founded two artist run collectives and is currently studying 'Arts Administration: Community Development' with the aim of starting a multifaceted creative space.