About

John Slaytor

Nationally recognised photographer whose work is held by Australia’s major institutions.

Moran Prize

Recognised by his peers.

2015 ADDON EXHIBITION – INVITEE

In May 2015 I was invited to take part in the AddOn exhibition, part of the HEAD ON Photo Festival.

2014 ADDON EXHIBITION – INVITEE

In May 2014 I was invited to take part in the AddOn exhibition, part of the HEAD ON Photo Festival.

2013 – MORAN PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT PRIZE – FINALIST

My portrait ‘Mourning an Elder’ may be seen here.

2013 featured HEAD On Exhibition ‘The Silent Sea’

As part of Sydney’s Head On Photo Fesival, I was invited to exhibit my work The Silent Sea’ at Gaffa Gallery, Sydney.

2012 Random Excellence by the blog, The Online Photographer

To be blogged by Mike Johnson has been the most rewarding recognition to date, if only for the comments made by his readers. Read the blog by clicking Random excellence: John Slaytor

2012 HEAD ON EXHIBITION ‘Lost in transit’

As part of Sydney’s Head On Photo Fesival, I was invited to exhibit my work ‘Lost in transit‘ at Global Gallery, Paddington.

2011 NATIONAL PORTRAIT PRIZE – FINALIST

My portrait ‘Young girl in a dance class was a finalist in the National Portrait Gallery’s 2011 National Photographic Portrait Prize

2011 SMH SHOOT THE CHEF PORTRAIT PRIZE – FINALIST

My portrait of Chef Ajoy Joshi of nilgiri’s restaurant delivering a tiffin meal to the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, was a finalist in the 2011 Shoot the Chef Competition.

2011 ADDON EXHIBITION – INVITEE

In May 2011 I was invited to take part in the AddOn exhibition, part of the HEAD ON Photo Festival.

2011 MORAN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRIZE – SEMI-FINALIST

I was a semi-finalist in the 2011 Moran Photographic Prize with my image of a fourteen-year-old girl putting on her make-up.

2009 OLIVE COTTON AWARD – HIGHLY COMMENDED

My entry to the 2009 Olive Cotton Award was highly commended.

Work held by Australia’s major institutions.

2014 THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW

The State Library of NSW purchased 25 of my works for its collection and a photobook.

2013 – National Portrait Gallery

My portrait of the poet Peter Skryznecki OAM was purchased by the National Portrait Gallery.

2012 THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW

The State Library of NSW purchased 20 of my works for its collection.

2007 THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA

The National Library of Australia has purchased my works for its permanent collection.