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seminar day

2004 winners
vpsy history
judging details
seminar day
travelling exhibition

VPSY Seminar day is Friday October 15th 2004. Venue is the Casey Plaza Theatre, Bowen Street,
RMIT City Campus. The bill features four high profile speakers from across a range of photographic disciplines. Included in the ticket price is the famous sausage sizzle lunch courtesy of The Edge. Day kicks off at 10.00 am and concludes with the presentation of the VPSY 2004 awards at around 4.00 pm. This is the best value for money day you will see this year. Dont miss it!!


Due to a booking mixup, theatre for seminar day has been changed.
Venue is now the auditorium, level 1, RMIT building 94, Cardigan Street, Carlton. melways ref 2B E11.

Tickets for the VPSY seminar day are available from your college, or from the VPSY office. You can send your credit card details by email to or telephone 5348 5703, or send your cheque, payable to "VPSY" to 37 Coliban Drive Lyonville Vic. 3461

Ticket prices are : Full $75, Student / concession $20. EARLYBIRD tickets paid for by Friday October 8th 2004 are Full $50, Student / concession $15


alister clarke


Alister Clarke has a bachelor of Fine arts at the Victorian College of the Arts and a one year Masters at RMIT. After his studies he assisted, amongst others, one of Melbourne's high profile photographers of the time, Brian Brandt. He moved to Sydney in 1994 and commenced a successful advertising career. Alister has won numerous awards including 2 gold lions at Cannes.


lisa saad


Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts-Photography Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1989 before travelling overseas and working as a photographers assistant in both London and Paris. She returned to Melbourne in 1992 and established herself as a freelance photographer, opening Gotham Studios in Richmond in 1994. Her experience as a photographer runs the full spectrum from fashion, portraiture and still life to magazine, editorial and advertising commissions. She is also a highly regarded sports photographer with work appearing regularly in many sports magazines.


andrew chapman

michael silver

Former press and now freelance photographer Andrew Chapman has always retained a love of photojournalism & documentary black and white photography. He was the instigator in 1998 and 1999 of the "Ararat" projects, which involved taking 40 photographers to the Victorian town of Ararat and its surrounds, where they photographed the lifeblood of the district, and created a unique visual record of a rural community in the late 20 century. His exhibition "Click - Rural Photographs", shot over a quarter of a century, and featuring aspects of rural life, showed at the National Wool Museum, Geelong in 2000
Over the last 4 years he has been completing a second body of work "The Shearers" shot throughout Western NSW and Outback South Australia. This is a view of the shearers life and their contribution to Australian history. He continues to create portraits and landscapes for his own personal pleasure.


julie millowick


In the early 70s Julie Millowick began her career in the darkroom of Athol Shmith, John Cato and Peter Barr. Gradually she worked her way out into the light and worked as a freelance photographer for 17 years. Her major clients included the Victorian Arts Centre, Mayne Nickless, The State Bank and Australia Post.
She exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1977 - "Australian New Work" and recently was part of "Re - Generation" at the NGV Ian Potter at Federation Square. Her work is held in the collections of major Australian and regional galleries.

The Victorian Photography Student of the Year Awards
c/- 37 Coliban Drive Lyonville Vic 3461


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