R O R Y  K I N G

rory.king.art@gmail.com @kingroary


 2015 - 2017  Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts (Majoring in Photography) - National Art School, Sydney, NSW


2018 ‘Burnt Fingers, Broken Nose’, - Huw Davies Gallery, Griffith, ACT

2019 ‘Hero With A Thousand Faces’, - Tributary Projects, Fyshwick, ACT


2014     ‘CGS Gatsby Painting Exhibition’ - CGS Gallery, Canberra ACT

2014     ‘VA Graduation Exhibition' - CGS Gallery, Canberra ACT

2014     ‘National Gallery of Australia Summer Art Scholarship Exhibition’ - Gandel Hall, NGA, Canberra ACT

2015     ‘Photographic Survey’ - Rainer Hoff Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW

2016     ‘LOOP’ - National Art School Lighting Studio, NSW

2017     ‘Glebe Art Show’ - Glebe Community Library (Recipient of Glebe Art Show Photographic Award) NSW

2017     ‘G L O S S’ - Stairwell Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW

2017     ‘Could all this be it?’ A curatorial project by New Visions - Cold Cuts Gallery, Petersham, NSW

2017     ‘CCP 2017 Salon’ - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, VIC

2017     ‘National Art School Graduate Exhibition 2017’ - National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW


2018    'Clyde and Co. Art Award', - Clyde and Co., Sydney, NSW

2018    'The View From Here', PhotoAccess Exhibition - Huw Davies Gallery, Griffith, ACT

2018    ‘Degenerate & Six Resident’, - Degenerate & Six Gallery, Lonsdale Street, ACT

2018    ‘Crossing Borders’, - Glass Room Projects, Building 28, Darlinghurst, NSW

2018    ‘OVATION’ by RAW, - Albert Hall, Yarralumla, ACT

2018    ‘Brandon Trakman Memorial Exhibition’, - Campbell Project Space, Surry Hills, NSW

2018    ‘Exposição Pública de Fotografias Etnográficas’, - Sólon de Lucena Park, Paraíba, Brazil

2018 ‘Route 333 presents: Suburbia and One Day Old Toast’, - Route 333, Bondi Junction, NSW

2018 ‘Take Shape’, PhotoAccess Exhibition - Huw Davies Gallery, Griffith, ACT

2018 ‘Mrljak Butters King’, - DownUnder Space, Sydney, NSW

2018 ‘Slagatha Christie & Clove’, - Polish White Eagle Club, Turner, ACT

2018 ‘In The Light of: Ra’, CBR DIY, - Polish White Eagle Club, Turner, ACT

2019    ‘Soul & Mortar / Art! Not Apart’, Nishi Gallery, ACT

2019    ‘Church in the Wild’, Goodspace Gallery, Chippendale, NSW

2019 ‘Portrait Prize Finalist Exhibition, HeadOn Photo Festival’ - Paddington, Sydney, NSW

2019 (Upcoming showcase) ‘Baked Goods’, Urban Ritual, Brunswick, VIC



'Dark Matter' Residency, PhotoAccess, Manuka                                            2018

'Chateau d'Orquevaux 4 week Residency’, Orquevaux, France (Upcoming) 2019


National Gallery of Australia Summer Art Scholarship Recipient                       2014

Glebe Art Show, Photographic Award Recipient                                                   2017

Shortlisted and selected for Sydney Clyde & Co Award                                       2017

  • Curated by Clyde and Co representatives from the National Art School, Sydney College of the Arts, and UNSW Art and Design 2017 graduating exhibitions.

International Photography Awards Honourable Mention - Self Portraiture 2018

Top 20 Finalist - Panasonic Australian Photographer of the Year, Australian Photography Magazine 2019

HeadOn Portrait Prize 2019 semi-finalist                                                               2019



Vogue, Australia , 'The up-and-coming artists to know in 2018',                                     December 8, 2017

Australian Film Photographers Scene, “Multiple Exposures: A collective showcase"        January 19, 2018

Life Framer ‘Human Body’ Editors Pick                                                                       September 26, 2018

International Photography Awards ‘Fine Art - Self Portraiture’ Honourable Mentions October 3rd, 2018

Fraction Magazine feature  April 6th, 2019

PHOTODUST Magazine feature May, 2019

Vanity Teen, Exclusive Online! with Romit Roy June, 2019


'BOY'  (Self published) ed. 1 / 1                                                                                  2016   

‘Church In The Wild’ Zine                                                                             2019