Ella Fitzgerald is an Australian Photographer based on the Gold Coast. With a background in Fine Art, she found her passion for photography in High School where she was introduced to her first darkroom. Ella continued on to study a Bachelor of Photography at QCA Brisbane, graduating in 2014. She then moved to Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York, before settling back home on the Gold Coast.
Ella has worked in the Photography industry since 2012, specialising in Fine Art, Figure and Portrait Photography. She loves to work intimately with her subjects to capture their raw, feminine nature and focuses on creating imagery that celebrates diversity and encourages body positivity of the female form. Her work aims to empower women through representing them in all shapes, sizes, ethnicities and backgrounds.
2020 ACID Test Vol. II, Group Exhibition, Level One/Seventeen Gallery, Gold Coast
2020 "Regenerate" Mint Art House, Group Show, charity fundraiser for the Australian bush fires relief, Gold Coast
2019 "A night in Apres" Apres Surf, Group Exhibition, Gold Coast
2018 "First Birthday" Oakie the Label, Group Show, Miami Marketta, Gold Coast
2018 "In Bloom" Solo Art Exhibition, Hotel Miami, Gold Coast
2014 SUNSTUDIOS Assistant & Emerging Photographer Awards Exhibition, Sydney
2013 Graduating Photography Student Exhibition "It’s Not You, It’s Me" Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
AWARDS & QUALIFICATIONS
2020 Resident Artist, Mint Art House, Gold Coast
2020 Youth Advisory Group, HOTA Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2019 Photographer & Visual Media Artist, Running Duck Theatre Company x HOTA, Gold Coast
2014 Finalist of the 2014 Assistant & Emerging Photographers Award, presented by SUNSTUDIOS, Sydney
2014 Sun Studios Best Image Award: Graduating student demonstrating technical and conceptual clarity within the politic of the practiced stream - Graduating Photography Student Exhibition ‘It’s Not You, It’s Me’ at Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
2014 Bachelor of Photography, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane