David Stephenson

Born 1955, Washington, D.C.

Education

1979 Bachelor of Fine Art with Honors, Bachelor of Art with Honors (Art History), University of Colorado
1980 Master of Art, University of New Mexico
1982 Master of Fine Art, University of New Mexico
2001 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania

Solo Exhibitions

2017
The Derwent (with Martin Walch), Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
David Stephenson: Human Landscapes, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Domes and Vaults, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta

2015
The Derwent Project (with Martin Walch) MARS Gallery, Melbourne as part of CLIMARTE 2015

2014
Light Cities/Asia, John Buckley Gallery Melbourne
Drowned Forests of the Navarre, from the Derwent Project (with Martin Walch), Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia

2013
Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria, Australia

2012
Light Cities: Sea Level, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
David Stephenson: A Survey of Photographs, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2011
Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia

2011
Light Cities, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Light Cities: Sydney, Boston, Perth, Tokyo, Melbourne, Osaka, Boutwell Draper Gallery, New York, NY

2009
David Stephenson, Highland Gallery, Boulder, CO

2008
Star Drawings, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
David Stephenson, O'Sullivan Art Gallery at Regis University, Denver, CO
David Stephenson: Sublime Symmetries, Australian Embassy, Washington, DC

2007
Vaults, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Sublime Symmetries, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, curated by Jorge Calado (hard cover catalog)

2005
Drawing Time, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2004
David Stephenson, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Dome Photographs 2000-2003, Jackson Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA
Cupolas, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2003
The Dome Project, Candace Perich Gallery, Katonah, NY
Skeletons, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Skeletons, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2001
Starlight: David Stephenson Photographs, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Space + Light: David Stephenson Photographs, 1982-1996, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Dome Photographs 1993-2000, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia

2000
Heaven, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Cupolas, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Dome, CAST Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Virtual Dome, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1999
Stars, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Domes, Dolphin, Kansas City, KA

1998
Sublime Space: David Stephenson Photographs 1989-98, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Anatomies, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1997
Domes, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Domes, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1996
Transfigurations, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1995
Transfigurations, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland for Fotofeis International Festival of Photography in Scotland

1994
Winter, James Danziger Gallery, New York, NY
Dark Nature, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart (collaboration with Anne MacDonald)
The Ice, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

1993
Dissolution, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
The Ice, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1992
Vast, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Vast, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

1991
Vast, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia
Vast, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1990
Untitled 1989-90, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Untitled 1989-90, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

1989
David Stephenson, Selected Photographs 1979-89, Salamanca Place Gallery, Hobart, Australia
David Stephenson, Gallerie Cimitiere, Launceston, Australia

1988
David Stephenson, Salamanca Place Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1987
Mountain/Sea, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart, Australia
David Stephenson, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1985
David Stephenson, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia
David Stephenson, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, Australia

1984
David Stephenson, The Developed Image, Adelaide, Australia

1983
The Divided Landscape, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY
David Stephenson, The Developed Image, Adelaide, Australia
Extended Landscape, Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1982
David Stephenson, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

1981
David M Stephenson, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Trans Alaska Pipeline, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Group Exhibitions

2017
Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Gravity (and Wonder), Penrith Regional Gallery, Emu Plains, Australia

2016
Tidal (with Martin Walch), Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
Gravity (and Wonder), Penrith Regional Gallery, New South Wales
New in Town, Susan Boutwell, Munich, Germany
Tempest, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
Fleurieu Art Prize (with Martin Walch), Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide

2015
The Photograph and Australia, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Vernacular in Place: Old and New Topographic Photography, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award (with Martin Walch), Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland
27° South to 19° North: Contemporary Australian Photography (with Martin Walch), Museum of the City of Cuernavaca, Mexico

2014
PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting, Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2013
Australia: Land and Landscape, Royal Academy of Arts, London; organised with National Gallery of Art, Canberra, Australia
Time Frame: exploring the moving image, Poimena Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania; curated by Catherine Wolfhagen and Melissa Smith.
Depth of Field: Aspects of Contemporary Photography, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne.
Domain: a contested environment, Domain House, Queens Domain, Hobart, curated by Noel Frankham for Ten Days on the Island
Flatlands: photography and everyday space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2012
Luminous World – Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection, curated by Helen Carroll, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Geomorphometries: contemporary terrain, curated by Maurice Ortega, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, Australia
Photographic Abstractions, curated by Stella Loftus-Hills and Stephen Zagala, 3 August – 30 September 2012, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Dark Sky, curated by Geoffrey Batchen, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Light Works, curated by Isabel Crombie, National Gallery of Victoria,
Melbourne, Australia
Isle of Many Waters (with Martin Walch), curated by Bryony Nainby
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia

2011
City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
25 Years / 25 Artists, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
25 Years – an unfolding journey, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Deep Water: Photographs 1860-2000, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Photography and Place: Australian landscape photography, 1970s until now, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
River Effects: the waterways of Tasmania, Academy Gallery, Launceston/Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
Art + Architecture 11, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Stormy Weather: Contemoporary Landscape Photography, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2009
Looking Up: A View of Contemporary Photography, Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, NV

2008
Neo-Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Museum of Art, Brisbane, Australia
Photography and Architecture, Parc de Sceaux, Paris, France

2007
Ingenuidades: Fotografia e Engenharia 1846-2006, curated by Jorge Calado, Galeria de Exposições Temporårias da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

2006
*From an Island South *(Asialink/Devonport Regional Gallery touring exhibition, curated by Jane Stewart) touring venues in Asia
aniGma-2006, The 3d Novosibirsk International Festival of Digital Imaging, Animation & Video-Art, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia
Different Dimension, 1st Novosibirsk International Festival of Contemporary Photography, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia
A Precipitation in Time, Devonport Regional Gallery, Devonport, curated by Troy Ruffels
Artbank: Celebrating 25 Years of Australia Art, Redland Art Gallery, Queensland, and national tour, curated by Antonia Syme et al

2005
Studies in Meditation, Candace Perich Gallery, Katonah, New York
Looking South, Plimsoll Galley, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
The Place Where Three Dreams Cross, Plimsoll Galley, Centre for the Arts, Hobart (national tour)
Breaking Ice, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Transformer, Long Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Points of View: Australian Photography, 1985-95, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Olhares Estrangeiros, Fotografias de Portugal, Colecçao da Caixa de Depositos, Fidelidade Mundial Chiado 8, Lisbon, Portugal

2004
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise
Want to Take You Higher, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2003
Sky Lounge - Future Projections, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia
First Impressions: Contemporary Australian Photograms, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Future Perfect, Bett Gallery, Hobart and assorted venues

2001
Striking: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Monash Gallery of Art Collection, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Between Phenomena-The Panorama and Tasmania, Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
Night Light: Photographs of heavenly bodies, 1885-2000, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA

2000
Gold Coast Ulrick Schubert Photographic Art Award (winner), Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia
Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968-2002, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Dolphin Fine Art, Kansas City, KA

1999
Mount Wellington - Peak and Pinnacle, Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, State Library of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (national tour)
Artificial Nature: a survey of vintage and contemporary photograms, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Striking: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Monash Gallery of Art Collection, Gold Treasury Museum, Melbourne, Casula Powerhouse Gallery, Sydney
Earth Sky, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
Tempus Fugit/Time Flies, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS

1998
Waterproof, Festival of 100 days/EXPO '98, Belen Art Centre, Lisbon. Click, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Parliament House Photography Project: David Stephenson and Debra Phillips, Parliament House, Canberra, Australia
Constellations, University of Missouri-Kansas City Gallery of Art, Kansas City, KS
Drawings from Light 2: The Contemporary Imagination, Waverley City Gallery, Melbourne
Ground Control, Lombard-Freid Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1997
Oceans and Galaxies, Karen McCready Fine Art, New York, NY
Vantage, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Site and Sensibility - selections from the Art Bank Collection, S. H. Irvin Gallery, Sydney, Australia
What's New II, Waverley Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
The Blake Prize, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1996
Imagine Nature, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
Brushing the Dark: Recent Art and Tasmania, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart (national tour), Australia
The Power to Move: Recent Australian Photography, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Inheritance, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Contemporary Australian Photography from the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Out Takes: Obscure Works by Gallery Artists, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Gold Coast City Conrad Jupiters Art Prize (winner), Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
City of Hobart Art Prize, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1995
Likeness, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
Figure/Ground, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
The Derwent Collection: Australian Art of the 1980s and 1990s, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia
The Blundstone Contemporary Art Prize (Aquisitive Award), Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston (national tour)

1994
Tradition and the Unpredictable: The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Pictograms: Aspects of Contemporary Photographic Practice, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne (national tour), Australia
The Full Spectrum: Colour and Photography in Australia 1860s to 1990s, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Landed: Landscape Art in Australia, 1960-90, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Antarctica: Secrets of the Frozen World, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, and Museum of Victoria, Melbourne Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, (international tour)
Tableaux: Works from the Monash University Collection, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1993
To the Surface-Contemporary Landscape, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
Artists in Antarctica-Visions of the Frozen World, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Reflex, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, (national tour)

1992
A Show of Strength, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Location, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, (Australasian tour), Australia
Intimations of Mortality, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Contemporary Works, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1991
42° South, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart (Australia/ NZ tour), Australia
David Stephenson/Ray Arnold, Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre, Tasmania, Australia
Agfa National Photography Exhibition, Albury Regional Art Centre, New South Wales, Australia

1990
Fragmentation and Fabrication: Recent Australian Photography, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

1989
Night, Nacht, Noir, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Tableaux Mourant, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Australia

1988
Australian Photography: the 1980's, Australian National Gallery, Canberra (national tour), Australia
The CSR Photography Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Landfall, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart, Australia
A Place For Art, Centre for the Arts Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1987
Photogenics: Works from the University Collection, University of Tasmania, Fine Arts Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Australian Contemporary Photographers, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
On Collecting Photographs: Master Photographs from St. Louis Private Collections, University of Missouri, St. Louis
The New Romantics, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney (regional tour), Australia

1986
New Views: Landscape Photographs From Two Continents, University of Missouri, St, Louis, MO
CSR Photography Project, Queensland Art Gallery and regional tour
Recent Australian Photography, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia

1985
Festival of Perth Exhibition, Editions Gallery, Fremantle
Approaching Landscape, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart and Penrith Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia

1984
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

1983
Australian Perspecta 1983, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, (national tour)
Landscape/Cityscape, Susan Spiritus Galley, Newport Beach
Not a Picture Show, Long Gallery, Hobart, (national tour)
Recent Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1982
Recent Acquisitions, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Year of the Tree, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Southwest Regional Photography, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, AZ

1981
New Photographs, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY
Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Contemporary Photoworks, Downtown Centre of the Arts, Albuquerque, NM
Five States Photography, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, NM
Exposure Time V, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Exposure 1981, Cheltenham Art Centre, PA
Sixth Annual Magic Silver Show, Murray State University, Murray, KY
Prints and Photographs, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

1980
Western Landscape Photography, 1850-1980, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Contemporary Photography, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
La Grange National V, CVAA Art Gallery, La Grange, GA
Eccentricities, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Conceptions Southwest, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, AZ
Photospiva 80, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MO
University of New Mexico Travelling Exhibition, to galleries in New York, Maine, Virginia, and Texas
Photo-Media, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
MA/MFA Exhibition, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1979
Photograph as Document, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Photoworks, Bellevue Art Museum, WA
Exposure: Ideas and Images in Contemporary Photography, Boulder Arts Centre, CO
Colorado Photographers, Emmanuel Gallery, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
Pictures, Diablo Valley College Gallery, CA
Four Corners Exhibition, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Boulder Arts 1979, Boulder Arts Centre, CO
Albuquerque Contemporary Arts, Downtown Centre for the Arts and Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1978 Works on Paper, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, TX (seven gallery regional tour)

Grants & Commissions

2002 Australian Research Council Grant (with Bill Hart)
2001 Australia Council Visual Art/Craft Fund Project Grant
2000 Australian Research Council Grant
1996 Australia Council Visual Art/Craft Fund Project Grant
1995 Australian Research Council Grant (with A MacDonald, R. Arnold)
1993 Arts Tasmania Project Grant (with Anne MacDonald)
1992 Australia Council Visual Arts/Crafts Board Overseas Studio Grant
1991 University of Tasmania Antarctic Commission
1990 Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Art in Public Places Commission
1989 Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Art in Public Places Commission
1988 University Research Grant
1985 University Research Grant
1984 New Parliament House Photography Commission
1983 CSR Photography Project Commission
1983 Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Grant
1980 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1979 Ford Foundation Grant, through the University of New Mexico

Books & Catalogs

2009
Stephenson, David. Heavenly Vaults: Romanesque to Gothic in European Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY
Palmer, Daniel. “David Stephenson”, chapter in Blair French and Daniel Palmer, Twelve Australian Photo-Artists, Piper Press, Sydney, Australia

2008
Kubler, Alison. Neo-Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Museum of Art, Brisbane, Australia
Faris-Belt. Angela. The Elements of Photography, Focal Press, Burlington, MA and Oxford, UK

2007
Ennis, Helen. Photography and Australia, Reaktion Book, London, UK
Palmer, Daniel. “David Stephenson”, chapter in John Stringer: Cross Currents: Focus on Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Stephenson, David. Visions celestas: Les plus belles coupoles d’Europe, Editions Citadelles & Mazenod, Paris, France

2006
Calado, Jorge, David Stephenson: Sublime Symmetries, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

2005
Stephenson, David, Visions of Heaven: The Dome in European Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

2003
Crombie, Isobel and van Wyk, Susan, Second Sight: Australian Photography in the National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
David Stephenson (with essay by Greg French): Skeletons, Space + Light Editions, Hobart

2002
Green, Charles and Smith, Jason, Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968-2002, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2001
Schall, Jan, editor, Tempus Fugit: Time Flies, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, and University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1999
Stephenson, David (with essay by Keith F. Davis), Stars, Julie Saul Gallery, New York. Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, Space + Light Editions, Hobart
French, Blair, editor, Photo files: an Australian photography reader, Power Publications, Power Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Van Wyk, Susan, Sublime Space: David Stephenson Photographs, 1989-98, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1998
Davis, Keith F., An American Century of Photography: From Dry Plate to Digital (2nd Edition, Revised and Enlarged), Abrams, New York, NY
Calado, Jorge, A Prova de Agua/Waterproof, Edition Stemmle, Zurich, Switzerland

1997
Stephenson, David, "Transfigurations", 5 colour illustrations pp. 98-103, in Pedersen, B M , editor, Fine Art Photography 2, Graphis Inc, New York, NY

1996
Hammond, Victoria, editor: Brushing the Dark- Recent Art and Tasmania, Contemporary Art Services Tasmania, Hobart, Australai
Hay, Peter, editor: Imagine Nature, School of Art, University of Tasmania, Australia
Kirker, Anne, The Power to Move, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Stephenson, David and Hammond, Victoria, Cupolas, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne, and Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Australia

1995
Foster, Gill, McArthur, editors: Fotofeis '95- International Festival of Photography in Scotland, Fotofeis Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland
Colless, Edward, The Error of My Ways, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

1994
Koop, Stuart and Stephenson, David, The Ice, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Museum of Fine Arts, The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable, Houston, TX
Davis, Keith F., An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital, Hallmark, Kansas City, KS
Stephenson, David, "Marks in the Landscape: Notes 1979-1991",* Our Common Ground- A Celebration of Art*, Place & Environment, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects & The Centre for Environmental Studies, Hobart, Australia

1993
Arnold, Ray, To the Surface-Contemporary Landscape, Plimsol Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Australia
Engberg, Juliana, Location, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 1992
Mcqueenie, John, 42° South, Chameleon, Hobart, Australia

1991
Levine, Fred, "And we fill the void with our presence- An introduction to the photographs of Stephenson, David, Vast: Photographs from Europe and Antarctica 1990-91, by David Stephenson, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide, 1991
National Association for Visual Arts: Who's Who of Australian Artists, Thorpe, Melbourne, Australia

1990
Germaine, Max, Artists and Galleries of Australia, Craftsman House, Sydney, Australia

1989
Logan, Jim, Night, Nacht, Noir, Chameleon Contemporary Art Space, Hobart, Australia
MacDonald, Anne, Tableaux Mourant, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

1988
Ennis, Helen, Australian Photography: The 1980's, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, and Melbourne Oxford University Press, Oxford, Auckland, New York,NY
Byron, Sandra, The CSR Photography Project Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Backhouse, Sue. Tasmanian Artists of the Twentieth Century, Pandani Press, Hobart, Australia

1987
Holmes, Jonathon, Photogenics: Works From The University Collection, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Stephenson, David, Mountain/Sea, Chameleon, Hobart, Australia
Sturgeon, Graeme, The New Romantics, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Australia

1986
Patton, Tom, New Views: Landscape Photographs From Two Continents, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
Godden, Christine, CSR Photography Project: Selected Works, CSR, Ltd. Sydney, Australia
McDonald, Jan, Australian Artists' Index, Arts Libraries Society, Sydney, Australia
Stephenson, David, New Landscapes: Photographs From Two Continents, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Arnold, Ray, Approaching Landscape, Chameleon, Hobart, Australia

1983
Puster, Glen and Pollard, Gayle, Not a Picture Show, Hobart, Australia
Murphy, Bernice, Australian Perspecta 1983, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Tasmanian School of Art:* Extended Landscape*, Hobart, Australia

1980
Himmelfarb, Harvey and Clisby, Roger D., Large Spaces in Small Places, A Survey of Western Landscape Photography: 1850-1980, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1979
Boulder Arts Center: Exposure: Ideas and Images in Contemporary Photography, Boulder, CO

Publications & Reviews

2013
Lindberg, Aaron, “David Stephenson’s Long Exposure Star Paths,” Fstoppers, April

2008
Nelson, Robert. “Sublime infinity beyond the ceiling”, The Age, Melbourne, February

2007
Sholis, Brian. “David Stephenson, Julie Saul Gallery, New York”, Artforum.com
Harper’s, September
New York Times, March 4

2006
Interior Design, June

2004
The New Yorker, May 10
Cullum, Jerry, "David Stephenson and Rocky Schenck," ART News, November
Cullum, Jerry, "Harmony, complexity through a lens," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 23
Glueck, Grace, "I Want to Take You Higher," The New York Times, June 25
The New Yorker, May 10

2001
Holmes, Jonathan, "David Stephenson; Australia, Transfigurations," Fotofeis Mortality
University of Tasmania, Australia Council

2000
Loke, Margarett, "David Stephenson: Heaven", The New York Times, February 11

1999
Koop, Stuart, "David Stephenson", Art/Text, No. 64, Sydney, February
Timms, Peter, "Finding that uncool beauty in nature", The Age, Melbourne, 5 May
Kirsch, Elisabeth, "David Stephenson: Domes", Kansas City Star, July 29

1998
Clabburn, Anna, "Male artists meet the heroic challenge", The Age, Melbourne, 16 September

1996
Kidd, Courtney, "The Unframed Eye: Perspectives on Antarctica", Art and Australia, Volume 33, Number 4, Sydney
MacDonald, John, "Peaks of inspiration", Sydney Morning Herald, 4 May
Auty, Giles, "Theories with holes", The Weekend Australian, 11-12 May
Falkiner, Susan, "Brushing the Dark", Art Monthly Australia, No. 90 June
Smith, Barb, "Fotofeis International Festival of Photography in Scotland", Art Monthly Australia, No. 90 June
Freiberg, Freda, "Photography"(review of Transfigurations at Robert Lindsay Gallery), The Age, Melbourne, 20 September

1995
Read, Michael, "Phenomena",See, Issue 1:4, The Friends of Photography,San Francisco, CA

1994
Colman, A. D., "Photography", The Observer, New York, February
Kelly, Sean, "Dark Nature", Contemporary Art Tasmania Issue No. 3, Hobart, Autumn
Artlink, "David Stephenson", Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter,
Rooney, Robert, "Absence makes an odd appearance" The Weekend Australian, August 6-7

1993
Colman, Adrian, "Time and the Photographer", Research News No. 6, University of Tasmania, Hobart
Holmes, Jonathon, "The Green and the Wild: Dark Nature, Anne MacDonald and David Stephenson, Artlink
Lynn, Elwyn, "Exposure to contrast",* The Weekend Australian*, July 31-August 1
Lynn, Elwyn, "Photos to go places", The Weekend Australian, August 7-8
Neville, Greg, "Conditioned Reflex", The Age, Melbourne, December 15
Australian Photography, "Breaking Rules, Okay", Sydney, December
Neville, Greg, "An art in search of identity", The Age, Melbourne, December 31

1992
Rooney, Robert, "Focus on Asian Relations", The Weekend Australian, December 5-6

1991
Kelly, Sean, "42 Degrees South", Art & Text, Number 39, May
Neville, Greg, "Stephenson has nature's power of astonishment", The Age, Melbourne, 22 November
Colless, Edward, "David Stephenson",* Photofile*, Number 34, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, December
Radok, Stephanie, "Anti-aesthetics", Artlink, Vol 11 No 4, Summer

1990
Faust, Beatrice, "Focus is on the dignity of labor", The Age, Melbourne, Feb. 3
Koop, Stuart: "David Stephenson at Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery", Agenda, Ewing and George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University, Melbourne
McDowell, David, "Playing Dead and Other Affectations", Photofile, Summer

1989
Leggett, Susan, "Monumental landscapes related to man",* The Mercury*, Hobart
Colless, Edward: "Hobart Commentary", Art and Australia, September

1987
Faust, Beatrice, "Glamour, mystery, and magic", The Age, Melbourne
Curnow, Heather, "Mountain/Sea", Photofile, Sydney, Spring
Curnow, Heather, "Talented interpreter captures essence of Tassie landscape", The Mercury, June 8
McDonald, John, "Romantics under the umbrella", Sydney Morning Herald, Sept. 26
Lynn, Elwyn: "Rescued from their ersatz agony", The Weekend Australian, p26-27

1985
Hinderacker, Mark, "Panoramas..", Sydney Morning Herald, April
Holmes, Jonathon: "Resuming our journey into the landscape...", Art and Australia, Volume 22, Number 4, Sydney
Lea, Geoffrey, "Baring nature's soul", The Mercury, July 7

1984
Allison, Brian, "David Stephenson", Photofile, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Autumn

1983
Holmes, Jonathon, "Provincialism and Art", Island 14, Hobart
Hardman, Marion, "Not a Picture Show (Calling the Shots)", supplement to Island 16, Hobart
Holmes, Jonathon, "Not a Picture Show", Photofile Spring 1983 Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
Van den Bosch, Annette, "Anzart-in-Hobart", Art Network, Winter 1983, Melbourne
Holmes, Jonathon, "Contemporary Visual Arts in Tasmania", Australian Art Review, Sydney
Holmes, Jonathon, "Contemporary Visual Arts in Tasmania",* Studio Internationa*l, Volume 196, Number 1002, London, October

1981
Lifson, Ben, "The Conscience of Collections", The Village Voice, July 22-28, New York

1980
Afterimage, Visual Studies Workshop, Volume 8, Number 5, Rochester, New York, NY

1978
Rifkin, Ned, "Southwest 1978- Works on Paper", Artweek, Number 18, San Francisco, CA

Public Collections

Ackland Museum
Arizona State University
Art Bank, Sydney
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Australian National Gallery
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento
George Eastman House, Rochester
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland
Hallmark Collection, Kansas City
La Grange College, La Grange, Georgia
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Monash University, Melbourne
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Collection of Photography, Lisbon
National Galleryof Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Parliament House, Canberra
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery University of Lincoln, NE
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts, Sydney
University of Tasmania, Hobart
Victorian Department of Education, Melbourne

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