2020- PhD (Humanities), creative practice-lead research, Curtin University, Western Australia.
2017   Master of Philosophy (Art History, Cultural Studies), University of Queensland
1980   B.A University of Queensland, Double major in Art History

2000   The Professional Children's Writer's Course - Australian College of Journalism, Sydney
1989   Freelance Journalism Course - Australian College of Journalism, Sydney

2017 - Present Honorary Research Fellow, School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland, Australia.

2018-2019 Tutor, Art History, University of Queensland



·    Roundtable Visualising War, International Studies Association annual conference, Montreal.

·    Panel Persistence, Imminence, and Remoteness in Contemporary War with a paper titled “The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Contemporary War”, International Studies Association annual conference, Montreal.


·    Presented at Drones in Society: New Visual Aesthetics, University of Sheffield, UK.

·    Presented at Making Im/Mobilities Visible workshop, Griffith University, Australia. 


·    Presentation The Ethics of the Electromagnetic Spectrum in Military Contexts, Ethics Uplift workshop hosted by Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) and University of Queensland Law School, Law and the Future of War Research Group.

·    Interviewed for The Dead Prussian podcast interview On Visualising War.

·    Visualising War, St. Andrews University, UK. Podcast interview  Painting Invisible Threats

·    Presentation on online roundtable Art and/of Military Afterlives, British International Studies Association annual conference.

·    Presentation “War and the Electromagnetic Spectrum” at War & Culture Studies - What's next after What's Next? workshop for Journal of War and Culture Studies.

·    Podcast interview with Paris-based Cecelia Poullain.

February - Presentation/paper about my paintings and research at Aesthetics of Drone Warfare Conference, University of Sheffield, UK.
Also, included a small exhibition with Joseph DeLappe
March – Cancelled due to COVID-19 - I was to present about my paintings and research on a panel The Spaces Between War, War Preparedness and Militarism at the International Studies Association annual conference, Hawaii.
March – Cancelled due to COVID-19 – I was to present about my paintings and research on a panel Art, Poetry, and Media in Social Change at the International Studies Association annual conference, Hawaii.
August - Presentation at the World of Drones and Robotics Congress, Brisbane. Online content. Available on Congress Youtube  site.
December - Presented about my paintings at Drone Witnessing conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney. Available online on UNSW Media Futures Hub Youtube site
December - Presented about my paintings and research on a panel Anticipating War and Violence: Constituting the Political-Military Divide at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, ANU, Canberra.

Podcast interview with lead researcher, Dr. Beryl Pong, Aesthetics of Drone Warfare project, University of Sheffield, UK 
November - Panel discussion Landscape and Computer Generated Imagery with Baden Pailthorpe, facilitated by curator Kyle Weise, Institute of Modern Art Brisbane.
Presentation about my paintings at the War, Art & Visual Culture international symposium in Sydney.
Presentation about my paintings on War Preparedness roundtable, International Studies Association annual conference, Toronto, Canada.

Presentation about my paintings on panel War Art: Museums, Militarisation and Militantism, International Studies Association annual conference, San Francisco, USA.
Invited to present a talk about my paintings and ‘drone vision’ at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Invited to attend the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk [CSER], University of Cambridge annual conference. Invitation only conference
Invited onto plenary panel for Art and Conflict workshop hosted by the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts, and the Institute for International Law and the Humanities [Law School].


2023 September/October PhD examination exhibition Drones, Signals and the techno-Colonisation of Landscape, Curtin University, Western Australia
2019 Occupied Landscape: Evidence of Drones  POP Gallery, QCA, Brisbane, Australia.
2014 UNTETHERING LANDSCAPE  Graydon Gallery, Brisbane.
2013 COSMOLOGY Purgatory Artspace, Melbourne
2012 QUIVER Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2012 For Everyone FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane. 
2011 Paradise, Purgatory Artspace, Melbourne
2010 FRISSON Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Prayers For The Planet: We are all the same. Doggett Street Gallery, Brisbane.
2006 Pulse: Throb Vibrate Quiver Thrill Rhythm = Sign of Life Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2006 Queensland Performing Arts Centre [QPAC]Directorate exhibition-By invitation
2005 Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, United Arab Emirates
2004 Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2003 Here Comes The Bride Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Cut Lines Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2000 Look And See [Hopefully] Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane


2022    Visualising Peace Virtual Peace Museum, University of St. Andrew’s, UK.
2022    Exhibition with two other PhD students, Curtin University, Western Australia.
2021    Inaugural Arts@ADC exhibition, Australian Defence College, Canberra.

2020    TheWorld of Drone Art, curated by Dr. Beryl Pong for Being Human Festival, UK. Online. Included  James Bridle, Mahwish Chishty, Joseph DeLappe, elin o'Hara Slavick, Tomas van Houtryve, Addie Wagenknecht, Forensic Architecture. 

2020  Aster Risque at the 6th Annual Space Traffic Management Conference, Uni of Austin, Texas, USA. The exhibition was presented via a digital display. Curated by Dr. Sarah Jane Pell.
2019 MyOptic Arteriet, Norway.
2010 B Aware St. John's Cathedral, Brisbane
2007 Gallery L, Seoul, Korea
2005 All My Friends Are Getting Married, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery
2003 Straticulation Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Aesthetics Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane.


2019 Finalist, Paddington Art Prize, Sydney, Australia.
2019,18,16,15,14,13,12,11,10,08,07 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2017 Ravenswood $30,000 Australian Women's Art Award, Sydney
2016 Finalist $15,000 Redland Art Award, Redland Regional Gallery.
2014 Finalist $20,000 Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe
2013 Finalist in SKA 'Seeing Stars' Art Award, Melbourne [SKA-Square Kilometre Array, the world's largest and most powerful telescope]
2012 Finalist Mandorla Art Prize, Perth
2012 Finalist Art and Environment Award, Scope Galleries Warrnambool, Victoria
2011 Blake Prize Directors' Cut online exhibition
2010 Finalist Redland Art Prize
2010 Finalist Stanthorpe Art Prize
2009 Finalist $15,000 Manning Art Prize
2009 Finalist Warwick Art Prize
2009 Finalist Clayton Utz Arts Travelling Fellowship award.
2009 Finalist Moreton Bay Art Award
2009 Finalist Prometheus Art Award, Gold Coast
2008 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2008 Finalist Clayton Utz Arts Travelling Fellowship award.
2008 Finalist $10,000 Churchie Emerging Art Award
2008 Selected for Pine Rivers Art Award Exhibition
2008 Finalist $15,000 Stanthorpe Art Prize
2007 Finalist $15,000 Prometheus Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia.
2007 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2006 Finalist Redlands Art Award.
2006 Winner Works on Paper, Warwick Art Prize.
2006 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2004 Finalist Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize works on paper.
2003 Finalist Conrad Jupiter's Award, Gold Coast.

2020 “Imaginational Metaveillance: Revelations in the Drone Age” accepted for an edited book publication Drone Aesthetics: War, Culture, Ecology, Open Humanities Press. This book is a result of the "Aesthetics of Drone Warfare" 2020 conference, University of Sheffield. Forthcoming.
2020 “Night Vision, Ghosts and Data Proxies: Paintings by War Artist, Jon Cattapan”, accepted for publication in Third Text: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture, London. Forthcoming.
2017  “Airborne Weaponised drones and the Tree-of-Life”, Australian Women’s Book Review 27, 1/2, (2015/16).

2020  Visual essay “Beware Whispers the Wind” The Vision Machine, University of Queensland, (July 3).
2017  Interview “Portfolio: Dronescapes by Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox” - Centre for the Study of the Drone, Bard College, New York.

2018 “Jon Cattapan: Future Constellations”, Eyeline: Contemporary Visual Arts 89 (2018), 91.
2018  “Yellow House Sydney 71 – Yellow House Jalalabad 17,” Eyeline: Contemporary Visual Arts 88 (2017), 91.
2017  “George Gittoes: Night Vision,” Eyeline: Contemporary Visual Arts 86 (2017): 79. 

2019  Caso, Federica. “Occupied Landscapes: Evidence of Drones,” Hecate, 44. 1 & 2 (2019), 189-192.
2018 Caso, Federica. “Visualising the Drone: War Art as Embodied Resistance,” E: International Relations (May 16, 2018).
2015 Dauber, Christine. “Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox: Paintings 2002-2010,” Panoptic Press, (August 20 2015).


2017  Paper presented at Visual Politics seminar, University of Queensland.

2016  Paper presented at “The Device Conference”, University of Queensland.

2016  Panel Space and Popular Culture panel. University of South Australia & International Space University, Strasbourg, France. In Adelaide at the University of South Australia.  [starts 13.40 mins]

2014  Presentation - Seeing Things: An OOO Symposium For Creative Researchers, QUT.

2012  Guest  speaker The Women’s College, University of Queensland, March formal dinner.

2009  Pecha Kucha Brisbane Powerhouse December presentation.

            2009  Guest speaker Kings College, University of Qld, Foundation business breakfast.

2009  Guest presentation Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences co-hosted by QUT.

2008  Guest speaker July graduation ceremony University of Queensland, Faculties of Arts, & Behavioural& Social Sciences.

2007  Presentation - Art+Artists+Conversations=Peace Talks? Australian Centre Peace & Conflict Studies, University of Queensland.

2003-07 Various speaking engagements - government & non-government arts and trade organisations: Arts Queensland, DFAT, Austrade. 

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