Kathy Mackey (AU)
Image: Kathy Mackey, Reliquary 1, 2006, Monash Gallery of Art, City of Monash Collection. Courtesy of the artist
Kathy Mackey is a Brisbane-based artist working with photography and installation art. She completed a Diploma of Education at Queensland University of Technology in 1981, a Bachelor of Education at QUT in 1989 and a Master of Arts Education at Griffith University in 1998. In 2011 Mackey completed a Doctor of Philosophy: Visual Arts Practice at Griffith University. Since then, Mackey has developed and exhibited several bodies of work that explore photography as a performative act. She has also worked as a visual arts teacher and is currently the Manager of the Queensland Academies Brand Division. In 2015, Mackey completed a three month Fellowship with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.