Photograph by Søren Solkær

Robert Doble

Born in England. Resides and works in Melbourne, Australia

Robert Doble is a British-born Australian artist living and working in Melbourne.Robert Doble studied at the Chelsea School of Art in London. In 2006 he won the Ergon Energy Central Queensland Art Award and was a finalist in the 55th Blake Prize for Religious Art and the Williamstown Tattersalls Art Prize. Doble is represented in the National Gallery of Victoria with a painting from his Gravity series of 2000, as well as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Rockhampton Art Gallery, The Botanical Restaurant, and private collections in Australia, Japan, UK, USA, Italy and Spain.

Simon Strong

Born in Vietnam. Resides and works in Melbourne, Australia

Simon Strong has a bachelor of Graphic Design from the National School of Design. Strong has been included in numerous group shows including “Snap Freeze: Still Life Now”, TarraWarra Museum of Art, 2007 and “Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Loti Smorgon Fund” at the National Gallery of Victoria 2006-07. Most recently, he was one of five photographers to be included in the exhibition “Phantasia” at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, which then toured around Australia and was also shown at the Gallery of the Australian Embassy as part of “Photoquai”, Paris at the end of 2009.