About Clare


Clare Steele is a photographer born in Australia. Her work is concerned with how place affects the emotional and physical connections to what we hold dear. Those innate feelings to adapt and survive while creating space and meaning for ourselves within our surroundings. In 2015, Clare graduated with a Bachelor of Photography from Photography Studies College, winning the Award for Photojournalism/Documentary Photography. Clare's first book (self-published) J.W. was shortlisted for the Unseen Dummy Award in Amsterdam, and was featured in the 2016 Unseen Photo Festival, it also received a commendation from Australian Photobook of the Year Awards 2017. Two of her books Deering 2017 and J.W. 2016 have been presented at the National Gallery of Victoria's Art Book Fair, and been selected by the National Library of Australia for their permanent archive. During 2017 she had an exhibition of her work Deering in Melbourne, Australia. Recently she has completed a residency program and held a solo exhibition at the Cultural Centre of Castilblanco in Sevilla, Spain.

Age 24
Nationality Australian
Born in Australia
Based in Melbourne, Australia
Languages spoken English

Other Networks

Current Location: Ireland



  • Commended - Australian Photobook of the Year Award.


  • Shortlisted - Unseen Dummy Award.


  • Winner - Graduate Award for Excellence in the Documentary Major Bachelor of Photography.