Linda Pottage studied photography, film and television at Rusden College in the late seventies before travelling overseas and working in London. In 1998 she opened her own studio in the Dandenong Ranges. Her writing and photography work has been published many times both here and overseas and has been included in exhibitions in New York, London, Europe and Australia. She achieved the Ian Hawthorne Award for Photography, and has been awarded several silvers and a gold in the AIPP professional award. She has adjudicated on the judging panel for the Australian Professional Photography Awards, and has served on the committee for the Victorian branch of the AIPP. She also teaches photography at a Melbourne T.A.F.E .Before she returned to photography Linda ran her own fashion label for eight years and is also a qualified interior designer. Linda is a member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP).
2013 – 2011
2103 Three Silver Awards Australian Professional Photography Awards.
2012 Two Whimsica images awarded at the INTERNATIONAL LOUPE AWARDS
2012 Whimsica Image exhibited at CIDPAE Beijing China
2012 Work exhibited in International Exhibition Russia National Library in St Petersburg RUSSIA
2012 Three Silver Awards Australian Professional Photography Awards.
2012 Work published Peppermint Magazine Australia
2012 CREATIVE ASIA PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS – Bronze Award Illustrative Category
2012 EXHIBITION Polaroid transfer exhibition currently on show at “Seasons” Dandenong Ranges Victoria
2011 SOLO EXHIBITION. Limerance Gallery Belgrave Australia
2011 SHORTLISTED FESTIVAL de LUZ Paris”Dimmey’s Clock” Polaroid transfer on watercolour paper
2011 SOLO EXHIBITION VINTAGE PRINTAGE Polaroid transfer Ballarat Photographic Biennale.
2011 GROUP EXHIBITION Obscura Gallery St Kilda
2010 – 2002
Numerous silver and gold awards achieved at the Australian Professional Photographic Awards
Work included in international exhibition Netherlands.
Work selected for M.I.L.K. international exhibition and book. http://www.milkphotos.com/whatismilk/index.html
Winner of the Ian Hawthorne Award and Cup for photography (2001
1998 Cock ‘n’ Bull debut solo exhibition Cook’s Corner Cafe & Gallery
Numerous silver and gold awards at the Australian Professional Photographic Awards