Grace Costa

Opens Wednesday 17 May
Runs Thu 18 – Sun 28 May 2017

Grace will give an Artist Talk on Sunday 21 May

Grace Costa is an associate exhibitor with Head On 2017
Opening Event Invitation


Grace has spent the last 16 years building a substantial and multi-award winning portfolio and has exhibited her work throughout Australia, and was a finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, 2014.

Grace is an official photographer for the Department of Defence and in 2011 had the honour of photographing the Centenary of Royal Military College Duntroon. As part of the celebrations, she was responsible for photographing the Royal Military College Queen’s Colours Parade Featuring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, during her Diamond Jubilee tour of Australia.

Grace mentors budding photographers and hosts master classes, and is frequently a guest lecturer at the Canberra Institute of Technology. She has also been an official judge and guest-speaker at a number of colleges and photography groups throughout the ACT.

Grace’s work has been acquired by many private collections both nationally and internationally. Her work is inspired by documentary photography, particularly character portraits.

Grace is currently represented by The Photography Room Gallery, Canberra.

An exhibition of new works from Grace Costa, celebrating her lifelong love affair with horses as handed down to her, from father to daughter.

Costa explores her innate attraction to horses through her lens, photographing unbridled horses in one of Canberra’s most treasured sites bringing them out of their natural surroundings. Costa exposes the form and character of the horses she has selected for this series.