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For me Art is A esthetics R eflection T herapy.
I appreciate constructive criticism.

When I was 17 years old I won a scholarship to go to Art School and I started photography at Newcastle University. It was my first real social and creative experience and it felt like heaven-on-earth.
After Uni I was an Art and Photography Teacher. I took a year off in 1987, and backpacked around Europe and Egypt, living a dream. Since then I have been an Art and Photography teacher and a professional photographer in Sydney. I am currently doing an Arts Degree in Creative Writing at Newcastle University.

My ART photography allowed me to express my emotions and document my life style. Some of the photographs I’ve put here come from my era around 1990, the “Raging 90s”.
during a time in Sydney when touching, kissing, hugs, animals and flowers could happily exist for me. A world far beyond my cattle property childhood. Some come from other facets of experiencing life.

As part of my professional photographic life I have sold my cards and photographs from Melbourne to Cairns.

See Journal for Positions Availiable.

Highlights of Career
7 solo & over 60 Group shows over 25 years
Official Photographer for Dalai Lama
Marcia Hine’s wedding
Opera House Exhibition- “Rage to See”
Sydney Olympic Games 2000
TV- Dr Feel Good
- Sex Lifes
Most of original Art Work sold.

Look up my poem to my father’s memory on youtube, John Brooker.

None of the images or writing I
display here belong to the Public Domain. All images and writing are
copyright © Cathie Brooker. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering,
displaying or redistribution of any of these images, in any format or using
any medium, without written permission from the artist, is strictly
prohibited.



  • Age: 54
  • Joined: April 2008

Journal

Erotica National Acquisitive Prize

Great news. Two of my photographs have been selected for the Erotica National Acquisitive Prize in Brisbane. This is an erotic smile and Sacred Entrance- Cunt Church were selected. / The prize opens on Saturday 5th June 6-9pm / Art Workers Alliance / 150 Enoggera Tce / Paddington / Queensland / It is open for 3 weeks Mon- Sat 10-5 pm / Smile After Man Ray / http://www.path-to.com/http://ih1.red…
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Art Review by Cathie Brooker

Art Review by Cathie Brooker / Thursday, 13 May 2010 / Watt Space- Newcastle, Botanica- Works on paper by Breony Delforce till 16 May. / www.breonydelforce.com.au / Butterflies and plant cuttings as monotypes with linoprints. Reminds me of the beauty of gardens as a retreat. / Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Rick Amor- Times like these. Melbourne based artist struggle with cancer. I like these pa…
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Purity Video

Hi, this is the link to my youtube video for the exhibition Sex, Love and Lies, which is on Friday(11am-4pm), Saturday and Sunday (11am-5pm) until the 9th of May: / Studio 48, 48 Mackie Ave, New Lambton, Newcastle, Australia ph 02 49564515 / WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS SEXUAL IMAGERY / [Video] / Cheers, / Cathie Brooker
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Sex, Love & Lies Art Exhibition

Please note image NSFW. / Cathie’s next show: / Purity – Book Launch / & Art Exhibition Opening / Sex, Love & Lies / The unofficial book launch of Purity- a book of erotic photography by Cathie Brooker will be held at: / Studio 48 / 48 Mackie Ave / New Lambton, Newcastle / Saturday 17th April 2010 / 6-8pm / Come early, Wine & food will be available! / Order book On-line / My Book / Op…
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