Director Photography, School of Design, University of Technology Sydney

Cherine Fahd is an artist and academic working in the field of photography. Cherine’s extensive exhibition history has seen her work exhibited and collected by major public institutions in Australia and internationally. These include National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Victoria, Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego and the Haifa Museum of Art, Israel, among others. She is the recipient of numerous grants from the Australia Council for the Arts (2018, 2016, 2014, 2007, 2004, 2002, 1999) and has been awarded NSW Women & Arts Fellowship (2005), Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award (2004) and National Photography Prize (2010). In 2018 she was awarded the Asialink Creative Exchange residency to Varanasi, India. In 2019 she was selected for The National: New Australian Art. Cherine has published two books with Melbourne photography publisher, M.33, as well as being a regular contributor to The Conversation which has subsequently seen her articles published with Fairfax, ABC news, and SBS, as well as in peer-reviewed scholarly journals such as the Journal of Photography and Culture and Journal of Visual Arts Practice. Fahd holds a doctorate (PhD) from Monash University, Melbourne and is the Director of Photography at the University of Technology Sydney.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, School of Design, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2012–2016
    Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney