Cherine Fahd is a photo based artist and Senior Lecturer in Photography at the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, UTS. Her research and practice concentrates on photographic explorations of concealment, portraiture and the performance of identity.
Her extensive exhibition history has seen her work shown in major public institutions in Australia and internationally. Her photographic work is represented in significant public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Victoria and Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego. She has been the recipient of numerous grants from the Australia Council for the Arts along with art awards and residencies such as the NSW Women & Arts Fellowship from Arts NSW, Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award, National Photography Prize and the Moya Dyring Paris Studio from the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
In 2016 Fahd was awarded a Doctorate (Fine Arts) from Monash University Melbourne, for her research exploring the act of 'Hiding From the Camera For the Camera'. She currently serves on the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Artist Advisory Group and from 2012-2016 was Lecturer in Photomedia at Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney.