This site records some of the highlights and key points of my practice, past and present. Each body of work has accompanying text; some written by myself at the time of making, and some written by others at the time of exhibition. These dates and authors are attributed. Any other text has been added specifically for this website.  Thanks for visiting.


Cath Barcan is an artist who has exhibited photography in Australia over the last 30 years. She is Head teacher of Visual Arts at Nepean Arts and Design Centre, TAFE NSW- Kingswood.

Cath has been a finalist in major Australian art prizes including the Blake Prize for Religious Art, the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, the National Photography Prize, and the Headon Landscape Award. She was the recipient of the Premiers University of NSW Creative Arts Scholarship, for which she undertook post-graduate study at Goldsmiths, University of London, in 2018.

The twin themes of wrapped food and the wrapped landscape have pre-occupied her works over the last 5 years. 

A graduate of the University of Newcastle and the University of Tasmania she also holds a MVA from Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney. She has taught photography at TAFE NSW, the University of Newcastle, The University of Tasmania and The University of Sydney, as well as conducting numerous community and gallery-based workshops. 

Curriculum Vitae

Download a curriculum vitae for Cath Barcan here