ArtistBeth MitchellResidesAustralia
Lethbridge Gallery
Brisbane, Australia

Manyung Gallery
Melbourne, Australia

Penny Contemporary
Hobart, Australia
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Oceanic Landscapes

About the artist

Born in Australia, a large portion of Beth Mitchell’s career began by investing a majority of her youth developing her practice of digital photography underwater. Her contemporary underwater photographs showcase diverse femininity in a captivating world under the surface. In light of the cultural and environmental landscape during the last few years, her work searches for hope and belonging for both the collective, and within herself. Each body of work explores contemporary womanhood through environmental, social and cultural stories and experiences through her medium of photography and water. In 2021, Beth won the title of the “Brisbane Portrait Prize” with her photographic self portrait “No Land in Sight”, a $50,000 acquisitive award. In 2022, her film, “The Holocene” was commissioned by the Brisbane City Council and sits in their permanent outdoor digital collection. Beth’s contemporary works are featured in public and private collections nationally and internationally.  

Artwork Themes & Subject Matter

Beth Mitchell’s artwork focuses on magical scenes created and found in the ocean or in a pool. Works range from elaborate underwater scenes and fairytale themes, through to stunning oceanic settings. Femininity is a strong feature within the work, exploring a “divine feminine” which is strong and beautiful, showcased for art and away from society’s expectations of “woman”. The work aims to transform the viewer into a new world under the surface through the eyes of the artist.


Beth Mitchell’s works has been published in notable magazines and online sources including The College of Psychic Studies, My Modern Met, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, BBC, Adobe, Nikon, Phlearn, Photo World Mag, Resource, Widewalls, BoredPanda, Unilad, The Culture trip, Lost at E Minor, CNN Style, COOPH, Huffington Post, VICE, IGNANT

Solo Exhibitions


No Land in Sight, Lethbridge gallery, Brisbane Australia

Waterlight, Penny Contemporary, Hobart, Australia

2021 Firewater, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2020 Force of Femininity, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2019 The Dome, Manyung Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions


The Brisbane Portrait Prize, Public Exhibition the Powerhouse, Brisbane, Australia

Botanica, Brisbane City Council Outdoor Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia

Interconnected, New England Regional Art Museum, Curated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, New South Wales, Australia

2021 Springfinity, Brisbane City Council Public Outdoor Vitrine Installation & Lightboxes, Brisbane, Australia

2020 Artist Down Under, Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA. United States

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