Jade Cantwell graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a combined degree in Media Arts and International Studies. She was a finalist in the 2010 NSW Parliamentary Photo Prize and the 2012 Moran Photographic Prize. She has exhibited in group exhibitions as well as having her own solo show “Marking the Way” at Edmund Pearce Gallery in 2012.
Jade started shooting whilst she was living in Mexico as a way to document her experience, but probably spent more time watching experimental films and reading magic realism stories. Her time in Mexico instilled a love of the surreal and absurd in everyday life. She is currently residing in Melbourne, Australia working with photography and moving image.