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Varga has made a steady ascent since graduating with Honours from the National Art School, Sydney, in 2007. Accolades include the Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture (2017) for her work Maternal Line.
Varga has twice won the juried Josephine Ulrick & Win Shubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award (2013 and 2016). She received the Australia Council London Studio Residency (2014), and was awarded the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Primavera Veolia Acquisitive Prize (2014). She has also been nominated for the Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography, Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2016) and was shortlisted for the Ramsay Art Prize at the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide (2017).
Her work is in major collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of South Australia, Monash Gallery of Art, Macquarie University, University of Queensland and Artbank, and in private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland and France.
Text courtesy Tolarno Galleries.
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