Gerwyn Davies is a photographic artist, advertiser and costume maker from Australia. Gerwyn completed a Bachelor of Photography with First Class Honours at the Queensland College of Art, Brisbane where he is a member of the photography staff. Gerwyn’s work involves the construction of characters through experimental costume often using recycled, readymade and found materials. Gerwyn aims to charter the boundlessness of fashion’s transformative potential, exploring the construction and performance of identity and the uniquely Australian brand of Camp.
Gerwyn is represented by Spiro Grace Arts Rooms Brisbane.
Gerwyn was a finalist in the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize in 2016, 2015 and 2014, the Clayton Utz Art Award 2016 and the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize 2014. Gerwyn was selected by Artbank for the 2015 QPAC Photo Playhouse Commission, the 2011 ACMP Student Photographer of the Year and the 2012 Capture Magazine Australian Student Fashion Photographer of the Year. Gerwyn has exhibited in solo and group shows widely throughout Australia, in the USA and South America. He has been the recipient of funding from Arts Queensland, the National Association for Visual Arts and undertaken community activation and public art programs for various Councils through Queensland working with young people.