Greg Weight



Greg Weight was born in Sydney and is a (master) fine art photographer whose awards include the Blake Prize People's Choice Award in 2012, the inaugural Australian Photographic Portrait Prize in 2003 (Art Gallery of NSW), among others.

His career spans from his association with the Yellow House in Sydney in the 70s to now, and includes portraits of artists Brett Whiteley, Lloyd Rees, John Olsen, Tim Storrier, Arthur Boyd, Garry Shead, Donald Friend and Margaret Olley (he was photographing Margaret's artworks at the time of her death in 2011).

He has had numerous solo exhibitions, and his photographic works appear in many artist-related publications including, Emily Kame Kngwarreye (Macmillan, 2000), Emily Kngwarreye Paintings (Craftsman House, 1998), Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (Craftsman House, 1994), Michael Nelson Jakagmara (Craftsman House, 1997), Lloyd Rees Drawings, Centenary Retrospective (AGNSW, 1995), Brett Whiteley Retrospective (AGNSW, 1993), Brett Whiteley (Bay Books, 1972), Russell Drysdale (Beagle Press, 1983), along with many more.

Greg's work is represented in the collections of most major galleries in Australia.