Matthew Stanton

Matthew Stanton

Gaffer/lighting technician, lighting designer and photographer (still) in Melbourne, Australia

About Matthew

Matthew Stanton graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts (photography) in 2003. From 2005 to 2010 Matthew was a senior technical lecturer and full-time professional staff member in photography at the VCA. Stanton currently works as a freelance photographer, director of photography & consultant specializing in the fields of Visual Art, Architecture and Design.

His clients include amongst others:

Businesses /Institutions:

The Australian Art Orchestra, Shepparton Art Museum, Manningham Shire Art Gallery, Sculpture by the Sea, Monash University, Westspace, Metaxas Architects, Ambience Lighting, Sharif Abraham Architects, The Australian Conservation Foundation, Cawsey/Audio, Preap & Coutts…

Artists/Designers/Curators:

Emily Ferretti (Sophie Gannon Gallery), Cate Consandine (Sarah Scout Presents), Greg Wood (Australian Galleries), Annika Koops (Bett Gallery, Nellie Castan Gallery), Carly Fischer (Helen Gory Galerie), Camilla Tadich (Dianne Tanzer Gallery), Kirra Jamison (Sophie Gannon Gallery), Natalie Ryan (Dianne Tanzer Gallery), Ricarda Bigolin (Phd Candidate Fashion RMIT), Laith McGregor (Sullivan & Strumpf), Tom Nicholson (Anna Schwartz Gallery)…

Photographic Consultancy & Direction

Peta Clancy & Helen Pynor “The Body is a Big Place” (2010), Simon Terrill “Crowd Theory” (2006-2010), Christopher Köller and Elizabeth Presa “Screen Test 508″ (2012), Ross Coulter “10,000 Paper Planes” (2011), The Hamish & Andy Show, Justine Khamara (Arc One Gallery), Gabriella & Silvana Mangano (Anna Schwartz Gallery)…

In addition to his freelance work Matthew is an exhibiting visual artist working primarily with the mediums of 16mm film and photography, he also holds a part-time position in Photomedia at Monash University where he lectures both in theory and lighting.


Name: Matthew Stanton

Lives in: Melbourne, Australia

Occupation: Gaffer/lighting Technician, Lighting Designer and Photographer (Still)

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