September 1, 2012
Andrew Chapman: Nearly A Retrospective at the Burrinja Gallery features photojournalism and documentary work spanning over 40 years. It offers an insight into Australian social and political life through the lens of one of Australia’s most-prominent documentary photographers.
Andrew Chapman worked as a newspaper and freelance photographer for over 20 years on numerous assignments for Time, Business Review Weekly and The Bulletin.
Andrew Chapman, Prahan Pub, 1974
He was a press photographer until the 1980s then started a full time career as a commercial photographer
in 1986. One of his personal projects was shearers in outback New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. This body of work became a book in 2006. Another project was Australian woolsheds.