Nat Paton

Australian photographer Nat Paton has a visually striking photographic style that has unique performative qualities.

Nat Paton holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons) from Griffith University, 1997. Her practice mainly consists of photographic self-portraiture focused on issues surrounding portrayal of the female form, often with an emphasis on associations with size. With strong performative qualities, her portraiture aims to humorously and unapologetically reclaim power over female physicality using the intrinsically seductive
medium of photography.

Paton began exhibiting in 1993 and has worked on various scales from the photographic print to the billboard and in formats ranging from installation to performance. Highlights include her first prize appearance as Priscilla Presley in a look-a-like competition at Elvis Week, Southbank, Brisbane and performing as a Snow White domiNATrix at the Matt Lucas/Kevin McGee wedding reception at Whitehall Palace, London.

Her work has been exhibited locally and in numerous Australian and international group exhibitions.

Support from Griffith University, Arts QLD and the Australia Council for the Arts has been integral to development of her art practice both locally and internationally.