Selected television and radio interviews


Arts Wednesday, interviewed by Sylvia Rosenblum, Radio Eastside           

Life Matters, interviewed by Natasha Mitchel, ABC Radio National


Australian Artist in New York interview with Joy Rose, New York City Radio


Arts Show, interviewed by Sylvia Rosenblum 2RESFM           

Women on Top, interviewed by Shreya Sen 2SER FM


The Arts Show, produced by Jill Singer ABC TV

Arts Today, interviewed by Michael Cathcart ABC Radio National

Arts Program, Interviewed and produced by Robert Brennan Optus TV

Arts Talk, interviewed by Julie Copeland ABC Radio National


The Arts Show, interviewed and produced by Gerri Williams ABC TV

Compass, introduced by Geraldine Doogue ABC TV

Today Tonight, interviewed by Chris Allen, Channel 7 News 

Interviewed by Jason Cameron, Channel 10 Today

Interviewed by Tracey Grimshaw, Channel Nine

Tutti! Interviewed and produced by Gerry Williams, SBS TV

Life Matters, Interviewed by Norman Swan ABC Radio National

Creatures, Interviewed by Fenella Kernebone ABC Triple J Radio


Sightings Mary-Lou Jelbart ABC Radio National

Terry Lane Show ABC 2BL, 3LO, 7ZR, 2NC, Radio Australia


7.30 Report ABC TV

John Doyle Show ABC 2BL

Today Channel Nine Television


Good Morning Australia, Interviewed by Kerrie Anne Kennerly Channel Ten

Offspring Interviewed by Geraldine Doogue ABC Radio National

Awards, Grants, Residencies, Sponsorships


Bellevue-Saal Artits's Residency and Scholarship at the Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Germany


Visual Arts Residency Award, Banff Research in Culture, The Banff Centre, Canada

Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith Art Award, GCS Gallery, Sydney


Artist in Residence Award, National Art School Storrier Onslow Studio Residency, Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris, France


Travel Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

Post Graduate Research Scheme Award, University of NSW


Finalist William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize Monash Gallery of Art


Australian Post Graduate Award, University of NSW

2006, 07, 12,13

Finalist Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

2006, 07, 11, 12

Finalist, Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture


Finalist Head On Alternative Portrait Award


Finalist Australian Portrait Photographic Prize Art Gallery New South Wales           

Winner of the Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture


Living Out Back: People of Western NSW Rural Women’s Network, Dept of Agriculture


Sponsorships by The Gender Centre, Photo Technica, Flash, Bodywise, Avant Card, Visual Arts Grant, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras FestivalMarketing Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts


The Wellness Project Bankstown Older Women’s Wellness Centre


Major sponsorship partner The Body Shop

Major sponsorship partner QLD Dept of Families, Youth and Community Care

Major sponsorship partner NSW Department of Ageing and Disability

United Nations International Year of Older Persons official arts event

Full Voice, publication and billboard campaign, The Body Shop


Artist in residence, Birthing Unit, Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital


Artist in residence, Aged Care Unit, Liverpool Hospital


Artist in residence, Caroline Chisholm Centre for Women and Babies, Liverpool Hospital

 Professional Practice

E L L A  D R E Y F U S

Contemporary Art Photography Research

Selected Citations and Publications


Birgitta Lamparth, Bunte Buchstabe, dunkle Geschichte (Bright letters, dark history) Wiesbadener Tagblatt 7 Feb           

Ingeborg Toth, Famileingeschichte wird zum Kunstwerk (Family history becomes a work of art) Wiesbadener Kurier 13 March


Looking back at Age and Consent, The Guardian, 1 June
Invisible Women, The Guardian, 1 May
The Guardian Facebook page 3 June
Artist calls out Facebook censorship of “empowering” images of aging women, Women in the World, New York Times Live,
Daisy Dumas, How Facebook decides which female breasts you can see Sydney Morning Herald,

Renee Greusard, Voici les photos de vieux a poil don’t Facebook veut vous priver. Et on les aime Rue 89 in L’Obs

Melanie Joosten Invisible Women Meanjin Volume 71, Number 1, 2015
Roz Tarszisz Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je suis juive – Paris 2013, J-Wire Online
Danny Gocs Dreyfus spells out a message The Australian Jewish News 25 February


Elizabeth Fortescue, Defining the essence of adolescence, Daily Telegraph 23 August           

Matt Pearson, Young lives captured in black and white, Wentworth Courier 15 August           

Andrew Taylor, Body of work sidesteps taboos, Sun Herald 12 August           

Opinion Editorial, Sex and the single airline passenger, Sydney Morning Herald 17 August           

Under Twelve Under Twenty, Australian Art Review 12 September

Ella Dreyfus, Under Twelve Under Twenty, Australian Artist Profile September


24 Hour Diary, Sydney Morning Herald 1 June


Jacqueline Millner Conceptual Beauty Artspace


Anne Marsh, Contemporary Australian Photography and Photographers, Macmillan

Maree Stenglin, Space and Communication in Museums: exploring the nexus in Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis, Routledge

Josephine Tovey, Reminders of the Silenced Ones, Sydney Morning Herald, April 22

Naomi Gall, Scumbag COFA Magazine University of NSW June


Griselda Pollock Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum Time, Space and the Archive


Catherine Keenan, Youthful Ambition Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald October 29

Elizabeth Fortescue, Mapping our beach treasures, Daily Telegraph, Nov 3


Exhibition about age and consent, Barrier Daily Truth, February 22

Julianne Schultz (Ed) Making Perfect Bodies, Griffith Review 4


Professor Griselda Pollock, The Grace of time: narrativity, sexuality and a visual encounter in the Virtual Feminist Museum, Art History, Vol 26, No 2, April 2003


Jane Goodall, Willing Tenants, Artlink, Volume 22 No 1 p.57-61

Dreyfus, E. Muir, S. Porss T. Glasgow, T., Living Out Back: People of Western New South Wales, NSW Dept of Agriculture


Roni Feinstein, Ella Dreyfus at Stills, Art in America, No 6 June 2001 p.137           

Sebastian Smee, Hey, Good Looking, Sydney Morning Herald, February 9

Annabel McGilvray, A life transformed, The Australian, February 16


Jenny Tabakoff, Ella’s new body of work, Sydney Morning Herald, March 16

Elizabeth Wynehausen, Fine Lines, The Australian, March 11

Martin Thomas, Age and Consent, Artlink, Vol 19 No 3

Virginia Baxter, Age and Consent, Real Time 30, April/May

Saima Morel, The Politics of Ageing, Commercial Photography, March/April

Julie Macken, Face to face with the last taboos, Australian Financial Review, Apr 10

Age and Consent, Australian Photography, March

Art and Medicine, Artlink, Volume 17 No 2


Dreyfus, E. Chernin, K., The Body Pregnant, McPhee Gribble, Penguin

Craig McGregor, Game girls shoot back, Good Weekend, October 9

Carmel Dwyer, Fecund re-run ,Sydney Morning Herald, November 2


Diane Losche, Photo-Feminism, Photofile, number 36 August

Robert McFarlane, Full-on Fecundity, Sydney Morning Herald, May 14

The shape of things to come, Professional Photography, July

Nipple lost in last-minute retouch, The Australian, May 13

Judy Friedlander, Pride and Pregnancy, The Sun-Herald, May 10

Beatrice Faust, Sexism is more than skin deep, The Australian, June 6

Jo Arblaster, The pregnant woman unveiled ,Northern Herald, May 7


Richard Glover, Proudly Pregnant, Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 19

Anthony Dennis, Baby Zoom, Good Weekend Sydney Morning Herald, May 4