Stephen Haley is a painter and digital media artist based in Melbourne with an extensive exhibition history, both nationally and internationally. He holds a PhD, University of Melbourne, 2005. He is the recipient of awards and grants including The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship, 2016; Australia Council For the Arts New Work Grant, 2009; Arts Victoria Project Grant, 2012; R & M McGivern Acquisitive Prize for Painting, 2006; ANZ Visual Art Fellowship, 2004; and Deacon, Graham and James/Arts21 Tokyo residency,1998. He is also a writer and a Senior Lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts and the University of Melbourne. His work is included in numerous public institutions and private collections. Haley is represented by MARS Gallery, Melbourne; Lumas Galleries international; and Artitled Gallery, Amsterdam.