My overarching interest lies in people and their stories, with childhood, youth, place and belonging often explored in the people and places photographed. 

Working on personal and commissioned projects that range from exploring communities and children’s worlds through to long-term documentation projects.

exhibitions

2019 Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Kinship

2019 Festival Circulation(s), Paris ‘Family’ and 'In This Place'

2019 FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby 'In This Place'

2018-19 Portcullis House, London and Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool ‘209 Women’

2018-19 Slideluck Editorial global tour, DOCfield Barcelona and Fotofestival Solar Brazil (projections multimedia)

2018 Somerset House, London: Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition

2018 Flow Fotofest, Inverness Selection images from 'In This Place'

2018 An Lanntair, Stornoway 10 From The North

2018 The Printspace, London Awards exhibition IPE160

2018 The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160 Exhibition Touring Exhibition See venue details.

2017/8 Scottish National Portrait Gallery: When We Were Young: Photographs of Childhood from the National Galleries of Scotland

2017 Street Level Photoworks off-site exhibition at the Lillie Art Gallery: ‘In This Place’

2017 The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160 Exhibition PHOTOBLOCK at The Old Truman Brewery

2017 Getty Images Gallery London Renaissance Photography Prize

2017 Whitebox Gallery, Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur International Portrait Photoawards

2017 St Andrews Photography Festival (The Scores), Selection images from 'In This Place'

2017 Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow Ambit: Photographies from Scotland

2017 Glasgow Women's Library When the Light Shifts

2016 Krakow Photomonth Der Greif »A Process 2.0«

2016 CCA Glasgow, Beyond Epilepsy

2016 The Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo, Portrait Salon

2015-16 Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow Aspects of Childhood

2015 Embassy Tea Rooms, London, Portrait Salon

2015 Develop North, Aberdeen Documenting Britain Screenings

2015 Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Taylor Wessing exhibition (2014) tour

2015 Gallery 103, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow Documenting Britain

2014-15 National Portrait Gallery, London Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiiton

2014 2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography (screenings), Curator and Exhibitor.

2013 Lucy Bell Gallery, Hastings, RESPONSE exhibition Miniclicks/Brighton Photo Fringe.

2013 Phoenix Gallery, Brighton. Works selected during live curation RESPONSE event. Part of Miniclicks at Brighton Photo Fringe.

2012 Napier University, Edinburgh Alumni Retrospective.

awards & selections

2019 Spectrum Award at FORMAT Portfolio Reviews

2018 Slideluck Editorial Leica Award with Leica Fotografie International

2018      Sony World Photography Awards: 2nd place Professional Category, Contemporary Issues

2017       Royal Photographic Society IPE 160: Gold Award Winner

2017       Renaissance Photography Prize: Finalist Series

2017       Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards: Winner 2nd place (Single Image Themed)

2017       LensCulture Portrait Awards: Finalist Series

2017       Magnum and Printspace Print SwapShop and Exhibition

2016       Selected by Der Greif for »A Process 2.0« at Krakow Photomonth

2014       Selected Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiton

clients

Telegraph Magazine

CNN / Roads & Kingdoms

Shelter

209 Women

Invisible Britain

collections

National Galleries of Scotland

Edinburgh City Council

West Lothian Council

publications

2018        The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2

2018         Exhibition Catalogue, Sony World Photography Awards

2018        'Photographing Family' - writing for the National Galleries of Scotland blog.

2017        'In This Place' newsprint (self-published) to accompany exhibition

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, Renaissance Photography Prize

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards

2015         Exhibition Catalogue, Documenting Britain

2014         Exhibition Catalogue, Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiton ISBN-10: 1855144875

2012         Photography at Edinburgh Napier University: A Retrospective. ISBN 978-0-902703-89-6.

teaching / facilitator/workshops

Full cv available on request

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features

2019 Article on LensCulture about The Eastern Wood

2018      Interview on Then There Was Us

2018 Interview with Newspaper Club

2018      Interview on Document Scotland about The Guisers.

2018      Interview and feature by Alasdair Foster in Photoworld China (print)

2018      Interview Fotopolis      

2018      Feature article in Luel (print)

2018      Interview Art Bahrain (print)

2018      Interview British Journal of Photography

2018      Article on This Is Paper

2017       Article on It's Nice That about Family & In This Place

2017       Interview on FotoRoom

2017       Article on il Post about In This Place

2017       Featured Photographer PhMuseum

2017       Article on LensCulture about In This Place

2017       Featured photographer for April on Firecracker

2017       Feature on Shutter Hub

2017       Interview on Document Scotland

2014       LensCulture, Editors Pick

talks etc

2019 FORMAT PhotoForum: Artist Talk at Quad, Derby.

2019 Document Scotland: Invited talk at salon event, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

2019 City of Glasgow College: Invited talk at ‘Stories Photo Fest’

2018      The Photography Show: Panel discussion with World Photography Organisation & Sony World Photography Awards

2017       Lillie Art Gallery: Artist Talk 'In This Place'.

2017       Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow: Artist Talk 'In This Place'.

2017       Edinburgh Napier University invited talk, Creative Lecture Series.

2016       Talk See Photography, CCA, Glasgow