CHRIS SHAW

PHOTOGRAPHER

34 RUE DE LILLE

PARIS 75007

TEL-+33( 0)140200869

CSHAWCUK@YAHOO.CO.UK

 

 

 

 

in 2004 i won a fashion photography competition judged by alexander mcqueen with photographs taken during a ten year "career"as a night porter(independent on sunday london)the prize was 10,000 pounds since that time ive spent less time night portering and more time taking photographs.



 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS-

 

TOKYO PHOTO WITH TATE MODERN 2011-(before and after night porter)OPEN EYE GALLERY LIVERPOOL.HUP GALLERY AMSTERDAM(2008),779 GALLERY PARIS,TOM BLAU GALLERY LONDON,

GROUP EXHIBITIONS -_ PARIS PHOTO WITH DANZIGGER 2011,SHOREDITCH PROJECT WITH RED GALLERY2010,AMSTERDAM EXHIBITION HUP GALLERY (roy K)2009-NIGHT MOVES AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHY SYDNEY&ARLES PHOTO FESTIVAL 2005.

 

PRIZES -1ST PRIZE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2004

EDUCATION-WEST SURREY COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN FARNHAM SURREY B.A.HONS AUDIO_VISUAL STUDIES.PHOTOGRAPHY.

 

CLIENTS WORKED FOR.KESSELS KRAMER ADVERTISING, AMSTERDAM,INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY LONDON,AMERICAN EXPRESS,ALEXANDER MCQUEEN,RESEARCH 17, BAGS INK,

 

 

 

 

 

i make editions of my work in fibre-base archival black and white in A3 & A2 sizes & make some colour prints these prints have mysteriously found their way into museums/collections.these include the carnegie museum,pittsburgh/arles rencontres collection,the weinstein gallery minneapoliss-the photographic collections of michael wilson,erick franck,erik kessels ,douro olowu and more.






success is being able to do the thing that makes you successful...................


if you think your an artist your not...........


my book life as a night porter(twin palms 2005)is sometimes available...a new book called BEFORE AND AFTER NIGHT PORTER..is being published by KEHRER and is due out september 2012


 

 

 

TATE BRITAIN EXHIBITION

im pleased to announce that i will be exhibiting at tate britain from 0ctober 14th 2013 for six months

 

the exhibition is called BEFORE AND AFTER NIGHT PORTER...

 

theres a book of the same name by KEHRER

 

also a great book called WEEDS OF WALLASEY in a small edition published by super labo i will be doing a

 

book signing for this at paris photo..

 

where i will also be exhibiting new work..

 

called JOSHUS TREES..at theresa luissoti gallery-so plenty happening!-best chris