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About:

Mike is a photographer who works on personal work and commissions that are exhibited and published internationally, he is known for the way he engages in the subject and the enthusiasm he has towards image making and is 'interested in our complex relationship with our environment and how it influences us as people'. His work has gained recognition from the IPA's, exhibited at the Photographers Gallery, Singapore International Photo Festival and National Museum of Scotland, as well as the Cannes Liones festival. In 2015 he was awarded Arts Council Funding to for a project that has been touring throughout 2015 and in 2016 exhibited at the RA Summer Show.

As well as working as a photographer for 15 years and fine tuning a style that has been described as having tranquility and being gently observed, his landscapes are influenced by scale, topography perspectives and a human interaction, Mike also works as a Photography Tutor at the University Of East London, runs a landscape course at UAL as well as doing the occasional visiting lecturing workshops.


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Awards:

2016: Selected for the Royal Academy Summer Show
2015: Selected for the Portrait Salon
2015: PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris ‘Honourable Mention’

2015: Awarded Arts Council England funding for a personal project
2014: PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris ‘Honourable Mention’
2014: International Photo Awards – One Shot Awards ‘Honourable Mention’
2013: Best Ads on TV: Ad of the week – Anthem World Wide ‘Forever Ink’
2013: The Global Awards: Finalist – Anthem World Wide ‘Forever Ink’
2012: Cannes Liones ‘Higher Pitch’ Winner
2012: International Photo Awards – Fine Art Portrait ‘Honourable Mention’
2012: Cristal Festival Europe ‘New Talent’ Winner
2011: International Photo Awards - Advertising ‘Honourable Mention’
2011: International Photo Awards - Architecture ‘Honourable Mention’
2011: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris Winner - Advertising
2011: Creative Review / Corbis Photography Competition - winner
2011: LPA Futures - winner
2010: International Photo Awards - Advertising ‘Honourable Mention’
2010: International Photo Awards - Fine Art Portrait ‘Honourable Mention’
2010: Magenta Foundations Flash Forward 2010 - Winner
2010: Singapore International Photo Festival - Selected
2009: The Photographers Gallery FFWE Winner
2009: New York Photo Awards - Fine Art Single Winner
2009: International Photo Awards - Fine Art Highly Recommended award - Ad-Sites series
2009: Association Of Photographers - Assistant Photographer of the Year
2009: Association Of Photographers Assistant - Merit winner (Interiors & Architecture series)
2009: BJP Project Assistance Award nominee
2009: Photo Forum: Best of Photography finalist
2008: AOP Assistant Awards - Merit winner (Interiors & Architecture series)
2008: BJP Project Assistance Award Finalist
2007: AOP Red Dot competition Finalist
2007: Photo Image Council Award - Shortlisted


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Previous Exhibitions:

2016: Royal Academy Summer Show
2015: Portrait Salon
2015: St Pauls Cathedral: If Not Now UK series (touring solo exhibition)

2015: National Museum of Scotland – If Not Now UK series (touring solo exhibition)
2014: House of Commons - December If Not Now UK series (touring solo exhibition)
2014: On Landscape - Photo book group show
2012: Cannes Liones festival (Higher Pitch group show)

2012: Cristal Festival, Switzerland
2011: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris
2011: LPA Futures, London (May)
2011: Flash Forward Photo Festival, Boston, USA (June)
2010: Magenta Foundations Flash Forward, Toronto (Oct)
2010: Singapore International Photo Festival, Singapore (Oct – Nov)
2010: NYPH Awards (New York)
2009: The Photographers Gallery (FFWE)
2009: AOP Assistant awards
2009: PIN @ Four Corners Gallery   
2009: Brighton Photo Fringe
2008: AOP Red Dot competition
2008: Photo-Open – Dray Walk Gallery
2008: AOP Assistant Awards
2008: Nearly Nothing – Group Exhibition at Viewfinder Gallery
2008: DNA film festival (ATP Gallery)
2007: Photo-month (East London photography festival)


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Published:

AG / AOP Image / BJP / Creative Review / Creative Review – The Annual / Digital Pro Photographer / DE Magazine / Design week / Exit – 41 / The Fly / Guardian / Independent on Sunday / ICON / London Independent Photography/ New Review / NYPH Photo book (2009) / Photoworks / Professional Photographer / NME

Clients:

Adidas / Anomaly / Anthem World Wide / BDA / Bench / Brothers and Sisters / Contact The Elderly / ESPN / Kempinski Hotels / Musicians Union / Ministry of Justice / Muller / NHS / Paul Smith / This is Real Art / Universal / Wayne Hemingway / WCRS