EDUCATION
   
1999-01 Royal College of Art, MA Photography
1990-94 Central London Polytechnic, BA (Hons) Film, Video & Photographic Arts- 1st class
   
   
SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
   
2012 MIA, Milan, Solo presentation
2011 Metronom, Modena, Italy
2010 The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2008 The Museum of New Art (MONA), Detroit, USA
2007 Nepente Gallery, Milan
2007 Month of Photography, Bratislava
2006 Secrets and Mysteries, Zephyr, Mannheim, Germany (with Anne Kathrin Greiner)
2006 Black Flag (2), The Wapping Project, London
2006 We Were Until We Weren't, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
2004 Black Flag (1), The Wapping Project, London, The Jerwood Commissions
2004 Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (with Cristian Andersen)
2000 Southampton City Art Galley, Southampton
2000 South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
1996 Islington Arts Factory, London
1996 Zone Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
   
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2017 NUCLEUS- Imagining Science, Noorderlicht Photofestival,
  Groningen, The Netherlands (forthcoming)
  Antologia, Metronom, Italy
2016 Photography is Magic, Aperture Foundation, New York
  (curator: Charlotte Cotton)
  Dell’infingimento. Quello che noi crediamo di sapere della fotografia,
  Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Lissone, Lissone, Italy
  Through the Looking Glass, Metronom, Modena, Italy
  Setting Out, apexart, New York, USA
2015 Contemporary Photography from North-Western Europe,
  Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy
2015 Il sole è cieco, Galerie Polaris, Paris
2015 Nominees' Exhibition - Prix Elysée, Musée de L'Elysée, Lausanne
  Switzerland
2014 Belfast Photo Festival (touring), Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland
2013 Sitting with the Qualities of a Mountain, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
2013 Spectacle, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast Photo Festival (selectors Brett Rogers and Alec Soth)
2013 Creekside Open 2013, London (selector Ceri Hand)
2013 The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2012 First come first served, The Lion & Lamb Gallery, London
2012 wunderCAMERA, Metronom, Italy
2012 Edition IV, The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2012 The Party Show, Viktor Wynd, London
2011 The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2011 Photomedia Open Salon 2011, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
2011 Please drive slowly through our village, Fold Gallery, London
2010 Beasts Royal, Viktor Wynd Fine Art Inc, London
2010 Photography 1948-2010: Women, The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2010 The Wapping Project Bankside, London
2010 Exquisite Trove, The House of Fairy Tales, touring to Millenium Gallery, UK, Newlyn Gallery, UK & Salisbury Arts Centre, UK
2009 Horn of Plenty, Viktor Wynd Fine Art Inc., London
2009 Exquisite Trove, The House of Fairy Tales, New Art Gallery Walsall
2009 Theatres of the Real, FotoMuseum, Antwerp (curated by Joanna Lowry and David Green)
2009 Creekside Open 2009, London(selector Jenni Lomax)
2009 The Fairy Tale Art Collection, The East Room, London
2009 No End in Sight, Vegas Gallery, London
2008 Error One, Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium
2008 Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2008 Refuge, The Wapping Project, London (Elina Brotherus, Annabel Elgar & Ailbhe ni Bhriain)
2008 No End in Sight, Galerie Polaris, Paris
2008 In Our World: New Photography in Britain, Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy (curated by: Filippo Maggia)
2007 ArtSway Open 07, Sway, UK
2007 The Joy, Nettie Horn Gallery, London
2007 Creekside Open, London (selector Victoria Miro)
2007 The Power of Language, Academy of Arts, Berlin
2007 Off Programme, Month of Photography, Krakow, Poland
2007 Lodz Art Centre, Poland
2006 Here and Now, Jersey Galleries, Osterley Park, London
2006 Plug, County Hall Gallery, London
2005 Narratives of the Presumed Invisible, Kunsthalle Lophem, Belgium (with Anthony Goicolea & Kristof Vrancken)
2005 The Madness of Paradise, Anne Gary Pannell Art Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Virginia, USA (with Gregory Crewdson & Justine Kurland)
2005 Fashion, Film and Fiction, The Wapping Project, London
2005 Locus Loppem, Kunsthalle Lophem, Belgium
2004 Adolescenz, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria
2003 Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam
2003 Twenty White Chairs, The Wapping Project, London & The Jerwood Space, London
2003 Urban Raw, Millais Gallery, Southampton
2002 Inside Space, London
2001 14 x 14, Mafuji Gallery, London
2001 Miniature Madness, Winkley Street Studios, London
2000 Assembly, Whitechapel, London
1997 Cambridge Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge
1995 The Fabergé Photography Awards, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1994 Agfa Bursary Winners' Exhibition, London
   
   
SELECTED AWARDS/NOMINATIONS
   
2017 Daylight Photo Awards, Juror's pick, Roy Flukinger,
  Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas
2014-15 One of eight nominated for the Prix Elysée, Musée de L'Elysée
2013 Selected for Creekside Open (selector: Ceri Hand)
2009 Shortlisted for Creekside Open (selector Jenni Lomax)
2007 Shortlisted for ArtSway Open 2007
2007 Shortlisted for Creekside Open (selector Victoria Miro)
2006 Winner, 8th Portfolio Review, Month of Photography, Bratislava
2004 Arts Council Funding Award
2004 Jerwood Commissions Award
2002 London Arts Council Funding Award
2000 Winner, National Magazine Award- Fine Art Photography (in association with the Royal College of Art)
1999 Southern Arts Funding Award
1995 3rd Prize, Fabergé Photography Awards, Victoria & Albert Museum
1994 Agfa Bursary Award
   
   
SELECTED BOOKS AND CATALOGUES
   
2016 Contemporary Photography from north-western Europe, SKIRA
  (ISBN: 9788857229881)
2015 Prix Elysée 2014, Nominees' Book (ISBN: 978-2-88350-106-5)
2014 The Wapping Project On Paper, Black Dog Publising (ISBN-10: 1908966602)
2011 'Please Drive Slowly Through Our Village', Fold Gallery (catalogue)
2009 Theatres of the Real, Photoworks/FotoMuseum Antwerp
  ISBN: 978-1-903796-26-9
2008 In Our World: New Photography in Britain (Skira, ISBN: 978-88-6130-781-0)
2007 'Month of Photography, Bratislava' (catalogue- Spolocnost' FOTOFO), p 58-59
2007 'Photomonth in Krakow 2007' (catalogue) p 164
2006 'Twlight: Photography in the Magic Hour' Martin Barnes & Kate Best (V&A: Merrell, London/ New York, 2006 p.21)
2006 'We Were Until We Weren't' (Galleri Image)
2001 Still moving still (RCA Photography MA Publication)
1996 Words & Pictures (Issue 4, Glass Shelf Show, ICA, London)
   
   
SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
   
2015 The Guardian, Art & Design- Photography (online) 28 October 2015
2015 Photomonitor (online), August 2015
2014 Le Temps, Switzerland (1 July 2014)
2011 Source Photographic Review, Winter 2011, Source 69
2011 Art Review, Rebecca Geldard, 'Please Drive Slowly
  Through Our Village', p.134, October
2010 'Top 10 London Photographers' Spoonfed (online), 4 August 2010
2010 Time Out, 'In The Studio', Helen Sumpter (April 29- May 5 2010) p.43
2009 Conscientious (online), Joerg Colberg (1 July 2009)
2009 EXTRA, FotoMuseum Antwerp, Summer 2009, p. 34-37
2009 .Cent, p.39, Spring/Summer 2009
2008 Exibart, Emanuele Beluffi (25 January 2008)
2007 Highlights, # 29, p. 200-205, D.Art, Greece
2006 Portalkunstgeschichte.de, 'Finstre Idyllen' (8 June 2006)
2006 Die Rheinpfalz,'Theater der Dinge', Kai Scharffenberger, 'Secrets and Mysteries' (1 June 2006)
2006 Zoom, 'Vision Germany', Cristina Franzoni (p.16, 07-08/06)
2006 Mannheimer Morgen, 'Geheimnisvolle Spuren' (30 May 2006)
2006 'Le Monde Diplomatique', 'British Photography', Steffen Moestrupp (March 2006, no.3. p.13)
2005 'De Tijd', Belgium, Marc Ruyters (28 October 2005)
2004 'Broken Boiler' Helen Sumpter, The Big Issue (November 22-28 p30-31)
2004 Blueprint (September 2004)
2004 NextLevel (edition 1, volume 3)
2004 Bilder no.192 (in association with Fotogalerie Wien)
2003 Camera Austria, Forum (June 2003, no. 82)
2002 Art Review (December/January 2003 volume L1V)
1999 The Independent (The Review, 4-9 October 1999)
1995 Women's Art Magazine (September/October 1995 no 66)
1995 British Journal of Photography (30 August 1995 No 7040)
1995 The Guardian (14 April 1995)
   
   
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
   
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA
Musée de L'Elysée, Switzerland
Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy
Various private collections worldwide
   
  Annabel Elgar