Chronologie

1938
Born Guildford Surrey
1954 – 1955
Guildford Art School – General studies then painting
1955 – 1958
Guildford Art School – 3 year photography course under Ifor Thomas (principal)
1959 – 1961
Living and working in London at Queen Magazine
1962
Working for Evelyn Hofer in New York
1962 – 1964
Working in own studio at No.1 Marshall St. Soho
1964 – 1965
Lived and worked in Paris with American photographer Ronald Traeger
1965 – 1968
Living and working in Rossetti Studios London
1968
Death of Ronald Traeger
1968 – 2012
Works in Rossetti Studios and Cory Manor in Devon with artist and designer Patrick Kinmonth
Selected Collections
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Buhl Collection, New York
The Citibank Private Bank Collection, London
Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Museum of Film and Photography, Bradford
National Portrait Gallery, London
New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge
Royal Horticultural Society, London
St Mary’s Hospital, London
St Thomas Hospital, London
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1996 Contributor to oral history of British photography for national sound achieve, British library

Expositions

2011
Voices of the Vivarais, Oklahoma City Arts Centre (solo)
2010
Purdy Hicks Gallery (solo)
2008
Summer Exhibition, Purdy Hicks Gallery
2008
Photovoice 'Photovoice Show'
2007
Mall Galleries, London 'Discerning Eye'
2007
Credit Suisse, Zurich 'Paradiese auf Erden'
2005
Trace Gallery, Weymouth 'Wild Track'
2005
Victoria and Albert Museum, London 'Seeing Things'
2003
National Portrait Gallery, London 'A Gardeners Labyrinth' (to accompany a book published by Booth-Clibborn Editions) Show travelled to Museums in Bradford, Hove, Scarborough and Bowes (solo)
2003
Ardeche Festival of Arts, France. Also annually 1994-1998 (solo)
2001
Foto Festival Naarden, Holland (solo)
2000
Association of Photographers Gallery, London 'Work in Progress' (solo)
1999
James Danziger Gallery New York (with Susan Derges), Yorkshire 'Storm forced Trees' (solo)
1998
Michael Hoppen Gallery, London 'New Work' (solo)
1997
Witkin Gallery, New York 'Ardeche' (solo)
1994
The Saatchi Gallery, London 'A Positive View'
1993
Galerie M 20, Hamburg (solo)
1989
The Photographers Gallery, London 'Machine Dreams'
1988
Sheffield Fine Art Gallery (solo)
1983
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (solo)
1980
Neal Street Gallery, London (solo)
1979
Gallery Ratie, Paris (solo)
1978
Photographers Gallery, London (solo)
1978
Round House Gallery, London (solo)

Publications

2003
A Gardeners Labyrinth with Patrick Kinmonth (To accompany exhibition at NPG)
2003
I Am Almost Always Hungry with Lora Zarubin, Gourmand Best Cookbook Photography Award
1999
Ronald Traeger: New Angles by Martin Harrison and Tessa Traeger (to accompany exhibition at V&A exhibition)
1991
A Visual Feast with Arabella Boxer
1991
Andre Simon Award (A compilation of work for British Vogue Magazine from 1975-1991)