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Portrait of Britain
Award-winning portrait of Patrick Sr the barber by Gabrielle Guy for the prestigious Portrait of Britain Award, 2023
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in Westfield Stratford on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen in London Waterloo, 2024
Portrait of Britain at a London Bus Stop
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen at a bus stop in London, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait at a UK train station on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Single Cover , VRSYJNES Trip to M-Town
Gabrielle Guy's portrait for a music album (single) cover taken Kodak Portra 35mm film with a Canon camera
Portrait of Britain
Award-winning portrait of Patrick Sr the barber by Gabrielle Guy for the prestigious Portrait of Britain Award, 2023
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in Westfield Stratford on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen in London Waterloo, 2024
Portrait of Britain at a London Bus Stop
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen at a bus stop in London, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait at a UK train station on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Single Cover , VRSYJNES Trip to M-Town
Gabrielle Guy's portrait for a music album (single) cover taken Kodak Portra 35mm film with a Canon camera
Portrait of Britain
Award-winning portrait of Patrick Sr the barber by Gabrielle Guy for the prestigious Portrait of Britain Award, 2023
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in Westfield Stratford on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen in London Waterloo, 2024
Portrait of Britain at a London Bus Stop
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait in the UK on a JCDecaux screen at a bus stop in London, 2024
Portrait of Britain on JCDecaux screen
Gabrielle Guy's award-winning portrait at a UK train station on a JCDecaux screen, 2024
Single Cover , VRSYJNES Trip to M-Town
Gabrielle Guy's portrait for a music album (single) cover taken Kodak Portra 35mm film with a Canon camera

Gabrielle Guy is an award-winning fine art photographer based between England and Tobago working across portraiture, documentary, and performance. She has an Anthropology MA from UCL. Guy's personal work explores concepts around identity, British subcultures, Caribbean family traditions, food, and wellbeing through the lens of Geography. 

Guy has worked with individual clients, brands,  and businesses across a range of sectors for over 8 years.

Her work includes music album covers, portrait recreations, marketing, content creation, and independent research consultancy.

Guy is available for worldwide commissions. To book or commission Guy, please use the contact form below.

Prints are sold on request. To buy a print, please get in touch.

Awards

Portrait of Britain Vol 6 - Winning image, published by Bluecoat Press (click to purchase)

Notable Commissions/Clients

Professor Deirdre Kelly CBE 

VRSYJNES - Album (Single) Art Cover | Spotify, Apple Music 

Rohmarra Kerr 

Education

PhD Geography (University of Nottingham) - current

MA Material & Visual Culture (UCL) - 2017 - 2018

BA (Hons) Photography (First Class - University of Hertfordshire) - 2014 - 2017

Funding 

  • Health Hub; University of Nottingham, Art Research Funding (2023) 
  • Researcher Academy; University of Nottingham, Research Conference Funding (2022)

Exhibitions

  • The Photographer's Gallery; Portrait of Britain, winning artist (2024)
  • Heathrow Airport, UK Train Stations, UK Shopping Malls, London Bus Shelters, and Billboards, JCDecaux (2024)
  • Tate Modern; Tate Exchange - Southwark Untold, artist - contributing filmmaker (2018)
  • TenPoint5ive Gallery -  exhibitor and panel member, (2018)
  • Safehouse 1 Gallery, exhibitor and panel member (2018)
  • TenPoint5ive Gallery - curator and exhibitor, (2018)
  • Nunhead Green Community Centre (2017) - Solo
  • University of Hertfordshire (2017)
  • Luton Hat Factory (2016)
  • Heartwood Forest (2015)        
  • Westminster Kingsway College (2013)  

Industry Experience

  • University of Nottingham - Visual Arts-Based Research Lead (2021 - present)
  • WPP/Ogilvy (Team Red/Vodafone) - Documentary/Commercial Photography and Content Creator (2019)
  • Four Corners (Roman Road) - Photography Archive Project Volunteer (2016 - 2018)
  • Astrid Schulz Photography - Photography Assistant (2016)
  • Magnum Photos - Photography Intern; Curation, Archive, Logistics & Publishing Projects (2016)
  • Keyphoto Ltd - B2B Procurement Photography Intern (2016)
  • Pecan Pi x Southwark Council - Documentary & Commercial Photographer (2015 - 2016)

Press/Publications

Portrait of Britain Vol 6 2023, p48, published by Bluecoat Press

Instagram Format Portfolio Spotlight February 2022 (story, post, audience of over 22k)

Any Segment, September 2020 (p3-4, 61)

Peckham Peculiar, April 2018 (Front page and official interview, p24)

Peckham Peculiar, September 2016 (Image Credits, p7)

Representation/Societies

  • Black Women Photographers (2023 - present)
  • 1854 Photography Member (2023 - present)
  • AOP Access Member (2022 - present)
  • Crème de la Crème - UK (2018 - 2023) 
  • 1340 Art Gallery (2017-2018)
  • London Creative Network (2017-2018)
  • NUJ Student Member (2015-2018)
  • AOP [Association of Photographers] Student Member (2015-2017)

Print Sales

Prints are sold on request. 

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