Stuart Griffiths – Biography

 

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b. 1972, MANCHESTER

Stuart began using photography as a young soldier whilst serving in Northern Ireland during the 1980’s and 90’s. In 1997 he graduated from the University of Brighton with a Honours Degree in Editorial Photography. His photographs are mainly focused on self directed projects focusing on autobiographical experiences. A documentary about Griffith’s life and work “Isolation” (Institute for Eyes) premiered at the 2009 Edinburgh Film Festival and toured at Picture House Cinemas. In 2010 Griffiths won a bursary from the National Media Photography Award and was winner of the OPEN 2010 Brighton Photo Fringe Award. His first solo show “Closer” explores Griffiths personal feelings towards war and conflict, and respond to the unseen consequences of the ongoing campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan.

AWARDS, EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

2011 — Publication first photo book “The Myth Of The Airborne Warrior” By Photoworks

2011 — Third Floor Gallery Cardiff: “Of Duties” by Stuart Griffiths, Jay Romano, Tim & Matt Bowditch

2011 — Selected for Group Show: Towner Gallery “East Sussex Open” Eastbourne

2011 — Group Show “Exposures” James Hyman Gallery Saville Row, London

2010 — Awarded bursary from National Media Museum Bradford

2010 — Phoenix Gallery, Brighton “Closer” solo exhibition

2010 — Winner of the OPEN Brighton Photo Fringe Festival

2010 — Group show “They’re Not Laughing Now” (slide show collaboration with Amanda Jobson) at F-ISH gallery, Hastings

2010 — Winner of The National Media Photography Award

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