Amanda Harman is an award winning photographer, based in the south west of England.

She studied photography at West Surrey College of Art and Design and has an MA in Photography from London College of Communication. She has worked on a range of commissions, residencies and projects for galleries, museums, charities and commercial clients. Her work has been exhibited widely in the UK and internationally and is held in a number of collections, including the V & A, London. She is an associate lecturer in photography at UWE, Bristol.



2018 Shortlisted 2018 Sony World Photography Awards - Professional Landscape Category

2016 Critical Mass  Solo Exhibition Award 

2015 Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 

2014 Winner 2014 Sony World Photography Awards - Professional Still Life Category 

2013 Selected for Portrait Salon 2013 


Recent Exhibitions

2017 Tim Andrews - Over the Hill, Montefiore Hospital, Brighton

2016 Critical Mass - Points of Entry, Fotofestiwal Lodz, Poland

2016 Garden Stories, Blue Sky - Oregon Centre for the Photographic Arts, Portland, USA

2016 Asi Nos Ven? Asi Somos?, Rede de Museos, Vigo, Spain

2016 Garden Stories, Gallery Temenos, Michigan, USA

2015 Pictures from Home, La Galleria, London

2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House,  London & Liverpool, Cologne, Bratislava

2014 YMCA & I, Lightbox, Woking

2014 Garden Stories, Tyntesfield NT, Wraxhall

2014 Portrait Salon, Fuse Art Space, Bradford

161 Annual Open, RWA, Bristol, 2013

Portrait Salon, Four Corners, London, 2013

YMCA & I, RIBA Gallery, London, 2013

Bleachbox Gallery, AAF Toronto, New York, Brussels, Amsterdam, London, Paris, 2009-11

Slow Play, F Gallery, Bristol, 2010

Secret Gardens, KWMC, Bristol, 2009

Through the Lens, RWA, Bristol, 2008

155 Annual Open, RWA, Bristol, 2007


Earlier Exhibitions

Exit Velocity, Prema Arts, Uley, 2001

Interim, Back Hill Gallery, London, 2000

Dedicated, Kulturhus, Aarhaus, Denmark, 1996

Dedicated, The Showroom, London, 1995

Youth Theatre Europe,Young Vic, London, 1992

Early Days, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery, 1991

Nenos, Centro de Estudos Fotograficos, Vigo, Spain, 1991

Towards a Bigger Picture, Tate Liverpool, 1989

Childs Play, Stockport Art Gallery, 1989

Towards a Bigger Picture, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1988

l’Immagine delle Donne, Sagra della Val d’Arbia, Buonconvento, Italy, 1988

l’Immagine delle Donne, Circorizione II, Siena, Italy, 1988

Local, Impressions Gallery, York, 1987

Soaps, Camerawork, London, 1987

Open Minds, Impressions Gallery, York, 1986



Victoria and Albert Museum, London

National Media Museum, Bradford

Stockport Museum and Art Gallery, Stockport

Circorizione II, Siena, Italy

Centro Estudios Fotograficos, Vigo, Spain