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 a Senior Lecturer in Photography at UWE Bristol.



2018 Nominated RPS Hundred Heroines

2018 Shortlisted 2018 Sony World Photography Awards - Professional Landscape Category

2018 Shortlisted Royal Photographic Society IPE 161

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

2019 Off the Page, Northen Eye Festival, Colwyn Bay

2018 Over Hills and Sea, Regency Town House, Brighton Photo Fringe

2017 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, London, Liverpool, Cologne, Bratislava

2014 YMCA & I, Lightbox, Woking

2014 Garden Stories, Tyntesfield National Trust, Wraxhall, Bristol

2014 Portrait Salon, Fuse Art Space, Bradford

2013 161 Annual Open, RWA, Bristol

2013 Portrait Salon, Four Corners, London

2013 YMCA & I, RIBA Gallery, London


Earlier Exhibitions

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

2010 Slow Play, F Gallery, Bristol

2009 Secret Gardens, KWMC, Bristol

2008 Through the Lens, RWA, Bristol

2007 155 Annual Open, RWA, Bristol

2001 Exit Velocity, Prema Arts, Uley

2000 Interim, Back Hill Gallery, London

1996 Dedicated, Kulturhus, Aarhaus, Denmark

1995 Dedicated, The Showroom, London

1992 Youth Theatre Europe,Young Vic, London

1991 Early Days, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery

1991 Nenos, Centro de Estudos Fotograficos, Vigo, Spain

1989 Towards a Bigger Picture, Tate Liverpool

1989 Childs Play, Stockport Art Gallery

1988 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

1987 Local, Impressions Gallery, York

1987 Soaps, Camerawork, London

1986 Open Minds, Impressions Gallery, York



Victoria and Albert Museum, London

National Media Museum, Bradford

Stockport Museum and Art Gallery, Stockport

Circorizione II, Siena, Italy

Centro Estudios Fotograficos, Vigo, Spain

Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Boston, USA

Pinacoteca FFR, Vigo, Spain,