Marcia Michael

London, United Kingdom


2009             MA Photography, (Distinction) London College of Communication

1996             BA (Hons), Photography, University of Derby


Solo Exhibitions


2012            New Art Exchange, central gallery, Nottingham UK

2011            The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Library exhibition space, London


Group Exhibitions & Projects 


Women Made Gallery, Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body, Chicago, USA

Flowers gallery, Small is beautiful XXXIII, Cork street, London


Flowers gallery, Small is beautiful XXXIII, Cork street, London

Black History Festival Chelsea Exhibition, UAL, London

Uncertain States 2015, Art Pavilion, Mile End, London (exh cat)

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Prize, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield (exh cat)


The Taylor Wessing Photographic Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London (exh cat)

Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries (exh cat)


Flowers east gallery, Small is beautiful

Women Made Gallery, The Photographic Self, USA


The World in London –olympic games, London 


Lens Culture Exposure Awards exhibition, Paris, France (exh cat)

FotoFest's fall 2011exhibition, International Discoveries III, Houston, Texas, USA (exh cat)

Uncertain States Exhibition 2011, East gallery, London (exh cat)

Lens Culture Exposure Awards exhibition, New York, USA (exh cat)

FotoVisura Pavilion -New York Photo Festival, Dumbo, USA

Lens Culture Exposure Awards exhibition, San Francisco, USA(exh cat)

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010, Sunderland (exh cat)


Panos pictures – contact Edition projection Hoxton London

The IPA Best of show, Splashlight studios soho NY (exh cat)

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010, London (exh cat)

Rhubarb  Rhurbarb Hungry bursary show, Flowers East  gallery, London

Shoebox award  shortlisters, Oblong gallery, London

Rhubarb Rhubarb hungry bursary show , Rhubarb East gallery, Birmingham (exh. cat.)


Slide Nite, Photomonth Krakow, Krakow, Poland

LCC MA Photography Final show, London (exh. cat.)

LCC MA Photography interim show, London


Fellowships, Residencies & Awards 


Light work Residency (Autograph)


Honorable Mention,  Hariban Award


Lucie Foundation E-pprentice

shortlisted for the 2011 Professional and Emerging Lucie Scholarship



Spotlight Award in the 2010 FotoVisura Grant

Lens Culture International Exposure awards exhibition

Honorable Mention award in Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Honorable Mention in the Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2010

Finalist in critical mass Photo Lucida

Finalist in ‘People: Family non pro category. International photography Awards 2010

Short-listed for 2010 shoebox award from Oblong gallery

Rhubarb Bursary award 2010




Matter Magazine

How We Do Both: Art and Motherhood


FotoFest Participating Spaces 2012


Uncertain States issue 8

Exposure: The Journal of the Society for Photographic Education

Lens Culture: 31 contemporary Photographers, blurb book

e-interview Dodge & Burn Blog: Diversity in Photography history


Family: Santa fe, blurb book

2010 International photography Awards Annual Book

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 catalogue (paperback)

The Sunday Times, Spectrum 10th October 2010

Rhubarb Rhubarb photography festival 2010 cat


Held in Private collections and museums


Public Talks & Lectures 


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA

Women in Photography: Field Work, Birmingham, UK

Writing photographs, London, UK

RNUAL, LCC, London, UK


INIVIA, London, UK

Ben Uri Gallery , London UK


Artist Talk, West London University UK

Artist Talk, Richmond University, UK

Radio Interview 975Kemetfm


Artist Talk, Huston Museum of African American Culture, USA

Artist Talk, FotoFest International Discoveries, USA

Black History Month , The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London


Poppy de Villeneuve, New Photographic portraits Bloomberg space, London