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Tom Hartford (b.1986) is a London based photographer and director. Tom works principally in a controlled studio environment and work is defined by his rich and graphic lighting style. He has had work exhibited in London, New York, Paris and at the Recontres d’Arles, and internationally renowned photography festival, as well as having work featured at the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK) and The Whitworth Gallery (Manchester, UK) His commercial clients include publications such as GQ (British) and Casa di Abitare (Italy) as well as brands such as Ize and MyOptique. He has also recently been working as Director of Photography on commercials for Tesco and Queensgate.

Selected Clients:

Casa di Abitare
GQ (British)
Isobel
Ize
20:20 Optical
Lost in London magazine
MyOptique
Tesco
Tokyo Fixed
Villalba/Lawson
Portico
Wieden+Kennedy

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012: Visions Couture, SHOWstudio, Le Printemps, Paris, France. (Cur. Nick Knight and Daniel Brown).
2011: For Japan, HotShoeGallery, London, UK.
2011: Meatyard New York, Umbrella Arts, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson) (Cat)
2010: Meatyard Manchester, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2010: The Land Between Us After Hours, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK. (Cur. Ed Watts)
2010: Meatyard Arles, Recontre D’Arles, Arles, France. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2007: 30 Pictures of Joe, Village Underground, London, UK.
2007: Coast to Coast, Umbrella Arts, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2006: Untitled, E3 Gallery, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson)

Selected Awards:

2007: Winner, Best New Blood, D&AD, London, UK.
2007: Commended, Twilight Photo Prize, V&A Museum, London, UK.

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