MJR Photo Collective
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Gareth Phillips was born in 1979 in Cardiff, Wales. He graduated from University of Wales, Newport, in September 2007, with a degree in Documentary Photography. In 2007 he was accepted into the Eddie Adams Workshop in New York, in which he won the B & H Assignment Award in recognition of his work. In 2008, Gareth became a freelance photographer, regularly commissioned by the Guardian, The Sunday Times Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal and the British Council. His photographs have also appeared in, Newsweek, British Journal for Photography, The Observer and The New Yorker. Gareth’s work has been internationally recognized in exhibitions and awards, most notably the Ian Parry Award 2007, Welsh Livery Society Award for Photographic Excellence 2007, the Magenta Photography Awards 2008 and the British Council Open Cities Photographic Commission 2010. Gareth is part of the MJR Photographic Collective based in New York and works out of London and Cardiff, UK.
2013 Selected as one of American Photo Magazine Image of the Year 2013
2008 Commended Fast Forward Magenta Award 2008, Magenta Foundation.
2007 Commended, Ian Parry Scholarship UK
2007 Winner of British Council Open Cities Commission, UK
2007 Winner of B&H Assignment Award Eddie Adams Workshop, New York
2007 Winner of placement at Eddie Adams Workshop, New York
2007 Winner, Welsh Livery Society Award for Photographic Excellence, UK
2007 Commended, Shots Magazine Award for Photography, UK
2014 – Degabay | The Poem, Cory’s Gallery, UK
2013 - Love Lies Bleeding, MJR European Studio, UK
2013 – Y Tir Newydd | The New Land, Third Floor Gallery, UK