Gérard Uféras was born and lives in Paris. In 1984, he began a regular collaboration with the French daily Libération, for which he undertook numerous reportages and which organized his debut exhibition. He has since become a frequent contributor to Télérama, Time, Beaux-Arts, The Independent Magazine, Jardin des modes, Das Magazin, Lo Specchio della Stampa, Marie-Claire (Italy), Marie-Claire (France), Madame Figaro, Le Monde, View Point, L’Officiel, L’Express, Io Donna, D: La Repubblica Delle Donne, Amica, Il Corriere della Sera, Gala, Paper Magazine, Another Magazine, Paris Match among others.
He helped to set up the Vu agency in 1986, and since 1993 he has been a member of the LUZPHOTO agency.
Alongside his career in photojournalism, he also works as a portraitist, undertakes advertising campaigns and fashion shoots, and pursues his own personal projects that have culminated in exhibitions in various countries. He has received a host of awards for his work, which appears in collections of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Musée de l’Élysée in Lausanne, the House of Photography in Moscow, the Salzburg Festival, the Fonds National d’art Contemporain, and the Henkel collection in Germany.
2013 - TOP FEDRIGONI AWARD, 2007 - DIGIGRAPHIE AWARD, 1999 - ROGER PIC AWARD, 1997 - WORLD PRESS PHOTO 2nd PRIZE ARTS STORIES, 1992 - Best Annual Report "La vie Française", 1991 - BP ARTS JOURNALISM AWARD, 1990 - PRIX VILLA MEDICIS HORS LES MURS, 1987 - ART DIRECTORS AWARD PARIS
- Still life