James Berrington


James Berrington is a London-based artist and photographer with a particular focus on fine art and social documentary, informed by 25 years experience at a senior level in English social housing. He is currently studying for an MA in Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art.


2020          Terrain Vague, Slade Research Centre, London

2020          Words to be Looked At, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

2020          Intimacy Spills, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London

2019          Hot Sheet, The Department Store, Brixton, London

2019          Protest! Voices of Dissent in Art and Text, University College London

2019          The Nomenclature of Colours, Slade Research Centre, London

2019          Visions of Protest: Blake the March, Small Press Project, Slade Research Centre, London

2019          Slade Showcase - Fast Forward: Women in Photography, London

2018          Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London

2018          SALON/17, Photofusion, London

2017          London Independent Photography Exhibition, Old Truman Brewery, London

2017          National Art Open, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London

2017          Peaches and Cream 2017, Photofusion, London

2017          Burning with Pleasure, Photofusion, London. Dummy book The Place of Home selected.

2017          Bloomberg New Contemporaries - 1nstitute of Contemporary Arts, London.

2016          London Independent Photography Exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London

2016          Royal Photographic Society International Photobook Exhibition

                     Espacio Gallery, London.

                     Impressions Gallery, Bradford.

2016          Topography of Modern Life - The Student Hotel, Amsterdam

2016          Bloomberg New Contemporaries - Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

2016          Topography of Modern Life - 71a Gallery, London

2015          University of Westminster, Media, Arts & Design 2015 Graduate Showcase, London

                 Gallery West

2015          University of Westminster Photography Degree Show, Free Range, London

2014          Nunhead Open 10, London

2013          London Independent Photography Exhibition, Strand Gallery

2013          Observations - Contemporary Documentary Photography, London Gallery West

2012          Nunhead Open 9, London

2012          Common Ground A Critical Reader, David Chipperfield (Ed) for Venice Architecture Biennale

                  2012 - Image selected to illustrate chapter by Robert Bevan


2019          Slade Print Fair Scholarship, Slade School of Fine Art, London

2016          Royal Photographic Society International Photobook Exhibition - shortlisted for The Place of


2015          Caparo Award - Media Arts & Design, awarded by University of Westminster to the best

                 graduate of the faculty

2015          Nominated for First Book Award 2015 by David Campany for The Place of Home

2015          1st Class Honours Photography Degree - University of Westminster

2014          Arts in Health Student Art Commission - selected

                  - Joint Central & North West London NHS Arts and University of Westminster commission

                  to work with mental health hospital in-patients to create a permanent artwork


Artlyst        Bloomberg New Contemporaries

Hero          Bloomberg New Contemporaries

iD              Topography of Modern Life

                 Peaches and Cream 2017 Video