Jessy Boon Cowler is a photographic artist from London. 


2017 Photography MA, Arts University Bournemouth

2010 Photography BA (Hons), Nottingham Trent University

2007 Fashion Styling for the Media, London College of Fashion, UAL

2007 Art Foundation Diploma, Wimbledon School of Art, UAL

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Reverse Culture Shock, St. Bride Foundation, London

2014 Reverse Culture ShockFormer Shoreditch Underground Station, London

2011 Zapatos Perdidos, the White House, Bloomsbury, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Reverse Culture ShockLa Casita, Bogotá

2015 Reverse Culture ShockDelphina, Buenos Aires

2014 The Scars Are Not Just Skin Deep, The Cob Gallery, Camden

2014 South London goes to the Seaside, Viking Gallery, Margate

2014 Art and Photography ExhibitionQueens’ College, Cambridge

2013 Insights, Art in the Crypt, Camberwell

2013 AlterationsArt in the Crypt, Camberwell

2013 Permanent Installation at St. Giles Crypt, Camberwell

2012 Strangers ClubElectricity Showrooms, London

2012 Photography and Print Exhibition, Candid Arts, London

2010 RAW PhotofestivalBacklit, Nottingham

2010 AOP Student Awards, AOP Gallery, London

2009 Shot, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

Selected Publications

2016  Reverse Culture Shock, Uncertain States

2014  Insider Guide to London, The Wandering Tattler

2013  ATP End of an Era - The Icarus Line, Subba-Cultcha   

2011  Sónar Barcelona, Popmatters

2010  Online Graduate Photography, Source Photographic Review

2007  How to make a big splash, Sunday Telegraph


2010 AOP Student award, shortlist


 2015 -17 Helen Bamber Foundation, Photo Group Leader, London

Volunteer position within the Creative Arts programme of a UK-based human rights organisation offering support to survivors of cruelty including torture and trafficking. The group provides a creative outlet, a community and an opportunity for clients to learn new skills.

2017 Alma School Chirilagua, El Salvador

Month long residency teaching creative photography skills aiming to increase confidence and social-awareness resulting in a group show at the School and online image sharing.  

2015 Futuroscopio at Casa B, Bogotá, Colombia

6 week residency collaborating with local artists, charities and organisations, leading creative photography workshops. Futuroscopio aims to empower disadvantaged children to find their voices through creative and experimental photography workshops, and is an interchange between three Latin American NGOs based in Bolivia, Colombia and Bogota.

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