Jessy Boon Cowler, b.1987, London, UK

based between London & Barcelona




2019 | Photography MA, Arts University Bournemouth

2010 | Photography BA Hons., Nottingham Trent University

2007 | Art Foundation Diploma, Wimbledon School of Art, University of the Arts London


2023| Can Serrat Retorns, Barcelona, Spain

2023| Estudio Yucca, Portugal

2022| Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain

2021 | AIR.Cat, Tossa de Mar, Spain

2017 | Escuela Alma, Chirilagua, El Salvador 

2015 | Casa B, Bogota, Colombia 

Solo Exhibitions

2021 | Bodies in Nature, Oscar Galleri, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023| Dear Earth - with Atmos, Barbican Gallery, London

2023| Women on Women, AMP Gallery, London

2021 | L'arbre i la Roca, Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, Catalunya

2021 | Struck by Light, Valid World, Barcelona Experimental Photo Festival

2021 | Lusted Men, Photo Saint Germain Festival, Paris

2021 | Have a Butchers, book fair and print sale, London

2020| Struck by Light, Hundred Heroines, Online 

2020| Fresh Cuts, Sid Motion Gallery, London 

2019 | SE15, The Bottle Factory, London

2019 | Dancing in Peckham, Peckham 24, London

2018 | New Psychedelics, Humble Arts Foundation, Online

2016 | Reverse Culture Shock, St. Bride Foundation, London

2014 | The Scars Are Not Just Skin Deep, The Cob Gallery, London

Selected Print Publications

2020 | Exquisite Features, Revolv Collective, Plagiarism

2019 | Photograd PGZ19, Postcards from Pachamama  

2019 | AINT-BAD No.15,  NY Pooches

2016 | Uncertain States, Reverse Culture Shock

Selected Online Features & Press

2023| Dear Earth - Atmos Magazine

2021 | Women’s History Month, Musée Magazine, Postcards from Pachamama

2020| ‘Artist Jessy Boon Cowler Explores Exoticism and Places’, Reform the Funk

2020| Firecracker 10 Women to Watch, PH Museum

2020| ‘The Female Gaze Part Two’, PhotoFemme United, Postcards from Pachamama

2019 | ‘Explorations of the Self’, Revolv Collective, Multi Love

2019 | Der Grief Artist Feature, Postcards from Pachamama

2018 | Photoworks Artist Feature 


Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, Spain

Soho House, London

Selected Workshops, Teaching and Talks

2023 | Shells as Symbols of Home, Sexuality and Spirituality, Can Serrat: community building workshops 

2015-22 | Volunteer Photo Group Leader,  Helen Bamber Foundation, London

2020-22 | The Moat Sixth Form, Photography Teacher for children with Special Educational Needs, London

2021 | Supporting SEN students through photography, The Photographer’s Gallery, London 

2017 | My Chirilagua, Escuela Alma: Participatory Photography Facilitator, El Salvador

2015 | Futuroscopio, Casa B, Bogota, Colombia: curriculum design & facilitator for participatory photo project with NGOs in Bolivia and Mexico


2016 | Life in a Maze, St. Bride Foundation, London

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

2013-14 | Art in the Crypt, St Giles Church, London (series of arts and performance events)

Using Format