Staff Profiles: Matthew Murray

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Staff Profile: Matthew Murray
Senior Lecturer in Photography

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Matthew Murray

Senior Lecturer in Photography

Art and Design


I shoot above-the-line advertising campaigns for advertising agencies such as VCCP, Saatchi and Saatch and Ogilvy. I have also worked with i-D Magazine, The Independent, The Guardian, the BBC, IKEA, Easyjet, Strongbow Cider, Shreddies and McCains.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715079 Email:


During the last 16 years my work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in both solo and group exhibitions. My photography is held in the permanent collections of MOMA, The Tate, The Victoria & Albert Museum and The British Library. Currently I am working on a series of landscapes of Saddlewoth Moor and further areas of the Peak District, a series which has been shot over a period of four years. A collection of this work will be published in 2016 with exhibitions to follow in 2017.


Award Title Institution Date
MA Visual Communication Birmingham City University 1998
PGCert Academic Practice University Of Gloucestershire 2015


2015- Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Finalist Stills and Series Category 2014 – Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Category Winner 2014 – The International Photography Awards, 2014 Honourable Mention in 3 separate categories Deeper

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching and research


PGCE Higher Education




Producing new works for publications and exhibition

External responsibilities

I shoot campiagns for advertising agencies in the UK and abroad and editorials for a number of magazines. I also shoot personal projects for both publication and exhibition.

Subjects for media interviews

Photography, Advertising and Editorial Shoots, exhibiting work through galleries

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