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Philippa James is a photography artist based in Oxford, UK. Her work and interests explore women and feminism, the underrepresented and her local community.  She was shortlisted for Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2021, is currently studying MA in Photography at Falmouth University and is an artist in residence at The North Wall Arts Centre.


June ’22 – The RPS | Selfies on-line exhibition by The RPS Women in Photogrpahy Group

Nov ’21 | The National Portrait Gallery | The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 21

Nov ’21 | Fourteen | Group show at The North Wall Arts Centre for Photo Oxford Festival ’21

June ’21 | We Cannot Walk Alone | Solo show at Arts at the Old Fire Station during Refugee Week ’21

Oct ’20 | 100 Women of Oxford | Solo Show at The North Wall Arts Centre as part of Photo Oxford Festival ’20

Sept ’20 | Morning Routines | Solo Show at Waste2Taste Cafe in Ark T Art Centre

April ’20 | Isolation | Curator of The Motherhood on-line group exhibition | Oxfordshire Arts Weeks.

March 2020 | 100 Women of Oxford | Solo Exhibition at Tap Social Movement for International Women’s Day

April ’19 | The Oxford Open | Group Show at The Jam Factory Arts Centre | Oxfordshire Art Week


Fusion Arts –  100 Women of Oxford talk

The North Wall Arts Centre – portrait photography masterclass for A level photography students

The Circle NGO – on-line talk about 100 Women of Oxford

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art – a series of portrait photography workshops alongside Rineke Dijstra exhibition


Currently studying  MA PHOTOGRAPHY at Falmouth University (2021 – 2023)