Chloe Dewe Mathews
After graduating from Fine Art at Oxford University, Chloe Dewe Mathews spent four years working in the film industry. Since dedicating herself to photography, her subject matter has been diverse, from Uzbek gravediggers on the Caspian coast, to Hasidic Jews on holiday in Wales. In 2010 she hitchhiked from China back to Britain, which became a recce for a lifetime’s work ahead, informing her work both at home and abroad.
She has been awarded the BJP International Photography Award, the Julia Margaret Cameron New Talent Award, PDN’s 30, the Flash Forward Emerging Photographer's Award by the Magenta Foundation and was nominated for the prestigious Prix Pictet and MACK First Book Award.
Her work has been exhibited in London, Berlin, Buenos Aires and Toronto and magazine clients include The New York Times, the Telegraph, Le Monde and the Sunday Times.
Over the next year she will be artist-in-residence at St John’s College in Oxford and METAL in Southend, developing a new body of work about the river Thames.