Born 1971, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in London, United Kingdom.

selected press

Financial Times, 11 November 2018

Aperture, Winter 2016

Education

  • 1992-1995

    Napier University, Edinburgh, B.A. (Hons.) Photography and Film

  • 1997

    Royal College of Art, London, M.A. Photography

Solo Exhibitions

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2016

    Hannah Starkey: Women, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

  • 2015

    Hannah Starkey, Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2013

    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2011

    Hannah Starkey: 
Twenty-Nine Pictures, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK (C)
    Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, UK

  • 2010

    Maureen Paley, London, UK
    Church of Light Altarpiece, St Catherine’s Church, Frankfurt, Germany

  • 2009

    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2007

    Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2006

    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2005

    Lisboa Photo 2005, Lisbon, Portugal (C)

  • 2004

    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

  • 2002

    Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

  • 2000

    Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (C)
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK
    Progetto, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (C)

  • 1999

    Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
    Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

  • 1998

    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2018

    Journeys With 'The Waste Land', The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK
    A Place in the World, East Gallery, Norwich University of the Arts,Norwich, UK
    Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
    Where We Meet, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas

  • 2017

    Ethics of Depiction: Still Life, Landscape, Human, Oakland University Art Gallery, Oakland, California, USA (C)
    Transparency, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

  • 2016

    From Slow to Stop, The Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK

  • 2015

    History Is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

  • 2014

    Magnum: One Archive, Three Views | BPB14, Part of Brighton Photo Biennale 2014, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, UK
    Stanze/Rooms Works From The Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Me Collectors Room Berlin / Olbricht Foundation, Berlin, Germany
    The Faraway Nearby, F.E McWilliam Gallery, County Down

  • 2013

    Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography, Belfast Exposed and The MAC, Belfast, UK (C)
    Esprit Dior Miss Dior, curated by Hervé Mikaeloff, Galerie Courbe, Grand Palais, Paris, France

  • 2012

    Borrowed Memories: a selection of works from the collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Ireland
    Out Of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London (C)

  • 2011

    Photography I - Snapshots of a Generation, Wentrup Gallery, Berlin.
    Nothing In The World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate.
    Seoul Photo Festival, Seoul, South Korea.

  • 2009

    QUAD & FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, UK.
    With You I Want to Live: Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Collection, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale.

  • 2008

    Seeing the Light, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.
    M25: Around London, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, curated by Barry Schwabsky.

  • 2007

    Something That I’ll Never Really See, Contemporary Photography from the V&A, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich.
    Visual Dialogues, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester.
    Between Today and Yesterday, Turnpike Gallery, Wigan.

  • 2006

    Jugend von Heute / Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt.
    The Portrait: Full Face and Profile, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston.

  • 2005

    Motor Blues – The donation autowerke given by BMW financial services to the museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig (C).
    Berlin Photography Festival, Berlin, (C).

  • 2004

    Take Five ! Huis Marseille turns five, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam.

  • 2003

    Sodium Dreams, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, New York.
    A bigger s[lash – British art from Tate – 1960 – 2003, Pavihao lucas Nogueira Garcez – Oca Parque ibirapuera, Sao Paul & Instituto Tomie Ohtake, (C).

  • 2002

    The St, JamesGroup Ltd Photography Prize 2002, Flowers East, London.
    Coming of Age, The New Art Gallery, Walsall.
    Landscape, Saatchi Gallery @ 30 Underwood Street, London.
    Painted, Printed and Produced in Great Britain, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, New York.

  • 2001

    Melancholy, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland.
    UBS Warburg, London, UK, (C).
    Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art, Tate Liverpool.
    No World Without You, Reflections of Identity in New British Art,
    Herzliya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, (C).
    Extended Painting, Monica de Cardenas, Milan.
    Instant City, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy, (C).
    Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, (C).

  • 2000

    Suspendidos, Centro de Fotografía, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
    Imago, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
    Give and Take: The Contemporary Art Society at the Jerwood, Jerwood Space, London.

  • 1999

    Dreamlands, Portfolio gallery, Edinburgh, (C).
    Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels.
    Clues, Monte Video, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam.
    3rd International Tokyo Photo Bienalle, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan, (C).
    Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam (joint exhibition with Francis Kearny)

  • 1998

    The new neurotic realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London, (C).
    Silver & Syrup: A Selection from the History of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
    Remix: Images Photographiques, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, (C).
    Look at me, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The British Council Touring Exhibition, (C).
    Real Life, Galleria SALES, Rome.
    Sightings, New Photographic Art, I.C.A., London, (C).
    Shine, Photo '98, National Museum of Film and Photography, Bradford.
    Modern Narratives: The domestic and the social, Artsway, London .

  • 1997

    John Kobal Foundation, National Portrait Gallery, London.

Selected Commissions

  • 2018

    From Maggi Hambling to Rana Begum, seven leading female artists reveal their creative spaces, (photography by Hannah Starkey), Telegraph Luxury, 15 September 2018

  • 2017

    Artists and Models, (photography by Hannah Starkey), The Telegraph LUXURY, 14 October 2017, pp 74-82

  • 2010

    Church of Light, commission by the German Protestant Church, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 2003

    Ballantyne Commission, Milan

  • 2000

    1st Commission, Level 1 Bookstore, Tate Modern, London

  • 1998

    The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television

  • 1995

    Scottish Homes, National Housing Agency for Scotland

Solo Publications

  • 2018

    Hannah Starkey: Photographs 1997 – 2017, Mack Books

  • 2010

    Hannah Starkey: 
Twenty-Nine Pictures, Mead Gallery.

  • 2007

    Hannah Starkey Monograph 1997 – 2007, Steidl.

  • 2000

    Hannah Starkey, The Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Selected Bibliography

  • 2018

    Berner, Sooanne, What Not to Miss at Photo London this Weekend, anothermag.com, 17 May 2018.
    Jobey, Liz, Everyday heroes, FT Weekend Magazine, 11 November 2018, pp 20 -25.
    Smyth, Diane, Photo London: Hayahisa Tomiyasu’s TTP wins the MACK First Book Award, bjp-online.com, 17 May 2018.

  • 2017

    AJR, Hannah Starkey: Where shall we meet, EXIT, no. 67, August–October 2017.
    Ryder, Bethan (photography by Hannah Starkey), Artists and Models, The Telegraph LUXURY, 14 October 2017, pp 74-82.
    Taguchi, Chise, Hannah Starkey: Directional Geometry, Harper's Bazaar Japan, November 2017, pp.20- 23.

  • 2016

    Knelman, Sarah, Hannah Starkey, Aperture, Winter 2016, pp. 78-87.
    Poiret, Dominique, HANNAH STARKEY : «JE CONÇOIS CHAQUE IMAGE COMME UNE MISE EN SCÈNE», next.liberation.fr, 9 December 2016.
    Starkey, Hannah, Who are the FT’s women of 2016?, ft.com, Financial Times, 8 December 2016.
    Valinsky, Michael, Hannah Starkey, Open Lab Magazine, no. 13, pp. 6-13.
    ----, Flaneuse: Hannah Starkey, Hot Shoe, Spring 2016, pp. 56-65.
    ----, Exhibitions: Pick of the week, The Guardian Guide, The Guardian, 16 January 2016
    ----, Hannah Starkey, curamagazine.com, 3 January 2016
    ----, Hannah Starkey at Maureen Paley, London moussemagazine.it, 3 January 2016
    ----, Hannah Starkey / Considering the ‘Flâneuse’, photomonitor.co.uk, March 2016
    ----, Photos of the Inner Lives of Women, broadly.vice.com, 25 March 2016

  • 2015

    Adams, Tim, History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain review – the ultimate Blue Peter time capsule, theguardian.com, 15 February 2015
    Charlesworth, JJ, Star Artists Curate Revelatory Survey of British History at London's Hayward Gallery, news.artnet.com, 11 February 2015
    Coles Alex, 100 years on a black square is as adventurous as it was in 1915, theconversation.com, 19 January 2015
    Dymoke, Alex, Art review: Adventures of the Black at Whitechapel Gallery, cityam.com, 16 January 2015
    Gee, Catherine, The most exciting brand new things to see in 2015, telegraph.co.uk, 27 January 2015
    Hannah Starkey at Maureen Paley, blackqube.de, 16 December 2015
    Hannah Starkey, Maureen Paley, London, aestheticamagazine.com, 24 November 2015
    Kent, Sarah, History is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain,
    Klingelfuss, Jessica, Hannah Starkey's pensive portraits are immersed in cinematic fiction, wallpaper.com, 4 December 2015
    Hayward Gallery, theartsdesk.com, 13 February 2015
    Lowe, Jack, London's Hayward Gallery Installs a Defensive Missile Launcher, huhmagazine.co.uk, 5 February 2015
    Luke, Ben, History is Now: Seven Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, exhibition review, standard.co.uk, 10 February 2015
    O'Driscoll, Luke, Exhibition: History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain, artefactmagazine.com, 25 February 2015
    Pilger, Zoe, New exhibition exploring the changing state of the nation is a curtain-raiser for the election, independent.co.uk, 15 February 2015
    Prodger, Michael, Britain can’t make it: a Hayward Gallery exhibition struggles to make sense of the past, newstatesman.com, 9 February 2015

    Prodger, Michael, Hip to be square: suprematism at the Whitechapel Gallery, newstatesman.com, 29 January 2015
    Searle, Adrian, Planet of the shapes: how art and society were driven to abstraction, theguardian.com, 14 January 2015
    Sooke, Alastair, History is Now, Hayward Gallery, review: 'exhausting’, telegraph.co.uk, 8 February 2015
    ----, Imagining a University: Fifty Years of The University of Warwick Art Collection, exh. cat. Mead Gallery, Warwick, 2015

  • 2013

    Kids These Days, New York Times Style Magazine, June 2013

  • 2012

    Review/Must See, Elle, June 2012

  • 2011

    Hodge, Nicky, Art, Power, Diplomacy, Government Art Collection: The Untold Story, Scala Publishers Ltd, June 2011, p.31.
    Starkey, Hannah, London, FT Weekend Magazine, 8 – 9 January 2011, pp.34-35.

  • 2010

    Behind the Lens; Hannah Starkey, Image, March 2010, p.38-39.
    Herbert, Martin, Now See This; Hannah Starkey, Art Review, May 2010, p.24.

  • 2009

    Fisher, Alice, Maureen, Fantastic Man, Autumn/Winter 2009, pp.148-155.
    Michalowska, Marianna, Hannah Starkey in Hotel La Solitude, Fotografia, 2009, pp.24-29 &128-129.
    Hannah Starkey, Portfolio, Special 50th Edition, Autumn 2009, pp.98-99.

  • 2008

    Cary-Kent, Paul, Hannah Starkey: Photographs 1997-2007, Art World, August 2008, p.108.
    Gavin, Miranda, Hannah Starkey: Written in Light, Hotshoe, June 2008, pp.30-41.
    More Milk Yvette, Pirate’s Gallery: Hannah Starkey, www.moremilkyvette.blogspot.com, 23 May 2008.
    The Big Picture, Metro, 26 June 2008, p.38.
    Sardo, Delfim, A fotografia como pintura, Revista Única, 27 September 2008, pp.110-111.
    Thatcher, Jennifer, Hannah Starkey: Photographs 1997-2007, Art Review, October 2008, p.176.

  • 2007

    Benedictus, Leo, Hannah Starkey’s best shot, The Guardian G2, 15 February 2007, p.27.
    Curringhton, Dora, Donne con un segreto, DCASA, April, pp.173-174, 176 & 178.
    Gavin, Francesca, Private Lives: Hannah Starkey, Dazed & Confused, February 2007, p.180.
    Keh, Pei-Ru, Interview: Hannah Starkey, wallpaper.com, 15 February 2007.
    Martin, Francesca, Bazaar View: Private Eye, Harper’s Bazaar, February 2007, p.78.
    Moggach, Lottie, Stark images and a life less ordinary, The London Paper, 23 January 2007, p16.
    Sinclair, Charlotte, Perfect Composure, Vogue, January 2007, pp. 10&35.
    Bagley, Christopher, Hail, Valentino (portrait by Hannah Starkey), W Magazine, June 2007.

  • 2006

    Vitamin Ph, Phaidon 2006/2007, June 2006, p31.
    Whisper not! – A different dimension of seeing, Huis Marseille & H+F Collectie, 2006, p162-165.
    26 Anos – Encontros De Fotografia, Mulheres, 2006, p42-43, (C for the exhibition XX – Visions on feminine, from the collection of the Encontros de Fotografia).

  • 2005

    Irish museum of modern art – The Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, p171.
    Last Weekend - Hannah Starkey in Berlin, The Guardian Weekend, 1 October, p7.
    Amado, Miguel, A photo festival for Lisbon, Flash Art, May-June, p72.
    Hannah Starkey, Figaro, Japan, Nº295, 2005, p130.
    Bright, Susan, Art Photography Now, Thames & Hudson, 2005, p94-97.
    Cotton, Charlotte, Photography as Contemporary Art, Tank, Vol. 12 Issue 3, Spring
    Starkey, Hannah, Bromilow, Anna, Blow, Isabella, Art of gold, (fashion spread) Tatler, May 2005, p154-165.
    After the Fact – Berlin Photography Festival 2005, European Photography, 2005.

  • 2004

    Furness, Rosalind, Hannah Starkey, Contemporary, no. 66, August 2004.
    Bright, Susan, Hannah Starkey, Contemporary, no.67, September 2004.
    Cotton, Charlotte, The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Thames & Hudson, 2004, p61.
    Cotton, Charlotte, Hannah Starkey, New Work, Portfolio, no.40.

  • 2003

    Campony, David, Art and photography, Phaidon, p186-187.
    Grant, Lucille, RBS 150th anniversary Awards, RPS Journal, September 2002.

  • 2002

    Güner, Fisun. Hannah Starkey, Maureen Paley Interim Art,
    Modern Painters, Vol. 15 Nº3, Autumn
    Beech, Dave, Location: UK, Art Monthly, Nº 259, September
    Watriss, Wendy. blink and you'll miss it, Hotshoe International, #121 August
    Gascoigne, Laura. Narrative frame, What's On in London, 12 June - 19 June
    __.Photography in the gap, Sleazenation, Vol.4, Issue 17, July
    Herbert, Martin. Hannah Starkey, Interim Art, Time Out, Nº 1662, 26 June-03 July
    Hackworth, Nick. Barren of ideas, Evening Standard, 13 May

  • 2001

    Ad. M, La pittura: un remake o un bisogno fisiologico, Giornale Dell’Arte, April 2001.
    Making your dreams come true – Young British Photography, in association with BMW financial services group, Hatje Cantz, pp52-59.
    Beatrice, Luca. Extended Painting, Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Flash Art, Vol.XXXIV Nº 219 July-September 2001.
    Spiegler, Marc. Art Basel Booms, Art & Auction, September/October 2001.
    . distant voices, still lives, mouth to mouth, beastly issue.
    Charlesworth, JJ. Reality Check, Art Monthly, Nº 247 June 2001.
    Dell’Orso, Silvia, Da Haring a Linke per i dritti dell’uomo, Tutto Milano, March 2001, p40.
    Howarth, Sophie. A life less ordinary, tate, Issue 24/Spring 2001.
    Da Londra e New York ecco il nuovo figurative, Arte, June 2001.
    Extended painting, Arte e Criteria, June 2001.
    Extended painting, Time Out Milano, March 2001.
    La pittura per estensionne, Kult, 2001.

  • 2000

    Olivares, Rosa, I’ll be your mirror, Exit, Nº0, November 2000, p12-15.
    Rawsthorn, Alice. Field of Vision, Harpers Bazaar, December 2000.
    200 for 2000, Maureen Paley nominates, i-D, Nº 200, August 2000.
    Coomer, Martin. Give & Take, Time Out, Nº1560, 12-19 July 2000.
    Bishop, Claire. Last Chance/Art, The Evening Standard, 26 May 2000.
    Corrigan, Susan. Eye contact,The Times Metro, 20-26 May 2000.
    Maconochie, Tiggy. Do we like art? Fashion Images de Mode Nº4, publ. Steidl
    von Planta, Regina. Hannah Starkey bei Interim Art, Kunst-Bulletin 5, May 2000.
    _. Hannah Starkey, Habitat Artclub, Summer 2000.
    Lack, Jessica, Exhibitions, The Guardian Guide, 29 April-05 May 2000.
    Beccaria, Marcella. A Project for the Castle, Hannah Starkey,
    Castello di Rivoli publication
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    . Artnotes, Art Monthly, Nº 234 March 2000.
    __. 2000 Millennium Arts Special, The Independent Magazine, 01 January 2000.

  • 1999

    Hannah Starkey, Portfolio, Nº29, June 1999.
    Hannah Starkey – Interim Art, London, Creative Camera, Dec/Jan 1999, p40.
    Ruyters, Domeniek. Onwaarachtige snapshots, Hoe Sharon Lockhart en Hannah Starkey een brug slaan tussen de jaren tachtig en negentig,
    Metropolis M, Nº5 October November 1999.
    Bishop, Claire. Hannah Starkey, Quietly Loaded Moments, Flash Art, Vol. XXXII Nº 207 Summer 1999.
    Davis, Maggie. everyday people, Vogue, August 1999.
    _. News: Amsterdam / Clues, Flash Art, Vol. XXXII, Nº 206 May June 1999.
    Townsend, Chris. Dreaming of Me, Hotshoe International, May/June 1999.
    Del Vecchio, Gigiotto. Hannah Starkey, Segno, Nº 167, February March 1999.
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    . Hannah Starkey, Solitudini Sospense per la Moda di Vogue, Photo, Nº 26, May 1999.
    D, A. Hannah Starkey. La Vita è un film. Tra sogno e realtà, Arte, Numero 308 April 1999.
    Cor., C. Arte/In Galleria, Pagina 32, Nº 92, 04 April 1999.
    _. Rivelazioni a Napoli, Photo, Nº 24, March 1999.
    Mahoney, Elisabeth. Life as we know it?, The Independent/Review, 04 May 1999.
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    . Readings, Harper’s Magazine, April 1999.
    Jones, Jonathan. Five artists to Invest in, Life: The Observer Magazine, 07 February 1999.

  • 1998

    Tebbs, Paul. Amongst Women, Source, Nº 18, Winter 1998.
    Coomer, Martin. Hannah Starkey, Time Out, Nº 1474 18-25 November 1998.
    Windsor, John. The Independent Collector, The Independent, 17 November 1998.
    Schwabsky, Barry. Openings, Hannah Starkey, Artforum, September 1998.
    Durden, Mark. Sightings: New Photographic Art, Art Monthly, Nº 214 March 1998.

Awards

  • 2002

    The St, JamesGroup Ltd Photography Prize

  • 2000

    The Arts Foundation 10th Anniversary Awards

  • 1999

    Award for Excellence, 3rd International Tokyo Photo Bienalle, Tokyo

  • 1997

    The Photographers Gallery Award
    Vogue Conde Nast Award
    The Sunday Times Award
    Deloitte and Touche Fine Art Award
    John Kobal Portrait Award

  • 1995

    National Housing Body for Scotland

Selected Public Collections

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Government Art Collection, London, UK
Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA