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Graeme Oxby is documentary and portrait photographer based in the UK and represented for publication by Institute Artists. Graeme is Programme Leader for BA Photography at The University Of Lincoln.

Graeme has been a creative professional since the late 1980s working in the commercial, music and entertainment industries based in London, Dublin & Manchester making music videos and commercials as well as TV and film commissions. He also travelled widely on assignments from Angola and Mozambique to the former Soviet Union, The Far East, North & Central America.

Graeme wrote produced and directed “Shotgun Dave Rides East” starring Peter Capaldi and funded by The UK Film Council in 2004 before developing a feature project “Perfect Match” in 2005. 

Graeme took a break from film making and photography in 2008 to oversee the return of influential Art Rock band Magazine to stage, screen and recording studio, returning to his photography practice five years later. He was Artistic Director of The Hull International Photography Festival in 2015 and He devised and was commissioned by Hull City of Culture 2017 to deliver the Hull Beermat Photography Festival with winners chosen by Martin Parr.

Graeme Contributed a portrait to the 2018 book "Invisible Britain" published by Policy Press (a non-profit university press committed to influencing social change through international research and scholarship) and is supported by The Young Foundation, a charity that tackles major social challenges by working alongside communities, using the tools of research and social innovation.                   

Graeme has been regularly published in national and international publications including The Guardian, Stern, Vice, Huck Magazine and The Times Literary Supplement.

Graeme's  Five year project on Elvis Impersonators entitled "The Kings Of England"  was published as a book in September 2018 by Bluecoat Press.

Graeme’s work is held in the collection of the Michael Komechak O.S.B. Art Gallery, Benedictine Univeristy in Chicago IL.

Graeme currently Lectures in Photography at The University Of Lincoln, and was an External Examiner at University Of West London.

If you'd like to discuss working with me then please use the contact form. Please address enquiries for publication to Institute Artists.


2019Format International Photography Festival. (Photography Show Award Winner).

         Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad.

         "Red White & Black" Arts Council England

         Photo London - Photography On A Postcard Exhibition

         Photography On A Postcard 2019 Box Set Publication.

         The Guardian (Print & On-line) Forever Elvis

         Stern Magazine (Germany) Feature "The Kings Of England"

         Vice On-line Worldwide Feature "The Kings Of England"

         Lightbox Gallery Liverpool "The Kings Of England"

2018: The Kings Of England - Bluecoat Press.

           Invisible Britain Portraits - Policy Press.

2017: Belfast Photography Festival – Group Exhibition “Making Do”

          DN Weekend - Group Exhibition "Picture Doncaster"

          Art on A Postcard Featured Artist.

          OD Gallery Instagram Takeover.

2016: Impressions Gallery Planet UK competition winner selected by Peter Mitchell.

2015: Cooper Gallery Barnsley – The Kings Of England.

          Bridlington Spa – The Kings Of England.

          Hull International Photography Festival – The Kings Of England.

          Bridport Arts Centre – The Kings Of England.

2014: 20-21 Visual Arts Centre – The Kings Of England.


Portrait by Emma Wilson 2017