Chris Steele-Perkins  (British, 1947) 


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Chris Steele-Perkins Biography
1947   Born in Rangoon
1967 - 1970   Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours), University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
1988   Tom Hopkinson Prize for British Photojournalism, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
1988   Oskar Barnak Prize, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
1989   Robert Capa Gold Medal, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1990   Gahan Lectureship, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA (unable to accept)
1994   La Nacion Premier Photojournalism Award
1994   One World Award ("Dying for Publicity")
1994   Co-operative Society Award ("Dying for Publicity”)
1999   Sasakawa Foundation grant, Japan
2000   World Press Photo (Daily Life), Amsterdam, Netherlands
2000   Visiting Professor, Musashino Art University, Tokyo
2004   Sasakawa Foundation grant, Japan
2008   Royal Photographic Society Terrence Donovan Award
Selected Exhibitions
2007   From Haswell Plough to Harajuku - Host Gallery, London, UK
2007   How we are - Tate, London, UK
2007   Tokyo - Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
2007   Northern Exposures - Northumbria University Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2005   Eurovisions - Beaubourg, Paris
2005   Echoes - Leica Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003   The Teds - 292 Gallery, New York, USA; Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, USA
2002   Mt Fuji - MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham; Gainsborough's House, Suffolk, UK; Impressions Gallery,York; Pierce Hall Art Gallery, Halifax, UK; National Theatre, London, UK; Grandship, Shizuoka, Japan; Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington, Durham, UK
1999 - 2000   Afghanistan - Perpignan Festival, Perpignan, France; Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; Fotogallery, Cardiff, UK
1999   Nomansland - Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
1993   Cross-section - Hong Kong Festival, Hong Kong
1992   Africa, Work in Progress - Visa pour l'Image, Perpignan, France
1990   The Pleasure Principle – Galerie FNAC, Paris, France
1986   South Africa - Galerie FNAC, Paris, France
1985   Lebanon - Magnum Gallery, Paris, France
1985   Famine in Africa - Barbican Gallery, London, UK
1983   Beirut, Camerawork, London, UK
1979   The Teds, Camerawork Gallery, London, UK
1974   Face of Bengal - Camerawork Gallery, UK
Selected Public Collections
  Arts Council of Great Britain, UK
  Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
  Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
  Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
  Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
  Bibiothèque Nationale, Paris, France
  Galeries FNAC, Paris, France
  Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2007   Northern Exposures, Northumbria University Press, UK
2006   Tokyo Love Hello, Intervalles, France
2003   Echos, Trolley, UK
1979 - 2002   The Teds, Travelling Light, UK; Dewi Lewis Publishing, UK
2001   Fuji, Umbrage, USA
2000   Afghanistan, Westzone Publishing, UK; Marval, France
1992   St Thomas' Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital, UK
1989   The Pleasure Principle, Cornerhouse Books, UK
1983   Beirut Frontline Story (with Caroline Tisdale and Selim Nasib), Pluto Press, UK
1982   Survival Programmes: In Britain’s Inner Cities (with Nicholas Battye and Paul Trevor), Open University Press, UK