Rhiannon Adam was born in Co. Cork, Ireland and currently lives and works in London. She was educated at Central Saint Martins (London), and at the University of Cambridge.
Notable projects include Big Fence/Pitcairn Island for which she was named as one of The Photographers’ Gallery’s New Talents and showed her work at the gallery between June-October 2019. In 2019, she was also selected for the top 50 in Photolucida’s Critical Mass. In 2020 she was awarded the Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography at Photo IS:RAEL.
Her work has been widely exhibited internationally as well as being widely featured in the press –including the New York Times, M Magazine/Le Monde, Art Review, The Guardian, BBC, Vice, Huck, Featureshoot, The British Journal of Photography, It’s Nice That, Dazed and Confused, Colors magazine, Refinery29, and Harpers Bazaar.
In addition, Adam can often be found teaching workshops and giving talks – recent appearances include the Royal Academy of Arts, the Photographer’s Gallery, Tate, V&A Museum, the Barbican, and Martin Parr Foundation.