About Simon Carruthers

Simon Carruthers is a photographer whose practice explores the built environment and marginal landscapes often in relation to themes of globalisation. More widely he is interested in documentary, landscape, interior and architectural photography. Simon exhibits widely across the UK and beyond, and is a founding member of the Arts Council funded Human Endeavour collective. He can be contacted for enquiries regarding print sales, commissions and freelance work.

Selected Exhibitions
2013 The Motorway Service Station as a Destination in its Own Right Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
2012 Voies Off Rencontres d’Arles festival, Arles
2011 Collectives Encounter Format Festival, Derby
2010 murmurART: An Introduction 20 Hoxton Square, London
Degeneration Brighton Photo Fringe, Bellis Gallery, Brighton (Funded by Arts Council England)
Human:Nature Singapore International Photography Festival, Esplanade Xchange, Singapore
human ENDeavour Kalman Crane gallery, Brighton
2008 Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
The Foto8 Award & Summer Show, Host Gallery, London
Human Endeavour, Brighton Photo Fringe, Bellis Gallery, Brighton (Funded by Arts Council England)
2007 This Working Life, The AOP Gallery, London & Renew Rooms, Liverpool
Recent Graduates Exhibition, Affordable Art Fair, London
Issues of Landscape, Friese Greene Gallery, Brighton
2006 Triptych, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest & University of Brighton Gallery


Short listed, Corinthia Artist in Residence (2011)
Selected, Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF10) (2010)
Selected, Magenta Flash Forward Award (2010)
Short listed, BJP Project Assistance Award (2008)
Short listed, Pavilion Commissions Programme (2007)
Selected, This Working Life LCD/Redeye Photography Award (2007)


Context & Narrative by Maria Short, published by AVA Academia, 2011
The British Journal of Photography, issues 7699, 7718
CAN magazine, june 2009
LIP magazine, summer 2009
Wallpaper* magazine, august 2008


Millennium Images
Eye Buy Art

Education/Work Experience

2009 Magnum Photos, London 6 week internship
2007 University of Brighton 1st class BA degree in Photography

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Simon Carruthers's Projects on LensCulture