Emily Andersen has over 25 years experience working as a photographer with a diverse client list including Elle and Elle Deco,Heritage Lottery Fund, New Musical Express,and Oxford University Press.
Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries and museums internationally including, The Photographers Gallery, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Royal Academy,The National Museum of Contemporary Photography (Canada), Espaces Commune in The Biennale de Paris, Mass Moca (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) and Jehangir Art Gallery (Mumbai).
Andersen's photographs are in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery. Her book "Paradise Lost and Found" was published by Hotshoe Books.
Andersen's monograph Portraits: Black and White,published in 2018.Her latest book Another Place was published in Tokyo in 2023.
Emily is a part time lecturer in Photography theory and practice for BA (Hons) MA and Phd students at Nottingham Trent University.
Andersen is a graduate from the Royal College of Art.
2 sabbaticals from Nottingham Trent University 2017/18
National Lottery through Arts Council of England 2009
Millenium Award 2003 & 2004
John Kobal portrait prize '97
2023 Somewhere Else Entirely, 3-screen video installation about the American-born poet Ruth Fainlight, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham (solo show)
2023 Another Place, LOWW gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo show)
2023 Another Place, LOWW gallery and Unstandard gallery, Fukuoka, Japan (solo show)
2020 AHRA Housing and the City Exhibition, Housing and the City Conference. 17th Annual International Conference of the Architectural Humanities Research Association,Nottingham University (2 person show)
2020 This May Be a Series, Nottingham City Library.(solo show)
2020 Guts Gallery, Begin Again online exhibition, Revenue for the Free Black University.(group show)
209 Women, 209 Photographers photograph 209 Women MP’s, Liverpool Open Eye Gallery. (group show)
2019 Dzialdov Gallery, Berlin (solo show)
2018/19 Exhibition and book launch, Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham (solo show)
2018 Exhibition and book launch, The Atrium, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham (solo show)
2018 Exhibition and book launch, Tintype Gallery, London (solo show)
2017 Shanghai International Photographic Art Exhibition, China Arts Museum (group show)
2017 Dzialdov Gallery Exhibition, Berlin. (solo show)
2015 In place of Architecture, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham (solo show)
2015 Still there, Literatur Moths, Munich, Germany. (solo show)
2014 Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA),USA
2019 https://www.lensculture.com/articles/emily-andersen-politics-in-portraiture-a- conversation-with-emily-andersen
2018 Interview BBC Radio London 94.9 Robert Elms show
2018 RPS feature http://www.rps100heroines.org/featured/emily-andersen/