2006-2008 MFA Fine Art Practice.  Goldsmiths, University of London.
1989-1993 BA Hons Photography, Nottingham Trent University.


University teaching experience

2007- Present :
Permanent Senior Photography Lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey
Visiting Associate Lecturer, writing & teaching units, tutor & assessor, Photography lecturer, MA Fashion Photography, LCF, UAL
Visiting lecturer, Newport, University of Wales. (M.A and B.A Photography)
Visiting tutor, Winchester School of Art. (M.A Graphic Design, Photography pathway)

Teaching qualifications:
MA Academic Practice in Art, Design & Communication. (PG Cert. University of the Arts, London.)
HEA Teaching Fellow (FHEA), The Higher Education Academy.


2013 Uncertain States Magazine, six page profile (March)
2012 PhotoMonitor review: http://www.photomonitor.co.uk/2012/05/ellen-nolan-waiting-room/
2011 Cover & eight-page profile & interview, f2 Freelance Photographer Magazine. Vol. 5, No. 8.
2011 July stars blog. Featured photographer. http://julystars.blogspot.com/2011/08/ellen-nolan.html
2010 10 x 15 Fanzine Fine Art photography journal no: 20
2010 Sharemag.net ‘Portfolio.’
2009 British Journal of Photography. V156 p14 June 09.
2009 Image magazine (Association Of Photographers). Iss. 402/ July 09.
2008 “Goldsmiths Art at Dius”, The Guardian online review, Anthea Lipsett.
2008 “Previous Personality”, Art Review online, Tom Watt.
2002  Independent Newspaper, Living Review. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-1686294.html
2000 “New Generation of Female Photographers.” Vogue Magazine.
2000 “Our Cameras, Ourselves’, New York Magazine, David Colman.



Uncertain States Open Call 2014. Selected by Sean O’Hagan. Four Corners Gallery, London. (October-November 2014) http://www.uncertainstates.com/open-call-2014-the-final-nine/
Brighton Photo Fringe, Open14. Shortlisted Artist. http://www.photofringe.org/bpf14/the-regency-town-house-open14-hub
‘Voies Off Festival 19th Edition’, Arles, France www.voies-off.com
Exhibition : Walls : Contemporary Artists on Cultural Identity www.pushkinhouse.org


Photography Open Salon, South-East Asia, ‘An Eye for an Ear’ (touring from Arles), China House, Penang, Malaysia.


‘At Home,’ LoBe Gallery, Berlin.
‘Solar Plexus’, Space Station Sixty-Five, London.
‘An Eye for an Ear’, Gallerie Huit, Rencontres d’Arles, France.
‘Waiting Room,’ John Jones Project Space (Solo)
‘Foto8 Summer Show’, Foto8 Gallery, London
‘Renaissance Photography Prize,’ Mall Galleries, London (Finalist)
‘My People Project,’ V-Art, Shanghai, China
‘New Acquisitions’, (June) National Portrait Gallery, London


‘The World in London Project,’ The Photographers Gallery, London. Curated by Karen McQuaid.
New commissioned piece for a public portraiture project to coincide with London 2012 Olympics.
The Open West 2011 Selected by Richard Billingham.
‘4Seen AwardWinners Exhibition, Gardens Gallery, Cheltenham, selected by Richard Billingham.
‘People of Today’, National Portrait Gallery, London
‘Peer to Peer’, Sic! Gallery, Lucerne, Switzerland & V22 Gallery, London.
‘Family Matters’, Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv.


What will the future bring?’ GRIMMUSEUM Gallery, Berlin.
‘Dialogues: A Fake Romance?’ Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales.


‘Salon 09’. Matt Roberts Arts, Vyner St, London.
Performance: Concrete & Glass Festival, London. Curated by Frog Morris.
Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed’. The Photographers Gallery, London.
‘One at a Time’ Viewfinder Gallery, London. (Solo).
‘Nervous System’, James Taylor Gallery, London.


MFA Degree Show, Goldsmiths, University of London.
Ministry of Education (D.I.U.S), London.

Art Collections

The National Portrait Gallery.


1996 – 2013 Fashion and features photographer for The Saturday & Sunday Telegraph Magazine, The Observer Magazine.
2009 – 2013 Portrait photographer,The New Statesman Magazine.
2011 – 2013Fashion photographer B Magazine.
2008 – 2013 Fashion & portrait photographer for Harpers Bazaar.
2005 – 2013 Main fashion photographer for British Marie Claire.
1996 – 2013 Fashion and features photographer for Arena and Arena Homme+Magazines.
2000-1996 Fashion and features photographer for The Face Magazine.
2003-1996 Main fashion and features photographer for i-DMagazine, Purple Magazine, TheIndependent Magazine & British Vogue.


Margaret Howell, Eley Kishimoto, 10 Magazine, Another Magazine, Dries Van Noten, Nike, Levis, Fabris Lane, Laura Ashley, Beth Orton, Heavenly, Rough Trade, EMI, Sony, Virgin, BMI, Parlaphone.


Pop videos directed while signed to Bandits, Paris 1996-2000:

Beth Orton, ‘She Cries Your Name’  & ‘Touch Me With Your Love’
Charleen Anderson, ‘The Woman in Me’
Bis, ‘Detour,’ Barbara Gozzier, ‘Double’.

16mm Fashion film, ‘Stop Running’: Director and Camerawoman, collaboration with designer Veronique Branquinho. Premiered at ‘Fashion & Cinema,’ Florence Biennale 1998 & MoMu, The Antwerp Fashion Museum, 2008.

‘The Untruth Of Photography.’Artist, director and writer of a short film, Commissioned by The Post Office for the Millennium Miniatures Series. Screened on C4.