BIO

Born in London, Paula Rae Gibson took up photography in her early 20's.She is self taught, leaning mainly on analogue and darkroom work.


BOOKS PUBLISHED

DIARY OF A LOVE ADDICT KEHRER 2005
I'LL ALWAYS WALK AWAY KEHRER 2007
YOU GATHER MY DARKNESS LIKE SNOW WATCH IT MELT,NOVELLA WITH PHOTOGRAPHS, BABEL 2011
RAE EYEMAZING EDITIONS. 2016


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

ADAM PRIDEAUX CORK STREET LONDON 1998
SERENA MORTON , LONDON 1999
Laurie Frank's Media Rare Gallery LOS ANGELES 2001
Paul Kopeikin Gallery LOS ANGELES 2001
Stephanie Hoppen London 2007
Someone's Garden Tokyo 2009


GROUP SHOWS

Fotographie Frankfurt Forum,how to hang a book 2006
Fermentino foto festival 2015
RAYKO PHOTO CENTER SAN FRANCISCO 2015
ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY BATH, 2015
See.Me Digital Display at The Louvre in Paris, France (July 13, 2015 Private Event)


PH21 gallery Budapest,2016
LOOSEN ART EXHIBITION 2016
Brighton Fringe Group Show Summer 2016
F STOP MAGAZINE, BODY AND HAPPY ACCIDENTS 2016
DARKROOM GALLERY ,HAUNTED 2016
PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary .Solo Exhibition competition, December 2016 .
Honorable mention-Heart Off The Hook


Month of Photography Los Angeles Group Show ,Lucie Foundation 2017
OXYGEN | Bogotá 2017 International Experimental Video and Performance Art Festival January
PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.Feminine / Masculine Exhibition, Honourable Mention,
Jan-Feb 2017
Group Show Portraits, Blank Wall Space , Athens.4 Feb-17 2017
Beyond the Selfie , SE Centre of Photography. Feb 2017
NYC4PA group show at Jadite Galley April 2017
PHOTOPLACE GALLERY ,Alternative processes exhibition ,DAn BUrkholder juror,April 2017
PH21 Gallery group show SCapes, April 2017
Float zine group show HOME April 2017
Patagonia PHoto festival April 13-17 2017
Viewpoint gallery,Halifax, Nova Scotia, image Hope shown, August 2017
In Response, The Center for Fine Art Photography, November, 'Happy in her own skin' photograph of trans girl , aged 14.
The Face exhibition Darkroom Gallery, Juror Catherine Just

AWARDS

Best eleven self-portrait series, "You and Your Selfies", Lensculture, 2014
Honorary award, Moscow Foto Awards, "Destination Love", 2014
Honorary award, Julia Margaret Cameron prize for Children,Portrait and Fine Art
Honorary award,LA curator Secrets and Mysteries,2016
Melbourne Photo Award finalist, "Late Husband", 2016 nominated by Rogar Ballen
Black and White Spider Award ,Fine Art Category 2016 Honorary mention.
2016/2 SOLO competition at PH21 GalleryHonourable mention
Photoplace juried exhibition Composed, juror Sam Abell
NYC4PA jurors selection chosen by Mark Sink ,Black and White 2017
Winner of LA Curator, What Remains competition, with Late Dad. 2017
Photo place, Vermont Alternative Process exhibition,juror Dan Burkholder.
One of the 12 winner of the Viewpoint International Photo Competition, with HOPE.
Tokyo Foto Awards, Honorable mention, loosing you over and over til I find you again.
Fotofilmic17 spring shortlist winner.
Shortlist for Athens Photo Festival 2017
Juried exhibition Abstraction, two photos from her series"Without You I'm Nothing' chosen by Blue Mitchell for Darkroom Gallery , Vermont.
WE ARE LOVE TOO Studio Award winner in the Art of Living Photography competition,published on the Bokeh Bokeh Photo website and shown at the ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, California
Response exhibition at The Center for Fine Art Photography. Image chosen, Rain,2016.
The Face exhibition Darkroom Gallery, Juror Catherine Just


MAGAZINE FEATURES.
Eyemazing,2007-2015
Silvershotz Australia
Someone's Garden Tokyo.
Passion , China.
Camera Obscura.
Art Reveal Magazine
Od Review, Harvard Press
Elyston Gunn First Edition magazine.
The Woven Tale PRess
The Amorist
Nihilsentimentalgia
Punchdrunkpress