Born & raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Studied and worked in Scotland, Spain & Egypt. 

Currently living in Tokyo, Japan.


2013 MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography, University of Arts London.



2017 Tokyo Jazz Joints vs. JazzySport, Tokyo,

2016 Tokyo Jazz Joints, Penang Jazz Festival, Malaysia.

2016 Tokyo Jazz Joints, Krause Center for Innovation, CA.

2015 Tokyo Jazz Joints. TeamLove Ravenhouse Gallery, NY.

2013 TJD: Reprise. PORT, Tokyo.

2013 Tokyo Streets. Embassy of Japan in Poland, Warsaw.

2011 Tokyo Jazz Document. Shimokitazawa Art Space, Tokyo.

2005 kuchi. Sonoma, Shibuya, Tokyo.

2004 kuchi. Daikanyama Photo Salon, Tokyo.

2002 bound.  Daikanyama Photo Salon, Tokyo.

2001 second floor. Daikanyama Photo Gallery, Tokyo.



2015  Wa: International Artist Circle. Gallery Moliere, Tokyo. 

2014  Where we stand. Upper Street Gallery, London.

2013  50 InstaDays. Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo.

2002  Family. The National Museum of Ethnography, Osaka.

2000  Snapshot. Baltimore Contemporary Museum, U.S.A.

          Colour / Movement. LeDeco Gallery, Tokyo,

          Sakureten. Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama.

          The 7 Food Groups. Deluxe Art Space, Tokyo.

1999 4 New Photographers. Las Chicas, Tokyo.



2017 'Japanese Listening Bars'. The Times, UK.

2016 Tokyo Jazz Joints on

2010  'The Twelfth'. Belfast News Letter.

2010  Tokyo Irish Generation. CD artwork.

2009  'Yoco', Jazz for Dancers book.

2008  Rivers of the World. British Council & Thames Festival Project.

2006  'The Voice from the Floor'. Straight No Chaser magazine.

2002  bound. The Japanese National Museum of Ethnography magazine.

2001  bound. Asahi Shimbun newspaper.

2001  PHASTA. exhibit:a contemporary art magazine. 2001.

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