Gillian Allard

Gillian Allard lives and works as a photographic artist and teacher in Suffolk.

Gillian studied Photojournalism at The London College of Printing in 1992 and achieved a Master of Arts at the Royal College of Art, graduating with a distinction.

​She created feature style photo stories for a range of magazines and newspapers including The Observer Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Guardian Women’s Section as well as photographing well known people such as Sir Paul McCartney, Jo Brand and Tony Benn.

She joined the Photographers Gallery Print Sales, London in 2003-2007 and has exhibited both nationally and internationally.

In 2017 she entered the Sky Arts, Master Of Photography television competition based in Rome, Italy. In an eight-week process of elimination, Gillian and the other contestants worked hard to hold their place. Gillian reached the final and was chosen by the judges as the unanimous winner of that years contest.

Projects by Gillian on Photography Chronicle


Living Concrete

A pioneering method developed by photographer Gillian Allard to bind imagery to concrete and other hard surfaces.