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Emma Jane Spain Is a London based photographic artist who completed MA Photography at London College Communication in Winter 2010. Since then she has twice become a selected winner of the Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographers award and was also for the Arte Laguna 2013 award.


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Currently lives and works in Leytonstone, London.


Nov 2011, Brighton Photo Fringe Open Text - Selected for written response to work 'Echo'

July 2011, Magenta Flash Forward Emerging photographers award 2011- Shortlisted from selected winners to exhibit in Toronto in Nov 2011 then Boston in June 2012.

June 2011, Bar-Tur Award - Shortlisted.

April 2011, Magenta Flash Forward emerging photographers award 2011 - Selected Winner.


2009-2010 London College of Communication, MA Photography
2002-2005 University of Brighton, BA (Hons) Editorial Photography
2000-2001 London Guildhall University, Art Foundation Studies


2008 Photography and the Archive Research Centre, London.
Commission to make a series of photographs in response to the London College of Communication archive for the exhibition Visible and the corresponding publication Fieldstudy.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Magenta Flash Forward Emerging photographers 2011 Exhibition
Airship 37, Toronto. Nov 2011

Freud Museum's 25th Anniversary Art Auction
Freud Museum, London. Oct 2011

Four Floors as part of PhotoIreland
MadArt Gallery, Dublin. July 2011

Drift Station Gallery, Nebraska, USA. June 2011

Final MA Show
London College of Communication Gallery. Nov 2010

Report from Reports from an Ordinary Satellite. MA Interim show
AE Harris, Birmingham. July 2010
Bielefeld University, Bielefeld Germany.  Feb 2010
London College of Communication Gallery. Feb 2010

The Nautical Expression of K.E.N.T presents
If Only The Jukebox Took Tears
Studio H8, Britannia Works, London. June 2009

London College of Communication Gallery. Oct 2008

The Nautical Expression of K.E.N.T presents Fabrication
491 Gallery, London. Sept 2008

What Haunts You?
Photographers Gallery, London. Jan 2008

Work Experience:

Wills-Moody Jumble Sale, London
Co-Founder from Feb 2005-Present

Freud Museum, London
Events and Exhibition Intern from May 2011-Oct 2011

Clare Strand, Brighton
Studio and Research Assistant from July 2005-Mar 2006

Photoworks, Brighton
Editorial Assistant from Aug 2005-Mar 2006

Photoworks, Brighton
Intern from Oct 2003-Aug 2005

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