Billie-Jay Lynch is a photographic artist, curator and educator based in London. Her practice documents the lives and experiences of friends, family and herself. She is curious about people and drawn to photographing the cultural and social stories that surround them. This journey has led her to explore the themes of identity, memory and holding a sense of belonging through portraiture.   

Billie received a MA in Documentary Photography from the University of Portsmouth and BA (Hons) in Photography from the University of Cumbria. She has exhibited in many cities around the United Kingdom and in Paris. Her work has been published in the Source: The Photographic Review Magazine, Alternative Arts Magazine and DIY Youth zines. 



IG: @billiejayphoto



2016-2018 MA Documentary Photography, University of Portsmouth

2014-2015 PGCE 14+, University of East London

2010-2014 BA (Hons) Photography, University of Cumbria


2019 Hopes/Dreams/Reality - DIY YOUTH

2019 MARCH! - Brentwood Road Gallery - Romford

2018 Insight - Hoxton Gallery - London

2018 Revolv Birthday - Safe House 1 - London

2018 Behind Every Woman - Brentwood Road Gallery - Romford

2014 Carlisle Photo Festival - Carlisle

2014 Old Fire Station Gallery - Carlisle

2014 ERA Degree Show - Carlisle

2013 Look 13 Photography Festival - Liverpool

2013 Lanes Gallery - Carlisle

2010 Time - Paris

2010 Brentwood Road Gallery - Romford

Features & Publications

2020 The Appleby Gallery - Containment

2020 DIY Youth - If You Don't Laugh, You'll Cry Zine

2020 Photograd 15 Photographers - Online 

2019 Alternative Arts, London - Women's History Month

2018 DIY Youth - Interview

2018 Salt n Pepper Press - Instagram and #1 Issue Magazine

2018 Revolv Collective - One year birthday

2018 Alternative Arts, London - Women’s History Month

2018 Mini & Me - Style Sixties Blogspot

2015 Source: The Photographic Review Magazine - Spring Issue

2015 The Carrot Online Magazine

2014 Source: The Photographic Review Magazine - Spring Issue

Collaborative Projects

2020 Containment - Group Exhibition - The Appleby Gallery, Romford

2019 T:AIM - Group Exhibition, Workshop and Cultural Activity - London,

England and Palermo, Sicily

2018 Insight - MA Group Exhibition - Hoxton Gallery, London

2018 Behind Every Woman - BRG, Romford


2018 MA Studentship Award

2018 University Art Collection Award

2014 Young Cumbrian Artist of The Year, Shortlisted

2014 Magnum Showcase: Family Portrait, Shortlisted

Residential & Gallery Experience

2012 East End, David Bailey - Newham Gallery

Using Format