Owen Richards


Owen Richards is a photographer based between London and Sheffield.

He has worked with a variety of clients including shooting details of Abbey Road studio for Google,  spending a night at New Covent Garden market for A + B studio and making portraits for a range of publications including the Financial Times, The Guardian and record labels including Warp and XL Recordings.

Owen works on his own projects including A Perfect Work of Art - a study of public rubbish bins in Lanzarote and To the Gravesend, a documentation of a journey from inner city London through the edge lands along the river Thames.

He has exhibited throughout the UK and in Japan

Selected Clients

Google / United Visual Artists / NSPCC / Norwich University of Arts / Save the Children / Plymouth College of Art / Design Studio / The District / Lovers Design / The Future Laboratory / INT Works / You Can Now (YCN)

Financial Times / The Guardian / Creative Review / Under the Influence Magazine / Sleek Magazine / NME / El Pais

Modular Recordings / Warp / Wichita Recordings / Merge / Transgressive / Young Turks / XL Recordings


Kit Mapper - Let's Talk Kit

Making It - Grafik Magazine

YCN - The Island of 100 Volcanoes

Plymouth University Interview

Mull it Over interview

Zero Core Feature (pg 20-21)


Something / Made / Different
B & B Gallery, Sheffield, UK - 1 July - 24 July

Something / Made / Different
Parades Gallery, Matsumoto, Japan - 29 April - 8 May

Punk is a Prism
Parades Gallery, Matsumoto, Japan - 26th October - 6th December

Cultshare Group Show
Fish Factory Art Space, Falmouth - 31st May - 14th June

Endless - An Exhibition by Owen Richards & Elinor Jones
Bardens, London 19th November - 3rd December

Dreamlands - An LP release show and art exhibition
Protein Gallery, London - 1st September

Fringe Arts Bath, The Officers Club, Bath - 27th May - 12th June

Homeless Gallery Group Show
Shoreditch Town Hall basement, London - 12th - 15th September

2007 :
Exhibition for Cal Robbins
96 Gillespie Gallery, London - 15th July - 5th August

2006 :
This isn’t a Statement
King Ludd bookshop, Exeter -25th April - 6th May

University of Plymouth- Arts Degree Show
Exeter- 17th June - 1st July

D + AD - New Blood
London - 27th - 29th June

Shoot On Site
University of Plymouth, Plymouth/Exeter - March - April

Using Format