Elaine Jeffrey is a visual artist working in the medium of photography. Jeffrey graduated with a
BA in Photographic Art from Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1988. Since
graduating she has worked as a photojournalist (Apex Publishing, Oman early 1990’s), run her
own portrait studio in Hamburg, Germany and taken on many commercial commissions.
Since 2008 Jeffrey has dedicated her time to her artistic practice. Her first major commission
came in 2013 when she was commissioned to produce a large-scale installation for The Art
Building in Brussels. Other interesting work has included accompanying and documenting
world-class jazz musicians while on tour in Europe.
Jeffrey has participated in many group shows over the past years and has had three solo
shows in reputable galleries in Sofia, Bulgaria (2015, 2016).
Last year Jeffrey exhibited in a group show at the “Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery”
and was invited to participate in an international show at “The Center for Fine Art Photography”
in Colorado. Her submitted work in Colorado won the “Directors Award” for best work.
Looking forward, Jeffrey will be exhibiting at Superfine Art Fair in Washington DC in October
this year. She has also been selected and offered a place on an artists residency program in
Saint Louis, Senegal in December 2019.
Elaine Jeffrey currently divides her time between Washington DC and Hamburg, Germany.