Nigel Parry Biography
Nigel Parry began his photographic career in London and moved to New York City in 1994. Over the past twenty-five years his legendary work has graced the pages of Vanity Fair, W, The New York Times Magazine, and TIME to name a few. He has had the great privilege of photographing not only celebrities but also the world’s most famed cultural and political icons of our time.
Some of his many accolades include: The European Magazine Award, The Award of Excellence from the Society of Publication Designers, The American Society of Magazine Editors Portrait Award, Hasselblad Master Photographer, and several Communication Arts, Graphis, PDN, Art Director’s and American Photography Awards among many others.
His work has also been exhibited internationally at art galleries, museums and festivals including; The National Portrait Gallery in London, The National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, a show at The National Museum of Film & Photography, Le Festival Pour L’image Perpignan and Milk Galleries in NYC. He has also had the pristine honor of being the first portrait photographer to be invited to exhibit his work at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
His first book Sharp was published in December 2000. His second book Precious was published in the fall of 2004 and his third book BLUNT was published in the fall of 2006. All books have received worldwide critical acclaim.
Portrait of Nigel Parry by Rachel Coker