Charles Emerson

Charles Emerson

About Charles Emerson

Charles Emerson is a Fine Art Photographer who explores the creation of palimpsests by building layers within his work.

Whether using physical layers constructed in a studio or capturing natural light on film and working the effects over digital images, this perpetually evolving approach creates innovative and captivating projects.

His three main series to date are studies of: Skies, Flowers and Mountains.


2001-2004 BA (Hons) Photography, Falmouth College of Art



Myth and the Mountain - released with Antlers Gallery


Photo essay commission by Intelligent Life magazine, ‘Myth and the Mountain’.

Solo Exhibition of Flower works with Antlers Gallery, Bath.

White Rose I featured in 'Top 10 Best Album Covers' by Rolling Stone, Russia.

Work featured in Telegraph article: ‘How to buy tomorrow’s Damien Hirsts’.


Solo Exhibition ‘BLACKLIGHT’ with Antlers Gallery.

White Rose I nominated in Best Art Vinyl Awards 2013.

AAF Battersea, picked by AAF founder Will Ramsay in the 'Top Ten Emerging Artists'.

F-Number, a group show of fine art photography, Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol.


Group exhibition ‘Old Beliefs’, Antlers Gallery.

‘Sky Studies’ series exhibited with Fine Artist Helen Jones. Exhibition curated by Antlers Gallery.

Work used widely for the promotion of the Affordable Art Fair.

Art of England magazine feature.

The Dorchester Hotel commission.


Sony World Photography Awards – Professional Awards Winner – Still Life Category – Exhibited in: London, New York and Sao Paulo.

Creative Review Photography Annual – Exhibited at Aubin Gallery, London.

AOP Open Photography Awards – Finalist – Exhibition at the Dray Walk Gallery, London.

A Rose from Auschwitz featured in The Sunday Times Magazine.

Botany Exhibition – Flower Series – Antlers Gallery, Bristol.

Digital Photographer Magazine featured a selection from Flower series.

Royal West of England Academy – Photography Open Exhibition, Bristol.


Wallpaper* iPad App, Best Images of 2010 featured 'A Rose from Auschwitz'.

Exhibition at View Gallery, Bristol.

Winner Spectrum Photography Award.

Crack Magazine – interview and profile.