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EJ Major



Solo Shows

2011 Shoulder to Shoulder   Matt Roberts Gallery, London

2008 Try to Do Things We All Can Understand   StreetLevel Gallery, Glasgow

        (As part of the Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art)


Selected Group

2013 A House of Many Windows, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

2013 Ed Ruscha Books and Co, Gagosian Gallery, NY

2012 Shoulder to Shoulder, Deptford X, London

2012 C/O Berlin Book Days, C/O Berlin. Germany

2012 I Love You, Tenderpixel Gallery, London

2012 Collectible, ACP Gallery, London

2012 Unspoken Ceremonies, Parlour Gallery, London

2011Deptford X Open, Core Gallery, London

2011 Salon Photo Show, Matt Roberts Arts London

2011 Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton

2010 Discoveries, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, USA

2010 Print Now, The London Art Fair, London

2010 Staff Show, MDX University, London

2010 Love Equinox, Passing Clouds, London

2010 Print Now, Bearspace Gallery, London

2009 Salon Summer Show, Salon Contemporary, London

2009 MFA Show, Goldsmiths, London

2009 Group / Grope, Area 10, Peckham London

2009 Helsinki Photography Triennial 2009, Helsinki City Art Museum,Finland

2009 Format 2009 - Photocinema, International Photography Festival, Derby, UK

2008 Click Chicks, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA

2008 ICY, Minnesota Centre for Photography, Minneapolis, USA

2007 Domestic Encounters, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, USA

2007 As serious as your life, Bildmuseet Umea, Sweden

2007 Girl Parade, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

2007 Marie Claire RIP, Quayside Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada

2007 2nd International Fotofestival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, Germany

2007 The Emergence of The Digital Portrait, Clampart Gallery, New York

2007 Photographer’s Network 2007, Thomas Kellner Studio, Siegen, Germany 

2007 Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie, Germany

2006 Emerging Photographers Award Show, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto

2006 Zoo Art Fair with Trolley Gallery, London

2006 Shoreditch Arts Festival, Leonard St, London

2006 Fotobild, Berlin

2006 Love Is… Camera, in association with Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto


Selected Bookfairs

As a member of ABC Artists Book Co-operative I have shown at the following fairs:

Dusseldorf Photo Book Salon, New York Art Bookfair, Whitechapel Art Bookfair, Offprint Paris, Copeland Art Bookfair.

Selected Bibliography

2011 Review: Culture 24

2011 Review:  1,000 Words Magazine

2011 Review: Re-title

2011 Review:  Alan Thinks

2011 Review: Roves and Roams

2011 “Q&A EJ Major on Love Is…” - Flash Forward

2011 “Who, What, Why - Love Is… Last Tango in Paris” -Another Magazine

2011 “An Interview with Artist EJ Major” - Amelias Magazine

2008 “EJ Major – Try to Do Things We All Can Understand” – Mitch Miller, P 56-57 Varoom No 7

2008 “Reviews” – Susannah Thompson, Modern Painters P99 June

2008  “Taking a pop at Pop culture” – Jack Mottram, The Herald 04/04/08

2008 “Review” - Alexander Kennedy, The List P94 10-24 April

2007 “Love Is…postcards from the edge” by Simon Bainbridge Magenta Magazine / winter / p20-23

2007 “Reality Crossings” by Christoph Tannert European Photography Number 82 p62-63

2007 "W(h)ither Feminism? Joy Christensen and E-J Major" by Charissa N. Terranova Glasstire  June

2006 "Profile - EJ Major" by Simona Vladikova Fotograf no 7 / vol5 p4-7

2006 "Fokus Auf EJ Major" by Anne LemhoferFrankfurter Rundschau 21/10/06

2006 "Focus - Emerging Artists" Ute Krepler ARTinvestor 01/ p50-51



2013 Marie Claire RIP and Jezebel, published by L’Heure Dit, Paris.

2012 APED, self-published book as part of ABCED box-set.

2011 love is… Ltd Edition artists book. Self-published.

2011 from a distance, self-published artists book.



2009 Format 09 – Photocinema, Quad Publishing UK

2009 Aletheia – Positions in Contemporary Photography, Helsinki Press, Finland

2008 GI – Cross Section. CCA Press, SC

2007 Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie Catalogue, DTF Press, DE

2006 Flash Forward, The Magenta Foundation CA



2009 Interview - Finnish News in Helsinki about the Marie Claire RIP piece in the show Aletheia.

2007 Interview - Swedish Cultural News. Related show - As Serious as Your Life.


Academic Qualifications

2009 MFA   Art Practice      Goldsmiths University    

1999 BA (Hons) First Class    Photography     Nottingham Trent University 

Additional BA courses in Anthropology and Holocaust Literature and MA courses in Film Studies.



2012 Selected artist for C/O Berlin Book Days

2011 Winner of The International Salon Photo Prize

2006 Emerging Photographers Award Winner, Toronto

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