Allan Grainger

Allan is a photographic artist whose work considers notions of place, culture, identity and belonging within the urban and rural landscape; his practice centres on an interest and depiction of Psychogeography.

Allan has had a long career in photography working on professional and art commissions with clients such as Saatchi and Saatchi, Barclays, Vodafone, SBB Swiss Railways and Scope - in 2015 Allan started photographic art commissions. Lucy Bell Fine Art Gallery commissioned Allan to produce ten tableaux of Manchester.

He is a member of the Urban Photographers Association.

Allan started to focus on a photographic art practice in 2014

He has a BA in Art History




Another Place – 2015

Creative Boom – 2015

Oitzarisme Magazine – 2015

Get Addicted To – 2015

Urbanautica – 2015

Wall Street International – 2015

University of London/Institute in Paris (Paris Traces) – 2016

Urban Photo Fest Open - (Depicting the Pyschogeographical Encounter) – 2016




The Lucy Bell Fine Art Gallery – 2014

Brighton Photo Fringe – 2014

Leyden Gallery, London – 2015

Exhibition organizer and curator of the London Independent Photography exhibition 2017

The Lucy Bell Fine Art Gallery - Group exhibition Aboretum curated by artist John Stezaker 2019

Towner Art Gallery - Solo exhibition - Downland Gloaming - 2019




Lisbon Symposium - Memory Place and Photography – 2016

Crossing Lines - On Psychography & Photography - Goldsmiths College – 2016

London Independent Photography - On Psychography & Photography - Greenwich Gallery – 2016

Conference on Photography in Academic Research - University of Central London

Towner Art Gallery - In Conversation - 2019