Peter Watkins (b. 1984, UK) is a photographer living and working in London. He studied Photographic Arts at the University of Westminster graduating in 2008 and is currently working towards his MA in Photography at the Royal College of Art. His work deals with the mythologies of the vernacular photograph, and the latent potential of history and memory in the imaginary. He has a published book in the Blue Zine series by JSBJ and his self published book Index of Time in collaboration with Tereza Zelenkova was recently selected as one of the Best Books of 2012 by PhotoEye. His work is also part of the collection at the Fotomuseum Winterthur. Recent exhibitions include Wonders of the Visible World at the Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, 2012, and Thresholds at Belfast Exposed, 2013.

Outside of his artistic practice, he also runs his own picture framing company. Founded in his graduating year from University of Westminster, his company specializes in bespoke, museum standard framing for photographers, fine artists and gallery’s. Since its inception in 2008, Peter Watkins Framing has undertaken many high profile commissions, recently framing the entire Tim Walker Storyteller retrospective exhibition at Somerset House.

Website: www.peterwatkins.co.uk/