Emma Critchley, (b. 1983, UK), has worked as an underwater image-maker for over 9 years and recently graduated with an MA from The Royal College of Art. Through her practice, Emma explores the human relationship with the underwater environment.

Her work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and festivals including: The Australian Centre of Photography, Fotofreo (Australia), Le Mois de la Photo (Canada), The National Portrait Gallery the Photographers Gallery and most recently The Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s ‘New Sensations’.

Emma’s work has won many awards, including first prize in competitions at The Royal College of Art, The British Underwater Image Festival and The Association Of Photographers. Her work has been widely published, with features in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Art Monthly Australia, HotShoe International, AN Magazine and FOAM International amongst many others. Over the last few years she has worked on projects and commissions that have been funded by organisations such as The Photographers Gallery, The National Media Museum and The Arts Council.