Tom Hunter

1965 - Born in Dorset
1980 - Leaves school, aged 15 and works on a farm for a year, and then for the Forestry Commission in Dorset
1986 - Moves to Hackney and works as a tree surgeon. Spends a year working for the USA Forestry Service in Puerto Rico.
1990 - Attends A-level Photography evening classes at Kingsway College, London.
1991-94 London College of Printing, BA 1st Class Hons.
1995 - The Tredou Arts and Culture Awards.
1995 - The Ghetto, museum of London.
1996 - Royal College of Art First Year Award for Best Photography (Fuji Film UK Ltd).
1997 - Royal College of Art, MA.
1997 - Wins Painter-Stainers Photography prize at The R.C.A.
1998 - Wins John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award with Woman Reading a Possession Order.
1999 - Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London.
2000 - Life and Death in Hackney, White Cube, London; Green on Red Gallery, Dublin.
2002 - Thoughts of Life and Death, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester.
2002 -Tom Hunter: Photographs, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius.
2003 - Tom Hunter, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
2003 -Tom Hunter, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem.
2003 - Wins John Kobal Book Award.
2004 - 1997-2004, Domus Artium 2002 Museum, Salamanca.
2005 - Tom Hunter, Galeria Visor, Valencia.
2006 - Living in Hell and Other Stories, The National Gallery, London.
2006 - Living in Hell and Other Stories, The Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield.
2006 - Artist in Residence, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
2006 - Living in Hell and Other Stories, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York.
2007 - Tom Hunter, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina.
2007 - Art Project Commission from Rosetta Life.
2007 - Working on Film Commission with Channel 4 and the I.C.A.
2007 - Symbolismus Exhibition in Von der Heydt-Museum in Wuppertal.
2007 - Tom Hunter, The Falckenberg, Collection at Phoenix Kulturstiftung in Hamburg.
2007 - Art Project Commission by The Serpentine Gallery, London.
2008 - Interior Lives, Geffrye Museum, London
2008 - Halloween Horror, Culture House, Skovde, Sweden
2008 - Shopkeepers, new commissioned work for the V&A Museum of Childhood, London
2008 - Life and Death in Hackney, Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 - New Photography, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
2009 - Flashback, new commissioned work for the Museum of London
2009 - Theatres of the Real, contemporary British photography, Fotomuseum Antwerp
2009 - Tom Hunter A Journey Back, The Arts Gallery, University of the Arts London
2010 - A Palace for Us, Serpentine Gallery, London
2010 - Unheralded Stories Purdy Hicks, London
2010 - Lust for Life & Dance of Death, Olbricht Collection, Austria
2010 - The Ghetto, The Galleries of Modern London, Museum of London
2010 - British Photography, Photomonth, Krakow, Poland
2010 - Tears of Eros, The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain
2010 - Awarded Honorary Fellowship by Royal Photography Society September
2011 - Awarded Honorary Doctorate of the Arts from the University of East London
2011 - Unheralded Stories, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
2011 - Tom Hunter; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon
2011 - Another Story, Modern Museet, Stockholm
2011 - Unheralded Stories, Mead Gallery, Warwick
2011 - Please Write, Posted, London
2011 - Caldic Collection, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
2011 - A Palace for Us, East End Film Festival, London
2012 - Seduced by Art; Photography past and present, National Gallery London
2012 - Tom Hunter; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, RSC, The Roundhouse, London
2012 - Punch and Judy, V&A Museum of Childhood, London
2012 - Honorary Fellowship from the University College Falmouth
2012- The Way Home, Book Publication with Hatje Cantz
2013- Two, Tom Hunter works are acquired by MOMA New York
2013- Findings, Birmingham
2013- From madonna to Madonna. Deconstructions of the feminine in contemporary society, Da2 Salamanca, Spain
2013- UK Photography Now, Dong Gang International Photography Festival, South Korea
2013- Divine Bodies, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2013- Public Spaces, Public Stages, Print House Gallery, London
2013- Making It Up: Photographic Fictions, V&A Museum, London
2013- Memory & Imagination, The Mall Galleries, London
2013- How is the World, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
2013- Unheralded Stories, Mission Gallery, Swansea
2013- Seduced by Art, Photography Past & Present, Caixa Forum, Barcelona
2013- Axis Mudi, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
2013- Le Crowbar, Book Publication with Here Press
2014- On The Road, LCC, London
2014- The Portrait in Contemporary Photographic Practice, The Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, U.S.A.
2014- Songs From The Heart, Bredaphoto festival, Netherlands
2014- The Luxury of Simplicity, Stradtmuseum, Munich, Germany
2015- Unheralded Stories, Sundsvall Museum, Sweden
2015- Tech 4 Change, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway
2015- Axis Mundi, Green on Red, Dublin
2015- Holly Street Estate, Peer Gallery, London
2015- The Luxury of Simplicity, Innsbruck, Austria
2015- Facing History, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2015- Work Rest and Play, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2015- a sideshow of a sideshow, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan
2016- Life and Death in Hackney, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. USA
2016- Shakespeare in Art, Compton Verney, U.K.
2017- Searching For Ghosts, V&A’s Museum of Childhood, London, U.K.
2017- E.U. Flaneur, Format Festival, Derby, U.K.
2017- From Selfie to Self Expression, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K
2017- Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London, U.K.
2017- Warwick University collection, Mead Gallery, Warwick, U.K
2017- Invited Artist, Royal West of England Academy, , Bristol, U.K.
2017- Mission is 40, Mission Gallery, Swansea, Wales
2018- London Nights, Museum of London, London, U.K.
2018- London Calling, Museum of Civilisation, Quebec, Canada
2018- Figures in a Landscape, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, U.K.
2018- Figures in a Landscape, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2019- Sweet Harmony, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K.
2019- Home Sweet Home, Arles photo Festival, Arles, France
2019- Home Sweet Home, Institute of Photography, Lille, France
2019- Der Palast, Volksbühne theatre, Berlin, Germany
2019- A Journey Home, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings, U.K.
2020- Squaring The Circles, RPS, Bristol, U.K.
2020- Inspiration- Contemporary Art & Classics, National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2020- Inspiration- Contemporary Art & Classics, Finish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2020- Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London, U.K