Jim Grover is a social-documentary photographer based in Clapham, South London.
Jim's images have appeared in many publications and online including The Times; The Sunday Times; The Observer; the BBC (radio and TV); Sunday Times Travel; The Guardian; The Guardian Magazine; The Daily Telegraph; Time Out; The British Journal of Photography; Black + White Photography; Leica Forum; and many others.
His images have been recognized in various competitions including The Sony World Photography Awards, and the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards. In 2015 he won the ‘Faith Through a Lens’ competition; the judging panel was chaired by the internationally renowned photographer Sir Don McCullin CBE.
His work has appeared in both solo and joint exhibitions. In May 2018 his solo exhibition in the Oxo Gallery on London’s South Bank, ‘Windrush: Portrait of a Generation’, received extensive media coverage (‘One of 2018’s must see shows…’) and attracted 13,000 visitors. The exhibition is now touring. This followed his March 2016 solo exhibition, ‘Of Things Not Seen’, also exhibited in the Oxo Gallery and which attracted 7,400 visitors and extensive media coverage; the exhibition was exhibited seven times in 2016 and 2017, including at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival.
His photo-essay, '48 Hours on Clapham High Street', which was featured by both The Guardian and the BBC, was exhibited in a solo exhibition in Omnibus in Clapham in April 2017. Other solo exhibitions comprise 'Cafe Delight is 21', which was featured on the BBC TV News, and 'The Jazz Gig'. His work has also appeared in joint exhibitions in Somerset House and The National Theatre in London.
In 2016 he was a member of the judging panel at the MIA Photo Fair in Milan.
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