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Gemma Pepper studied photography at Llandrillo College, Rhos-on-Sea, North Wales, UK and at the University of Derby, England, UK.  In 2021, she graduated from the Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland, with a Master of Arts ZFH in Art Education with a specialisation in Curatorial Studies. Her artworks and art photographs have been presented and published internationally, many of which are in private and public collections. Her work has been represented and shown by Esther Woerdehoff Gallery Paris/Geneva at Photo London, Photo Basel and Paris Photo in 2022.

Born in the UK and raised in the canton of Solothurn, Gemma Pepper now lives close to nature in Laupen, Wald in the Zurich Oberland.


Gallery Representation: Esther Woerdehoff Paris / Geneva




Honourable Mention Fine Art Photography Award


Shortlisted Photoville4600 by Fujifilm Awards

Honourable Mention Annual Photography Award


Elles x Paris Photo Award

Winner Vienna International Photography Award - Free Subject

Shortlisted International Photography Award - One Shot Colour

Shortlisted Lucie Foundation, Carte Blanche - Object Category

Shortlisted Fine Art Photography Awards - Open Theme

Shortlisted Sony World Photography Organisation - Creative Category

Honourable Mention ND Awards - Special Open Theme

Until  2021

Winner Emerging Photographer Award - Feature Shoot

Shortlisted Bolton Art Prize

Shortlisted Brighton Student Art Prize

Shortlisted Neo Art Prize

Winner Community Foundation Award Derby

Winner Museum of Derby Award

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