Mary McCartney

Mary McCartney

Mary McCartney started her career as a photographer in 1995, and has concentrated on the world of portrait and candid reportage photography. Her style lies in finding a moment that gives us a new insight on the subject.

Mary’s work has appeared in editorial titles such as Harpers Bazaar and Interview Magazine as well as high impact advertising campaigns for Adidas, Bucherer and Mandarin Oriental. “Mary is the new creative spirit behind Mandarin Oriental’s He’s/She’s a Fan campaign, taking over from the late Patrick Lichfield.”

In May 2000 Mary took the first official photographs of Tony and Cherie Blair with their newborn son, Leo. Mary has a number of pictures in the National Portrait Gallery Collection. Mary’s first solo exhibition was in October 2004 entitled ‘Off Pointe – A Photographic Study of The Royal Ballet After Hours’.

Her first American solo exhibition was entitled “Playing Dress Up” and showed at the Goss Michael Foundation in Dallas in 2007.

Mary’s book “From Where I Stand” a retrospective book of her photographic work to date was published in October 2010 by Thames & Hudson, with corresponding exhibitions in London (Hoppen Gallery) and New York (Staley Wise).

BIFA Roles

2011 Jury Member