Offspring PhotoMeet with Mimi Mollica
Mare Street Studios, Hackney, June 2019
Portfolio Reviews

AOP Student Awards
May 2019
Judge of People category.

LIP, London Independent photographers
Shoreditch, May 2019
Reviewing portfolios.

IPSE, Independent Photographers of the South East
Bolney, Sussex, March 2019
Talk on my practice and recent exhibitions / events. Afternoon of reviewing work.

Hahnemühle Student Awards
Germany, May - November 2019

Peckham, May 2019
Board member.

Birmingham City University
Birmingham, June 2019
Reviewing exhibitions of graduating students from the university.

Art Jameel, Exhibition and Consulting
Art Jameel Exhibition, Riyad, November 2016
Art Jameel Consultancy, October 2017

Sony World Photography Awards
Somerset House, April - May 2016 and 2017
East Wing and West Wing exhibition showing the short listed and award winning images from an international remit.

Dubai Photography Week 
Dubai, March 2016
Chief Curator for exhibition and Forum, bringing  18 major curators from all over the globe to Dubai to exhibit, discuss, share and further the medium of Photography.

Legend of the East End
Shoreditch, London, August 2015
Legend of the East End photographic exhibition  to celebrate the film Legend; Duffy , Jocelyn Bain Hogg , Steven Berkoff, Don McCullin, David George, Thurston Hopkins, Edith Tudor Hart.

Mother River / Yan Preston
Chongquin, China, May - September 2015
Curated museum show with Yan Wang Preston, built and installed for travelling Museum exhibition, supported by British Council. Opened in May, Chongqing Three Gorges Museum,Wuhan Art Museum, July 2015 and Shanghai at The Swatch Art Peace Hotel August/ September 2015. Accompanied by lectures, seminars  and guided tours.

Celebrating Sanctuary
Bethnal Green and South Bank, June 2014
Celebrating Sanctuary’ Simona Aru / Praxis, exhibitions of young refugees for Refugee week at Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green and South Bank, June 2014.

Ebb and Flow
London, June 2014
The Water, Chinese artist solo show at the Saatchi Gallery.


Visiting lecturer Photography B.A. and M.A. Courses
2014 - 2018
Visiting lecturer at Central St Martins, Kingston University, University of Ulster Belfast, Sotheby’s Institute, University of Westminster, The Cass at Metropolitan University, University of West London, London College of Communication, UAL and Northampton University.

Collecting Photography, Photo London
April - May 2017
Course on Collecting Photography, with visits to public and private collections. Hands on knowledge of print types and processes, conservation advice and VIP special tour of Photo London.

Collecting Photography, Photographers Gallery
Autumn 2014 and Spring 2016
Course on Collecting Photography, at Photographers Gallery, culminating in Paris Photo Autumn 2014 and Photo London 2016.

Paris Photo Advanced Course
September - November 2017
Six week advanced course prior to Paris Photo, including in depth viewing of private and public collections, studio visits, gallery visits in London and advance tours of preview plus day of alternative photography in Paris.

Hacklebury Gallery Sessions
Autumn 2017
Three sessions of talks and discussion on the New York School of Photography. 

Advanced Course for Collectors
March - May 2018
Advance course for collectors of photography, in depth viewing of private and public collections, studio visits, gallery visits culminating in Photo London and Peckham 24. 

Curriculum Vitae

Zelda Cheatle Gallery
London, 1989 - 2003
Zelda Cheatle Gallery opened in 1989, first in Cecil Court, WC2 , then Mount Street W.1 and finally in Shoreditch until 2005.( after formative years at the Photographers Gallery, London in Covent Garden), and completed 16 years of exhibiting photography nationally and internationally.  Zelda Cheatle Gallery, showed  20th century photographers including Eve Arnold , Berenice Abbot and Atget, Abbas Kiarostami, Kertesz and Lee Freidlander, Robert Frank, Bill Brandt, Mari Mahr, Lee Miller, O Winston Link, Grace Robertson and Thurston Hopkins, many more. Zelda Cheatle Gallery consistently exhibited emerging artists and photographers, whilst working with the established maestros of the medium. 

Zelda Cheatle Press
London, 1990-2003
Zelda Cheatle Press the sister company to Zelda Cheatle Gallery published monographs of contemporary British artists and photographers.

The Photography Fund
Global, 2005 - 2012
Zelda Cheatle began and managed the first Photography Fund. Primarily collecting fine prints of the 20th Century, the Fund collected, exhibited and published the collection of over 6,000 iconic prints including a Russian 20th century , Eve Arnolds vintage archive andicons and masterpieces of the European and American schools.

Zelda Cheatle
London, 2012 - Present 
Expert in Photography. Curator, Editor, Lecturer and Consultant.


Advisory Committee
Photo Shanghai 2014 and 2015.

 Portfolio Reviewing
PhotoMeet, London 2016 and 2018
Shutterhub Cambridge 2016
Derby Format Festival 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
Magnum Photos April 2015.
Photographers Gallery 2014.

Trustee of Koestler
2001 - present
Koestler Trust exhibiting art from prison, secure units, psychiatric hospitals and young offender units. An annual competition resulting in a programme of exhibitions, at Royal Festival Hall , South Bank in the autumn and major regional venues. Sourcing in excess of 8000 entries from England Scotland Wales and N.Ireland.

 Acting Trustee for Helen Chadwick Estate
1989 - 2000
Maintained Helen Chadwick Estate, responsible for the legacy of the artist, until 2000

Trustee CREAR - Space to Create, Lochgilphead, Scotland
2013- 2015
Trustee CREAR - Space to Create, Lochgilphead, Scotland. A unique space for talent, both visual and audio, to create and perform.

Chair of judges
Chair of judges for Kraszna Krausze book Award 2013, with Sean O’Hagan and Paul Graham.

Deutsche Borse and Prix Pictet competitions.