About

Abbey Bratcher is a photographer and artist from Memphis Tennessee currently working and living in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She received her BFA with a concentration in photography, in May 2017 from Memphis College of Art. She is an active conservationist and is strongly devoted to the protection of the environment and wildlife.

She shares a passion for creating awareness as it pertains to environmental concerns and the importance of wildlife for our present and our future. 

Education

Candidate for MFA, Ulster University, Belfast NI,UK, 2017-2019

Memphis College of Art, Magna Cum Laude, Memphis, TN,2107

BFA in photography, 2017

Minor in Art History, 2017

Deans List, 2014-2017

 

Professional Experience

Director and Photographer for Abbey Bratcher Photo, 2014-Current

Internship with Memphis Fashion Design Network, 2017

Externship with The Memphis Grizzles Foundation, 2016

 

Commissions 

Archimania, Methodist Healthcare’s offices at Crosstown, Memphis, TN December 2017

“Boy Erased” | Unerased Film, Inc., 2017

Memphis Zoo, Art for Elephants Fundraising for Elephants for Africa, October 2017 (Gifted Prints)        

StyleBlueprint Magazine, April-September 2017

AAZK's Wine for Rhinos, Fundraising for Rhino Conservation & Research, Memphis,TN (Gifted Print)

Desoto County Law Enforcement Motorcycle Rodeo, 2017

Meka Model Agency, 2017

4 Memphis Magazine, 2017

Memphis Zoo, Art for Elephants Fundraising for Elephants for Africa, August 2016 (Gifted Prints)

Girls Inc. Events 2016-2017

Literacy is Key, 2015-2016

Three Dog Bakery, 2015-2016

 

Honors & Awards

International Postgraduate Scholarship, 2017

Honorable Mention, Photographers Forum, 2017

Dr. Thomas Stern Memorial Prize in Photography, 2016

Viewbug Staff Winter Selection, 2015

 

Exhibitions

Eigenheim Gallery, Berlin, The Independent Photographer Annual Exhibition, 2017

Rust Hall Main Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Best in Class, 2017

Rust Hall Main Gallery, Memphis College of Art, BFA, 2017 

West Memorials , Memphis, TN, Killin' it, 2017

Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury Vermont, Composed, Juried by Sam Abell, 2017

Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury Vermont, Animalia, Juried by Traer Scott, 2016

The Box Gallery, The University of Memphis, The Best of Memphis, Juried by Lauren Kennedy, 2016

The Play House of The Square, Nice France, 2016

The Brode Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Portraits, 2016

The Brode Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Light, 2016

The No Exit Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Analog, 2015

 

Publications

Dodho Online Magazine, 2017 

Independent Photographer, Talent of the Year, Black and White, 2017

Photographers Forum, 2017

RSVP Magazine, June 2017

Style Blue Print Online Magazine, 2017

4 Memphis Magazine, April 2017

Photo Place Gallery, Composed, 2017

Photo Place Gallery, Animalia, 2016