Geoffrey ShortGeoffrey H. Short is an artist and photographer living in Auckland, New Zealand and is the director of PhotoForum Inc.
After studying at the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland in the 1980s, he worked as a documentary photographer at the Waikato Museum in Hamilton.
He then worked at Real Pictures, laboratory and gallery for the camera arts in Auckland, initially as a custom printer, then as gallery manager.
From 1990 he freelanced as a commercial photographer, specializing in stills photography for film and television.
In 2008 he returned to Elam to complete his degree, in 2010 graduating as Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) with first class honours. He was awarded a Senior Prize in Fine Arts by the University of Auckland, and work from his graduating exhibition is included in reGeneration2 - Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, curated by the the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, and toured internationally.
Geoffrey was nominated for the 2010 Lacoste Elysée Photography Prize, and was a finalist in thePhotolucida Critical Mass 2011.
Limited edition prints of Geoffrey’s work are available from: L.A.Noble Gallery, London, Aperture Gallery, New York, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, and Galerie Florence Moll, Paris.