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Awards and Mentions
SELECTED COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS
◦ Iain Duncan Smith MP
◦ General Sir Nick Houghton, GCB, CBE, ADC
◦ Major General Benjamin Bathurst CBE
◦ Brian Cox, CBE
◦ Steven Berkoff
◦ William Shatner
◦ Major General Susan Ridge
◦ Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, QPM
◦ Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, GBE, KCB, ADC, DL
◦ Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford, GCB, CBE, ADC
◦ Admiral Sir George Zambellas, GCB, DSC, ADC, DL, FRAeS
◦ Rufus Sewell
◦ Tobias Menzies
◦ David Bamber
◦ Rufus Sewell
◦ Ciarán Hinds
Following his successful portrait exhibition Soldiery (British Army Portraits). Rory Lewis Photographer has embarked on a new portrait project documenting the Italian Army. Entitled Soldati della Repubblica, Rory will spend the summer of 2018 in Italy capturing portraits of a series of uniquely historical and diverse regiments of the Esercito Italiano.
Excitedly, for the first time Rory will be exhibiting a new project comprised of vivid and thought-provoking portraits at the WEX Photographic Gallery in London. This show is being launched as Rory’s debut sale show enabling individuals to acquire limited edition prints of new quintessential iconic portraits.
There will be the opportunity to see a collection which features a fantastic range of subjects. This includes stars of the stage and screen such as Tobias Menzies, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen, Ciarán Hinds and Tobias Menzies and more. Also included are political figures such as former Prime Minister David Cameron and members of the Royal Family such as Prince Michael of Kent.
Rory Lewis portrait of British Army Soldier Warrant Officer Class 2 Deborah Penny captured by Rory Lewis Photographer November 2017 in London, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery London. Deborah serving 30 years in the British Army’s Royal Logistic Corps as a Bomb disposal expert; made Army history as the first transgender Soldier to serve in the front line. The Portrait captured as part of Rory Lewis Exhibition Soldiery British Army Portraits, represents Lewis’s SEVENTH National Portrait Gallery Acquisition.
Rory Lewis Portrait of Actor Rufus Sewell (Dark City, The Man in the High Castle & Victoria) captured in Los Angeles November 2017, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery London and placed in their Permanent Collection. The Portrait represents Rory Lewis SIXTH National Portrait Gallery Acquisition (December 2017).
Rory Lewis Portraits of Victoria & George Cross Winners Peter Norton GC, Bill Speakman VC, Margaret Vaughan GC, Rambahadur Limbu VC, where Acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and placed in their Permanent Collection. (November 2016).
Rory Lewis Portrait of Actor David Warner, was Acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, and placed in their Permanent Collection. (December 2013).
Rory Lewis commissioned by National Portrait Gallery to Run Portrait Photography Workshop
Ministry of Defence Major General Tim Robinson 20th November 2015 (Retirement Portrait Commission)
William Jefferson Hague, Baron Hague of Richmond, PC, FRS Portrait Sitting 3rd June 2015 Retirement Portrait)
Steven Berkoff 13th May 2015
William Shatner Portrait Sitting 12th February 2015 Los Angeles, USA
Brent Spiner Portrait Sitting 11th February 2015 Los Angeles, USA
Iain Glen Portrait Sitting 24th November 2014
Sir Patrick Stewart Portrait Sitting 5th May 2014 New York (USA)
Sir Ian McKellen Portrait Sitting 1st May 2014 London (UK)
Commissioned Rory Lewis for Portrait Sitting with Presenter Karl Pilkington for Press & Television usage.
Principal Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Vasily Petrenko Editorial Portrait Sitting
Mae Martin for John Noel Entertainment
Channel 4 Desperate Scouse Wives
Rory Lewis was commissioned by E4 to Photograph a Portrait of Footballer Sean Clancy for his appearance on Desperate Scouse Wives. Click Here to View the Images. (January 2012).
Editorial Publications & Commissions
The Sunday Telegraph Sunday 22nd January 2018
MAY 2016: The Times Commissions Rory Lewis Photographer Portrait Sitting, UKIP Spokesperson Suzanne Evans.
The MOD Publishes Rory Lewis Portrait of General Sir Nicholas Houghton Chief of the Defence Staff in The Telegraph Newspaper 08 November 2015.
The Daily Express, publishes commissioned Portrait of News Reader Peter Sissons.
Nikki Belle Singer Editorial for Lifestyle Monthly Magazine
Rory Lewis Metro Interview Photographer 24th July 2014
Photo Professional Magazine Portrait Magazine Cover and Interview with Rory Lewis Photographer on his Celebrity Portraiture. June 2014
Royal Photographic Society Journal Interviews Rory Lewis Photographer on his Northerners Photography Exhibition February 2014.
Pleased to announce that a Portrait of British Army Soldier Sergeant Seeto, captured as part of Rory Lewis Soldiery British Army Portraits Exhibition. Entered into the British Life Photography Awards has received a commendation.
The Awards are a showcase of contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life. Winners and commended entrants will have their work on show at the Royal Albert Hall,Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, and be included in a full colour book.
Portrait of Britain is presented by British Journal of Photography. Photographer Rory Lewis portrait of Captain Anani-Isaac of The Royal Lancers. Captured for Soldiery (British Army Portraits), has been selected to appear in a Nationwide Exhibition. Shortlisted from 8000 entires, 100 Portraits of the exhibition will go live on Friday 1st September 2017. Across JCDecaux’s nationwide screens, appearing in public places throughout the UK.
Professional Portraitist Rory Lewis collaborated closely with the British Army in a busy schedule of hundreds of military portrait sittings. The results feature the Army’s Leaders and Soldiers from a range of iconic regiments. Each depicts the unique identity of the regiment and rank. Rory’s initial aim was both historic and ambitious, and he has succeeded in creating an exhibition and book of the project.
“Rory Lewis Photographer Portrait of Sir Patrick Stewart, rejected by the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize has been chosen from 1000’s of rejected submissions to feature in this years Portrait Salon Exhibition.” The Exhibition will open 0n Saturday 21st November 2015 at The Embassy Tea Gallery and will include all the portraits selected in this year’s Portrait Salon.
´Expressive´ Portraiture Exhibition of Thespians from Both Sides of the Atlantic, Exhibited in London October 2015.