Helen Marshall is an award winning artist based in London, United Kingdom. Her practice is rooted in photography and digital art. Often situated in the public realm as well as the commercial sector her portfolio includes exhibitions and commissions for The Horniman Museum, The National Memorial Arboretum, BBC Television, Tate Britain, The Photographers’ Gallery, Financial Times and Canary Wharf Group.

Her work is held in private and public collections. She holds a Masters Degree in Photographic Arts from Westminster University, London, a Degree in Photography from Bournemouth University, a BA First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art Printmaking from Cardiff University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Art Psychotherapy from Goldsmiths College, London.

In 2016 she set up The People’s Picture project as a stand alone platform for her growing portfolio of photo mural work and commissions in the public realm. The People’s Picture combines thousands of photographs to tell a story, commemorate an important occasion or bring attention to important social issues.




2017 Stoke-on-Trent for UK City of Culture 2021 The Face of Stoke-on-Trent

2017 MARK ZUCKERBERG Financial Times Life & Arts, London, United Kingdom

2016 JUBILEE PARK, Canary Wharf Group, London, United Kingdom

2016 REMEMBRANCE ARTWORK, National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

2016 EYE ON THE ROAD, Southwark Council, London, United Kingdom

2014 THE FACE OF WW1, BBC Television British Broadcasting Corporation, London, United Kingdom

2012 THE PEOPLES MONARCH, BBC Television British Broadcasting Corporation, United Kingdom

2011 HOME SWEET CARY, Cary Visual Art, North Carolina, USA

2010 FRAME IT, Big & Small Project, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

2010 HACKNEY’S HERE! Space Studios, London, United Kingdom

2011 STORY OF STRATFORD, Two year Residency, Westfield & A New Direction, United Kingdom

2008 THE BIG PICTURE, Arts Council, BBC, West Midlands, United Kingdom

2007 WHAT HAUNTS YOU? The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2006 ROSETTA LIFE, Two year Residency, Royal Free Hospital & Hospices, London, United Kingdom




2017 NIGHTFALL, DG2017, 10th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival, Alys Beach, Florida, USA

2017 TRADITIONS, The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, London, United Kingdom

2016 DRIVE THRU Q PARK, Level -3 , Cavendish Square, London, United Kingdom

2016 PROJECT TOBONG TOURING, Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, United Kingdom

2015 PROJECT TOBONG, Open 1, Open Eye Gallery, LiverpooL, United Kingdom

2014 PROJECT TOBONG, Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards, Malaysia

2013 PROJECT TOBONG, Delhi Photo Festival, India

2012 THE PEOPLES MONARCH TOURING, Gatwick Airport,Television British Broadcasting Corporation, Turner Contemporary, Towner Gallery, Rochester Cathedral, United Kingdom

2008 Reflex Gallery, Lu Feifei & Helen Marshall, Paris, France

2008 The Walls in Three Places, Dover, Charlton Arts Centre, United Kingdom

2007 Lu Feifei & Helen Marshall, Gao Brothers Art Center, Beijing, China

IN FOCUS, WHAT HAUNTS YOU? The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom

SINCE, Gao Brothers Art Center, Beijing, China

2006 MISSMAO, Helen’s House, London, United Kingdom

CLOD ENSEMBLE, Extravagant Acts for Mature People, London, United Kingdom

2003 I AM A CURATOR, Perr Huttner, Chisenhale Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2002 NIKON Grand Prize Winner NPCI Hong Kong – China Tour


BBC News – City of Culture 2021 – 2017




DAILY MAIL – 2016 BBC National News – 2014

BBC World Service – 2014

BBC Regional News – 2013


METRO – 2013


BBC News – 2012

Daily Mirror -2012

CNN News – 2010

Nikon – Japan – 2003

BBC News – 2008

The Big Picture Reuters Pictures 2008

The Big Picture The Times 2008

The Big Picture The Sun 2008

The Big Picture BBC Collective – 2006

Miss Mao review BBC Radio 4 – 2006

Today Programme Listen Again – 2004 – Gao Brothers & Helen Marshall

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