ABOUT

Miss Aniela (Natalie Dybisz b.  1986)  is a fine-art and commercial photographer whose work has been exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery, Houses of Parliament and Waldermarsudde Museum, Sweden, and featured in media worldwide including BBC, NY Arts, and El Pais. Originating as a self-portraitist in 2006, her work of 11 years has fused classical with modern, and fashion with fine art, to create an intricate balance of contemporary creativity. 


Main website at www.missaniela.com
Available for commissions worldwide. Agent Sfera or direct contact@missaniela.com


CV  
NATALIE DYBISZ / ‘MISS ANIELA’
Photographer, Artist & Director of Miss Aniela Ltd


EDUCATION

2005-8:  BA (Joint Hons) English and Media, University of Sussex, England




EXHIBITIONS

Exhibited at Whitebox Gallery, Kuala Lumpur Portrait Prize Shortlist, Sep 2018

'Timeless Tales', joint show with Adam Martinakis at CultureInside Gallery, Luxembourg, Jun 2018

Faces Series @ Directed Art Modern at Palm Beach Art Fair, Jan 2018 

‘Coalshed Face’ permanent exhibition at The Coal Shed, London, Oct 2017

Surreal Fashion permanent exhibition (12 images) at Crillon, Paris

Solo exhibit Twelve Women in Academia at Houses of Parliament, 16th - 19th January 2017

Surreal Fashion at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde Museum Stockholm, Sweden, Sep 2016 - Jan 2017


Solo exhibit 'Twelve Women in Academia' for University of Sussex at Attenborough Centre for the Arts, & Brighton Jubilee Library, Jun 2016

‘White Witch Awakening’ permanent exhibition at Aynhoe Park UK, 2016


Surreal Fashion at Castle Fine Art, London, July 2014


Solo exhibition 'Surreal Fashion' at Photosynthesis Gallery, Sofia Bulgaria 2014


 Saatchi Gallery, Continental Shift by Saatchi Art, April 2014

‘Kai Face’ commissioned for permanent exhibition, Kai Mayfair, London


101 Glimpses of Photo Vogue by Vogue Italia, Corso Como, Milan, Jul 2012


'Women: Inspire & Enterprise', Hospital Club, London, Mar 2012

Alexander Salazar Gallery San Diego

Solo show, Man-made Images Ireland

San Francisco Fine Art Fair (w/JoAnne Artman)

Affordable Art Fair New York (w/JoAnne Artman)

JoAnne Artman Gallery LA, 2011

Art of Photography Show San Diego, 2010

Photolounge Truman Brewery London, 2010

Solo show, Selected for Photo-Space curated by Alternative Arts London, 2010 

Group show @ The Fishing Quarter, Brighton seafront, 2010

David Weinberg Gallery Chicago, 2009

Buenos Aires Photo, 2009 (w/ Camara Oscura)

Photo Miami, 2009 (w/ Camara Oscura)

Estampa fair, 2009 (w/ Camara Oscura)

Solo show 'Self-Gazing' at Camara Oscura Madrid, 2008

Solo shows ‘Self Gazing’ at Impure Art Brighton and Apartment C London, 2007

Solo show at North Laine Photography, Brighton, 2007




CLIENTS

Nikon, HTC, Guo Pei, Yakult, Actress Tallulah Haddon, The Coal Shed at Tower Bridge, PKM Gallery Korea, Southwark Playhouse London, University of Sussex, Random House, Kai Mayfair London, Woods Shoes India, WedLuxe Mag Canada, Modernista Publishing, RDA International, Phase One, Microsoft, Anne Veck for British Hairdressing Awards, Apple & Eve Fashion Philippines, Life Water UK, Shallow Fashion Belgium




TALKS & EVENTS 

Brighton University, July 2018

Brunel University, June 2018

Women’s Voices, RCOG London, Oct 2017

Story 'Carnival of Curiosity’, Nashville, Sep 2017


Speaker & judge at I Am Photographer Festival, Tallinn, Apr 2016


The Photography Show for G-Tech, NEC UK, Mar 2016


The Photography Show for Nikon, NEC UK, Mar 2015


Photokina for Nikon, Cologne, Sep 2014


Imaginative Fashion Photography, 3-day workshop live worldwide for Creative Live, Seattle, Mar 2014.

FRAMED Documentary Series, 2013

Photography Masters Conference Italy 2013

Norrlandsdagarna Sweden 2012

Keynote California Photo Festival 2012

PODAS/Phase One Workshop Weston Park 2011

Photokina 2010

Palm Springs Photo Festival 2010

Microsoft Pro Photo Summit & photowalks 2009

Focus On Imaging 2010

'Images' Le Hague Netherlands 2010

'An Evening with Miss Aniela' for Art of Photography Show Lyceum Theatre San Diego, 2010

Keynote speaker Photocamp UK 2009


Numerous self-produced Fashion Shoot Experience events worldwide 2010 - 2017 (London, NY, LA, Iceland, France, Italy, Spain)


AWARDS

Winner, 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2018

Nominated for RPS Hundred Heroines 2018

Three Honourable Mentions (Fine Art, Special Effects, Advertising/Conceptual) in IPA Lucie Awards 2018

Finalist for Kuala Lumpur Portrait Prize, Jul 2018

Shortlisted for the Hopper Prize, June 2018

Surreal Fashion, Honourable mention in Digital/Enhanced, Prix de Photographie 2018

‘Bloom Face’, Honourable mention in Fine Art, International Photographer of the Year 2017 

Selected for Young Masters' Art Prize Tour, 2017

Surreal Fashion ‘Away with the Canaries’, gold medal, Trierenberg Super Circuit Austria, 2017

Surreal Fashion ‘Storm Door’, gold medal, Trierenberg Super Circuit Austria, 2017 

Selected for Photo-Space month's solo exhibit space curated by Alternative Arts London, 2010

Honourable mention & exhibition ‘The Smothering’ at Art of Photography Show, San Diego, 2010

30 under 30 Women Photographers, Winner, 2010

Selected for Shots Magazine, May 2009

JUDGE:

Digital Camera Photographer of the Year, London 2010

Nikon I Am Photographer Awards, Tallinn, 2016

SE Center for Photography, North Carolina, Self-Portrait category, 2016 


BOOKS

‘Self Portrait Photography’ (2010) (Ilex / Pixiq)
‘Creative Portrait Photography’ (2011) (Ilex / Pixiq)


SELECTED MEDIA (For full see Press on main site)

BBC, BBC World, RPS Heroines, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Fahrenheit Mexico, Elle Thailand, Alarm Chicago, The Metro, The Sun, Plastik Magazine, Normal Magazine, Saatchi Art One to Watch (2010, 2017)

Above: Interview with Yahoo! from 2014

Credit for picture at top: Tim Charles Matthews

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