Pippa Healy is an artist based in London. Her practice responds to her personal history, to events which have impacted on her life. Her handmade ‘Zines’, raw and diaristic in style are central to her practice. Themes encompassing loss, longing, violence and grief are frequently referenced. Her work is held in private collections and has been exhibited in group and solo shows in the UK, France, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Sardinia, Turkey and Italy.
Her zines have been exhibited at numerous exhibitions and in 2019 at Les Rencontres Arles Photo text Award. The books are sold in The Photographers Gallery in London, Cent Quatre in Paris and The Library Project in Dublin. The zines are also held at The Tate Gallery Archive, The Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol, The visual Library in New York and The Self publish Be Happy Library in the MEP Paris.
In 2019 her series ‘Sick’ was selected for Festival Circulation(s) in Paris. She has also been selected for the Gup magazine Fresh Eyes Photobook 2019. In 2021 an image from her series 'I want it all to go back to the way it was before' was published in PH Musuem's book 'Inside'.
Pippa studied photography at UAL Central Saint Martins and graduated with distinction in MA Photographic Studies from University of Westminster in 2016. Pippa went on to expand her photographic practice and in July 2020 she graduated from UAL Camberwell College of Art with a distinction in MA Printmaking.
She is the recipient of The Bainbridge Studio Prize 2020. In 2021 she has been selected as a finalist for The Signature Art Prize.
In 2020 alongside four other MA Printmaking graduates created the collective 'Somewhere inbetween'.
Pippa is currently studying for her Doctorate in Fine Art at UEL where she also teaches Contextual Studies on the BA Photography and BA Commercial Photography Courses.