Peter Finnemore

Peter Finnemore is an artist who works predominantly with the broad language of photographic art, embracing traditional and digital photography, film / video, performance, installation, archive and curation.

He works on a diverse range of projects, including – Between the Lines, an alternative interpretation and re-presentation of journalistic narratives. Where news and noise become entangled, creating new abstracted interpretations of contemporary historical events.


Born in 1963, Finnemore lives and works in Wales. He has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, including representing Wales at the 51st Venice Biennale. Recently, Finnemore was included within a major book survey of international photography –‘Photography Today – A History of Contemporary Photography’, edited by Mark Durden (Phaidon 2014).

His major published works include; The Silent Village, (Ffotogallery, 2010), Gwendraeth House (Ffotogallery, 2000) and Zen Gardener (Oriel Mostyn, 2004). Finnemore’s photographic and film artworks are held in a number of private and public collections including The Lidice Memorial Museum, Czech Republic, The Art Museum at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Virginia, USA, Arts Council of Great Britain, Scottish Arts Council and the National Museums of Wales Collection.