Katie Bret-Day






Katie Bret-Day studied BA Photography at the London College of Communication from which she recieved the Paul Smith Prize and Metro Mentorship Award, alongside being nominated for the ReGenreation3 project in 2014.

In 2017 Bret-Day moved to Switzerland to teach and completed a year long residency at L’insitut Le Rosey. In 2018 she was listed as one of five Photographic rising talents by the Guardian Observer, and won Creative Review’s Zeitgeist award for her series Lacuna which was exhibited at Photofusion London in the same year.

In the autum of 2018 she returned to London to start an MA at the Royal College of Art. In 2019 Bret-Day was included in the Tate comissioned Photography Ideas Book,  alongside having her self-published book aquired by the British Library’s special collections, where it is currently on display in their Treasures Gallery.

More recently Bret-Day produced work for the Sickle Cell Society in connection with Imperial college London, this work is representative of her evolving discourse that positions itself between arts and sciences, expanding bodies of ephemeral documentation.  


2011-2014 BA(Hons) Photography, University of the Arts London; London College of Communication

2018-2020  MA Photography, Royal College of Art London