• Jillian Edelstein

         London based photographer Jillian Edelstein began working as a press photographer in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1985 she attended the London College of Printing after graduating from The University of Cape Town with a B.Soc.Sc (Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology and Social Work). Her portraits have appeared in many publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The FT Weekend Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Interview, L'Uomo Vogue, Port, The Guardian Weekend, The Sunday Times Magazine, Time Magazine, Fortune, Elle, W Magazine, GQ and Esquire.


    In the run up to the Olympics 2012 Edelstein was commissioned by The National Portrait Gallery and BT to produce a series of 17 portraits of those working to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games happen. The Road to 2012:Aiming High was opened by the Duchess of Cambridge at the start of the Games. Other campaigns include Oxfam, FXB International, Unicef, Tesco, Nespresso, Marshall Bergman, Sony, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aviva, Macmillian, Breast Cancer Awareness, The Times, BBC, Comic Relief and Fish Love. 


    Her photographs have been exhibited internationally at venues including the National Portrait Gallery, The Photographers' Gallery, Tom Blau Gallery, The Royal Academy New Art Space, OXO Gallery in London, Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles, France, Bensusan Museum, Johannesburg, Robben Island Museum in Cape Town, South Africa and Dali International Photography Festival, Yunnan Province, China.


    National Theater, Olympic games 2012, Sony, Forbes, National Portrait Gallery, Fishlove, Oxfam, Royal Shakespeare Company, New York Times magazine, FT weekend Magazine, Red Magazine, NYC Magazne, Children Funds, The Sunday Time Magazine, Marie-Claire, Drapers, Harpers Bazaar,