Pauline Woolley is an artist based in the East Midlands (UK) whose practice deals with her relationship to sky, time, place and astronomy often in an urban setting. 

'Solar Tree' (above) has been selected as the winning image of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022 Annie Maunder Prize for Image Innovation category 

'Writing Skyscapes' is her most recent collaborative project with Dr Daniel Brown (NTU) and Outsider Artist Collective and was presented online at the National Astronomy Meeting, University of Bath 2021.

'Same day Sun' was shortlisted for the Investment Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021.

Past subject matter has included the terrain of Iceland and the 19th century observations of the Mars canals and the UK’s dark matter laboratory housed under the North Sea within the Boulby potash mine in Cleveland.

The series 'Chasing Suns' was shown as part of 'In Evidence', Format, International Photography Festival 2015

Pauline is an associate member of Backlit Studios and part of OUTSIDER Artist Collective.

Backlit and Outsider were participants of Tate Exchange at Tate Modern, London in 2018.

In 2019 - 2020 Outsider Artist Collective took part in the Gallery Zero residency at Nottingham Contemporary.

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