Carol Allen-Storey is an award-winning photojournalist specialising in chronicling humanitarian and social issues.
"My images are intimate, about issues and citizens I deeply care about. I believe photographs may not be capable of doing the moral work for us, but they can trigger the process of social consciousness"
In 2009 Storey was appointed a UNICEF ambassador for photography.
Carol's work has been exhibited extensively. In the UK, at the National Portrait Gallery, on the South Bank, Somerset House, House of Parliament and Royal Festival Hall. Internationally her work has been shown at the Power House in New York, the European Union HQ in Brussels, the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, the DR Congo, also in Berlin, Moscow and Czech Republic.
Her solo exhibitions include: 'The AMAHORO Generation'; 'CROSSINGS' - 'TEENS and the Loneliness of AIDS' - 'FRACTURED LIVES' - 'Children of Hope' - 'Anything Is Possible' - 'The Vanishing Assets of Africa' and 'The Savagery and Poetry of Africa'.
Storey has won and been shortlisted for multiple international awards. Some include:
The Taylor-Wessing 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2016. 1st Prize in the Act of Kindness International Award, the Renaissance Award, the International Spider Awards for 2008 through 2014, The Moving Walls exhibition touring Europe. Storey received the outstanding achievement documentary project for the Kontinent Awards, and she was selected as a finalist for the International Colour Awards for Photojournalism.
Storey is a graduate with distinction of the Central St. Martins, Master Photography programme, 2000. Her further degrees include BA, Syracuse University and MA, Columbia University.
A native New Yorker, she resides in London.
Some of her clients include: UNICEF, Save The Children, The Elton John AIDS Foundation, WWF, International Alert, Comic Relief, Royal British Legion.