Ford End, West End, Ampleforth, York YO62 4DU
07899 977199
Twitter & Instagram @LucySaggers

Lucy Saggers is a documentary photographer based in rural Yorkshire with a particular interest in rural lives and landscapes.

2023-2024 Arts Council DYCP funding, Developing photography skills, integrating archive photographs & oral histories
2022 Ford of the Sorrel shortlisted Belfast Photo Festival
2019 Second round British Journal of Photography Portrait of Humanity
2019 Nominated Royal Photographic Society Hundred Heroines
2018 Shortlisted Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition 161
2017 Highly Commended, Bowes Museum “Only in the North”
2015 & 2016 Finalist, Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Award, Mall Galleries, London
2015 Winner, Craft Photographer of the Year, Prince’s Foundation, London
2015 Second Round, National Portrait Gallery Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

2021 Ford of the Sorrel (November 2021, Bluecoat Press)
2018 Of Life and Land, foreword by Ian McMillan, funded by Ryedale District Council Creative Economy Commission ISBN 978-1-78808-439-0
2018 Broken Ground by M. R. Peacocke, photographs by Lucy Saggers, Shoestring Press ISBN 978-1-912524-14-3

2022 Power of Place for Peer to Peer HK:UK with Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool & WMA, Hong Kong
2021 Yorkshire Agricultural Society All in a Day's Work to highlight women in farming
2020 Friends of the Earth flooding in North Yorkshire
2019 Lastingham Church, Lastingham, North Yorkshire
2019 Chapelgarth Estate, Middlesborough, North Yorkshire
2019 Nunnington Galleries, North Yorkshire
2018 RSBA, Richmond, North Yorkshire
2017-18 Scott Creative Arts Foundation Artist in Residence with writer Peter Spafford, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire
2017 Helmsley Walled Garden, Helmsley, North Yorkshire
2017 Lund Studios, Easingwold, North Yorkshire
2017 WildSearch, London
2016 St Benedict's School, Ampleforth, North Yorkshire
2015 Rural Arts Innovation Project (Arts Council), Thirsk, North Yorkshire

2019 Fotospeed, Lucy Saggers on black and white photography January 2019
2018 Fotospeed: Of Life and Land, March 2018
2017 Edge of Humanity Magazine
2016 LandLove Magazine
2016 Yorkshire Art Journal

2022 All in a Day's Work, Great Yorkshire Show
2022 All in a Day's Work, Ryedale Folk Museum
2022 Ford of the Sorrel, Tennants Auctioneers, Leyburn
2022 All in a Day's Work, Ripon Cathedral
2021 All in a Day's Work, Great Yorkshire Show
2020 Ford of the Sorrel, Rural Arts, Thirsk
2019 Another Beginning, final exhibition as artist in resident with writer Peter Spafford for Scott Creative Arts Foundation, Boroughbridge
2019 Of Life and Land, Brewery Arts, Kendal
2018 Of Life and Land, The Witham, Barnard Castle, County Durham (July/August)
2018 Of Life and Land, Lotte Inch Gallery, 10 Bootham, York (May/June)
2018 Of Life and Land, Ryedale Folk Museum, North Yorkshire (Feb/March)
2017 Landscapes and Lives, Scampston Hall, North Yorkshire
2016 Rural Life, Rural Arts, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
2016 Rural Life, Forestry Commission, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, North Yorkshire
2015 Evocations of Rural Life, Helmsley Arts Centre, North Yorkshire

2022 HOME, Power of Place, Peer to Peer HK:UK
2022 Shutterhub YEARBOOK
2022 Bees (and other species), LOOK Photo Festival, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
2021 Bees (and other species), Diffusion Festival, Cardiff
2020 Shutter Hub YEARBOOK 2020
2019 All in the Detail, Lotte Inch Gallery, York
2019 109 Miles exhibition at Inspired, Moors Centre, Danby, North York Moors National Park
2019 North Yorkshire Open Studios, Ford End House, Ampleforth, YO62 4DU
2019 The North York Moors at Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, North Yorkshire.
2018 Impressions Gallery Photobook Fair, Impressions Gallery, Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1SD
2018 Ryedale Folk Museum, Figuratively Speaking with Peter Spafford and Scott Creative Arts Foundation
2018 HIP Fest Open Exhibition, HIP Gallery, Creative & Cultural Space 6, Level 3, Princes Quay, Hull HU1 2PQ
2018 Watermark Gallery, 2 Royal Parade, Harrogate
2018 Watermark Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Harrogate 9/1015/16/17 June
2017 Moorsview, Inspired by…Gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, North Yorkshire
2017 Moorsview, Joe Cornish Gallery, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
2017 Watermark Gallery at Hepworth Print Fair, The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire
2016 Watermark Gallery at Cambridge Art Fair, Cambridge
2016 Art for Youth, Queen Mary’s School, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
2016 Great North Art Show, Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire

2021 LightBox Online collaborative career development course with Redeye


Lucy Saggers is a modern visual poet” Joe Cornish, 2018

These wonderful photographs are poems and short stories; they are miniatures and epics; they are tiny movements at the edge of the folding map and huge gestures at the vortex of the turning world” Ian McMillan, 2017