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Frankie started his professional career in Dublin. He worked in Temple Lane Studios for many years before starting on his path as a designer. He worked as a desktop publisher for Graphic Reproductions before becoming the picture desk manager at Inpho Photography. He left Dublin for Barcelona in 2000 and has worked as a freelance photo editor, location manager and photo retoucher for various photographers since. He started the creative agency Studio 83 in 2019 where they provide photography and design solutions for commercial clients as well as the arts. Clients such as MNAC, (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya), La Caixa and many more.

Frankie’s photography has been published in La Mono Magazine, Adobe’s 99U Magazine, The Guardian, The British Journal of Photography and Metropolitan Magazine. In December 2020 his project ‘Train’ was shortlisted for the publication ‘The Crisis & the Future of Democracy’ from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. In 2021 the British Journal of Photography chose 2 of his images from the same project for their online exhibition ‘Edition 365’. In 2022 and 2023 his images were chosen for PhotoIreland’s Halftone Print Fair. He currently has an exhibition of his Barcelona street photography in Hospital Can Ruti, Barcelona as an inititive to help patients, visitors and staff with the stresses that come with that type of environment.


PUBLICATIONS

Frankie’s pictures are available to purchase on Saatchi Art Gallery or you can send him an email also for particular projects or images. His work has also appeared in various publications including:

  • – The Guardian Newspaper
  • – La Mono Magazine, Barcelona – Urban Landscapes
  • – La Mono Magazine, Barcelona – Time To Fly
  • – 99U Magazine
  • –  Sparky Mag
  • – The British Journal of Photography
  • – Metropolitan Magazine, Barcelona

PROFESSIONAL

  • MUSEU NACIONAL D’ART DE CATALUNYA (2018 – 2022)
    Head Graphic Designer for exhibition Liberxina.
    Graphic Designer for exhibition Oriol Maspons.
    Barcelona, Spain
  • CATHY LOUGHRAN PHOTOGRAPHY (2004 – 2020)
    Photographic editor, retoucher, book design, blog and web design.
    Barcelona, Spain
  • BABEL NIGHTS (2019)
    Photographer for world music festival Babel Nights.
    Barcelona, Spain
  • CIRC D´HIVERN (2014)
    Poster designer for the show at the Ateneu in Barcelona.
    Barcelona, Spain
  • INPHO PHOTOGRAPHY (1996-2002)
    Picture desk manager, photo retoucher.
    Dublin, Ireland
  • PATRICK BOLGER, PHOTOGRAPHER (2017)
    Location Manager
    Barcelona
  • DEREK SPEIRS, PHOTOGRAPHER (2000-2002)
    Retoucher
    Dublin
  • GRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS (1997 – 2001)
    Desktop Publisher
    Dublin, Ireland