-Award of the best Press Picture 2015 (Press Club)
-Awarded at the Contemporary Art International Biennale in Genova, Italy, 2015
Gregory Herpe was born in Paris. He is a self-made photographer. He has photographed Paris and France, the Netherlands, Scotland, African animals from Kenya to Tanzania, the religious heritage, the Maltese old busses, the gypsy community, and of course Barcelona and Catalonia, with very sophisticated blacks and whites and which are his artistic seal and touch.
He also has portrayed a lot of stars from : Gérard Depardieu to David Bowie, like Iggy Pop, Omar Sharif, Jack Nicholson, as well as Beyoncé…
His photographs have been published in France, the United States, Russia, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Thailand, Switzerland and exhibited in Paris, Boston, San Diego, Genova, Bristol, Porto, Spa, Cannes and soon, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
He worked as a journalist for various magazines in Paris and as a chef-editor for NRJ, Fun Radio & TV. He has interviewed George Clooney, Will Smith, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other rock and movie stars.
Like his friends Jean-Paul Rouve and Edouard Baer he had the opportunity to be taught by Francis Huster at the Cours Florent. He has played and directed some plays in Europe, and played in movies signed by Jean-Pierre Mocky, André Téchiné, Pierre Etaix. He was the artistic director of a movie production studio and a label and has published some literary works in France and in Canada (novels, theatre, poems and haikus).