Adam Knott is a world-renowned Australian photographer who, throughout his career, has been based in New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Sydney.
Knott’s award-winning portrait/fine art work has appeared in Esquire, Stern, GQ, Vibe, Time, Entertainment Weekly, The Sunday Times Magazine, People, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire and The Independent.
His high-end celebrity portraits include Audrey Hepburn, Cate Blanchett, Shirley MacLaine, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Bridges, Nelson Mandela, Alice Cooper, Chris Isaak, Michael Caine and Joel Edgerton to name a few.
Knott’s work is also in the permanent collections of major galleries and museums such as The National Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The National Library, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Monash Gallery of Art, and the Museum of Political Studies.
Knott also combines his portrait and fine art skills for use in photojournalism assignments where his high energy and compassion for the subject result in an original perspective. This work has taken him to the in Tiananmen Square student demonstrations, China; the struggle of HIV Positive orphans in Romania; Nazi Concentration camps of Poland; Waitresses of America; Depression in the western world; abandoned babies of America, and the tragedies of Vietnamese refugee camps in Hong Kong.
While in the US, Knott also held the position of Adjunct Professor of Design and Photography at Mt. Sierra College and lecturer at the prestigious Otis College of Art and Design.
After many years of living in big cities, Knott is now based in a quiet, remote area of Australia called the Blue Mountains, from where he travels doing corporate and personal work.