Nigel Barker

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Nigel Barker is internationally renowned for his photography and has been a creative force in the worlds of fashion, beauty and entertainment for the past 20 years. His work has included commercials, spokesperson roles, books, photographic exhibitions and international editorial assignments.  As a filmmaker, his projects have highlighted some of the world’s most pressing issues with documentaries such as “Dreams Are Not Forgotten,” which he directed and produced, earning the Film Heals Award from the Manhattan Film Festival.  He published his first and much anticipated book, Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation in 2010, which is being developed into a skincare and cosmetics lines designed to get women “Camera Ready.”  In 2013, Barker’s photographs became available to the public through partnerships with Art.com and Rock Paper Photo.  He also served for 17 seasons as a judge on “America’s Next Top Model.”  As well as being an ambassador for the UN Foundation's Girl Up initiative he is a spokesperson and Ambassador for the Make A Wish Foundation, ASPCA and The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.  Barker lives in New York City with his wife Cristen and their two children, Jack and Jasmine.

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