Current Projects

Making Slough Happy

The People’s Picture is creating a giant photo mosaic of The Snowman to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original picture book.
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Making Slough Happy

In 1918, after years of campaigning, women were granted the right to vote. Their voices were finally heard. Now it’s your turn!   Read more


Making Slough Happy

A commission to create a giant artwork and photographic installation as part of Stoke-on-Trent’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021. Jozef Clark, A 23-year-old who used the YMCA to help to turn his life around was chosen to be the Face of Stoke-on-Trent. Read more

FT weekend

Mark Zuckerberg | Financial Times | 2017

The mosaic above of Mark Zuckerberg is made up of around 1,000 photographs and was specially produced for the FT by London-based visual artist Helen Marshall. Read more

southwark coucil

Eye on the Road | Southwark Council | 2016

Southwark Council  partnered with the Tower Bridge Road Alliance and the artist Helen Marshall of The People’s Picture to create a new iconic artwork on Tower Bridge Road. Read more


Football Icons | West Ham United | 2016

A commission from West Ham United, selecting two of it’s most iconic stars, Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst, for the new boardroom in the former Olympic Stadium. Read More…


Arboretum | National Memorial Arboretum | 2016

A commission from the National Memorial Arboretum working with Real Studios.This work of art was commissioned to commemorate the opening of the new Remembrance Centre. Read more

Canary Wharf

The Faces of Canary Wharf | Canary Wharf Group | 2016

A commission from Canary Wharf Group to create ‘The Faces of Canary Wharf’. Comprised of up to 15,000 individual photographs it reveals a striking panorama of Jubilee Park. Read more


The Face of World War One| BBC WW1 at Home | 2014

‘The Face of World War One’ was made up of a combination of 20,000 audience faces, captured during the BBC WW1 At Home events throughout the summer along with original First World War imagery sourced from Imperial War Museums archive. Read more

victoria at 21 RVP

This work was commissioned to commemorate the 21st Birthday of Royal Victoria Place and its links with the town’s royal heritage. A giant portrait of Queen Victoria at the time of her 21st birthday. Read more

the peoples monarch

‘The People’s Monarch’ was commissioned by BBC South East and depicts the Queen at the time of her coronation and at her Diamond Jubilee. It is 38 square metres containing 5,000 photos. It’s current home, after touring at Towner Gallery, Turner Contemporary and Rochester Cathedral, is at Gatwick Airport. Read more


the big picture

The Big Picture was a commission from Audiences Central funded by the Arts Council in The West Midlands and supported by the BBC. The record-breaking work of art, an image submitted of a boxer, included 112, 896 photos and measured 857.3 square metres, the size of three tennis courts. Read more

what haunts you?

The Photographers’ Gallery collected 6,000 photographs for an online archive of all things haunting. Artist Helen Marshall chose a single image, a full moon, of all submitted to create a web-based montage, composed of thousands of the other haunting photographs. The artwork was displayed in the gallery foyer. Read more

the people's poppy
Photographs of 3,500 recipients of help from The Royal British Legion were put together to create a monumental poppy to publicise an initiative by the charity. The artwork was created from archival and public submissions. The 20 square metre People’s Poppy was on display in June 2006 at London’s Victoria Station, then proceeded to tour the country. Read more
Making Slough Happy

A commission from Optomen TV, one of the top 30 independent production companies in the UK. This TV documentary and unusual three-month social experiment, spanned a variety of disciplines. A giant Community Artwork measuring 20 square metres, composed of 3,500 photographs revealing a smiling face was unveiled in the town square. Read more

The Points of Intersection

A commission from Acuity Arts and Allia Ltd in their new Future Business Centre in Cambridge. The People’s Picture was commissioned to produce the main piece of art in the atrium of the Future Business Centre, made up of over 4,500 photos… Read more

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