Cyril Bailleul is a French portrait and documentary photographer currently based in Paris and Atlanta. Through his work in Atlanta Cyril has found a passion for the South. His work on this subject has been exhibited at Galerie Jacques De Vos (2017), the Atlanta Celebrates Photography festival (2018), on the gates of the Mayor’s office of the 1st Arrondissement of Paris (2020), Pôle international du Cheval Longines-Deauville France (2020), Photo Fair: Photo Doc. 5th edition Paris France (2020) and APG-ATL group exhibition at Atlanta international Airport - USA (2020)
Since 1997 he works regularly with UNESCO and spent several years as the official photographer for the Grand-Ducal Court of Luxemburg. In parallel, he became a UN correspondent and served as official photographer to Kofi Annan in Paris. His work for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other international organizations has been published widely.
Through his art Cyril has met wonderful people from everyday-life as well as more famous including, the Dalai Lama, heads of state, and artists. Cyril’s photos are exhibited in museums, festivals and galleries. The Portuguese Ministry of Culture acquired a series of his portraits of artists which have been exhibited at the Museum of Aveiro and the Lisbon Institute of Contemporary Art.