VANESSA MILES

Expertise

Photographer  Visual story teller for special events whether that be for family or for organisations.

Artist Working on film and photography projects on environmental matters.

Educator  Running  one to one or group training for organisations and individuals online and in person.  Trained teacher running courses at Exeter Phoenix and Exeter College. Experience working with people with a variety of educational needs.

Bio

Visual story teller photographing family and commercial events based in Devon, UK.

Work has appeared in The Guardian, The Times, Country Life, The Ecologist and Resurgence to name a few.

2018 The Art Institute, Plymouth. Participant 'Frequencies' exhibition. 

Showed 'Sunday Swim' which is an immersive film using stills of wild swimmers over the course of a year.

2018 MA Photography, Show University of Plymouth  (as above)

2018 Plymouth Art Weekender In conjunction with Soapbox Science.

2016 Exeter Phoenix Associate Artist

2015 'Independents of Exeter' Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Picture House.

2005-2020 Photography tutor, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter College, Somerset College and visiting lecturer at Plymouth College of Art and Weston College.

2005-2020 Freelance Photographer based in South West UK

1998-2005 Freelance picture editor working at several major picture libraries in London and picture researcher for Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Heinemann and Anness Publishing.

1989-1994 Director and owner of  UK's first picture library specialising in environmental issues. 

Sold to Greenpeace International 1994.

1985-1987 Co founder of 'Monocrone' a women's multi cultural photography collective based in South London.



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