About me

I graduated with a BA Documentary Photography course at the University of South Wales in July 2018. This course was established by the world renown Magnum photographer, David Hurn in 1973. I have a background in industrial sales, Defence Logistics and running a SME and I’m a Canine Behaviourist. I have a HND in Business & Finance and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing.

Contact me: raysfotos@yahoo.co.uk or 07879 370 257

Commissions: 

2019: May – NAWR commission to produce Environmental Portraits of artists for schools project.

2019: May – Volcano Theatre, Swansea commission to document building and presentation of ‘What Makes a Home?’ project.

2019: March – NAWR commission to document Creative LEGO workshop in Gower College, Swansea.

2019: March – NAWR commission to document Lost Words workshop at Carmarthen museum.

2018: Two day commission to document the activities at Dementia Friendly Galleries workshops in Carmarthen and Swansea.

2017: To photo-document the decommissioning of Cefn Coed psychiatric hospital in Swansea, producing workplace portraits of all the staff

2017: To produce a set of images documenting the work of Gwendraeth Arts Lab who provided a series of free Sketch Book Walks and obtained funding to produce a mural at the Kidwelly Industrial Museum

2017: To photo-document the construction of a Welsh language school in Burry Port

2016: National Lottery funded Heritage Trail, providing hi-res images for interpretation panels and web site.

Competitions:

February 2016: Harman Ind. Ltd. Interpretation of ‘Saturday Night at the Movies‘. Runner-up

Exhibitions:

June 2020: Invited to exhibit Sofa to Shed at the Senedd in Cardiff during Men’s Health conference.

June ~ September 2019: Uncertainty & the Unknown.Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham.

June 2019: What Makes a Home? Swansea High Street

July 2018: Solo exhibition Sofa to Shed at the Cardiff M.A.D.E. gallery.

2018: Solo exhibition – ‘Gordon‘, at Studio 46 in Burry Port with a collection of images from a University-set assignment to produce a PhotoBook.

December 2016: ‘Communities‘ photo-exhibition in response to University-set assignment with fellow students at the YMCA in Cardiff.

August 2016: The Powerhouse Gallery, Llandysul

August ~ September 2016: The Conference Centre, St. Pancras Hospital,  London, NW1 OPE.

May 2016: ‘Art of Caring’.  The Rose Theatre, Kingston

August 2015; The Powerhouse Gallery, Llandysul

PhotoBooks:

May 2017: ‘Gordon’ a collection of images depicting the life of an elderly gentleman.

 

 

3 responses to About me

  1. Chris says:

    Hi Ray, I have used our IPad to view your work, and have been impressed. Will follow your blog. Love to you and Roz.

    Liked by 1 person

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