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Ceri Leigh

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Artwork for Ceri Leigh

Autumn leaf series

Autumn leaf series

Autumn leaf series

Details

How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I take photographs of the local landscape, plants and animals. This is a calming exercise which helps my mental health. I have also written a book about this, publishing in July this year.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

An opportunity to be creative and to highlight the beauty of nature and importance of the natural world.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Natural history photography and writing

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Exhibiting in local galleries. Book coming out this year.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Studied: Wildlife Illustration at Carmarthen, Countryside Management at Bangor & MSc Science Communication at Imperial, London.
Retired Exhibitions Manager Design & Conservation, Natural History Museum, London.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

The Makers, Crickhowell -current
Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr 2020
Ardent Gallery, Brecon 2020
The Maker’s Mezzanine & Cowshed Cafe, Herefordshire 2019

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

The Makers, Crickhowell
Talybont Cafe, Talybont
The Hours, Brecon

Venues Confirmed: 
Yes
Venues Description: 
Bleddfa Centre

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