Andy is a photographer and informal educator based in the UK.

His socially engaged, participatory photography practice is informed by his professional youth & community work training and his work with young people and communities.

Andy is concerned with relationships, identity, equality, collaborative process & production, and work that encourages individuals and communities to tell stories, share experiences, and raise questions, bringing about awareness and conversations.

Focussing on participatory photography projects, community photography, social documentary, place and portraiture. 

Education

MA Photography (Distinction)- Falmouth University.

BA Hons. Photography (First Class) - Falmouth University.

Dip. HE Photography - University of Suffolk.

BA Hons. Youth & Community Studies (First Class) - University of Greenwich.

Professional Development

Crossing Sectors - April - July 2024 - Open Eye Gallery

East Meets West Masterclass - 2022 - 2023  - GRAIN 

Exhibitions

Past & Present - Der Grief, Pavillon 33, Pinakothek de Moderne & ZIRKA - 16th June - 18th June 2023

Hidden Worlds - Format International Photography Festival - 17th March - 9th April 2023


Media

Source - Graduate Photography - 2022
'check yourself' - chosen by Josh Lustig, Deputy Editor of Photography, FT Weekend Magazine as one of their favourite sets of images.

"I was immediately struck by the tenderness of Andy’s photographs. He explores an emotive and fraught theme with a light touch and a clear, technically evocative, aesthetic. I was pulled into the work, finding more and more to look at the longer I spent with the images." Josh Lustig 

Social Media

University of Suffolk Photography - Instagram take over - May 2023

East Meets West Grain projects - Instagram take over - February 2023

Falmouth Flexible Photo - Instagram take over - November 2022

Writing

Advocacy not tolerance: relational work with people who identify as LGBTQIA 
in Relationship-Based Social Work with Adults -  Editors H. Dix, S. Hollinrake and J. Meade (2019) Critical Publishing, UK.