Aaron Tonks

Specialist Practitioner, Photography and Gallery


Biography

Biography

Aaron was born in Lusaka, Zambia and is now based in the North West of England. He graduated in photography and spent a brief period as a freelance designer/photographer before joining B&FC in 2002 as a photography technician.
Since then, Aaron’s role has evolved to include digital imaging for photography and fine art students. He is curates a rolling programme of professional and student-led exhibitions within the College Gallery.
Aaron remains active in the arts and exhibits his own photography.

Expert In...

Expert In

• photography
• digital imaging (Photoshop)
• gallery skills

Courses I Teach

Qualifications and Accolades

Qualifications and Accolades

• MA in Visual Design as Creative Practice (Distinction)
• BA (Hons) Photography (First Class)

Industry Background

Industry Background

I have been active in the arts since graduating in photography. I worked for a short time as a freelance designer and photographer before moving into education. I have also exhibited my own art works as well as coordinating exhibitions for others.

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

I have worked for B&FC since 2002, when I joined as Photography Technician. My role has grown over the years to include digital imaging for photography and fine art students. I am also the coordinator for the College art gallery and curate a rolling programme of exhibitions, featuring professional artists as well as student-led projects.

Why B&FC?

Why BFC

You should choose B&FC because there is fantastic support and focus on creativity within the arts.

Quote

Quote

“Even the most perfect reproduction of a work of art is lacking in one element: its presence in time and space, its unique existence at the place where it happens to be.” - Walter Benjamin

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