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Ian Beesley

Reader practitioner in visual representation

Photography, Social documentary, Health and wellbeing, Arts and health, Industrial society, Representation of dementia

Ian Beesley is an award winning and internationally acclaimed artist. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including such venues as The National Media Museum, Bradford, the Peoples History Museum Manchester and the London international art fair. His work is held in the collections of the National Media Museum Bradford, The Royal Photographic Society, The V & A, London, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, and the Imperial War Museum London amongst others. He has published over 25 books. In 2012 he was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. He was recently appointed reader -practitioner in visual representation at the University of Central Lancashire Preston and has recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradfmore...

Diploma in art and design (double distinction) Bournemouth and Poole college of art 1977 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society 2012 Honorary Doctorate University of Bradford 2018

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  1. Beesley, Ian (2016) Grafters Exhibition and publication. [Show/Exhibition]
  2. Beesley, Ian and McMillan, Ian (2014) The book of damp Photographs by Ian Beesley Poems by Ian McMillan. The Darkroom Press, Greenfield. ISBN 978-0-9569049-1-1
  3. McMillan, Ian and Beesley, Ian (2015) The International Ians of Mystery! In: Science that can change a city 5th BIB Scientific conference, 7th September 2015, National Media Museum Bradford.
  4. Beesley, Ian (2014) The Drift. [Show/Exhibition]
  5. Beesley, Ian (2016) The Drift. Cafe Royal Books, Southport.
  6. Beesley, Ian (2016) Esholt Sewage works Bradford 1977-78. In: Esholt Sewage Works Bradford 1977-78. Cafe Royal Books, Southport.
  7. Beesley, Ian (2016) Through the mill. Cafe Royal Books, Southport.
  8. Beesley, Ian and McMillan, Ian (2014) Born in Bradford. The Darkroom Press, Bradford. ISBN 978-0-9569049-3-5
  9. Beesley, Ian (2017) Tetleys Brewery Leeds. Cafe Royal Books, Southport.
  10. Beesley, Ian and McMillan, ian (2018) Banner commissioned by the National Coal Mining Museum for England to commemorate the closure of Kellingley Colliery. [Artefact]