Gweniver Exton (b. 1997) is a documentary and location portrait photographer based in Monmouthshire, South Wales. Her work tends to explore people within their comfortable environments, and their relationship to their surroundings.

Officially starting photography in 2015, Gweniver studied (BA) Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham graduating with 1st class honours. She is now studying MA Photography at Falmouth University. She currently uses a Canon 5D Mark IV & a Fujifilm X Pro 1.

"I enjoy working with peopleand documenting and telling their stories through images. I consider myself alocation portrait photographer, reflecting how individuals portray themselveswithin their comfortable, safe environments. I am interested in human life andthe human condition, what makes us who we are, and how the space around usreflects that."

Education
MA Photography - Falmouth University 2021-2023
BA (Hons) Photojournalism & Documentary Photography - University of Gloucestershire 2015-2018

Exhibitions
Finalist in Create's 'Emerging Artist Award 2021'  - Creates Monmouth, Monmouth - February 2021 - March 2021
‘A Horse’s Head in the Frost’ – Chepstow Museum, Chepstow – December 2019 – Spring 2020
Shutter Hub's 'Open 2018' - 5&33 Gallery, Amsterdam - December 2018/January 2019 
Photomonth Photo - Open, 'Women in the 21st Century' - The Printspace Gallery, London - October 2018
Shutter Hub's 'Open 2018' - The Old Truman Brewery, London - October 2018
Shutter Hub's 'Because We Can' - Festival Pil'ours, France - July/August 2018
University of Gloucestershire School of Art and Design Final Show 2018 - Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham - June 2018
Changing Communities, Changing Perceptions - Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester - June 2018
Human Impact - The Gardens Gallery, Cheltenham - February/March 2018
Inside the Community - Taurus Crafts, Lydney - September, 2017 (Solo)
Changing Communities, Changing Perceptions - Leisure at, Cheltenham - June 2017
Clarity - The Gardens Gallery, Cheltenham - May 2016

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gweniver-exton-photo
Email: gweniverexton@gmail.com
Tel: 07946090862

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