Andy Greaves

Here’s one of me and the wife at a posh doo hosted by the Duke of Devonshire. That’s me in the yellow chinos ! One had to make an effort.

English Common Northerner, Proletariat and Blade.

Partner to a wife and a Border Terrier

Andy is available for Commissions and long term photographic projects.

Andy does not attend Portfolio Reviews or give them although he will enter into a mutual dialogue about his or other people’s  work. Neither does Andy enter competitions unless they are free. Andy does occasionally give talks on various photography related subjects.


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Graduated with an MA in Photography from Leicester De Montfort under the tutelage of Professor Paul Hill and Mike Simmons,  Andy’s work is carefully observed social documentary and reportage with a keen and witty social, historical and political context.

Photographer, Artist,  Writer, Educator (he has a CTLLS –  Certificate Teach Life Long Learning Sector ) , Ex – Stately Home Guide, Assistant Bee-Keeper, Marathon Runner, Husband, Dog Owner. No Nonsense Analyst.

Publications and Exhibitions:

  • Blades Tales – Memories of Supporting Sheffield United
  • Fell Runners Association
  • South Sheffield Partnerships
  • The Cutthorpe Carnival
  • Bolsover Schools Arts Celebration
  • Brookfield Primary School Calendar
  • British Journal of Photography 25/11/09,
  • Portfolio 50th Edition.
  •  Ag The International journal of Photographic Art & Practice Spring 2010
  • Football Unites Racism Divides
  • Sheffield –  One City Many Cultures
  • Photography workshops at Brookfield Primary School, Nether Langwith, Shirebrook. Notts.
  • November 2008 – Presentation to first year MA Students Leicester De Montfort University.
  • 8/12/08 – Presentation to Photography Foundation Degree students at Stoke on Trent College
  • 19/03/09 – Presentation to Derbyshire Headteachers Conference.
  • December 09 – Made in the Midlands @ The Custard Factory
  • August 2010 – Sheffield Photographers Group Show @ Bank St Arts
  • December 2010 – IN CAMERA Group Show @ Bank St Arts
  • Shirebrook Academy 6th Form Prospectus
  • Group Exhibition – F-Stop Photography Magazine April 2011

If you’re looking for Andy Greaves the Ventriloquist I’m not him. I’ve met him and he’s a very nice man ! A link has been provided to his site.


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