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Francis Minien is a British Photographer from Reading, UK. He received his BA in History and Media Studies from De Montfort University (UK) in 1999 and completed his MA in Photography from De Montfort University in 2005. He is based in New York City. He spends a great deal of his photography time on the road; most recently spending 18 months living and working in India. 

His work is focused on his travels including street, landscape and abstractualism photography. "Our world is not perfect, but it is beautiful and there is beauty in the everyday. I seek the extraordinary in the everyday, the abstract in the actual. I lives, travel and explore my everyday world and capture what I see as the essence of our imperfect world."

He is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS). His work has been published internationally in magazines and publications, addition to which he has received several award recognition for his work. He has self published 3 books and they are available on iTunes and Blurb. His work has been acquired by a number of private collectors and also features in corporate collections. He has exhibited extensively in international group and solo shows.

Contact

Please contact below for all queries including prints sales, commissions and commercial hire. Based in New York City, USA.

Phone: USA - (+1) 917 498 3411   Email: info (at)  francisminien (dot) com

 

Exhibitions

2017- Nov/Dec - RPS Members Biennial, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
2017-Sept/Oct - RPS Members Biennial, International Photo Festival, Hull, UK
2017-Aug/Sept -  RPS Members Biennial, Washington Arts Centre, Washington
2017-Jul/Aug – ‘In Between Borders’, Foley Gallery, New York
2017- Jun/Jul - RPS Members Biennial, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, UK
2017- May - Head On Photo Festivals Landscape Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney, Australia
2017- Apr/Jun - RPS Members Biennial, The Point, Doncaster, UK
2017-Apr - RPS Members Biennial, intu, Watford, UK
2014-Apr - Spring Affordable Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
2014-Feb - New York Photo Awards, The Powerhouse Arena, New York
2013-Nov - CURATE NYC, Elisa Contemporary Art, New York
2013-Apr - Children’s National Medical Center Fundraiser, Washington DC
2013-Mar - Ground Arts & Art Start, Rogue Gallery, New York
2013-Feb – Group Show, The Powerhouse Arena, New York
2011-May - Entrepreneurship in America, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
2010-Aug - Entrepreneurship in America, Veranda Lounge, New York
2010-Jun - Baboo Gallery, Flatiron, New York
2010-May - Entrepreneurship in America, Metreon, San Francisco
2010-Apr - International Juried Show, Rogue Space, Chelsea, New York
2009-Dec - Solo Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2009-Sept - Solo Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2009-Apr - International Juried Show, Coastal Arts League, California
2009-May - Group Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2009-Feb - Solo Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2008-Dec - Group Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2008-Feb - Group Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2008-Jun - Spotlight Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York
2007-Oct - Group Show, Javits Center, New York
2006-Jan - Group Show, The City Gallery, Leicester, UK
2005-Sept - Group Show, Freuds, Oxford, UK
2005-Nov - Extreme: Trans-Mongolian, The Study Gallery, Poole, UK
2005-May - Group Show, DMU end of Year Show, Leicester UK
2004-Jun - Open Studio Show, The Study Gallery, Poole, UK
2004-May - Biennial Poole Photography Festival, Peacock Gallery, Poole, UK
2004-May - Biennial Poole Photography Festival, Café Blu, Bournemouth, UK
2004-May - Biennial Poole Photography Festival, Study Gallery, Poole UK
2003-Jul - Group Show, Jelly Legg’d Gallery, Reading UK
2002-Apr - Solo Show, Café Blu, Bournemouth, UK
1999-May - Group Show, DMU end of Year Show, Leicester UK

 

Books

2015 - Tourist Tat

2014 - Lost & Found Again

2010 - Festival: A View from the Crowd

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