ARTIST- PHOTOGRAPHERS ]
Caroline Christie initially trained as a theatre designer and worked
freelance for the National Theatre, Mike Leigh Films, National Film
School and others, before focusing in 2000 on photography commissions
and on her own fine art work. Since then she has exhibited in the
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Sutton House, Jerwood Space, Museum of
Alongside Caroline’s artist-photography practice, she is also
a UK state registered Art Therapist and has set up and run a number
of art therapy programmes in schools, NHS and other organisations
and is currently working in a London school for children with emotional
and behaviour difficulties.
Caroline has also provided training and consultancy for organisations
in the UK, Nepal and Afghanistan.
Bobby Lloyd trained in Fine Art in the 1980’s in Oxford, Glasgow
and Chicago. She has maintained her studio practice since and has
used photography increasingly in her work.
Bobby has exhibited
widely in group and solo shows and, in her role as visiting artist,
artist-in-residence and art tutor, she has worked in various settings
in the UK, Europe and Northern India.
Alongside her practice as an artist- photographer,
Bobby has worked for over a decade as a UK state registered Art
Therapist, both in an NHS child and adolescent mental health team
in London and in a free-lance capacity throughout this period –
developing and setting up projects in a range of diverse contexts.
In 1994 she co-established, and continues to co-run, a small non-profit
art therapy organisation, the Art Therapy Initiative – ATI,
working in the context of political conflict both within the UK
and abroad. She is also a British Association of Art Therapists
(BAAT) approved clinical supervisor and in this capacity supervises
individuals and groups both in the statutory and voluntary sectors.
Caroline Christie and Bobby Lloyd offer consultation,
through ON SITES ARTS, to training courses, NGO’s and charities
such as on the use of photography with vulnerable groups.