Born and trained as a photographer in Nuremberg, Germany, Beatrice moved to London to assist several fashion, music and
advertising photographers like Sheila Rock, Michael Hoppen and Tony Chau.
She then worked as a commercial photographer for Freemans catalogue and also photographed actors and bands like 'The Girl
can't help it' for Piere Tubbs.
After the birth of her two children, and moving to Brighton, Beatrice studied psychology at Sussex University. However missing
photography she went back to it and from 2000 exhibits her work in galleries and museums in England and Germany. This
started with the 1920's style portraits Alexandra&Valentina in Paris, shown at the Media Centre in Brighton. After having been
commissioned to photograph for the 'Juicy Guide' to Brighton&Hove, she developed her graphic monochrome series of her new
home town. This was followed by A Californian Journey exhibition during which she discovered her passion for trees in particular
Joshua trees the resilient inhabitants of the Californian Desert.
In 2004 Beatrice completed her Master’s Degree in Photography & Design at the University of Brighton, resulting in an
The book was launched with an exhibition in London at the Spitz Gallery in October 2006, opened by Jon Snow (ITN)
Following this success Beatrice has curated external photographic projects as the 'Imagining the Garden', exhibition at the
Jubilee Library in Brighton in June 2007, a research project by the University of Brighton using the Mass Observation Archive.
From 2009 she worked as a sessional photography lecturer at City College Brighton and at Birmingham Institute of Art& Design
(BIAD). Additionally Beatrice taught photography to 11-17 year olds at Roedean School and from January 2015 Beatrice has
been running an outreach program in photography for City College, teaching digital photography at the Whitehwk Inn and the
Bridge community centre. She is now course leader for the UAL Foundation and Extended Diploma in Photography at
Brighton Metropolitan College.
Beatrice has been a facilitator of regular photography project feedback workshops ‘The Brighton ArtsFORUM’ with Vanessa Jones,
based at the Brighton Media Centre. Offering a platform for peer and professional open critique, helping to define unfinished
Combining her photography and tutoring skills, in 2011, Beatrice was commissioned by publisher A&C Black; Bloomsbury Group,
to produce a photography skills book for teenagers. This popular guide ‘Instant Expert Photo Skills’ was published worldwide in
October 2011, also available from Amazon.
PGCE/Certificate in Education, University of Brighton 2010-2012
MA Design, University of Brighton, UK, 2004
Applied Psychology, Sussex University, UK, 1997
Pre Diploma in Counselling, Susex University, UK,1996
A level Psychology, Brighton City College, UK, 1995
Freelance Photography Assistant in London, UK
Photography Apprenticeship, Bischof&Broel, Nuremberg, Germany
AWARDS and PUBLICATIONS:
October, Instant Expert Photo Skills book, Publisher A&C Black/ Bloomsbury.
August LA based International Photography Awards, Professional Book Category, 'Honourable Mention Award' for 'The
Whisper of a Million Leaves' monograph.
October; London Photographic Association' My Backyard' Competition,Title: Jimmy&Cesar- 'Highly Commended'
August; LA based International Photography Awards
Honourable Mention Award for 'No Diving' image from the Art Deco Pool series,
Professional Category: Architecture; Historic.
2006 November; GARDINIA Italian magazine featuring article for the book
The Whisper of a Million Leaves.
2006 October; The Whisper of a Million Leaves worldwide publication by
DAMIANI EDITORE with foreword by Jon Snow.
2006 July; TREE NEWS magazine featuring article about the book
The Whisper of a Million Leaves.
2004 December; Twentyone Palms bought by TATE BRITAIN
Special Collection Artist Books.
2002 August; Juicy Award Nominee Best Artist for the image Palms of St. Barbara.
ALAMY Picture Library
BERG Publisher book cover 'The Language of Fashion
BLOOMSBURY Publisher UK 'Instant Expert Photo Skills'
Curator of the ‘Imagining the Garden’ exhibition @ Jubilee Library Foyer
25-30June 2007 for the University of Brighton.
CITY COLLEGE Brighton&Hove
DAMIANI Publisher, Italy.
The Whisper of a Million Leaves
Published December 2006, worldwide distribution.
EMPIRESTATEFILMS UK Film Stills, Art design
EMMA SAXBY, interior Design
FREEMANS fashion catalogue 1989-1992
ROEDEAN GIRLS SCHOOL
SAGACITYFILMS UK Art Design
TATE BRITAIN, London Special Collection Artist’s Books.
BRIGITTE German Magazine, portraits of authors etc. in London
TREE NEWS London,
VIVA, Beauty buisness.
GARDINIA Italy, and other commercial magazines, portrait, documentary
and travel photography.
JUICY GUIDE to Brighton & Hove’ 1st and 2nd edition
DESIGNATE, FLUIDITY, DESIGN 4 NATION, Design Agencies
SPOTLIGHT & AGENCIES, Portraits of Actors