Lee Karen Stow
Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
About Lee Karen Stow
Established documentary photographer based in England, UK. Known for the long-term documentary projects '42' and 'Girls in the Ring' which have been showcased internationally. Current work-in-progress project 'Poppies (Women and War)' due to open as a touring exhibition in November 2014 at the University of Cambridge, England. In between long assignments I photograph botanical scenes within the landscape and lanes of my home county, the East Riding of Yorkshire, for the collection 'Closer' which opens as a touring exhibition in Summer 2013. Completed projects are available to hire as exhibitions, with optional slideshow talk and half or full-day workshop. Limited edition prints available. Commissions undertaken in photography. Private mentoring to individuals or groups keen to take their photography to a new level also available.
Awarded Honorary Degree (D Litt) by the University of Hull for photojournalism. Self-taught photographer who has learned on the job and through training with National Geographic photographers James L. Stanfield and Sam Abell.
Photographic and artistic influences include Eve Arnold, Georgia O'Keeffe, John Blakemore, Laura Knight, and of course James L. Stanfield and Sam Abell.
Selected prints and cards available to buy locally at:
Creation Fine Arts, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
Number 18 Gallery, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire
Photo Talk on the '42' Project for International Women's Day 2013
March 6, 7.30pm at Creation Fine Arts, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
Artist-in-Residence Burton Agnes Hall October 1 to 7, 2013
'Closer' fine art photographic images at Beverley Art Gallery, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, August 24 to October 19, 2013
'Poppies" Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, November 2014