Kungming : China
As a practicing artist Aaron Yeandle has exhibited nationally and internationally. He is continually pushing his photographic practice and striving for new photographic opportunities. Aaron’s education includes a B.A (Hones) in Photography, M.A in Fine Art and a PGCE. He has taught photography at numerous Colleges and Universities in the United Kingdom. Aaron has also delivered seminars and workshops about his photographic practice in several educational environments and Photography Festivals
One of Aaron's highest achievements was to be announced the overall winner of The Guardians Britain Is Competition, with the photograph, The Western Ranger. The aim of the Competition was to discover the defining image of Britain today.
In 2014 he was involved with the facilitation of the Guernsey Photographic Festival. In 2015 his photograph Lilly was exhibited with the Portrait Salon in London and Tokyo. Also in 2015 Aaron collaborated with the award winning artist, Joschi Herczeg. The collaboration was on an exciting body of work called The Ways of Genius, which was exhibited in Switzerland.
In 2015 and 2016 he worked with Jean-Christophe Godet and facilitated with the award winning Guernsey Prison Project, which was exhibited in Jersey. Correspondingly in 2016, Aaron was chosen as one of the Artist in Residence for the Photo-Canopy (Lens on the National Forest).
The objective of Photo-Canopy (Lens on the National Forest) is to broaden the awareness of the National Forest to new audiences and to establish the Identity of the National Forest through contemporary photography. The Photo-Canopy also incorporates an intensive educational plan for the public and students in the local region. As part of the Artist in Residence Aaron delivered talks on his currant photographic practice and examined the philosophies of the Photo-Canopy intentions. These talks were designed for the public, Higher and Further Education students. On behalf of the educational program he also presented photographic workshops to the public and students as well as providing critical portfolio reviews.
As part of the residency Aaron produced an intensive body of work incorporating social and historical issues of the National Forest region. His work was exhibited at the Brewhouse art Gallery in October 2016. Alongside the exhibition he produced a comprehensive photographic book, which will provide a long lasting legacy.
Furthermore in 2016 Aaron was passionately involved with the creation of the Guernsey Photographic Festival. Aaron also exhibited in the 2016 Guernsey Photographic Festival alongside some of the most contemporary and well-known photographers around the world, with the project The Equaliser.
At present Aaron is working on a new Artist in Residence with Elizabeth College. Elizabeth College is a independent school in the town of St Peter Port, Guernsey. It was founded in 1563 under the orders of Queen Elizabeth I.
As well working on his Artist in Residence with Elizabeth College he is also working on a personal large scale photographic project called Chimera , with the community of Guernsey.