Photographer

Biography

Brief Resume

MA Cultural Memory, School for Advanced Study, University of London
PG Dip. Art Psychotherapy, Goldsmiths College, University of London
BA (hons) Photography (Agfa Award Winner), Polytechnic of Central London

Recent photographs by Izzi Ramsay are concerned with Cultural Memory and work in formal gardens: ‘In the Mists of Time’; ‘Angelus Novus’ and ‘Hauntings’ – installations with trees and marble. She has worked on a long-term study of the nude, including self-portraiture, the female nude, the male nude, and mother-and-child.
Izzi has worked in issue-based photography with the Health Education Authority, Age Concern, and in education. She has worked as Art Psychotherapist and Counsellor in women and children’s health at UCLH and also with the elderly, women’s groups and in oncology. She was Director/Curator of B4 Studios London Photographic Cooperative, Gallery, Darkrooms & studios, Kennington, London.

Exhibitions

Bankside Gallery, London
Dulwich Library, London
Morley Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition, Dimbola Lodge Museum, Isle of Wight
The Figure and the Face, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham
Huddersfield Art Gallery, Yorkshire
2000 Hereford Photography Festival
Morley Gallery, London
Photofusion, London
Impressions Gallery, York
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Kvindemuseet I Denmark
Southwark Art Gallery
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Residencies etc

International Year for the Elderly, ‘Black Pensioners Project’, Hackney Council.
Claudia Jones Organization,‘Youth Nature-Study Scheme’ Horizon School for children from black and ethnic groups, field trips/photographic workshops.
Poetry workshops and art therapy with Gilda’s Club in therapeutic centre for people with cancer.
Curator ‘One Landscape Many Views’ The Culture Company, Yorkshire Arts, Sheffield

Publications

Citation in ‘Masquerade; Women’s Contemporary Portrait Photography’
What She Wants (Book of Exhibition)
‘Body Politic’ Work accompanying article by Lynne Segal.
Health Education Authority. Anti Smoking Campaign for young women.
World Health Conference, Helsinki. Poster and booklet for HEA.

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