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Tina Carr

Born, Newcastle upon Tyne




1969-72 Harrow College of Technology & Art

HND Photography with Distinction

Tina and Annemarie

Annemarie Schöne

Born, Munich




Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich 67-72


Munich Academy of Fine Art, 69-73


Sadlers Wells Design Course (Stage Design)

under the late Margaret 'Percy' Harris, 73-74


School of Medical Herbalism, Hailsham, 95-97




Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Grant: Defending and Advocating the Dignity,

Culture and Human Rights of the Roma, Gypsy & Traveller People in the UK 2011/2


Arts Council of Wales Production Grant: The River is My Looking Glass

The Roma, Gypsy & Travellers in Wales 2011


Venice Biennale 2011 Call the Witness, Media Archive at the 2nd Roma Pavilion


Winners of the Mission Open Photography Competition 2010 Mission Gallery Swansea


International Opportunities Fund 2010 Wales Arts International for work with the

Roma Parliament & Open Society Institute, Budapest

on the Once We Were Birds Project: Defending and Advocating the

Dignity, Culture and Human Rights of the Roma People in Hungary


Winner PX3, Prix de la Photograpie Paris. Coalfaces book cover 2008


Production Grant, Arts Council of Wales for new work with Roma Communities in Eastern Europe 2007


Creative Wales Award 2003


Arwain Millennium Award (WCVA) 2002/3

Simply Solar To design and build a solar fountain and sensory garden at Hafan Deg Residential Home for the Elderly, Lampeter,

that incorporates sculptural elements and photography with a design that emphasises the use of recycled materials


Arts Council of Wales Bursary 1997


The John Morgan Writing Award 1994 - 1995

Coal Faces, to complete a project on village communities in the Upper Afan Valley affected by the disappearance

of the coal industry since 1970. The work (to be published in book form) consists of text and photographs,

transcribed interviews, poems, stories, and photographs made by the communities themselves


Making a Song and Dance About It, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 1992 & 1993

An award made to promote arts activities in rural areas.

A community video project in the Upper Afan Valley, which resulted in several short films

collectively entitled The Thin End of the Wedge


Photographers in Residence, Arts Care - Gofal Celf & Age Concern 1993

A project based in two residential homes for the elderly and resulting in a touring exhibition

Home from Home celebrating the European Year of the Third Age


British Council Touring Grant 1991

From April to July 1991 Pigs and Ingots was exhibited in Germany in the Deutsches Bergbaumuseum

in Bochum funded by the British Council and the Wales Tourist Board


Photographers in Residence, Upper Afan Valley, Port Talbot 1990

A Welsh Arts Council funded community project incorporating the making of a body of our own work

during the residency, documenting valley life in large format colour images


Photographer's Trust Bursary 1987

The Photographer's Gallery, London for Pigs and Ingots, a photographic survey of the remains of the lead and silver

mines of Cardiganshire, an important industry in Wales until the beginning of last century


Arts Council of Wales Travel Grant 1987

Pigs and Ingots. This project, in exhibition form, was first shown at Ffotogallery, Cardiff in 1989

and subsequently toured Wales and Germany for three years




Botanical Mural 2001

Hafan Deg, Lampeter

Three interpretive Panels in exterior courtyard

Prince's Trust Cymru


Dylan Thomas Garden 2003/4

Cei Dev, New Quay

Low maintenance, fully accessible community garden

Cei Dev, Prince's Trust


Memory Garden 2004/5

Bodlondeb, Aberystwyth

Purpose built garden for dementia unit

Environment Wales, Prince's Trust Cymru. Co-op etc.


Photographic Mural 2005

Hafan Deg, Lampeter

Three tiled panels depicting plants in the garden



Kitchen Garden and Orchard, 2007 & 2008

Bryntirion Residential Home for the Elderly, Tregaron.

Made with Clients from Camfan, Lampeter, recovering from mental illness.

European Social Risk Fund




Pigs and Ingots, the Lead/ Silver Mines of Cardiganshire September 1993.

Thirty photographs with accompanying text and drawings published by Y Lolfa, Talybont


Coal Faces - Life After Coal in the Afan Valley Port Talbot

 video stills, photographs, transcribed interviews and other text to document life in its five communities

Parthian 2008




West, Ffotobiennial of Wales 2000 Ffotogallery Cardiff

The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2001 National Portrait Gallery

Art, Age & Gender, The Foundation for Women's Art 2002

Fforma 2003/4




Cerise Press USA. Volume 3 Issue 7 Summer 2011 Tynescapes Cover plus



Blown Edition 2: 2010 Once We Were Birds Reviewed by Kathryn Campbell


New Welsh Review No. 87 Spring 2010: Once We Were Birds


Blown Magazine, Wolf's Lair, March 2009

New Welsh Review 80, Photo Essay Abandoned, Summer 2008

Source, Issue 47, Summer 2006

Coal Faces Planet 157, February 2003



Lights in the Dark, Jeni Williams, Planet 163 March 2004

Fforma Wales Modern, Robert Alwyn Hughs, 3 / 2004




Wedi 3 S4C: Interview with Angharad Pearce Jones: Oriel Myrddin January 2010


High Performance, West, First Ffotobiennial of Wales 2000

High Performance – The Art Strand  2001

Wales Today - Interview with John Gower BBC Wales, December 11th 2003




The Photographer's Gallery, London. The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Deutsches Bergbaumuseum, Bochum, Germany. The Science Museum, South Kensington.

Northumberland County Archives. The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham




Venice Biennale 2011: Call the Witness Media Archive of the 2nd Roma Pavilion


Open Society Institute, Annual Review Exhibition Once We Were Birds

Brussels January 2011


János Balázs Gallery, The Roma Parliament, Budapest: Once We Were Birds

September 3rd – October 1st 2010


ArtAt: Rhosygilwyn, Pembrokeshire 2010


Once We Were Birds Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen 2010


Mission Open Photography 2010 Mission Gallery Swansea


2010 Once We Were Birds, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen


2008/9 Coalfaces, University of Glamorgan


2008 University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize Exhibition, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff


Coalfaces, National Library of Wales


Abandoned, Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth


2007 National Eisteddfod of Wales


Coalfaces, Oriel Q, Narberth


Home, Zobole Gallery, University of Glamorgan


Fforma, Theatre Clwyd, Mold


New Work, Solo Show, Contemporary Art Projects, London


2006 University of Glamorgan, Purchase Prize Exhibition, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff


Re-Considered, Contemporary Art Projects, London


2005 Abandoned, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan


2005 National Eisteddfod of Wales


2004 Coal Faces, Westfälisches Industriemuseum, Zeche Zollern, Dortmund, Germany


2003 Abandoned, Queens Hall Gallery, Narberth, Pembrokeshire


2003 Dans Le Noir, Association Lavalette, Auvergne, France


2003 National Eisteddfod of Wales


2002/03 Coal Faces - Life After Coal in the Afan Valley,

       National Assembly of Wales, Cardiff in conjunction with the National Library of Wales


2002 National Eisteddfod of Wales


2002 Mostyn Open 12 Oriel Mostyn Llandudno


2002/03 Art, Age & Gender, Foundation For Women's Art, Orleans House,  

      London & touring


2001 The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery & touring


2000 West, First Ffotobiennial Wales. Ffotogallery, Cardiff & touring


2000 Art West, Oriel Myrddin Carmarthen & Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth


1998 Venus Rising, The Museum of the Welsh Woollen Industry, National Museum of Wales


1995 Diverse Signals, Ffotogallery Cardiff. Curator: Sue Grayson Ford

    Specially commissioned Photographic Sculpture


1995 National Eisteddfod of Wales


1993 Home from Home, Arts Care - Gofal Celf Age Concern Celebrating the European

    Year of The Third Age


1991 Pigs & Ingots, Deutsches Bergbaumuseum, Bochum, Germany


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