Fra Beecher [b. 1986] is a life model and photographic artist. She looks and is looked at.
Fra models for amateur and professional artists, at art schools, colleges and for community groups; she has posed for the London Atelier for Representational Art, the figurative painter Harry Holland and for Tranåsmålarna & Co in Sweden. She is also a co-founder of a life model collective. Fra studied Photographic Art at the University of Wales, Newport and taught Photography at Stroud School of Art. She recently completed a Masters in Photography at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Her current project Body of Work (2018-20) brings together both her creative practices - modelling and image making.
EXPERIENCE 2017 - Present Life Model / Facilitator United Models Life Drawing (Bristol)
2015 - 2019 Photography Lecturer Stroud School of Art
2014 Connecting Creativity Artist in Residence Kultivera (Tranås, Sweden) 2013 - 2015 Life Model Cardiff Life Model Collective
2020 MA Photography The University of the West of England
2016 Award in Education and Training South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
2009 (BA) Hons: Photographic Art University of Wales, Newport