Christopher Mear (b. 1990) is a photographer born and based at the heart of The National Forest in Leicestershire, England. In 2013 Snibston Discovery Museum (Leicestershire) organised a large exhibition of Mear's work entitled Disintegrating Histories. Snibston also published a book of Mear's work, Just Passing By, culminating a six-month residency at the museum, in 2014. Chris has been the recipient of several awards, including the Free Range Art Award (2010). Since 2012, Mear has worked with many clients, including; The National Forest, People Express, Leicestershire County Council and The Woodland Trust, specialising in portrait and documentary location work. Mear is represented by Degree Art in London.
Freelance photographer - People Express
Nov 2016 - Present
Freelance educator - People Express
Apr 2015 - Present
Freelance photographer - The National Forest
Nov 2014 - Present
Freelance Photographer - The Woodland Trust
May 2014 - Present
Artist In Residence - Snibston Discovery Museum
Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
Freelance photographer - Mantle Arts
May 2012 - Aug 2012
Photography - Foundation Degree - Staffordshire University
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Photography - National Diploma - Burton College
Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
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