John Baucher

Award winning freelance photographic artist and facilitator

John Baucher, originally from Tandragee, Co Armagh, is an award winning, freelance photographic artist and facilitator. The main themes of his work are identity, a sense of place, and a sense of belonging.

In the nine years since moving Belfast, John Baucher has facilitated photographic workshops for a broad and diverse range of communities and individuals, including young travellers, pensioners, visually impaired individuals, homeless individuals, young offenders, and, most recently, young Maori children and teenagers in New Zealand.

He has exhibited widely, both in Northern Ireland and abroad, and is currently working on a number of commissions and community workshops in and around Belfast. The recipient of individual artists’ awards and a travel grant from the Arts Council Northern Ireland, Baucher is also a member of the Community Arts Forum.

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