Arron graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2012 as a Bachelor of Art, specialising in Photography, in 2017 he was then granted Master of Fine Art,where his dissertation explored the therapeutic and confessional applications of photography. Since graduating Arron has been coordinating the Greater Manchester based education group ‘PEA Smart’ which delivers Photography and Fine Art tuition, to home educated students, ‘PEA Smart’ also offers Photography and Arts classes to other alternative education services that focus on special educational needs, in the Manchester area.
Arron has worked within the creative arts for over 15 years, he has held successful roles both employed and self-employed, as a professional photographer, artist, and tutor. His personal work has been shown in several exhibitions and publications and several of his paintings are also held in private collections both in the United Kingdom and the United States. Arron’s currently compiling his research in preparation for his PhD study, where his interests are in the application of aesthetic theory within 21stcentury art practice. When he is not working, Arron spends his spare time with his own home educated children, developing his art practice, and studying art history and theory.
In the years he has been teaching, Arron has developed work with over 150 young home educated artists, helping to organise several personal and group exhibitions, for his photography and art students. Arron’s approach to teaching puts emphasis on self – direction and exploration, he encourages his students to find their own interests and to pursue them through creative means.