Toril Brancher MA

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013 Looking for Glenys Cour - Glynn Vivian offsite at Mission Gallery Swansea
2012 I Picked Flowers Instead – Gallery at Home Usk
2010 Face to Face – Abergavenny various venues
2007 Associations – The Art Shop Abergavenny
2006 New View of Merthyr Tydfil – Senedd Cardiff Bay
2004 Scene Around – Big Pit Blaenavon
2002 Picturing Cardiff – Bay Art and Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
2000 Over the Road at White Space gallery Usk
1998 Good Night – Ffotogallery, Cardiff

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 The Art Shop and Chapel, Abergavenny - A Winter Wildness
Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen - on ‘the back wall’ during the Flora exhibition
I Picked Flowers Instead - Oriel CRiC Gallery, Crichowell
Tilt and Shift Gallery, Llanrwst - New Leaf Gallery, Monmouth - Gallery at Home, Usk
2012 Matter Lumina – King Street Carmamarthen – May 2013 Milkwood Gallery Cardiff
2012 Summertime Gallery at Home nr Usk
2008 Ornament at Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
Porcelain Ritual and Process at Craft in the Bay Cardiff and Draw International Caylus France
2007 New View at the Eisteddfod Wales
2006 Scene Around at the Eisteddfod Wales
The Break Dancers at Hereford Photography Festival
New View of Merthyr Tydfil at Y Bont Gallery University of Glamorgan
2004 Mean Time in EAST international
2002 ‘Pencarnan’ in John Kobal National Portrait Gallery London
2000 West Ffotobiennale – Ffotogallery Cardiff and Glyyn Vivian Swansea
1999 Good Night at Rocket Gallery London
Good Night at Phoenix Arts Centre Exeter
1998 Good Night at Australian Centre for Photography Sydney
1997 Over the Road at The Sherman Theatre Gallery Cardiff

Collections
V&A London
National Museum and Galleries Cardiff
Private Collections – in the US, Britain and Norway

Published
2016 Ooze - Brendan Stuart Burns new work
2014 The Art Factor: South Powys - Arts Alive Wales
2013 Fireworks Now – with The Makers Guild in Wales / Craft in the Bay
2011 Resonant Colour – published by Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
2010 Warp + Weft – published by Oriel Myrddin Carmarthen
2009 A Taste of Merthyr Tydfil, recipies from a multicultural society - Glamorgan GATES
Blown Magazine issue no 1- from the Mean Time series
2007 Porcelain Ritual and Process – Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
2006 New Welsh Review – from the Mean Time series
2004 Turning Tides – commissioned and published by Wales Arts International
2002 Picturing Cardiff – commissioned and published by Cardiff Visual Arts Forum
Portfolio Magazine issue no 35 – from the Mean Time series
2001 West published by Ffotogallery
1999 The Independent on Saturday
1997 Source Magazine – Over the Road series

Socially engaged work
2006–present with Arts Alive Wales outcomes include Who Me and Face to Face
2005–2009 with Glamorgan GATES in Merthyr Tydfil
outcomes include New View an exhibition
A Tase of Merthyr Tydfil, recipies from a multicultural society - a book
The Big Draw – portraits in the community
Photograms using the darkroom at The Gurnos Youth Centre
organising and running Mini Photo marathons
2004 A Break Dance Project – with young people in Hereford
2003 Scene Around – with young people in Blaenavon, South Wales

Teaching and lectures
2013–2014 tutor at ICIA Bath University –Photographing People
2002–2015 tutor at Ffotogallery, Cardiff – Photographing People
2011 Introduction to photography at Arts Alive Wales
2003–2009 visiting tutor at MFA Photography Univeristy Wales Newport
2009 speaker at Abergavenny Food festival – A Taste of Merthyr Tydfil
2006 plenum speaker at IPRN conference in Jyvaskyla, Finland
keynote speaker at UWN conference the Riverfront Newport
2003 speaker at Changing Spaces conference Swansea

Workshops
2014 and 2015 with Oriel Davies + Coleg Powys, Newtown, based on work by Francesca Woodman
2011– present for artists on how to photograph your own work
2010 Craft in the Bay – how to photography your own art work
2011 Blaenavon Heritage Centre – re-photography and the forensic image considering local history