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Venetia Dearden

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Dearden, born in 1975, has spent most of her life in Somerset. In 1990, she took her first black-and-white

photography course, before setting off to East Africa, in 1994, on work placements. 2008 saw the

publication of Venetia’s first book by Kehrer Verlag, “Somerset Stories, Fivepenny Dreams”. Dearden’s

second book, “Glastonbury, Another Stage”, was published in April 2010, and exhibited at the National

Portrait Gallery in London for five months. This year Venetia’s two-year collaboration with Mulberry has

just culminated in a book to celebrate their 40th anniversary  - a snapshot of Mulberry lifestyle and an

exciting new body of work to be seen this year. Dearden, was mentored by Medford Taylor and received

the Vic Odden Award for British photography in 2011. Her work continues to be published worldwide:

Vogue, Wallpaper, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Saturday Telegraph Magazine, W Magazine,

Harpers Bazaar, Stern Magazine, Vanidad, Vogue Bambini, 125 Magazine among others.