Faye is a fine art photographer. In addition she works as studio arts manager and photography tutor at Toi Ora a creative space for people who have experienced mental health issues.
She initially trained as a registered nurse specializing in mental health in London. Followed by an OE, mostly sailing on the high seas, she returned safely to land, purchased a duty free camera and changed careers. A diploma in photography and industry experience ensued, leading to a degree in Image and Communications at Goldsmiths College. Since immigrating to NZ she has been a part time lecturer at Unitec, further explored her own creative practice, completed a MFA at Elam in 2010.
Faye’s personal and educational interest is the connection between photography and mindfulness.