Francesca Maffeo Gallery: Guest Speaker

24 February 19

Posted at 11:46

©Dean Chalkley / Young Souls


Dean will present and discuss is work, motivation and approach, showing many images he has produced over the decades.

The event will take place at the Francesca Maffeo Gallery in Leigh-on-Sea Essex, on the 29th March 2019 19:00 to 21:00.

Following the talk there will be a Q&A session, Dean will be taking questions from gallery owner and curator Francesca Genovese and the audience.

That's the 'Photo' part of the 'Photo Social' complete, the rest of the night will be relaxed social time. Drinks and nibbles will be supplied, so some good mingling and chatting to finish off the evening. A great night ahead in one of the South East's premiere contemporary photography focused galleries.

Click here for tickets.

Growing up in Southend-on-Sea, in the 1980’s, Dean embraced the Mod youth sub-culture - the clothes, scooters, records, as well as the attitude, played a big part in defining his photographic outlook we are sure that this will form part of the talk...

For more details on the event please contact the gallery direct:

Francesca Maffeo Gallery / Studio 284

284 Leigh Road




+44 (0)1702 345005 

+44 (0) 7970846497










Rosamund Pike: The Observer Magazine

03 February 19

Posted at 4:30

©Dean Chalkley / Eyevine 



Dean photographed the renowned actor Rosamund Pike for todays Observer Magazine (3-1-19). The cover feature has several images by Dean and the interview illuminates many different topics that are important to Rosamund at tis moment. In the course of the interview there's also a moment where the interviewer / interviewee tables are flipped. The piece discusses Rosamund's new film 'A Private War', the story of the late Marie Colvin (War Journalist), it's a ' Breathtaking, stop-you-in-your-tracks movie..' according to feature writer Sophie Heawood. It's clear that Rosamund has deeply immersed herself in the role. 'A Private War' is in UK cinemas from 15th February here is the official trailer. Rosamund is a supporter of the Mines Advisory Group a charity that removes landmines