Currently finishing a PhD in Fine Art and Philosophy at Staffordshire University, I am preparing my final exhibition You are here ( www.you are-here.co.uk).

 

Commissions

2010 OPEN Staffordshire University Public Art Commission. Installation.

2010. Fly by Day and Night Bury, Lancashire. Commercial shop window commission.

2010 Grass is Greener ZOOart, Cuneo, Italy. Performative installation.

2010 This is the place where…. in Architectural Disorder, Launch Collaborative, Ovada Gallery, Oxford, UK. Installation.

2009 This is the place where.. in Perhaps Something, Perhaps Nothing Leeds Met Gallery, UK with Samantha Donnelly, Cornelia Parker, Paul Rooney, Rachel Whiteread and Katy Woods. Light Installation.

2007 New Significances Up The Wall, Chester. Sculptural and light interventions.

2007  A small step Creative Partnerships, Newcastle Under Lyme. Painting.

 

Solo Exhibition

2011 Untitled Structure Foyer, Staffordshire University, UK. Interactive installation.

2010 Exchange Vault Gallery, Lancaster. Sound/light installation.

Group Exhibitions

2012 Badedammen, Tarpey Gallery, Midlands Open, UK. Photograph.

2012 Making Place in Hoard: An Insight into the Archaeology of an Artist’s Mind, Leeds, UK. In progress year long project culminating in publication.

2012 Grass is Greener (on the other side) Blank Media, Manchester, UK. Site-specific interactive installation.

2011/12 At Home Today and other images in 12 x 12, firstfloorunder, Milan, Italy. Online photography exhibition that is a year long project that culminates in selected publication.

2010 Badedammen Cube Open, Manchester. Photograph.

2010 Shipping Lanes, PSL, Leeds. Video.

2010 Flaskepost/Bottlemail Performance as part of international live art group. Stavanger, Norway.

2010 Lightwave Sonic Juke Box, Soundfjord, London. Sound work.

2010 Play series Waterside Open, Manchester. Sculpture.

2010 Taking Off and Landing AV Festival Newcastle. Film.

2010 Grass is Greener Departure Gallery, Southall, London. Archisculptural installation.

2009 Taking Off and Landing Short Shorts, Leeds UK.

2009 SpaceShifting Staffordshire University, UK. Photographic installation.

2009  Li gh T MIC Auckland, New Zealand. Permanent interactive light installation.

2008 Chu Unoh Conjunctions 08 Stoke on Trent. Installation.

2008 Taking Off and Landing Birmingham ArtsFest08.

2008 Play series, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield. Sculptural narrative.

2008 Untitled (Neon) Empire Gallery, Bethnal Green, London. Neon installation.

2008 Taking Off and Landing Empire Gallery, Bethnal Green, London. Video Installation.

2008 Taking Off and Landing Axis Festival, Stoke-on-Trent.

2007 Co-existence Ping Pong versus The Other Half, AirSpace, Stoke-on-Trent. Installation linking multiple sites.

2006  Here and Now Liverpool Biennale Independent Exhibition. Site-specific installation.

2005 I am not Lisa Auckland, New Zealand.  Performative project.

 

Residencies and Collaborations

2010 Artist Residency, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway.

2010 Re-Semble Derby. Collaborative site-specific residency. Arts Council, Derby Council supported.

2007 Metamorph, Albert Dock, Liverpool. Collaborative residency. Public events. Supported Staffordshire University.

2007 Where the light is  Collaborative residency and exhibition. Staffordshire University

2006  Ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn‘t have? and Machine Two-month studio residency and exhibition. Airspace, Stoke-on-Trent.

 

Artist talks

Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway 2010

Thinking with Hands and Eyes, Staffordshire University, April  2011

 

Academic

November 2011 Kiss me Baby one more time: Place and Placelessness in the Interborder Zone. Prato, Italy (Withdrawn due to lack of funding)

March 2009 Place: The Future was Here Paper presented at OneDay Sculpture symposium, Wellington, New Zealand

May 09 On Space Colloquium. Paper, Staffordshire University, UK

 

Web Publication

OneDay Sculpture

Spacesandflows (abstract)

Various blogs including Somewhere and Nowhere (practice discussions), No Sparkling T-Shirts (everyday artist  matters) and thinkingplaceforart. (philosophy discussion site for artists)  All in intermittence due to concentrating on PhD.

 

Education

2008 onwards, part-time PhD Fine Art and Philosophy, Staffordshire University, UK.

2006-2007 MA Fine Art (Distinction), Staffordshire University, UK

 

Employment

2008 2010 Casual lecturer, Staffordshire University, UK

2009 Co-curator, Free Range Graduate exhibition London

2008 Technical assistant, Tatton Biennale

 

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