Professional Practice

The following list outlines the external activities relating to Fine Art that I have completed in the 2017-2018 academic year. May 2018 Expression of Interest in We’re From Further South Than You We’re From Further South Than You Visit to Castle Park Art Gallery – Meriem Alami Opening: Castle Park Art Gallery Visit to Second Year Exhibition at Galeri, Caernarfon: Galeri – Second Year Exhibition The Undergraduate Awards: The Undergraduate Awards Application to Stiwdio Maelor for the Helfa Gelf Residency: Stiwdio Maelor/Helfa Gelf Residency Application to Edge 2 at Pontio with Helfa Gelf: Edge 2 Exhibition at Pontio – Helfa Gelf – Unsuccessful Participation in Processions…

Finding a Studio

24th May 2018 I am continuing to investigate studio space and have discovered the ACS Studio Prize, which I intend to apply for. ACS Studio Prize The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that administers intellectual property rights on behalf of visual artists. The Prize: For a second year running,  ACS is offering an artist the chance to win £6,000 to contribute to the cost of an artist’s studio in the UK. The Studio Prize was established after a number of our members’ spoke of the economic challenges they faced when starting their artistic careers. ACS realises how…

Degree Show – Research

28th April 2018 Investigating more political collage today – the following two artists I find interesting because they work in a similar way to aspects of this project that I have been considering. In relation to my own work and Tryweryn, certainly the site has a lot of historical context and the trauma experienced by the people may no longer be physically seen at the site, yet continues to this day. Cutting out or removing past elements and placing them over current elements I find an interesting way to work. Maria Berrio “I just draw with scissors,” Colombian artist Maria…

Castle Park Art Gallery

Friday 18th May 2018 Today I visited the Castle Park Art Gallery for the opening of my fellow students exhibition of work. A really lovely Art space and an excellent exhibition- well worth visiting. I was particularly inspired by the red intertwining wire and papier-mâché pieces drawn from the Weaver and spent a long time sat with this piece. Although not directly related it made me reflect on my own heart and circulatory issues. http://www.castleparkarts.co.uk/ Meriem Alami // Diaspora This space came into being as a visual documentation of existing in Diaspora and its daily challenges to construct a sense…