PRESS FEBRUARY 2016
Currently showing at UCA Farnham's 'Black Box', where I was invited to present some work.
Very happy to have been commissioned by Photoworks and House 2016 to present a new work titled, 'Show Room: The Language of Living' during Brighton Festival this Spring. I will be showing alongside a new commission by Gillian Wearing at Brighton University.
Winners of the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award have been announced! I was selected alongside Juno Calypso by Judges including The Guardian’s photography critic Sean O’Hagan, Self Publish, Be Happy founder Bruno Ceschel, TJ Boulting’s Hannah Watson and BJP’s Executive Editor Diane Smyth.
I am very happy to have been selected for an award at the Saatchi Gallery, supported by Firtash. You can vote for my work, if you so wish, through the following link:
The prize will support the production costs for a new installation.
I will also be showing Restore to Factory Settings at a great show at the Lowry Museum, opening on 11th November. They have done a fantastic job framing the work.
Press in the lead up to Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam 2015 (click image for full article) :
I will be showing works that form part of the projects, 'Capital Growth' and 'You Will Enter An Oasis' at Unseen in Amsterdam this September with South Kiosk Gallery.
I will be included in the Young Masters: Dialogue exhibition at Sphynx Fine Arts - established by Cynthia Corbett Gallery.
'Restore to Factory Settings' has been selected for the group show, 'Right Here, Right Now' at the Lowry Museum in Manchester - opening on 14th November.
I have recently been collaborating with the Whitechapel Gallery on a project which investigates modes of production in response to Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness.
You can download the teacher's resource here: http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/WG_TeachersNotes_CW_14May.pdf
New work shown in the group show 'Tara has no rooms inside'
Just as moonlight filters through a verdant forest’s tall branches to the foliage below, this palette’s deep, earthy tones are illuminated by paler shades. Freshness and light prevail in this calm and soothing atmosphere.
I AM DELIGHTED TO HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE CATLIN ART PRIZE, AND WILL BE SHOWING BRAND NEW WORK IN THE SHOW.
LONDONEWCASTLE PROJECT SPACE, 28 REDCURCH STREET, LONDON E27DP
PV: 7TH MAY 6-9PM
My work will be published in the Catlin Art Guide 2015, available at the London Art fair in January.
'Restore to Factory Settings' has been shortlisted for the Contemporary Visions show at Beers Contemporary, as selected by
- Kurt Beers, Director of Beers Contemporary and Author of '100 Painters of Tomorrow'
- Amanda Coulson, Artistic Director and Curator, VOLTA New York/Basel
- Paul Carter Robinson, Editor, Artlyst
- Phil Woodward, Artist
Happy to have been shortlisted for this year's Saatchi New Sensations, and selected for the Absolut Vodka commission. The show in Bloomsbury included the works, 'Restore to Factory Settings,' 'Monument to the Curiosity Zone,' and the new commissioned work, 'Curing Agent'.
Restore to Factory Settings featured in the Art Licks introduction: