Curatorial exploits

Plymouth Other Open 2015

Run as part of Shoal Arts, this was an alternative open call exhibition to show case artists in the south west. Link to album here

‘Linear Thinking: looking between the lines’ 2013

This show was curated by myself, it demonstrates a select group of emerging artists showing their different approaches to the use of line within their practice. It is running from November 10th until November 22nd 2013. The artists are Laura Hopes, Holly Knowles, Paul Clatworthy and Henry Wong, their websites are also referenced in the images.

‘CORE’ 2013

This show is a large project which is showcasing around 60 exciting artists who are emerging on to the British art scene. Curated by a committee of 6 artists and displayed over two separate venues. The show is exhibiting in the picturesque and historic venue of Royal Williams Yard in Plymouth and will be open daily to the public from 10/5/13 until the 17/5/13.
You can find links to the artists websites here

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True Colours 2012

This is a show that I have curated as a discussion of the theme of colour and the diverse range of ways different artists use colour, or the lack of colour, to accentuate the interpretation of their work. Work was selected from an open call which asked artists to submit work and to explain its reasoning around its use of or lack of colour. There was a wonderfully diverse selection

of work submitted; Abstract, figurative, landscape, industrial, expressionist and more. It was a wonderful experience to have the opportunity to put so much inspiration in one space. As artists today the use of colour is often tied firmly to concept and can become a metaphorical minefield for someone who is beginning on their journey with colour so I hope that this comprehensive collection of style and tone and reasoning may help dispel some of that apprehension. The situation of the gallery is attached to a stage one studio space which I considered when deciding on the theme for the exhibition, I wanted something that would be inspiring, bold and invigorating for the students who may be nervous just beginning this journey. I wanted to show that there are many many different ways you can work as an artist and the most important thing is your own personal conviction.

It is a visually exciting exhibition as well as providing a guiding inspiration for aspiring and practicing artists alike. It is exhibiting between the 2/11/12 until the 22/11/12 in Artspace101 gallery situated within the Plymouth university campus.



2 thoughts on “Curatorial exploits

  1. […] Insecta Vincere has recently been featured as part of the CORE exhibition, which I had the pleasure of curating as part of a small team. The fictional worlds […]

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