Approved: 16.08.2006

Alex Dewart

Artist, Curator, Teacher

Approved: 16.08.2006

As a painter and printmaker I use layering of images and patterns, sometimes with printed textiles, to suggest changing meanings and the revisiting or reimagining of old histories. I use a continuous line in my drawings,often using pen.The line records the process of looking ;  but also because nothing is erased,  the whole history of the work is described.

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  • Location: Marlow, South East
  • Activities: Adult education, Learning programmes, Curating
  • Categories: Curatorial project, Education project, Animation, Book Works, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Textiles
  • Tags: History, Surrealism, Figurative, Landscape, Drawing, Expressive, textile, Painting, Linocut, Pattern
 
 

Biography

As a painter and printmaker I use layering of images and patterns, sometimes with printed textiles, to suggest changing meanings and the revisiting or reimagining of old histories. I use a continuous line in my drawings,often using pen.The line records the process of looking ;  but also because nothing is erased,  the whole history of the work is described.

CV & Education

ART QUALIFICATIONS

MA Fine Art, Central St.Martin's School of Art and Design, London

BA Fine Art, First Class Honours, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015 - 365 Dessins, Gallerie d'Anieres, Geneva

Wer ist eine Heldin?, Remise Gallery, Berlin

Helden und Schurken, Spandau Zitadelle, Berlin

2014- Tag der Offenen Ateliers, Spandau Zitadelle,Berlin,

Control, Control Room, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Atelier Aperto, Careof Gallery,Fabbrica del Vapore Milan, Italy, (Residency, Feb /March 2014)

365 Drawings, Openhand Openspace, Reading

2013- Let Us Snow, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

Dream Spaces, Ursula Leach and Alex Dewart, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

Libero, 1 Paget St, London

Winter Open, 1 Church St Gallery, Great Missenden

A Brush with Art, Wycombe Museum,High Wycombe,Bucks (until March 2014)

2012 - The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries London

Remarkable Place, The Keep,Reading

Winter Open,1 Church St Gallery, Great Missenden

Sedici Artists, Shed Gallery, Hampshire

2011 - Smaller than a Lemon, Angelika Studios, High Wycombe

  View This, Brick Lane Gallery,London

Need and Desire, Blue Fin Building Southwark,London

2010 - At Play 2, Bracknell Gallery, Southill Park Bracknell

Stories, Wolverhampton City Museum and Art Gallery

Artists in Buckinghamshire, BP Collins, Gerrards Cross

Landscape Memory and Maps, Blue Fin Building, Southwark,London

 2009 - Future Shock, Bucks New Uni Gallery, High Wycombe

NAD Artists, City University,London 

 SURFACE!, The Oxfordshire Museum

Now and Then, Blue Fin Building, Southwark London

2008 - Off Your Wall, Leeds Met Gallery

 On The Surface, The Parlour, London 

 Start your Collection, Contemporary Art Projects, London

Your Scene, Candid Arts, Islington, London

 2007 - Batteries not included,Mind as Machine, Shrewsbury Museum, Shrewsbury

 The MA and Other Post Graduates Show, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset 

The Sketchbook Circle, BCUC, High Wycombe

The Sketchbook Circle, The Gallery, Southhill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

 Landscape, Artbelowzero, The Westbourne Studios, London

2006 - MA Fine Art Degree Show, Central St Martins School of Art and Design, Charing Cross Rd, London

Quick and Dirty, The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London 

 Sublime Domesticity, Henley Art Centre, Henley, Oxon

Artspeak, Candid Arts, Islington, London 

Contexture, Candid Galleries, London

Memorise, Candid Galleries, London

Memory, BCUC Foyer Exhibition Space, BCUC, High Wycombe

2005 - New, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud, Gloucester

 CURATED PROJECTS

2011 - Need and Desire, Blue Fin Building, Southwark St,London

2010 - Landscape, Memory and Maps,  Blue Fin Building London

2009 - Now and Then, Blue Fin Building, London