Approved: 31.08.2011

Bethan Hamilton

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Approved: 31.08.2011

Bethan Hamilton's work is an exploration of the obese female form through mark making - with a focus on mass, weight and disproportion. For her latest series of etchings, Hamilton creates images of ambiguous forms, indeterminate in sex, species or context. She has sought to visualize a selection of these 2D forms as tangible 3D sculptural objects through a series of individual frames viewed within

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  • Location: Manchester, North West
 

Biography

Bethan Hamilton's work is an exploration of the obese female form through mark making - with a focus on mass, weight and disproportion. For her latest series of etchings, Hamilton creates images of ambiguous forms, indeterminate in sex, species or context. She has sought to visualize a selection of these 2D forms as tangible 3D sculptural objects through a series of individual frames viewed within a 360 degree rotation.

CV & Education

Public realm 2012 - Free For Arts Auction 2012, The Bay Horse, Manchester 2012 - The Manchester Contemporary, Spinningfields, Manchester 2011 - Manchester Artists Bonfire, Islington Mill, Manchester Qualifications and training 2008 - MA Fine Art: Drawing, University of the Arts London, London 2005 - BA (Hons) Visual Arts, University of Salford, Manchester Solo exhibitions 2011 - CAKE!, Oddest Bar, Manchester 2011 - Coleoptera, The Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton & Hove 2007 - Carnival, The Borland Gallery, University of Salford, Manchester Group exhibitions 2012 - Access All Areas, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester 2012 - NONE, Vault, Free For Arts Festival 2012, Manchester 2012 - self:destruct, Broadstone Mill, Manchester 2012 - Sixty Drawings, Bankley Gallery, Manchester 2011 - Little Benefits, Cultivate Vyner Street, London 2010 - Blue Tigers, Wymer Street, Norwich 2009 - Intersections, The Nunnery, London 2009 - Young Talent 2009, Broadstone Mill, Manchester 2008 - Charmeuse: An Exhibition for Ladyfest Manchester, Zion Arts Centre, Manchester 2008 - Salford Portrait Artists, Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester 2007 - A Group Show, Leo Solomon Gallery, Manchester 2007 - The Devil Made Me Do It, Bankley House Studios, Manchester Degree shows 2009 - We Will Show You a Brighter Future: MA Show 2009, University of the Arts London 2008 - BA (Hons) Visual Arts Degree Show 2008, University of Salford Workshops 2011 - 'JUNK Food' Workshop, Meanwood Community Primary School, Manchester 2003 - Silk Painting Workshop, Heybrook Primary School, Manchester 2003 - Silk Painting Workshop, Shawclough Community Primary School, Manchester 2002 - Badge Making Workshop, Norden Community Primary School, Manchester Residencies 2012 - Sketch-O-Matic 2012 Micro Residency , Cornerhouse, Manchester 2011 - Associate Artist, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester 2011 - Sketch-O-Matic 2011 Micro Residency, Cornerhouse, Manchester Competitions, prizes and awards 2012 - neo:artprize 2012, neo:gallery22, Manchester 2012 - neo:printprize 2012, neo:gallery22, Manchester 2012 - Pushing Print Prize 2012, The Margate Gallery & The Pie Factory, Margate Publications 2012 - neo:artprize 2012 Catalogue 2012 - neo:printprize 2012 Catalogue