Approved: 16.08.2006

Charlotte David Harker

Artist, Maker, Curator

Approved: 16.08.2006

My recent work has been made in a print studio. Based on my drawings of portraits, architecture, landscapes and more recently animals, I have produced a series of drypoint prints. Drypoint printing is known as Intaglio printmaking. It is in the family of printing and printmaking techniques in which the image is incised into a surface, and the incised line or sunken area holds the ink. Intaglio printing is a natural extension of my drawing practice.

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  • Location: London
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Private commissions, Studio practice
  • Categories: Digital, Drawing, Illustration, Painting, Printmaking
  • Tags: Drawing, Landscape, Portrait, mark making, graphic art, painting, arts in health, illustration, printmaking, digital
 
 
 

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        Biography

        My recent work has been made in a print studio. Based on my drawings of portraits, architecture, landscapes and more recently animals, I have produced a series of drypoint prints. Drypoint printing is known as Intaglio printmaking. It is in the family of printing and printmaking techniques in which the image is incised into a surface, and the incised line or sunken area holds the ink. Intaglio printing is a natural extension of my drawing practice.

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        CV & Education

        Solo exhibitions

        Forthcoming October 2017 ; Beaumont Gallery, Mere, Wiltshire;  April 2017 Green Gallery, Canary Wharf London March 2017  Pictorem Gallery, Walthamstow - September - October 2016 My Pinner Project, Pinner Arts Week, Pinner Library ; April 2016 Drawings and Prints, Travelling Through, Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AE - October 2015-  February 2016- British Psychotherapy Foundation, Mapesbury Road, London NW5; September 2015- Drawings, Barbican Centre, Level 2, London - May-June 2015 Drawing the Line, Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, London WC1 2014 - Species of Trees and other Landscapes, Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London 2013 - Species of Trees, The Attic , High Street, Pinner 2012 - Landscape, Place and Memory, The Attic Gallery, High Street, Pinner, Middlesex 2012 - Paintings, Free Space Gallery, Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town, London NW5 2009 - Wall Drawings, Westbourne Grove Church Artspace, Westbourne Grove, London 2006 - Drawings, Seven Seven Contemporary Art, London Fields, London 2005 - Drawings, Withers LLP, 16 Old Bailey, London 2004 - Fields of Marks, Clerkenwell Green Association, London EC1 2003 - Harding House Gallery, Lincoln 2002 - Ft Gallery, Highbury, London 2000 - Burgh House, Hampstead 1999 - Barclaycard Head office, Northampton

        Group exhibitions

        2016; Travelling Through  Lower Marsh, London SE1; Spatium, (Exhibitor and Curator) Barters Walk, Pinner;  Battels, Harrow on the Hill ; Shadwell Print Makers Exhibition, Shadwell Centre, Limehouse and Brady Arts Centre, Whitechapel, London ;Open exhibition, St.Marys, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex ; 2015 November Secret Art Sale, Heath Robinson House, West House, Pinner ; April - On Landscape, Materia Gallery, Rome, Italy ; 2014 November-December - Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark, London ; October -Open Exhibition, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich SE21 ; West House, Pinner, Middlesex; 2013 Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark,Park, London ;  'Off the Ground' Rowan Arts Projects, Holloway, London- Islington Exhibits and Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, Islington 2013 - Species of Trees and other Landscapes, 20thcQuarters, Highgate, London 2012 - 125 th Anniversary, James Wigg Practice, Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town, London 2012 - 'Cabinet', Islington Arts Factory, Parkhurst Road, London 2012 - February Art Fair, Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London N7 OSF 2012 - Free Space Collective, New Space Gallery, Kentish Town, London NW5 2012 - Group Exhibition, Large Glass, 392 Caledonian Road, London N1 1DN 2012 - Islington Arts Factory Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London 2012 - The Duration of Surface, The Attic, High Street, Pinner, Middx 2011 - Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy 2011 - Drawing Crowds ( www.drawingcrowds.co.uk ), The Stone Space, Leytonstone E11 1HG 2011 - Incognito, St.James Schools, Kensington, Olympia, London 2011 - People and Portraiture, Oxford House Gallery, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green, London E2 6HG 2011 - Postcard Exhibition, Transiberian Arts Centre see http://trans-siberianartscentre.blogspot.com/ , Moscow-Bejiing 2011 - Summer Exhibition, Free Space Gallery, Batholomew Road, Kentish Town, London NW5 2010 - Artworks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, Artworks Project Space, 114 Blackhorse Lane, London 2010 - Incognito, St.James Independent Schools, Kensington Olympia 2010 - Open Exhibition, Cafe Gallery Projects, London 2010 - Square up the Decade, druck dealer, Marktstrasse 102, Hamburg 2009 - Anima Mundi, Primo Piano Gallery, Lecce, Italy 2009 - Square up the Year, NO:ID Gallery, London 2009 - Square up the Year, NO:ID Gallery ( www.noidgallery.net ), 31 Commercial Road, London E1 1LG 2008 - Miniatures, The Art Works Galleries, Newcastle 2008 - Poole Drawing Open, The Study Gallery, Poole Centre for the Arts, Poole 2007 - Group Exhibition, Rowley Gallery, Kensington Church Street, London W4 2007 - Group Exhibition and Art Auction, The Building Centre, Store Street, London W1 2007 - Postcards From The Edge, James Cohan Gallery , New York 2007 - Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open Exhibition, RBSA Gallery , St.Paul's Birmingham 2007 - Sefton Open, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, Merseyside 2006 - Group Exhibition, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St.Albans 2006 - Group Exhibition, Menier Gallery, London 2006 - Group Exhibition, Seven Seven Gallery, London Fields, London 2006 - Open Exhibition, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St.Albans 2005 - Polish Art Foundation Drawing Biennale, Polish Art Foundation, Victoria, Australia 2004 - Candid Galleries, Candid Arts, Islington, London 2004 - Eastern Open, Kings Lynn Art Centre, Kings Lynn 2004 - Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London 2004 - Open Exhibition, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire 2003 - Forea Gallery, Harrow, London 2003 - Fovea Gallery, Harrow, London 2003 - first-art, South William Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 2002 - Florence Trust Summer Show, Florence Trust Studios, Highbury, London 2002 - Gallery gf2, Soho, London 2002 - Glasgow Art Fair 2001 - Art and Design Gallery, Hertfordshire University 2001 - Art Fair, Battersea, London 2001 - Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire 2001 - Florence Trust Studios, Highbury, London 2000 - Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans 1999 - University College, Northampton 1997 - Group Exhibition, Beldam Gallery, Brunel University, Uxbridge

        Workshops

        2016 - 28 September ; Drawing Trees, Pinner Arts Week, Pinner Memorial Park and Heath Robinson Museum ; 2015 - The Poetry School - Crossing the Line Workshop - at The Poetry Society, London - 2014 - Education Workshops - 'Make Art' for 7-8 yrs and 11-14 yrs at Islington Arts Factory 2011- The Big Draw, Kentish Town Health Centre, Batholomew Road, Kentish Town, London NW5

        Residencies

        Forthcoming 2018 Stiwdio Maelor, Machynlleth, Wales; Artist in Residence, Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner, Middlesex ; 2016-2017 Pinner Parish Church, Pinner ; 2016-Battels Arts Cafe, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex ; 2012 - Artist Residency, The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland 2012 - Portrait Project Artist Residency see www.davidharker.wordpress.com , Kentish Town Health Centre, Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town, London 2010 - International Artists Residency, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Almeria, Spain 2009 - Artist in Residence (see http://davidharker.blogspot.com), The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln 2000 - Artist in Residence, University of Granada, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

        Corporate Commissions

        2016 - Purchase of Artwork by British Psychotherapy Foundation for Permanent Collection 2014 - Drawing Commission for Queen Elizabeth School, Barnet ;2011 - Contemporary Art Collection ( Purchase of Artwork), Kentish Town Health Centre, Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town

        Projects

        2016; Never a Dull Moment, Drawings of Pinner see  www.charlotteharker.wordpress.com ; September My Pinner - Public Participation Project see www.facebook.com/mypinner; 2015 - E17 Designers 'Book-ish Fair, London E17 - 2014 - Seven Sisters Stories - Rowan Arts Projects - Drawings from 'Species of Trees' Series selected by the 'Seven Sisters' see http://www.sevensistersstories.com/gallery/trees-by-david-harker - 2013 Keats House, Hampstead, Craft and Vintage Fair; 2013 - Dandy Lion Arts, Crafts and Vintage, The Oxford, Kentish Town, London NW5

        Competitions, Prizes and Awards

        2014- Grant Award, Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England - 'Species of Trees and Other Landscapes'  2012 - Grant Award, The Eaton Fund for Artists, PO Box 172, Lewes BN7 9FF 2011 - BP Portrait Award (longlisted - reached second round of selection process), National Gallery , London 2010 - Oppenheim John Downes Memorial Awards, Oppenheim John Downes Memorial Trust, Broadway, Westminster, London SW1H OBL 2009 - Arts Council Grants for the Arts Award, Arts Council England, London 2007 - Drawing Center Viewing Program, Drawing Center, New York 2007 - Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Awards, Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust, Westminster London SW1H OBL 2007 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York 2004 - Jerwood Drawing Prize - Shortlisted, Jerwood Space, London; 1999 First Prize, Barclaycard Drawing Award

        Educational Experience

        2016 - Printmaking, Shadwell Print Studios, Limehouse, London 2001 - BA(Hons)Fine Art, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire 2000 - Printmaking, University of Granada, Andalucia, Spain 1992 - Illustration, Chelsea School of Art and Design, London 1987 - BSc(Hons) Urban Land Economics, Sheffield Hallam University, Pond Street, Sheffield

        Publications

        2016 The Villager Magazine, Pinner, Article on Drawings from Pinner ;New Reflections magazine, British Psychotherapy Foundation 2015 Selected Artist for Axisweb Artist Collaborations feature  https://www.axisweb.org/features/spotlight/five2watch-collaboration/ ; Nowheres, David Harker and Tamar Yoseloff, A collaborative project of Text and Images; Another Brick in the Wall, Article about Nowheres by John Field at ;http://johnfield.org/2015/06/07/david-harker-tamar-yoseloff-nowheres/;Write Out Loud, The Poetry of Lost Landscapes http://www.writeoutloud.net/public ;Selected Artist for axisweb the big draw https://www.axisweb.org/features/spotlight/five2watch-the-big-draw/ ; Species of Trees and Other Landscapes - London Grip, Art and Culture Magazine - 2013 Species of Trees with contributions from Writer and Art Critic Ciara Healy and Poet Tamar Yoseloff ; Optima Magazine, Hertfordshire and Middlesex 2012 - Faces of Health A Portrait Project by David Harker, Kentish Town Health Centre, London 2010 - a-n magazine 2009 - an (Artist Newsletter) Magazine, 'Snapshot' p.8 2009 - Anima Mundi, Primo Piano Gallery, Lecce, Italy 2004 - 'Fields of Marks' The Work of David Harker by Cherry Smyth 2001 - Florence Trust Summer Exhibition, Florence Trust, London

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        David Harker on Artlyst http://www.artlyst.com/david.harker  and at Tower Hamlets Shadwell Printmakers

        http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=59342

        http://www.charlotteharker.wordpress.com

        Other

        2016 October ; Poetry Reading, Speak Your Mind Open Mic, West House, Pinner ; September - Public Participation Project, Open call for the public to submit photographs of Pinner for display in community library as part of Pinner Arts Week ; May Poetry Reading, West House, Pinner - April -Artist and Poet Question and Answer session at Travelling Through prints and drawings exhibition, Lower Marsh London SE1 with Tamar Yoseloff, Paul Carey-Kent and Ciara Healy 2015 Drawings and Prints - Artist Talk - Barbican Centre, Level 2 ; E17 Designers, E17 Art Trail, Walthamstow, London E17; 2013 - Keats House Fair, Keats House, Ten Keats Grove, Hampstead 2013 - Member of, Craft Makers Association, 28 Grafton Terrace, London NW5 4JJ 2012 - Administrator, Islington Arts Factory, Parkhurst Road, Holloway, London 2012 - Content Systems Management, www.wordpress.com, online 2012 - Marketing Assistant, Create(Arts)Ltd, Salisbury House, London Wall, London EC2M 5QQ 2012 - Radio Interview, Artists Lounge Arts Show, On Portraiture, Radio On FM, 101.4FM, 1 Lyric Square, Hammersmith 2011 - Print Collection, , Smiths Row Gallery,, Bury St.Edmunds 2010 - Open Studios, Harrow Open Studios, Harrow 2010 - Radio Interview, XStream East Radio - at - http://www.blog.nquentinwoolf.com/?p=572 , St.Georges Town Hall, 236 Cable Street, London E1 OBL