Approved: 15.09.2011

Corinna Spencer

Artist

Approved: 15.09.2011

Obsession, love and death are central to my work and explored though intimate portraits.

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  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Categories: Painting
  • Tags: painting, female, love, death, obsession, historical, portrait, film, figurative
 
 

Biography

Obsession, love and death are central to my work and explored though intimate portraits.

CV & Education

Exhibitions

2016
Simmons & Simmons, March 2016
Écriture Féminine, Edgar Modern, Bath, 21 February – 6 March 2016
Home Time, (curator), Transition Gallery, London, 20 February – 12 March 2016
The Names, Transition Gallery, London, 16 January – 6 February 2016
2015
The Names, Transition Gallery at Sluice Art Fair, London, 16 – 18 October 2015
Mourning Portraits, Solo Show at Automatic Sweat, Salon, L.A 10 October – 7 November, 2015
Portrait Of A Lady, Solo Show at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham, 19 September – 17 January 2016
Shelf Life, PS Mirabel, Manchester, 10 September – 10 October 2015
Salon 7, The Old Lock Up Studio, Darbyshire, 12 September, 2015
Lucy In The Sky, (curator), Transition Gallery, London, 5 June – 5 July 2015
Heads, Yellow Gallery, Varese, Italy, 17 May – 21 June 2015
Sex Shop, Part II, Transition Gallery, London, 15 – 29 March 2015
The Auction Of Desire, Transition Gallery, London, 20 February – 5 March 2015

2014                                                                                                                                               (detail), The Usher Gallery, Lincoln, 19th December 2014 – 19th April 2015
(detail), Transition Gallery London, 30 September – 12 October 2014
Sex Shop, Folkestone Fringe, Folkestone Triennial, August 2014
(detail), H Gallery, Bangkok, 5 June – 6 July 2014
PS Mirabel Open, Manchester, 14 June – 26 July 2014                                                 

2013                                                                                                                                           Atomic, Transition gallery at 60 Ravenscourt Road, London, 8-15 December 2013
Dr WHO, An exhibition in time and project space, Westgate Studios, Wakefield, 27 Nov – 15 Dec 2013
Easel Painting, A Welsh Pavilion, Mermaid & Monster at Sluice Art Fair, London, 19 – 20 October 2013
The Dream Machine, Transition at Sluice Art Fair, London, 19 – 20 October 2013
Ornament, Transition at Huntergather, London, 15 Oct – 17 Nov 2013
Notorious, Theodore:Art, NYC, 22 June – 4 August 2013
#Tweetart at Hannah Festival, Leeds, 12th-16th June 2013
Co-Respondent, Transition Gallery, London, 16 Feb – 3 March 2013      2012                                                                                                                                              Crash Open Salon 2012, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, 12 Dec 2012 – 12 Jan 2013                ZAP Open 2012, London, 17 Nov – 1 Dec 2012
Sluice 2012 Exhibition and Auction, London, 22-24 Oct 2012
Transition at Bibliotheque, Aid & Abet, Cambridge, 9 August – 15 – September 2012
Tainted Love, Down Stairs Gallery, Herefordshire, 23 Sep – 18 Nov 2012
Tainted Love, Meter Room, Coventry, 8 June – 8 July 2012
Tainted Love, Transition Gallery, London, 4-27 May 2012
Tainted Love – awarded ACE grants for the arts & Coventry City Council small arts grant, May – Nov 2012
Tweetart, Westgate Studios, Wakefield January – November 2012
Collectible, Zeitgeist Project Space, London, 18-28 April 2012
Fan Fiction Empire, The Residence Gallery, London, 5 April – 27 May 2012
Curious Pursuits, The Portico, Manchester, 2-29 February 2012
2011
Strip, Transition at Sluice Art Fair, London, 15-16 October 2011
Pulp Fictions, Transition, London, 3-25 September 2011
Bad Art Salon, Vintage London July 2011
Morph Plinth (travelling exhibit), inaugural exhibition, June 2011
2010
Here Today, The Outside World Gallery, London, 2nd – 8th December 2010
Art blitz, Transition, London, 25-27 November 2010
Rhizomatic, Departure, London, 1st October – 12th November 2010
Bad Art Salon, Vintage Goodwood, 13-15 August 2010
Alien art Trail, Latitude Festival, July 2010
Artrix Open Bromsgrove, 6 May-13 June 2010
HAND JOY C4RD, London 28 April-28 May 2010
2009
Bodies on the Edge Coventry. May 2009
The State She’s In (Solo exhibition) – The fishbone Gallery, Coventry 17th jan-28th Feb 09
2008
The Lock Gallery Coventry, Nov-Dec 2008
idio – Coventry university, Fine Art, Craft and Media Arts MA Show – 2008
Interim – Coventry University, Lanchester Gallery – 2008
In Progress – Coventry University M.A Show – 2007
International student print exhibition – 1997
High Art – Coventry School of Art Degree show 1996

Writing

The Reside Residency August 2011-February 2012
Garageland Magazine 12: Fake
Garageland Magazine 13: Paint
Garageland Magazine 15: Collaboration
Garageland Magazine blog

Collections

V&A – artists books
WW Gallery

Press

Corinna Spencer by Mark Sheerin on Degenerate Art Stream

Insider Scoop: Interview with Corinna Spencer of Transition Gallery. On Whats Hot UK.

‘Arrow to the Heart’ – Corinna Spencer & Andrea Hannon. Co-Respondent at Transition Gallery – Part 3 by Sarah Cleaver, Garageland Blog.

Artists and collaboration: “Delicate negotiations were most enjoyable part” on A-N

‘The Gift’ on The Aesthetic Trust

‘Painted Love’ on Culture 24

Rhizomatic on Criticismism

Eroticism In Islington- Art Pie

‘Different styles provoke similar theme of change’
Coventry Evening Telegraph 30.1.09