Approved: 15.09.2011

Corinna Spencer

Artist

Approved: 15.09.2011
  • Location: Devon, South West
  • Categories: Painting
  • Tags: painting, female, love, death, obsession, historical, portrait, film, figurative
 
 

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    Biography

     

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

    CV & Education

    Coventry University
    M.A Fine Art painting 2006-2008
    B.A Fine Art painting 1993-1996
    Maidstone KIAD 1992-1993

    Exhibitions

    2016

    The Chestnut Appeal Auction, Exeter Phoenix, 10 November, 2016.
    Bankley Open, Bankley Studios And Gallery, Manchester, 8 – 22 October, 2016
    Cruel and Tender, Vacuous at Studio One Galley, London, 25th August – 11th September, 2016
    Anthology 2016, Charlie Smith Gallery, London, 5 August – 20 August 2016
    Paint Her To Your Own Mind, The Lawrence Stern Trust, Shandy Hall, York, 10 July – 30 September, 2016
    Europa, Transition Gallery ShopSpace, London, 14-25 June, 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