Approved: 16.08.2006

Esmond Bingham

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

I work across a variety of media both 2D and 3D and on scales ranging from environmental to miniature. My work is characterised by a strong interest in construction and a delight in the unexpected in ordinary materials. Although essentially non-representational, my work is concerned with the physical, emotional and psychological language of everyday things.

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  • Location: London and East Anglia, UK Wide
  • Activities: Residencies, Studio practice
  • Categories: Architecture, Drawing, Installation, Mixed Media, Sculpture
  • Tags: Constructivist, Relief, assemblage, architectural, material, coloured, painted, illusion, hard edge, abstract
 
 

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    Biography

    I work across a variety of media both 2D and 3D and on scales ranging from environmental to miniature. My work is characterised by a strong interest in construction and a delight in the unexpected in ordinary materials. Although essentially non-representational, my work is concerned with the physical, emotional and psychological language of everyday things.

    CV & Education

    Education 

    Ulster, Wolverhampton, Goldsmith's and Norwich schools of Art.

    BAHons. & MA Fine Art, ATC

    Associate Senior Lecturer Middlesex University and formerly

    Chelsea School of Art.

     

    One (and some two) person exhibitions

    2014 - Coloured Constructions, North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex 

    2010 - Construct (with John Christie), Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, London

    2009 - New Works (with John Christie), Peppermint SHED, Sproughton, Suffolk

    2007 - 'Sparks' (with Lindsay Harris), Peppermint Shed, Sproughton, Suffolk

    2005 - 'Consequences' installation, Inkpen Downie Gallery, Colchester, Essex

    2005 - 'Gene Pool' installation, The Markethouse Gallery, Monaghan, Ireland

    2004 - 'Presence in Absence', Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk

    2004 - Mood, Magic and Mischief, (with Lindsay Harris), North House Gallery, Essex

    2004 - The New Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk

    1994 - Sculptures, drawings, installation, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast

    1992 - Sculptures and drawings, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry

    1990 - Constructions, Minories Art Gallery, Essex

     

    Selected group and mixed exhibitions

    2016 - 'Taking stock', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex.

    2016,15,14  - 'This Year's Model', Studio 1:1 Gallery, Spitalfields, London

    2015 - Summer show, Merchant House Gallery, Lowestoft

    2015 - 'Shell', Spode Factory, Stoke-on-trent

    2015 - 'Gone to the beach', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex

    2014 - 'Anniversary' and 'Out of the box', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex

    2013 - Cut Connections, The Cut Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk 

    2013 - East Contemporary Art Collection, UCS Gallery, Suffolk

    2012 - 6 Overdrawn, Frame Gallery, Ipswich

    2003-12  The Suffolk Group, Peter Pears Gallery and other Venues

    2006 - East Anglian Artists, Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh, Sufflok 

    2003 - Dialogues, 6th International Biennale (Diploma award), Manege, St. Petersburg, Russia

    2001 - Paperworks, Bury Museum and Art Gallery, Bury, Lancashire

    1999 - Monumental Miniatures, Highland Council (touring), various locations

    1998 - Kettles Yard Open, Cambridge

    1997 - On the Border, Firstsite, Essex / Wolsey Gallery, Suffolk

    1995 - Bearing 090º, sculptures/drawings, Galeria Allinna, Finland / Musée Lanchelevici, Belgium

    1993 - Mischief and Mortality, two person, Woodlands Art Gallery, London 

    1990 - ‘In the Park’  Essex University, Essex

    1989 - ‘Critic’s Space’, AIR Gallery, London

    1986 - ‘Ghosts’, sculptures/drawings, Woodlands Art Gallery, London

    1983 - ‘Sculptures & Drawings’, The Showroom, London

    1978 - ‘Sculptures in a garden’, Camden Arts Centre, London

    1978 - ‘London Group’,  Royal College of Art, London

    1977 - ‘Whitechapel Open’,  Whitechapel Gallery, London

     

    Public Collections                                          

    The Warwick Arts Trust, London

    East Contemporary Art Collection

     

    Awards     

    2003 - Diploma Award, 6th International Art Biennale, St. Petersburg

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    Commissions

    2000 - The Highland Council, Scotland

    1993 - Site-specific sculpture, Broxbourne Festival, Herts.

    1990 - Site-specific sculpture ‘Hoo Rising’, Essex University