Henny BurnettArtist, Teacher
Artist Statement My work has a continuing preoccupation with museums, collecting, fragility and transience. Inspired by family history, personal memorabilia often become incorporated into the forms and structures I create. Gloves are cast in plaster and printed with fragmented texts from different eras, resembling fragile relics. Old recipes are printed and sewn into thinly cast paper and muslin read full statement
|Location||Salisbury, South West|
|Activities||Primary education, Secondary education, Higher education, Further education, Adult education, Practice-based research, Art historical research, Residencies, Workshops, Participatory projects, Private commissions, Gallery education|
|Artforms||Installation, Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture|
|Tags||collecting, collage, assemblage, gathering, memories, family histories, cabinets of curiosities, vitrines, light boxes, photograms, liquid emulsion.|
News & Events
Cicatrix - A touring exhibition commemorating the centenary of WW1.
14/07/2014 – 30/09/2014
Trowbridge County Hall and The Young Gallery, Salisbury.
Along with the artists Prudence Maltby and Susan Francis we gained ACE funding for the touring exhibition Cicatrix. www.cicatrix.co.uk
“National Memory - Local Stories”, is a creative participation project.
Working at The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum in Salisbury I am one of the artists taking part in this project lead by The National Portrait Gallery working with museums across the UK.