Approved: 16.08.2006

Kate Sully

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts My work reflects the complexities of the world we live in, portraying both its beauty and its decay. Using a wide range of photographic and sculptural techniques, the collections of work I produce are both seductive and yet challenging to our perceptions of how we reside, relate to and experience our world.Influences Own gender (female), environment/ecology, the human figure, sexuality/gender,

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  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Activities: Early years education, Practice-based research, Residencies, Community arts, Project management, Studio practice
  • Categories: Installation, Mixed Media, Research, Sculpture, Textiles
 
 

Biography

Concepts My work reflects the complexities of the world we live in, portraying both its beauty and its decay. Using a wide range of photographic and sculptural techniques, the collections of work I produce are both seductive and yet challenging to our perceptions of how we reside, relate to and experience our world.Influences Own gender (female), environment/ecology, the human figure, sexuality/gender, cultural identity (English), landscape, art history both painting and sculpture, found objects, flowers/nature.Career path 1989-present Professional artist/freelance artist for workshops, commissions, specialist in tailor-made projects for all ages/areas of community/social exclusion. School residences, working in prisons/special needs/behavioural problems. 1987/89 MA, Fine Art 1983/86 BA Hons, Ceramics

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2004 - New Work, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield 2003 - Baggage Exhibition, Studio Voltaire, London 2002 - The Last Supper, Rotherham Art Gallery 2001 - Milo's Bar, Leeds 2001 - The Last Supper, photographic installation, Workstation Gallery, Sheffield 2000 - Forum Gallery, Sheffield 1999 - Homage, Quay Art, Hull 1998 - Book of the Dead, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield 1998 - Emersion, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax 1996 - Republic Gallery / Bar, Sheffield 1995 - Hidden Image, Forum Gallery, Sheffield 1994 - The Hidden Image, Ferens Art Gallery 1994 - The Hidden Image, Huddersfield Gallery 1992 - Fragments, Doncaster Gallery 1990 - Materials Visions, Collective Gallery Group exhibitions 2004 - March Hares, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield 2004 - Medical Edge, Euroart Gallery, London 2001 - Group Exhibition, Wakefield Artsmill 2001 - Open studios, Sheffield 2000 - Group Exhibition, Access Scheme, Dance Centre, Derby 1997 - Billboard venues, Sheffield 1997 - Transformations, Printmakers Council exhibition, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield 1996 - 2 Person Show, Sheffield Fine Art Society Gallery 1995 - Ferens Art Gallery, Hull 1995 - Womens Open Exhibition, Bradford 1994 - Signals, Womens photography exhibition, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield 1993 - Beyond the Beyond, group photographic exhibition, Cartwright Hall, Bradford 1992 - Ship of Fools, group exhibition, Acorn Gallery, Liverpool 1991 - Lyth Arts Centre, Wick 1990 - Enviromentally friendly photographic exhibition, Leicester City Art Gallery 1990 - The woman in my life, photography exhibition, London