Approved: 16.08.2006

Lisa Mitchell

Artist, Teacher, Community worker

Approved: 16.08.2006

My most recent work has centered around exploring our relationship with lost places and objects. There is great beauty to be found within the realms of decay and dereliction and I am constantly intrigued by the stories that such places and memorabilia hold. My works are often emotive and autobiographical with past works drawing on intense personal histories which at times has proved controversial.

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  • Location: Lincoln, East
  • Activities: Adult education, Special needs education, Workshops, Disability arts, Exhibitions programme
  • Categories: Project, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture
  • Tags: Photography, Art, Emotive, Mixed media, Colour, Written text, Still life, Sculpture, Painting, Texture
 

Biography

My most recent work has centered around exploring our relationship with lost places and objects. There is great beauty to be found within the realms of decay and dereliction and I am constantly intrigued by the stories that such places and memorabilia hold. My works are often emotive and autobiographical with past works drawing on intense personal histories which at times has proved controversial. Career path 2011 - present. Working with Adults with Learning Disabilities 2008 - 2010 MA Fine Art at De Montfort University, Leicester ( not completed) 2000-04 Career break to have my two children 1991-94 Ba Hons Degree in Fashion and Textiles, De Montfort University, Leicester Workshops: 2012 - 2013 and 2009 - 2010 Arts Leader For The Pod, Newark (Teaching Adults With Learning Disabilities) 2006 - 2010 Occasional Arts workshops at Bassingham Primary School 1998-99 Children's Art Club Leader for the Pulse Club at the Pearooms, Heckington 1998-99 Children's Art Club Leader for Millgate Museum 1991-93 Arts Assistant for Instant Theatre Workshops for Newark and Sherwood College Qualifications: 1991-94 BA Hons Degree in Fashion and Textiles (2:2), De Montfort University, Leicester 1989-91 A Level passes, Art and Textiles, Art History, Ceramics, Newark and Sherwood College 1988-89 OND Art and Design, Lincolnshire College of Art and Design

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2014 - Beautiful Whisperings, Gallery at St Martins, Lincoln. 2011 - Lisa Mitchell at Coffee Aroma, Coffee Aroma, Lincoln. 2011 - Unspoken, Gallery at St Martins, Lincoln. 2009 - MA Fine Art Degree Show, De Montfort University, Leicester. 2007 - From Now On, Millgate Museum, Newark, Notts. 2005 - Solo exhibition, The Curio Cafe, Newark. 2004 - Beyond Confusion, Millgate Museum, Newark. 2004 - One, Leicester City Gallery, Leicester. 1999 - Vibrant Spirit, Millgate Museum, Newark . Group exhibitions 2014 - Melchoir at Gallery at St Martins, Lincoln. 2014 - Guilty Pleasures at Juno, London, 2014 - Seams at Hoxton Arches, London. 2014 - Self at Quay Arts, Isle of Wight. 2014 - The International Postcard Show at The Surface Gallery, Nottingham. 2014 - Wish you were Here at Art with a Heart, Altrincham. 2013 - Freeze at the Espacio Gallery, London. 2013 - Borrowed Blue at the Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln. 2013 - The Dolls House, at Gallery St Martins, Lincoln. 2011 - Pop Art at St Martins, St Martins Gallery, Lincoln 2010 - DEMOMA Group Exhibition, The Independents Art Gallery, Leicester 2006 - 20/21 Open exhibition, 20/21 Visual arts centre, Scunthorpe, Lincs 2006 - The PostcardShow, Surface Gallery, Nottingham 2005 - My World, The Art House, Westbourne, Hants 2004 - Paperworks, Rufford Craft Centre Nr Ollerton, Newark, Notts 1998 - Greenstone Gallery, Lincoln 1998 - Harding House Gallery, Lincoln 1998 - The Willoughby Memorial Trust Gallery, Corby Glen Educational experience - tertiary 2008 - MA Fine Art, De Montfort University, Leicester