Approved: 16.08.2006

Lucy Casson

Approved: 16.08.2006

Smaller work made from recycled tin, found objects and stuffed painted fabric; larger public commissions for hospitals, cycle ways, parks etc, in steel, copper, terrazzo, concrete cast iron and plaster polymer. A wide range of subjects gleaned from observation of people, animals, scenarios and environments.
Influences
Environment/Ecology, The human figure, Animals, Human moods and

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  • Location: London
 

Biography

Smaller work made from recycled tin, found objects and stuffed painted fabric; larger public commissions for hospitals, cycle ways, parks etc, in steel, copper, terrazzo, concrete cast iron and plaster polymer. A wide range of subjects gleaned from observation of people, animals, scenarios and environments. Influences Environment/Ecology, The human figure, Animals, Human moods and emotions Career path BA (Hons), Textiles, Camberwell College of Art 1997-2001 Residencies - Scene National de Montbelliard, France Animation - Great Yarmouth, Storey Institute Lancaster Commissions - Feast, Aberdeen Children Hospital; Figure, Bristol Healthy Living Centre; Characters on Poles, Sustrans Cycle Trail, Oxfordshire; Way Markers for Isle of Wight Ventnor; La Menagerie Mecanique, Fridges, Marseilles, France

CV & Education

Currently

2013 -2015 october  Lead Artist  - Alder Hey Children's Hospital Liverpool

Solo exhibitions
2010 - Standing on Chairs, Rebecca Hossack Charlotte Street Gallery, London
2010 - standing on chairs, solo exhibition, Rebecca Hossack gallery, Charlotte st London
2009 - Lucy Casson, Godfrey & Watt, Harrogate
2008 - bluecoat window, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2007 - Lucy Casson, Art Eat Gallery, Tokyo
2007 - Lucy Casson, Godfrey and Watt, Harrogate
2005 - Lucy Casson, Craft2eu, Hamburg
2005 - Lucy Casson, Found Gallery, Tokyo
2005 - Lucy Casson, Godfrey and Watt Gallery, Harrogate, Yorkshire
2005 - Lucy Casson, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco
2004 - Lucy Casson, Found Gallery, Tokyo
2004 - Lucy Casson, Hen Gallery , Tokyo
2003 - Lucy Casson, Godfrey and Watt, Harrogate
2003 - Lucy Casson, Rebecca Hossack, London
2001 - Lucy Casson, Hen Gallery, Tokyo
2001 - Lucy Casson, Ruthin Arts Centre, Ruthin; Mission Gallery, Swansea; Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate; Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk; 20-21 Visual Art Centre, Scunthorpe; Burton Art Gallery, Bideford Devon; Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham; City Gallery, Leicester; Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead; Methill Heritage Centre, Fife; Hove Art Gallery, Hove; Queens Hall Arts, Hexham; Russell Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth, (finished 2004)
2001 - Montbeliard, France
2001 - Rebecca Hossack, London
2001 - Virginia Brier, San Francisco, USA
1999 - Contemporary Applied Arts 1998 - Scottish Gallery
1995 - Diorama Gallery, london 1995 - Godfrey and Twatt, Harrogate
1995 - Rebecca Hossack, London 1994 - Nancy Margous Gallery, Portland, USA
1994 - Terrain Gallery, San Fransisco, USA
1993 - Contemporary Applied Arts
1992 - Victoria Albert Museum, Crafts Council
1991 - Terrain Gallery, San Fransisco USA
1989 - Wolf At the Door, Penzance
1988 - Submarine Gallery, London
1987 - Diorama Gallery, London, Diorama Gallery, London

Group exhibitions
2011 - powysartsmonth, The Old school, Knighton
2010 - Clay, Ink, Silk, Salix, Tin & Gold, Marchants Hardy Plants, Laughton
2009 - Studio Exhibition, Stockwell Studios, McCall Close, Jeffreys Road,, London
2009 - Studio Summer Show, Wobage Farm Craft Workshops, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye Herefordshire, HR9 7QP, Ross-on-Wye
2008 - Christmas Exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2008 - Christmas Exhibition, Godfrey and Watt, Harrogate
2008 - Christmas Exhibition, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
2008 - Christmas exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2008 - Christmas exhibition, Wobage Farm Craft Workshops, Upton Bishop, nr Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, Upton Bishop
2008 - Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2008 - Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2008 - Remade Sweden, Eskilstuna
2005 - Lucy Casson, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco
2001 - Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
2000 - Art 2000, Design Centre, London
2000 - Blickling Hall, Norfolk
1999 - Claude Andre, Brussels, Belgium
1999 - Free Hand, Los Angeles, USA
1998 - American Crafts Museum, New York
1998 - Objects Of Our Time Recycling, Copenhagen
1997 - Mobiles
1997 - Objects Of Our Time, Crafts Council
1996 - Hugo Barclay, Brighton
1996 - Recycling Crafts Council
1995 - HandMerlc, Germany
1994 - Brussels Galeria, Art & Crafts
1993 - Arts and Craft Gallery, Brussels Belgium
1993 - Irish Crafts Council, Dublin
1992 - Art Bus, Fife
1992 - Automata Royal Festival, Hull
1992 - Message machine, Tokyo Japan
1991 - Contemporary Applied Arts
1991 - Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
1991 - Hydrangea Gallery, Rhode Island, USA
1988 - La Genie de la Bastille, Paris
1988 - Oxford Gallery

Artist talks
2008 - Reclaiming Beauty, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

Private commissions
2004 - Cake Sign, Found Gallery, Tokyo
2002 - Four Animals Walking, Wychwood Park, Manchester

Public commissions
2013 - Bronze Woodland Animals , Whiteley Retail Park, Southampton
2010 - Foxes and Cherries, London Borough of Lambeth, Electric Avenue Brixton
2010 - the journey, Northwick park hospital stroke unit, London
2009 - bronze figures/granite benches, Leeds City Council, Lands Lane, Leeds City Centre
2008 - Characters on Telegraph Poles, Sustrans Cycleway, Thame Oxon
2008 - Narrative Relief Panels, Central Middx Hospital, London
2007 - relief panels, Northwick Park Hospital, London
2007 - tree dwellers - column sculptures , moorefields eye hospital, London
2006 - Sculptures and Signage, Davy Down Country Park, Essex
2005 - Copper Figures, Sustrans Cycleway, Oxfordshire
2005 - Narative Relief Panels, Evelina Childrens Hospital, London
2005 - Narrative Panels, Chelmsford Hospital, Essex
2005 - Railings Design, Look Ahead Housing, Ilford, London
2004 - Chess Set, Ruthin Gallery, North Wales
2004 - Foyer Sculpture, Barton Hill Healthy Living Centre, Bristol
2003 - Feast - Rooftop Sculpture, Aberdeen Childrens Hospital, Aberdeen
2002 - Characters on Poles, Sustrans Cycleway, Oxfordshire