Approved: 16.08.2006

Lucy Pedlar

Artist, Gallery educator

Approved: 16.08.2006

I am curious about the dialogue between activity and the built environment and how each shapes the other. I draw on my own personal encounters with architectural mechanisms that enable and prohibit activity (such as steps, ramps, barriers, and reservations). I am fascinated by the way in which we continuously modify our surroundings and the subsequent social implications. I respond to situations and

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  • Location: Bristol, South West
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Gallery education, Studio practice
  • Categories: Installation, Sculpture
 

Biography

I am curious about the dialogue between activity and the built environment and how each shapes the other. I draw on my own personal encounters with architectural mechanisms that enable and prohibit activity (such as steps, ramps, barriers, and reservations). I am fascinated by the way in which we continuously modify our surroundings and the subsequent social implications. I respond to situations and work directly with architectural space in a variety of ways. I also work in partnership with galleries, schools and universities to develop innovative ways of approaching curriculum subjects.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2007 - MA Fine Art , University of London, Goldsmiths College, London 2004 - Postgraduate Diploma, Fine Art , University of London, Goldsmiths College, London 1999 - BA(Hons) Fine Art , Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds Solo exhibitions 2008 - Intricate Frontiers, Mount House Gallery, Marlborough 1998 - Handle with Care, small installation space, Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool Group exhibitions 2012 - Drawn to Nature, Rabley Drawing Centre, Wiltshire 2007 - Goldsmiths Postgraduate Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London 2005 - Tying Down the Towner, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne 2004 - Agora, Transition Gallery, London 2004 - Edna, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds 2004 - Goldsmiths Postgraduate Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London 2004 - Nanoscopic Culture, 1000000mph Gallery and the British Institute, London 2002 - Crossings, Biennial of Visual Arts Pancevo, Serbia 2002 - The Heimlich Unheimlich, Melbourne Festival, Australia 2001 - Squeeze, Spike Island, Bristol 1999 - Brink, Leeds Metropolitan University Degree Show, Leeds 1998 - Edna Lumb Travel Award Winners, Dean Clough, Halifax 1998 - White Elephant Sale, Grey Area Art Space inc, Melbourne, Australia Workshops 2006 - Environmental Studies Course, Cobham Hall, Kent 2006 - The Big Draw, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes 2005 - Early Intervention Schools Programme, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne 2005 - Walking with Artists, National Campaign for the Arts, London 2003 - Visiting Artist, Arnolfini, Bristol Residencies 2012 - Drawing Lab Artist in Residence Summer 2012, Rabley Drawing Centre, Wiltshire 2007 - Artist in Residence, Marlborough College, Marlborough 2002 - 200 Gertrude Street, Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne 2002 - National Institute for Medical Research, London, England 2002 - RMIT Univerisy, Sculpture Department, Melbourne Public commissions 2005 - Tying Down the Towner, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne Competitions, prizes and awards 2004 - AHRB Award, AHRB, UK 2001 - South West Arts Anuual Awards, ACE South West, UK 2000 - South West Arts Kicking Off Fund, ACE South West, UK 1996 - Edna Lumb Travel Award, The Edna Lumb Artistic Trust, UK Educational experience - primary 2006 - Edge, Creative Partnerships, West Rise Primary School Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne 2005 - Summer Project for Playschemes, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds Educational experience - secondary 2005 - Enquire, Cavendish School Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne Educational experience - tertiary 2004 - Visiting Lecturer, City of Bath College, Bath 2004 - Visiting Lecturer, University of the West of England, Bristol 2003 - Teaching Fellow, University of the West of England, Bristol