Approved: 16.08.2006

Margaret Diamond

Artist, Maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

My work is ideas based and I use whatever media I consider suitable to reflect this. Systems and processes fascinate me and are often involved as I explore concepts and possibilities intuitively. The work can reflect events and surroundings, occasionally involving social commentary.

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  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Activities: Workshops, Public art, Private commissions
  • Categories: Book Works, Installation, Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture, Textiles, Woodwork, Commission, Exhibition
 

Biography

My work is ideas based and I use whatever media I consider suitable to reflect this. Systems and processes fascinate me and are often involved as I explore concepts and possibilities intuitively. The work can reflect events and surroundings, occasionally involving social commentary.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training

2007 - Fine Bookbinding, Glasgow Metropolitan College, Glasgow

2002 - BA (Hons) Photography, 1st Class Honours, University of Derby, Derby

1998 - BTEC Diploma, Art & Design, The City Lit, London

1997 - City & Guilds Photography, CETS, Croydon

1997 - Life Drawing, John Ruskin, Croydon

 

Competitions, prizes and awards

2007 - Visual Arts Scotland, Sally Schofield Memorial Prize for Photography/Printing, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2004 - Visual Arts Grant, Scottish Arts Council/Glasgow City Council, Glasgow

 

Corporate commissions

2006 - Highly Strung, Arts Council England (East Midlands), 25-27 Castle Gate, Nottingham

 

Solo exhibitions

2002 - Letterbox, Q Workshops, Derby

 

Group exhibitions

2009 - Die Die Die, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2008 - Jackinabox, Exit Here, Sneinton, Nottingham

2008 - You Should be on Holiday, Transmission, Glasgow

2007 - 181st RSA Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2007 - Cube Open, CUBE - The Centre for the Urban Built Environment, Manchester

2007 - Transmission Gallery Annual Members Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2007 - Visual Art Scotland Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2006 - Groundswell Two, Green Lane Campus, University of Derby, Derby

2006 - Members Show 2006, Transmission, Glasgow

2005 - 6th Street Level Open, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

2005 - Members Show, Transmission, Glasgow

2005 - Volume, Glasgow Art Fair Extension, Glasgow

2004 - Binding, Picture House, Leicester

2004 - Members show 2004, Transmission, Glasgow

2004 - Timeline: The Reading Room, Sherborne House, Dorset

2003 - EYA 03, The 'Now' Gallery, Birmingham

2003 - Groundswell, University of Derby, Derby

2002 - Artists Books, Saltburn Art Gallery, Saltburn, Teeside

2002 - State We're In, University of Derby, Derby

2002 - Wirksworth Trail, Wirkswirth Art Festival, Wirkswirth, Derbyshire

2001 - Derby Open, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derby

2001 - Machines That Make Art, Q Gallery, Derby

 

Workshops

2005 - Handmade Books for 'Rule of Thumb' projects, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

2005 - Introduction to Handmade Books, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

2003 - Books workshops for Arts Workers, Q Arts, Derby