Approved: 20.04.2011

Sean Maltby

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Approved: 20.04.2011

I am a multi-discipline artist working through various media including video, installation & drawing. The materials I have used to date include wooden blocks light and molasses, as well as more traditional materials such as pencil and paper. Using these materials my practice has made various approaches to the idea of drawing. As a consequence the resulting works often span traditional boundaries within

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  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, North East
 

Biography

I am a multi-discipline artist working through various media including video, installation & drawing. The materials I have used to date include wooden blocks light and molasses, as well as more traditional materials such as pencil and paper. Using these materials my practice has made various approaches to the idea of drawing. As a consequence the resulting works often span traditional boundaries within art. Examples are video as drawing, or installation as drawing. Recurring concerns include the interaction of light with materials and processes, and the role of time in drawing. My work has developed to include three types of time that are experienced very differently by the viewer. The conventional drawings embody a condensed time where the making of the drawing is compacted into a still image. The video works offer repeatable passages of time, that unpack the condensed time within the conventional drawings. The kinetic installation work allows the viewer to experience the unrepeatable flow of live time. Whatever form the work takes it always embodies ideas of the rhythmic and the arrhythmic, both spatially and temporally.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2010 - - 2012, currently undertaking the MFA Master of Fine Art course, Newcastle University 2010 - BA (Hons) Fine Art, (1st Class), University of Plymouth 2003 - - 2005, Stages 1 & 2 of the BA Architecture degree, University of Plymouth Group exhibitions 2011 - Arthouses @Whitley Bay Film Festival , Various Locations, Whitley Bay 2011 - Dust On The Mirror, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne 2011 - Field Broadcast & Distance, Riga (Latvia) London (UK) & Newcastle upon Tyne (UK), (a 3 month commissioned digital residency making live broadcasts of sculptural-performative-site based actions to galleries and peoples computer desktops across the locations above) 2011 - MFA Master of Fine Art Interim Show (upcoming), Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University 2011 - Processing The Middle, Long Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne 2010 - BA Fine Art Degree Show, Royal William Yard, University of Plymouth 2010 - Correspondences, Centre-Space Gallery, Bristol 2010 - Spectra, Wasps Hanson Street project space, Glasgow 2009 - Encounters, BA Fine Art 2nd Year Show, Royal William Yard, University of Plymouth 2009 - Jerwood Drawing Prize 2009 Exhibition, Jerwood Gallery, London. BayArt Gallery, Cardiff. BP Gallery, Aberdeen. Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge. Burton Gallery, Bideford. Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham. Durham Art Gallery, London & UK Tour 2008 - Jerwood Drawing Prize 2008 Exhibition (collaborative work with Olly Rooks), Jerwood Gallery, London. Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham. Discovery Centre, Winchester. Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery. Durham Art Gallery, London & UK Tour 2008 - No-Name (Independent student art exhibition), co-curated, co-organised & exhibited with circa 30 students, Plymouth Artist talks 2011 - Artists Talk, Fine Art Department, Newcastle College 2010 - Artists Talk, Fine Art Department, Sunderland University Workshops 2009 - Ran a series of experimental drawing workshops with Fine Art Staff members Andy Klunder & Martin Brooks, for local school students, Arts Faculty, University of Plymouth Competitions, prizes and awards 2010 - Awarded full two year AHRC studentship, MFA Master of Fine Art course, Newcastle University 2010 - Awarded the Natalie Sitar Memorial Prize 2010, for outstanding performance during the final year of the BA Fine Art Degree, University of Plymouth 2009 - Shortlisted, Jerwood Drawing Prize, (individually) 2008 - Shortlisted, Jerwood Drawing Prize, (collaborative work with Olly Rooks) 2005 - Prize for best written work in History and Theory, Architecture School, University of Plymouth 2004 - Prize for best work in Design, Architecture School, University of Plymouth Educational experience - tertiary 2010 - Assistant Teacher on Drawing Module for 2nd year BA undergraduates, Fine Art Department, Newcastle University