Approved: 16.08.2006

Susan Ryland

Artist, Lecturer / academic, Researcher, Gallery educator

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Approved: 16.08.2006

Practising artist, researcher and lecturer, specialising in drawing, printmaking (2D and 3D), video, sound works and site-specific public art projects that explore ideas associated with language and loss.

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  • Location: Surrey, South East
  • Activities: Higher education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Critical writing, Gallery education
  • Categories: Digital, Printmaking, Public Art, Research, Sound
  • Tags: metaphor, metonymy, creativity, lecturer, sound, digital media, printmaking, etching, conceptual art,
 

Biography

Practising artist, researcher and lecturer, specialising in drawing, printmaking (2D and 3D), video, sound works and site-specific public art projects that explore ideas associated with language and loss.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2014 - Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester and Canterbury 2011 - PhD, Arts and Media, University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham, Surrey, UK 2005 - Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies,, University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham, Surrey, UK. 1998 - Master of Arts (Printmaking), Wimbledon School of Art (University of the Arts), London 1980 - Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Fine Art, Painting, West Surrey College of Art and Design (University for the Creative Arts), Farnham, Surrey, UK Solo exhibitions 2013 - Soundings: thought over time (in collaboration with oboist Helen Thomas), Herbert Read Gallery, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, Kent 2012 - Soundings: thought over time (in collaboration with oboist Helen Thomas), Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales 2012 - Soundings: thought over time (in collaboration with oboist Helen Thomas), Peter Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster Group exhibitions 2011 - Concept and context in practice, James Hockey Gallery, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey, UK 2008 - 'Knowledge Through Practice', The Gallery at Epsom, University for the Creative Arts , Epsom, Surrey, UK 2006 - 'Different Territories', Exchange Partners in Print Media, Print Council of Australia. Touring to University of the West of England, Bristol, the Southbank Institute, Brisbane and the National Art School, New South Wales , Australia and United Kingdom 2002 - 'Junction 1: Flowers', Lewis Elton Gallery, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK 2002 - 'LIFE:size', PM Gallery, Ealing, London, UK 2000 - Relativities, Fourth British International Miniature Print Exhibition, touring, UK, Europe, Middle East 1998 - Contemporary Figurative Art, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire 1998 - Three Artists, Gallerie - Hauptmann and Kampa, Zurich, Switzerland 1998 - Unbound, James Hockey gallery, Surrey Institute of art and Design, Farnham, Surrey 1997 - Symbiosis, Museum Art Gallery, Saint Louis, Senegal, West Africa 1997 - The Art of Etching, Courtauld Gallery, London 1994 - New Works, East - West Gallery, London 1991 - Contemporary Art Society Art market, Smith's Galleries, London 1991 - Leicestershire Exhibition for Schools and Colleges, Beaumanor Hall, Leicester 1990 - A View of the New, Commonwealth and UK Contemporaries Art Show, Royal Overseas League, London 1980 - The First Picture Show, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia Public commissions 2001 - 'Global Positioning', collaborative copperplate etching with artist, Clare Ajenusi, commissioned for the exhibition: 'James Gillray - The Art of Caricature', Tate Britain, London, UK 1999 - 'Difficult Position - Man on cow with cherubs', copperplate etching commissioned for the exhibition: 'Piranesi, Canaletto, Tiepolo - etchings from the Courtauld Collection', Courtauld Galleries (Prints and Drawings), London Site specific 2010 - Word:Mass + Signifier/signified (Poster and Bookwork), RaAM8 international conference. Vrije Universiteit., Amsterdam, Netherlands 2006 - 'Nun's Walk' (sound installation), 'Garden Journeys - digital roots to art', Polesden Lacey National Trust property, Bookham, Surrey, UK 2004 - 'Light and Breath' video installation, 'Beyond Belief' project, St Mary’s Church, Guildford, Surrey, UK