Approved: 16.08.2006

Victoria J Dean

Artist

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Approved: 16.08.2006

My practice explores themes within place, space and landscape. Particular areas of interest include man’s intervention and interaction with the landscape; man’s inherent need to organise space;  and the often uncomfortable relationship that man has with nature.

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  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Categories: Photography
 
 

Biography

My practice explores themes within place, space and landscape. Particular areas of interest include man’s intervention and interaction with the landscape; man’s inherent need to organise space;  and the often uncomfortable relationship that man has with nature.

 

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions:

2014 - The Fortified Coastline, RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland

2013 - The Fortified Coastline, The Naughton Gallery, Belfast 

2012 - The Fortified Coastline, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown

2009 - This Transient Life, The Space, Hove

2008 - This Transient Life, Phoenix Gallery at the Grand Opera House, Belfast

2006 - This Transient Life, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland

2005 - The Lonesome West, Lyric Theatre, Belfast

2005 - Travelling Landscapes, part of the FOCAL Festival, Ruthun, Wales

Group exhibitions:

2015 - Greetings From Ireland (touring show), PhotoIreland Festival 2015, Dublin, Ireland and Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany

2015 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK.

2015 - RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

2014 - Circulations 2014: Festival de la Jeune Photographie Europeenne, Paris, France

2014 - Flash Forward Festival 2014, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2014 - RUA RED Winter Show, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland

2013 - Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography, Belfast Exposed and The Mac, Belfast

2013 - Describing Architecture, City Assembly House, Dublin, Ireland

2013 - Royal Ulster Academy’s 132nd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2013 - The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward 2013 (touring show), Toronto, Canada and London, UK

2013 - RUA RED Winter Show, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland

2010 - Royal Ulster Academy’s 129th Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2010 - Elective Perspective, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland 

2010 - RUA RED Summer Show, RUA RED (South Dublin Arts Centre), Dublin 

2010 - SCOPE New York, Lincoln Center, New York 2009 - AOP Open

2009 - AOP Open, AOP Gallery, London

2009 - Exposure, TAP, Old Water Works Building, Southend on Sea

2009 - Glisten, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast 

2008 - Foreword, Menier Gallery, London 

2008 - Royal Ulster Academy's 127th Annual Exhibition, The Titanic Drawing Offices, Belfast

2007 - Everything Equally, Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale

2007 - Royal Ulster Academy's 126th Annual Exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

2006 - 149th Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition, Royal Photographic Society, touring exhibition starting Durham Light Infantry Art Gallery

2006 - Royal Ulster Academy's 125th Annual Exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2005 - New Contemporaries 2005, ArtTank Gallery, Lisburn Road, Belfast

2004 - AOP Open, AOP Gallery, Leonard Street, London

2003 - Affordism, Lounge Gallery, London

Collaborations: 

2015 - Dis-Ease, (with poet Moyra Donaldson), The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, N. Ireland

2014 - Dis-Ease, (with poet Moyra Donaldson), Verbal Arts Centre, Derry, N. Ireland

2014 Dis-Ease, (with poet Moyra Donaldson), On Home Ground Festival, Magherafelt, N. Ireland

Competitions, prizes and awards:

2013 - RUA RED Solo Award, RUA RED Winter Show, Tallaght, Dublin (Ireland)

2013 - Arts Council of Northern Ireland: General Art Award

2013 - Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward 2013 Selected Winner, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Canada

2013 - Kontinent Photography Awards, Honourable Mention (International)

2010 - Arts Council of Northern Ireland: Artist Career Enhancement Scheme

2009 - Arts Council of Northern Ireland: General Art Award

2007 - Arts Council of Northern Ireland: General Art Award

2007 - Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward 2007, Honourable Mention, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Canada 

2007 - PDN's 30 2007, Photo District News (PDN), New York

2005 - New Contemporaries 2005, Award for Photography, presented by the NIVAF

Selected Journals:

2015 - Prism Photo Magazine, Issue 19, Ireland

2014 - Abridged 0-36: Dis-Ease, (July) Ireland

2013 - Abridged 0-28: Once a Railroad, (January) Ireland

2007 - PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers for 2007 (March) USA

2005 - Ag 38 (January) UK

2003 - RPS Journal (December) UK

         - British Journal of Photography (October) UK

Selected Books:

2014 - Hislen, Marion and Canonne, Xavier, Circulations 2014: Festival de la Jeune Photographie Europeenne, Fetart and le Bec en l’Air, Marseilles / Paris, France    

2013 - Graham, Colin,Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography’, Belfast Exposed, Belfast

DeFoore, Jasmine (Foreword), “Flash Forward 2013, Magenta Foundation, Toronto

2010 - ‘Elective Perspectives’, Galeria Arsenale, Bialystok, Poland       

2007 - Bright, Susan (Foreword), “Flash Forward 2007, Magenta Foundation, Toronto  

2005 - Webb, Jeremy, “Creative Vision; Digital and Traditional Methods for inspiring Innovative Photography, AVA Publishing SA

Qualifications and training:

2003 - BA (Hons) Photography , Blackpool and the Fylde College, Blackpool, Lancashire

2000 - BTEC Foundation Art and Design, Falmouth College of Arts, Falmouth, Cornwall