Approved: 10.02.2015

Alison ONeill

Artist, Researcher

Approved: 10.02.2015

Alison O'Neill works in drawing and video using autobiographical narratives as a starting point. Her work explores memory, remembering and subjectivity. Alison is particularly interested in maternal subjectivity at the intersection of class and gender.

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Biography

Alison O'Neill works in drawing and video using autobiographical narratives as a starting point. Her work explores memory, remembering and subjectivity. Alison is particularly interested in maternal subjectivity at the intersection of class and gender.

Alison's work was shortlisted for the Birth Rites Collection Bi- Annual Award and exhibited at Project Afterbirth in 2015. Her work was selected for Brood Film Festival in 2016 and she is an associate artist at DIEP. (Digital Institute for Early Parenthood)

Alison works from her studio at Cambridge Artworks.

CV & Education

Alison O’Neill

Education

PGCE Art and Design, University of Cambridge

MA Feminist Theory and Practice in the Visual Arts, University of Leeds

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth College of Arts

 

Forthcoming Exhibitions

22 July – 3 September 2017, Sketch Open 2017, Black Swan Arts, Frome

9 September – 6 October 2017, Sketch Open 2017, Plymouth College of Art

20 November – 15 December 2017, Sketch Open 2017, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster

 

Selected Recent Exhibitions

Sketch Open 2017,  Rabley Drawing Centre, 2017

Sketchbook Circle, Gerald Moore Gallery, London, 2017

Desperate Artwives-5th Edition, Granby Space, London, 2017

Brood Film Festival, Exeter Phoenix, 2016

Object Object, Art at the ARB, University of Cambridge, 2016

ProCreate Project Launch, Women's Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2015

Project AfterBirth, White Moose Gallery, Devon, 2015

Motherhood and Creative Practice: Maternal Structures in Creative Work, London South Bank University,  (Conference presentation and video screening), 2015

One For Sorrow, Arts Centre Gallery, North Hertfordshire College, 2015

Birth Rites Collection Competition: shortlisted artworks - MediaCityUK, Salford, 2015

Artist in Residence Exhibition, Arts Centre Gallery, North Hertfordshire College, 2014

Letters, Market Place, Cambridge, 2014

Intervention at The Contents of an Unquiet Mind, Remade Heaven,  Cambridge, 2014

Postcards from Cambridge, Intervention at various locations around Cambridge, 2013

We did not dream, Open Studio, Work completed on Cambridge School of Art Residency, 2012

Follow the Fellow, Changing Spaces, Regent Street, Cambridge, 2011

 

Residencies/ Awards/ Affiliations

Associate Artist at DIEP (Digital Institute for Early Parenthood), 2016-2017

Shortlisted for Biannual Birth Rites Collection Competition, 2015

Artist in Residence, Arts Centre, North Hertfordshire College, 2014-2015

Artist in Residence, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, 2011-2012

 

Membership

Procreate Project, 2017

Desperate Artwives Collective, 2017

MAMSIE (Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics)