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

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

2017, Sketch Open 2017, Black Swan Arts, Frome

2017, Sketch Open 2017,  Rabley Drawing Centre

2017, Sketchbook Circle, Gerald Moore Gallery, London

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

2016, Brood Film Festival, Exeter Phoenix

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

2015, 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

2014, 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

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

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

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

 

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, AA2A, Arts Centre, North Hertfordshire College, 2014-2015

Artist in Residence, AA2A, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, 2011-2012

 

Membership

Procreate Project, 2017

Desperate Artwives Collective, 2017

MAMSIE (Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics)