Approved: 10.02.2015

Alison ONeill

Artist, Researcher

Approved: 10.02.2015

Alison O’Neill has a BA in Fine Art from Falmouth College of Arts and an MA in Feminist Theory and Practice in the Visual Arts from the University of Leeds. Alison works with drawing and moving image. Alison’s work has been exhibited and screened widely including Nightingale Cinema, Chicago (2018), Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh (2018), Spilt Milk Gallery, Edinburgh (2018), Brood

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    Biography

    Alison O’Neill has a BA in Fine Art from Falmouth College of Arts and an MA in Feminist Theory and Practice in the Visual Arts from the University of Leeds. Alison works with drawing and moving image. Alison’s work has been exhibited and screened widely including Nightingale Cinema, Chicago (2018), Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh (2018), Spilt Milk Gallery, Edinburgh (2018), Brood Film festival (2016) and Project AfterBirth (2015). Her work was shortlisted for the Sketch Drawing Prize (2017) and the Birth Rites Collection Prize (2017).

    CV & Education

    Alison O’Neill

    Website: alisononeill.co.uk

    Education

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

    BA (Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth College of Arts

    Selected Recent Exhibitions and Screenings

    2019 Open Out, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

    2018 Oh MotHER, Custom House Leith, Edinburgh (Curated by Spilt Milk Gallery)

    2018 The Art of Surrender: Motherhood and Moving Image, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh

    2018 The Art of Relation, Cambridge Artworks, Cambridge

    2018 Birth Rites Collection Prize Shortlist Screening, Kings College, London

    2018 Birth Rites Collection Prize Shortlist Screening, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

    2017 Quickening, Curated by Extended Practice, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago

    2017 Sketch Open, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster

    2017 Sketch Open, Plymouth College of Arts, Plymouth

    2017 Nasty Women London, The Black and White Building, London

    2017 Sketch Open, Black Swan Arts, Frome

    2017 Sketch Open 2017, Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough

    2017 Nasty Women Cambridge, Cambridge Artworks, Cambridge

    2017 Desperate Artwives 5th Edition, Granby Space, London

    2016 Brood Film Festival, Exeter Phoenix

    2016 Object, Object, Alison Richard’s Building, University of Cambridge

    2015 Project AfterBirth, White Moose Gallery, Devon

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

    2015 Motherhood and Creative Practice: Maternal Structures in Creative Work, LSBU (Screening)

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

    2015 Birth Rites Collection Competition shortlisted artworks - MediaCityUK, Salford

    2014 Residents Artists Exhibition, Arts Centre Gallery, North Hertfordshire College, Hitchin

    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

    Curatorial Projects

    2017 Lass Struggle (Screening and exhibition) FiLiArt at FiLiA Conference Institute of Education, London (Co-curator)

    Residencies/Awards/ Affiliations

    2018 Digital Artist Residency, online: http://digitalartistresidency.org/

    2018 Everyday Project: a collaboration with Tessa Windt (Four month online project) http://everydayproject18008.blogspot.com

    2018 Invited artist at Spilt Milk Gallery

    2017 Shortlisted for Birth Rites Collection Competition

    2017 Shortlisted for Sketch Open Drawing Prize 2017

    2016-2018 Associate Artist at DIEP (Digital Institute for Early Parenthood)

    2015 Shortlisted for Birth Rites Collection Competition

    2014-2015 AA2A Artist in Residence, Arts Centre, North Hertfordshire College

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

    Conference Papers

    2016 Art History and the Objectification of Women, Objectification and Gendered Violence Symposium, Crassh, University of Cambridge

    2015 Imaginary Children, Motherhood and Creative Practice: Maternal Structures in Creative Work, LSBU