Approved: 08.11.2013

Bethe Bronson

Artist, Teacher

Approved: 08.11.2013

As a mixed media artist my work references concepts associated with photography such as presence, absence, and the movement of time. 

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    Artist Statement

    As a mixed media artist my work references concepts associated with photography such as presence, absence, and the movement of time. 

    CV & Education


    QUALIFICATIONS

    MA; Wimbledon College of Art – University of the Arts London 2013

    M.F.A.; Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, Maryland, US 1997

    B.S.; Art Education K-12, University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland, US 1990

    B.F.A.; Corcoran School of Art - Washington, D.C.,US 1988

    SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020

    "Fifty Bees: The Interconnectedness of All Things - Black Swan Arts - Frome, England

    2019

    "ING Discerning Eye Exhibition - Mall Galleries - London

    "Murmuration" - hARTslane Project Space - London

    “Micrographity” ­- Artots ­ 's-­Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

    2018

    “100 Heroines” ­- Royal Photographic Society Instagram Takeover 

    "Umbra Sumus" - Walcot Chapel - Bath, UK

    "RA 250 Summer Exhibition" - Royal Academy - London

    "GirlTown" - Alfred Cooperative Institute for Art & Culture - Tel Aviv, Israel

    2017

    "Searching the Line" - Filter4 - Basel, Switzerland

    "Equine Idyll" - Stables Gallery, Orleans House - London

    2016

    "Create Space" - Willesden Gallery - London (curator)

    "Parallel Parables" - Kirkdale Books & Gallery - London

    "A Many Sided Thing" - Aside Bside Gallery - London

    "Public Space/Private Women" - Edwardian Cloakrooms - Bristol, UK

     “RCA Secret” – Art Dubai - Dubai

    2015    

    “To Bathe” – Fringe Arts Bath – Bath, UK

    “Figur/e/ation” – galleryELL.com

    “Opposite Fields” – BAR Gallery, Brent Artist’s Resource - London

    “RCA Secret” – Art Dubai - Dubai

    “Something About Bodies” – Red Gallery - London

    2014

    “The Dissenters” – Dissenter’s Crypt – Kensal Green Cemetery, London

    "Bodies That Matter 2014" - Art Lacuna Space

    "Future Map 2013", SPACE - London

    - Shortlisted for the Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize

    2013

    "Crash Open 2013", Charlie Dutton Gallery - London

    “ Bodies That Matter ”, Space Station 65 - London

    " MA Thesis Exhibition ", Wimbledon College of Art - London 

    “ The Inaugural ArtLacuna Film Festival ”, ArtLacuna - London

    “ Spaced Out ”, Wimbledon Space. Wimbledon College of Art - Wimbledon

    2012

    “ Moving Image South ”, HMV Curzon - Wimbledon
    “ Show Your Face ”, Cultivate, Vyner Street – London
    “ Orchestrated ”, Studio One Gallery Cato Hall – Wandsworth
    “ Feminity & Constraint ”, E17 Arts Trail - Walthamstow

    2011

    “ 73 Women ”, Stoke Newington Gallery - London
    “ Beneath the Water ”, St Bride Foundation - London
    “ iWitness ”, University of Manchester - Manchester

    2010

    “ Women Whose Canvas ”, The Rag Factory - London
    “ Above the Earth ”, St Bride Foundation - London
    “ Atelier East Summer Exhibition ”, Wisbech Museum - Wisbech, Cambridge
    “ RCA Secret ”, Royal College of Art – London

    2009

    “ Alternative Process Photography ”, Octavia Hill House - Cambridge
    “ What Haunts You? ”, Photographer’s Gallery – London
    “ Atelier East Summer Exhibition ”, Angles Theatre - Wisbech, Cambridge

     2008

    “ Art Liberating Lives ”, Mall Galleries – London
    “ RCA Secret ”, Royal College of Art – London
    “ Fusion ” - Leeds Design Innovation Centre - Leeds

     2006

    “ Byard Open ”, Byard Art – Cambridge

    2005

    “ Cambridge Open Studios ” – Various Venues - Cambridge
    “ Byard Open ”, Byard Art – Cambridge
    “ RCA Secret ”, Royal College of Art – London
    “ Field of Vision ”, The Lab Gallery - New York, New York

    2004

    " The Figure and the Face ", Orleans House Gallery - Richmond, London
    " LEAPS: Mechanisation: Turn of the Centuries ", Kettles Yard, Cambridge
    " RCA Secret ", Royal College of Art – London

    1999

    " Hallway Show ", Cambridge Darkroom Gallery – Cambridge
    " Camberwell ArtsWeek ", Conductor’s Hallway - Camberwell, London

    1998

    " The 48 Hour Show ", Museum of Contemporary Art - Washington, D.C.

    1997

    “ Tripping the Transmundane ”, University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland
    “ ArtScape ’97 ”, Meyerhoff Gallery - Baltimore, Maryland - Juror - Thelma Golden

    1996 

    “ Good Nudes ”, Museum of Contemporary Art – Washington, D.C.
    “ ArtScape ’96 ”, Meyerhoff Gallery - Baltimore, Maryland - Juror - Fred Wilson
    “ ArtSites '96 - 'Washington Nude' ”, District of Columbia Art Center - Washington, D.C. 

    “ Augenmusik ”, Galleria Piccola, Peabody Conservatory of Music - Baltimore, Maryland

    1995 

    “ W.C.P. Juried Exhibit ”, Washington Center for Photography - Washington, D.C. 

    1994 “ 1460 Square Feet Wall Mountable ’94 ”, District of Columbia Art Center - Wash. D.C. 

    1993 “ Women's Art Show ”, Blagden Alley Arts & Science Warehouse - Washington, D.C. 

    1992 “ W.P.A. Artist Member's Show ”, Washington Project for the Arts - Washington, D.C. 

    1991 

    “ Paintings '91 ”, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia

    “ New Face: Artistic Interpretations of Mayor Sharon Pratt Dixon ”, DCAC-Washington, D.C 

    1990 “ Notebooks ”, DCAC - Washington, D.C.

    1989 “ Third Annual Artist's Trade Show ”, Botswana/Boomerang - Washington, D.C

    1988 

    “ New on View ”, Strathmore Hall Art Center - Rockville, Maryland - Juror - Jock Reynolds

    “ Post-Mortem Show ”, d.c. Space - Washington, D.C.

    1987 “ Emerging Artists of Distinction ”, New Art Center - Takoma Park, Maryland 

    1986 “ Works on Paper ”, Washington Women’s Art Center - Washington, D.C. 

    1985 “ Annual Spring Show ”, Mazza Gallerie - Washington, D.C.

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    “Reflect”, Angles Theatre - Wisbech, Cambridge 2007 

    “Angel”, March Town Hall, March, Cambridge 2006 

    “What Time is it For You?”, Angles Theatre - Wisbech, Cambridge 2005 

    “Angel”, Michaelhouse - Cambridge 2005

    “Images en Masse”, CB2 – Cambridge 2005
    “ Virgins, Martyrs and Other Tough Women “, Zwemmers White Chapel – London 2001 

    “ Virgins, Martyrs and Other Tough Women “, Metro - Soho, London 2000

    “ Corporeal “, Curzon Soho - Soho, London 1999
    “ Small Bodies of Work “, Arlington Schools Department of Education -Virginia, US 1998 

    “ Crucifigere “, School 33 - Baltimore, Maryland, US 1998

    “ Corporeus “, Fox Gallery - Baltimore, Maryland 1997
    “ Poetic Anxiety “, Utopia - Washington, D.C. US 1995
    “ Mechanically Reproduced “, Cafe L - Williamsburg, New York 1994 

    “ Paintings “, Roratonga Rodeo - Arlington, Virginia 1993

    PERFORMANCE & COLLABORATION

    2005 “ Layers ”, The Spitz - London
    2004 “ Layers ”, The Foundry - London
    1998 “ Modern Manicure ”, Allentown Museum of Art - Allentown, Pennsylvania 

    1997

    “ Swing Set ”, Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran - Washington, D.C.

    “ Woman’s Roll ”, District of Columbia Art Art Center - Washington, D.C. 

    1996 

    “ Mop Dress Dance ”, The Corcoran Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.

    “ Corporeus: A Devotional to Lust ”, Peabody Conservatory of Music - Baltimore, MD 

    1995 

    “ Off The Walls ”, The Baltimore Museum of Art - Baltimore, Maryland

    “ Art Scapes ‘95 - ‘Purity’ ”, Decker Gallery Auditorium - Baltimore, Maryland

    “The Making of Steam ”, Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA. 

    1994 “ Evreinov ”, District of Columbia Art Center - Washington, D.C.

    PUBLICATIONS

    2004 

    Exquisite; Vol. 1, Issue 1 Summer 2004 

    Black Box; Vol. 3, Issue 34 Spring 2004

    REVIEWS/ARTICLES

    - Helen Carnac, MAstars 2013 – Axisweb, http://www.axisweb.org

    - Mike Harris, Art and the Pinhole Camera – Art & Soul Magazine, Issue 6, September‘07 pp.24-    25.

    - Brian Asplin, Time for a Solo Show – Cambs Times, October 13, 2006, p. 71.

    - Anita Davies, ...American Dream – Fenland Citizen, December 28, 2005, p.26.

    - Andrea Pollan, Art Sites ’98 Washington Review;Vol. XXIV, Number 1, June/July 1998,  pp.18.

    - Glenn McNatt, Minimalist Art Must Be Seen, Not Explained,Baltimore Sun;

     Sunday, April 13, 1997, Arts section, pp. 1E and 8E.

    - Stephen Gerard, ArtSites '96 - District of Columbia Art Center, "Washington Nude "

     Curated by Michael Clark, Articulate; Vol. 2, Issue 5, Summer 1996, pp.8-9.

    - Michael Clark, District of Columbia Art Center, Washington Review; Vol.XXII,Number 1,  June/July 1996, pp.10 and 36.

    - Clarrisa Wittenberg,The Making of Steam, Washington Review; Vol.XXI,# 3,Oct/Nov  1995,pp.12-13.

    - Peggy Conkling, A Merry Death, Theatre of the Soul, Intermission: Vol. 5 No 10, Oct 1995,        pp.3-4.

    AWARDS/HONORS

    • MAstars 2013
    • Maryland Senatorial Scholarship
    • Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Fellowship - 1995 and 1996
    • First Prize: Painting - Mazza Gallerie, Washington, D.C. Juror: Anne Hull
    • Sculpture Prize: - Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C. Juror: Tom Ashcroft

    EMPLOYMENT

    2013 - Present: Private Art Tutor

    2007 - 2010: Art Teacher - March Tuition Centre – March, Cambridgeshire


    2007: Art Teacher - Lakenheath American High School – RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk


    2005 - 2007: Artist in Residence - Vital Communities:Cambridge County Council 


    2004 - 2005: Workshop Coordinator/Instructor - Icknield Primary School – Cambridge

    1998-2003: Art & Gifted Education Teacher - West Ruislip American School - Ruislip, London

    1997-1998: Art Teacher - Arlington Science Focus School - Arlington, Virginia, US

    1997: Director of Photography and Ceramics - Lake Greeley, Greeley, Pennsylvania, US

    1995-1997: Graduate Teaching Assistant - Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore,MD, US 

    - LIFE DRAWING & DRAWING II - Sharon Yates; Foundations Department

    - MASKS and HEADDRESSES - Pat Olezsko; Sculpture Department

    - PERSONAL NARRATIVES - Ken Tisa; Painting Department

    1990-1995: Art Teacher - Drew Model School - Arlington, Virginia, US

    1986: Clerical Assistant - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., US
    1985: Assistant to Archivist - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., US