Approved: 27.08.2014

Deborah Westmancoat

Artist

Approved: 27.08.2014

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 Artist

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    Biography

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 Artist

    Royal West of England: Artist Network Member

     

    2018        MA Fine Art – Bath Spa University

    2014        BA Hons Fine Art (1st Class)  – Plymouth University

    SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

    2018        

    Manifesta 12 Biennale: Ingruttati Palermo research project and installation of works – Palermo, Sicily

    250th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    RWA Academician Candidates’ Exhibition – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    Inventory of Behaviours – Tate Exchange at Tate Modern, London

    The Porthleven Prize – UK touring exhibition commencing at Sion Hill Gallery, Bath

    Weather Report – solo exhibition at Ace Arts Gallery, Somerset

    In Extremis: Images of Landscape – two person show with C R Brownridge, Green Hill Arts, Devon

    2017        

    Casespace – solo exhibition sponsored by Hauser and Wirth, Bruton Museum, Somerset

    Deborah Westmancoat: Recent Works – solo exhibition at Tincleton Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset

    249th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    ING Discerning Eye – The Mall Galleries, London

    Defining Moments – Act Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada

    Cross Pollination – 516 Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

    165th RWA Open (Judges Award: First Prize for Watercolour) – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    2016        

    Subasta de Arte Contemporaneo 2016 – exhibition and auction of International Contemporary Art at Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    Arising: installation by Yoko Ono – Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

    Points of Views – Lazy Susan Gallery, New York, USA

    ING Discerning Eye – The Mall Galleries, London

    Catchments and Transcriptssolo exhibition at Dukes Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset

    Material Factjoint exhibition with Stewart Geddes PRWA, Studio 1.1, London

    248th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    2015       

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014ICA, London and The Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall

    Subasta de Arte Britanico Contemporaneo 2015 – exhibition and auction of British Contemporary Art, Morton   Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    Subasta de Verano: Contemporary British Art - Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    163rd RWA Open 2015 – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    The Open West 2015 The Wilson Gallery, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    2014        

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 – Liverpool Biennial

    246th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    Now in Reverse – Hundred Years Gallery, London

             

    (Complete list of exhibitions at www.westmancoat.com)

     

    RESIDENCIES

    2018        Manifesta12 Biennale – a cross-disciplinary project working with an international team of architects, artists and thinkers on the Ingruttati Palermo project re-imagining the 10th century underground ‘qanat’ waterways of Palermo, Sicily, culminating in an in-situ art installation and printed publication.

    2018        The Porthleven Prize – multi-disciplinary collaborative residency based in Porthleven, Cornwall, working with international artists, performers, musicians, writers and film makers to interrogate ways of opening up practice and produce work for a major touring exhibition.

    2017        Ancient Scent: Ireland – residency working with the art techniques and writing of British female Surrealist, Ithell Colquhoun.  Nine days were spent travelling to significant sites in the Irish landscape gathering research and materials and working with methods developed by Colquhoun. 

    2016        Ancient Scent: Cornwall – year long residency based in Lamorna, West Cornwall, working with the art techniques and writing of British female Surrealist, Ithell Colquhoun, culminating in an exhibition of works in collaboration with Peter Owen Publishing and a planned publication.

    2015        Water-Meadow-Wood – lead artist on a year long residency based at Yeovil Country Park, Somerset, funded by SAW and the Arts Council, culminating in several workshops and an exhibition of works.

     

    PUBLICATIONS

    2017        Hive, Issue no 4, April 2017 – private publication, ed. of 22, Watts (guest ed)

    2016        Subasta de Arte Contemporaneo – exhibition and auction catalogue, Morton Casa de Subasta, Mexico City, Mexico, p.197 (exhibited alongside works by Jeff Koons, Ed Rushcha, Alex Katz and Damian Hirst)

    2016        Fresh Paint: International Issue no. 13, June 2016 – R. Wilson, Saatchi Art (guest ed), p. 114-115

    2016        Internationale Kunst Heute 2016 – IKH Publishing: Germany, M Kolle, Dr I Gardill (eds), p.302-303, 357. 

    2016        Average Art:  Feed The Starving Artists edition, magazine publication (image and text), November 2016

    2016        British Vogue: A Vogue Interior, June 2016 publication, p.443.

    2016        The Tempest: William Shakespeare – limited publication of 500, Contains Art (ed), ISBN: 978-0-9932989-1-2, p. 23, 150

    2016        Hive, Issue no 3, June 2016 – private publication, edition of 15, Gronw-Lewis (guest ed)

    2015        Subasta de Arte Britanico Contemporaneo 2015 – exhibition and auction catalogue, Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City, Mexico, p.40 - 41, 98 (exhibited alongside Eileen Cooper RA)

    2014        The State of Art: Landscape and Portrait #1Bare Hill Publishing, A Laffan (ed), p. 90 - 93

    2014        Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014Enrico David (author), Kirsty Ogg (ed), p.21, 108

     

    AWARDS

    2018        The Porthleven Prize – selected prizewinner: fully funded residency and subsequent touring exhibition

    2018        The Bath Open Art Prize – awarded ‘Highly Commended’ 

    2017        Royal West of England Academy 165th Open Exhibition – Judges Award: Best Watercolour In Show

    2015        Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust – award towards progression of work for 2016

    2015        Dorchester Arts Open – Judges Award: First Prize (awarded Solo Exhibition in 2016)

    2014        Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust – award towards progression of work for 2015

    2013        Taunton Deane Borough Council – Art and Design Bursary 2013/14

     

     

     

    CV & Education

    Deborah Westmancoat

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2014)  http://www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/artists/deborah-westmancoat

    Royal West of England Academy: Artist Network Member http://www.rwa.org.uk/rwa-artists/

     

    SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

    2018       

    Manifesta 12 Biennale: Ingruttati Palermo research project and installation of works – Palermo, Sicily

    250th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    RWA Academician Candidates’ Exhibition – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    Inventory of Behaviours – Tate Exchange at Tate Modern, London

    The Porthleven Prize – UK touring exhibition commencing at Sion Hill Gallery, Bath

    Weather Report – solo exhibition at Ace Arts Gallery, Somerset

    In Extremis: Images of Landscape – two person show with C R Brownridge, Green Hill Arts, Devon

    2017        

    Casespace – solo exhibition sponsored by Hauser and Wirth, Bruton Museum, Somerset

    Deborah Westmancoat: Recent Works – solo exhibition at Tincleton Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset

    249th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    ING Discerning Eye – The Mall Galleries, London

    Defining Moments – Act Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada

    Cross Pollination – 516 Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

    165th RWA Open (Judges Award: First Prize for Watercolour) – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    2016       

    Subasta de Arte Contemporaneo 2016 – exhibition and auction of International Contemporary Art at Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    Arising: installation by Yoko Ono – Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

    Points of Views – Lazy Susan Gallery, New York, USA

    ING Discerning Eye – The Mall Galleries, London

    Catchments and Transcriptssolo exhibition at Dukes Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset

    Material Factjoint exhibition with Stewart Geddes PRWA, Studio 1.1, London

    248th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    2015        

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014ICA, London and The Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall

    Subasta de Arte Britanico Contemporaneo 2015 – exhibition and auction of British Contemporary Art, Morton   Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    Subasta de Verano: Contemporary British Art - Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City

    163rd RWA Open 2015 – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    The Open West 2015 The Wilson Gallery, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    2014      

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 – Liverpool Biennial

    246th RA Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy, London

    Now in Reverse – Hundred Years Gallery, London

                       

    (Complete list of exhibitions at www.westmancoat.com)

     

    RESIDENCIES

    2018        Manifesta12 Biennale – a cross-disciplinary project working with an international team of architects, artists and thinkers on the Ingruttati Palermo project re-imagining the 10th century underground ‘qanat’ waterways of Palermo, Sicily, culminating in an in-situ art installation and printed publication.

    2018        The Porthleven Prize – multi-disciplinary collaborative residency based in Porthleven, Cornwall, working with international artists, performers, musicians, writers and film makers to interrogate ways of opening up practice and produce work for a major touring exhibition.

    2017        Ancient Scent: Ireland – residency working with the art techniques and writing of British female Surrealist, Ithell Colquhoun.  Nine days were spent travelling to significant sites in the Irish landscape gathering research and materials and working with methods developed by Colquhoun. 

    2016        Ancient Scent: Cornwall – year long residency based in Lamorna, West Cornwall, working with the art techniques and writing of British female Surrealist, Ithell Colquhoun, culminating in an exhibition of works in collaboration with Peter Owen Publishing and a planned publication.

    2015        Water-Meadow-Wood – lead artist on a year long residency based at Yeovil Country Park, Somerset, funded by SAW and the Arts Council, culminating in several workshops and an exhibition of works.

     

    PUBLICATIONS

    2017        Hive, Issue no 4, April 2017 – private publication, ed. of 22, Watts (guest ed)

    2016        Subasta de Arte Contemporaneo – exhibition and auction catalogue, Morton Casa de Subasta, Mexico City, Mexico, p.197 (exhibited alongside works by Jeff Koons, Ed Rushcha, Alex Katz and Damian Hirst)

    2016        Fresh Paint: International Issue no. 13, June 2016 – R. Wilson, Saatchi Art (guest ed), p. 114-115

    2016        Internationale Kunst Heute 2016 – IKH Publishing: Germany, M Kolle, Dr I Gardill (eds), p.302-303, 357. 

    2016        Average Art:  Feed The Starving Artists edition, magazine publication (image and text), November 2016

    2016        British Vogue: A Vogue Interior (image and text), June 2016 publication, p.443.

    2016        The Tempest: William Shakespeare – limited publication of 500, Contains Art (ed), ISBN: 978-0-9932989-1-2, p. 23, 150

    2016        Hive, Issue no 3, June 2016 – private pub., ed. of 15, Gronw-Lewis (guest ed)

    2015        Subasta de Arte Britanico Contemporaneo 2015 – exhibition and auction catalogue, Morton Casa de Subastas, Mexico City, Mexico, p.40 - 41, 98 (exhibited alongside Eileen Cooper RA)

    2014        The State of Art: Landscape and Portrait #1Bare Hill Publishing, A Laffan (ed), p. 90 - 93

    2014        Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014Enrico David (author), Kirsty Ogg (ed), p.21, 108

     

    AWARDS

    2018        The Porthleven Prize – selected prizewinner: fully funded residency and subsequent touring exhibition

    2018        The Bath Open Art Prize – awarded ‘Highly Commended’ by the judging panel

    2017        Royal West of England Academy 165th Open Exhibition – Judges Award: Best Watercolour In Show

    2015        Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust – award towards progression of work for 2016

    2015        Dorchester Arts Open – Judges Award: First Prize (awarded Solo Exhibition in 2016)

    2014        Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust – award towards progression of work for 2015

    2013        Taunton Deane Borough Council – Art and Design Bursary 2013/14

     

    EDUCATION

    2018        MA Fine Art – Bath Spa University

    2014        BA Hons Fine Art (1st Class)  – Plymouth University