Approved: 16.08.2006

Esmond Bingham

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

I work across a variety of media both 2D and 3D and on scales ranging from environmental to miniature. My work is characterised by a strong interest in construction and a delight in the unexpected in ordinary materials. Although essentially non-representational, my work is concerned with the physical, emotional and psychological language of everyday things.

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Biography

I work across a variety of media both 2D and 3D and on scales ranging from environmental to miniature. My work is characterised by a strong interest in construction and a delight in the unexpected in ordinary materials. Although essentially non-representational, my work is concerned with the physical, emotional and psychological language of everyday things.

CV & Education

Education 

Ulster, Wolverhampton, Goldsmith's and Norwich schools of Art.

BAHons. & MA Fine Art, ATC

Associate (0.5) Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University and formerly Chelsea School of Art.

 

One (and some two) person exhibitions

2017 - Merchant House Gallery, Lowestoft (with Lindsay Harris)

2014 - Coloured Constructions, North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex 

2010 - Construct (with John Christie), Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, London

2009 - New Works (with John Christie), Peppermint SHED, Sproughton, Suffolk

2007 - 'Sparks' (with Lindsay Harris), Peppermint Shed, Sproughton, Suffolk

2005 - 'Consequences' installation, Inkpen Downie Gallery, Colchester, Essex

2005 - 'Gene Pool' installation, The Markethouse Gallery, Monaghan, Ireland

2004 - 'Presence in Absence', Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk

2004 - Mood, Magic and Mischief, (with Lindsay Harris), North House Gallery, Essex

2004 - The New Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk

1994 - Sculptures, drawings, installation, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast

1992 - Sculptures and drawings, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry

1990 - Constructions, Minories Art Gallery, Essex

 

Selected group and mixed exhibitions

2016 - 'Taking stock', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex.

2016,15,14  - 'This Year's Model', Studio 1:1 Gallery, Spitalfields, London

2015/16 - Summer/winter show, Merchant House Gallery, Lowestoft

2015 - 'Shell', Spode Factory, Stoke-on-trent

2015 - 'Gone to the beach', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex

2014 - 'Anniversary' and 'Out of the box', North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex

2013 - Cut Connections, The Cut Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk 

2013 - East Contemporary Art Collection, UCS Gallery, Suffolk

2012 - 6 Overdrawn, Frame Gallery, Ipswich

2003-12  The Suffolk Group, Peter Pears Gallery and other Venues

2006 - East Anglian Artists, Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh, Sufflok 

2003 - Dialogues, 6th International Biennale (Diploma award), Manege, St. Petersburg, Russia

2001 - Paperworks, Bury Museum and Art Gallery, Bury, Lancashire

1999 - Monumental Miniatures, Highland Council (touring), various locations

1998 - Kettles Yard Open, Cambridge

1997 - On the Border, Firstsite, Essex / Wolsey Gallery, Suffolk

1995 - Bearing 090º, sculptures/drawings, Galeria Allinna, Finland / Musée Lanchelevici, Belgium

1993 - Mischief and Mortality, two person, Woodlands Art Gallery, London 

1990 - ‘In the Park’  Essex University, Essex

1989 - ‘Critic’s Space’, AIR Gallery, London

1986 - ‘Ghosts’, sculptures/drawings, Woodlands Art Gallery, London

1983 - ‘Sculptures & Drawings’, The Showroom, London

1978 - ‘Sculptures in a garden’, Camden Arts Centre, London

1978 - ‘London Group’,  Royal College of Art, London

1977 - ‘Whitechapel Open’,  Whitechapel Gallery, London

 

Public Collections                                          

The Warwick Arts Trust, London

East Contemporary Art Collection

 

Awards     

2003 - Diploma Award, 6th International Art Biennale, St. Petersburg

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Commissions

2000 - The Highland Council, Scotland

1993 - Site-specific sculpture, Broxbourne Festival, Herts.

1990 - Site-specific sculpture ‘Hoo Rising’, Essex University