Approved: 30.07.2009

Ever Grainger

Artist

Approved: 30.07.2009

Artist producing sculpture, site-specific installations and exterior sited work.

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Artist Statement

Artist producing sculpture, site-specific installations and exterior sited work.

Based on the Isle of Wight, UK since 2008, with a major long term project for her work 'Ever Garden' underway throughout an 18th century cottage and garden in Brighstone Village, West Wight, due to open in spring 2021.

CV & Education

Current/Ongoing Project:

2018+, Ever Garden, Brighstone Village, Isle of Wight, UK.

The restoration and conversion of a small 18th century chalk stone cottage and its garden into a place to experience contemporary sculpture and installation responding to its social history and built heritage. Open to the public from spring 2021.

Selected Exhibitions

2018, ‘Building’ 28 Jan, part of ‘Start’18’ International Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture, co-ordinated by Sculpture Network, exhibition + artist talk, The Bunker, Ventnor IOW
2017, Guest artist at Foal Arts open studios, Ryde, IOW
2017, ‘Shifting Light’, Yarmouth Gallery, IOW
2016, ‘Pair Shaped Show’ Artist's Workshop/Studio, IOW
2015, ‘Belief’, Depozitory Studios, Ryde, IOW
2015, ‘‘Mirrors Nature’, Bus Stop Gallery, Totland, IOW (solo)
2012, ‘The World in London’ The Photographers Gallery, London
2012, ‘Is That It’, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, Brighton Photo Bienniale Fringe Focus.
2011, ‘Nine Point Perspective’, Hotshoe Gallery, London
2011, ‘Close Your Eyes and Tell Me What You See’, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden (catalogue)
2010, ‘Re: Landscape’, Viewfinder Gallery, London (solo)
2010, ‘Inside-Outside’, Piano Primo Gallery, Lecce, Italy
2008, ‘Spectre’, Brighton Media Centre, Brighton Photo Biennial Fringe
2006, ‘Unravelling Photography’, Quay Arts Centre IOW (catalogue)
2005, ‘Living Rooms’, ESC Gallery/Cultural City Network, Graz, Austria (solo)
2005, ‘Last Chickens of Sainsburys’, Glasgow International Art Festival
2005, ‘Urbanbodies’, 127 Brick Lane, Whitechapel, London
2004, ‘Now You’ve Seen It’, New Art Gallery Walsall (solo)
2004, ‘Imprint of The Orient/The West’, Gallery Works, Osaka, Japan
2003, ‘New Contemporaries’, Manchester Cornerhouse & Victoria Miro, London (catalogue)

Residencies

2010-11, Julia Margaret Cameron Trust, IW, UK
2005, Cultural City Network, Graz, Austria
2004, New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK

Curating/Lead Artist Experience

2012, Curator of the Permanent Collection, Julia Margaret Cameron Trust, IOW
2011-12, Lead artist, fundraising and delivery, photographic heritage development and workshops for Julia Margaret Cameron Trust.
2005- 2007, Image Archive Curator and Arts Council fundraising and delivery of an analog to digital project for the Stereoscopic Society of Great Britain.

Public Collections

National Media Museum, Bradford
University of the Arts, London

Education

2009, MA Fine Art Photography, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
2003, BA(Hons) Fine Art, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, University of Central England