Approved: 17.10.2014

Fliss Quick

Artist, Maker

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Approved: 17.10.2014

Through appropriation and interruption I look to challenge expectations and raise questions about and essentially subvert, respectable social norms and assumptions.  I offer up propositions; alternatives to the banal and the sensible.

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    Biography

    Through appropriation and interruption I look to challenge expectations and raise questions about and essentially subvert, respectable social norms and assumptions.  I offer up propositions; alternatives to the banal and the sensible.

     

     

    CV & Education

    Exhibitions

    Forthcoming:

    Blueprint for Happiness Residency, Banff Arts Center

     

    2015:

    For Posterity,  Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

     

    2014:

    From Chaos to Comprehension, Atta Gallery, Bangkok

    Unofficial Georgetown Arts Fest Opening Ceremony, Lebuh Armenian, Georgetown, Malaysia

    Collaborate-Makers Dozen, Manchester Craft and Design Centre

    Random String Symposium, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

     

    2013:

    MAGIC CITY, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco

    From Chaos to Comprehension, Danske Kunsthåndværkere, Copenhagen

    More than Gold, Studio Huddle, Toronto

    MADE TO MAKE, Bilston Craft Gallery

    Matching Items Available, Online Exhibition

     

    2012:

    60/40 Starting Point Series, Siobhan Davies Studio, London (July- Sept 2012)

    WOOD, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco

    Donning Oxford, O3 Gallery, Oxford

    Meddle, Guest artist with ‘Life’s a Bench’ jewellery group, Munich

     

    2011:

    Made U Look, Contemporary Jewellery exhibition, Birmingham

    MAdness in the Method, MA Show, School of Jewellery, Birmingham

    Open for Business, Inhabit, Pavilions, Birmingham

     

    2010:

    Back in Five Minutes, Soho Road, Birmingham

    The Moment of Privacy has Passed, The Usher Gallery, Lincoln

    Table Manners, School of Jewellery, Birmingham

     

    2009:

    Suspend Your Disbelief, Oxford

     

    Residencies

    2014: WAA, Penang, Malaysia

    2013: Random String, Ludic Rooms, Coventry

    2010-2011: Open for Business, Strange Ways Collective, Birmingham

     

    Curation

    2013: MAGIC CITY, Co-curation with Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco

    2012: Donning Oxford, Co-curation of Site Specific Jewellery, O3 Gallery, Oxford

    2011: MAdness in the Method, Co-ordinator, MA Show, School of Jewellery, Birmingham

    2010: Table Manners, Co-Curator, Birmingham School of Jewellery

    2008: Winding Thoughts Museum, Collaborator and Co-Curator, Papatowai, New Zealand

     

    Articles and Publications

    2014: Art Jewelry Today: Europe, Catherine Mallette, Sciffer Publishing

    2012: Specimens from the Dance Laboratory, Marilyn Zapf, Crafts Magazine (Sept/Oct)

    2011: MAdness in the Method, Exhibition Catalogue, BIAD

     

    Awards

    2015: Mary. E. Hofstetter Legacy Award for Visual Arts.