Approved: 16.08.2006

Frances Brennan

Artist, Maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

Process driven. I am a metalsmith, making contemplative sculptural objects, and a painter. My work makes constant reference to nature whether intentional or otherwise. I work with both the random and the planned, valuing the process and the ideas that emanate. 

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    Artist Statement

    Process driven. I am a metalsmith, making contemplative sculptural objects, and a painter. My work makes constant reference to nature whether intentional or otherwise. I work with both the random and the planned, valuing the process and the ideas that emanate. 

    CV & Education

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    • Exhibitions
    • 2021 "Here" The Art Station, Saxmundham, Suffolk
    • 2017  Modern Masters Handwerksmesse, Munich
    • 2014 'Frances Brennan at Silverline" London
    • 2012 - Gifted, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
    • 2011 - Present Collectables, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
    • 2010 - A Living Space, Contemporary Applied Arts, Percy Street, London
    • 2010 - Women of Mettle, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, Kent
    • 2008 - Form at Olympia, Four Square Arts, London
    • 2007 - Hidden Treasures, The Hub, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
    • 2007 - Hue, Line and form, Contemporary Applied Arts, Percy Street, London
    • 2007 - London Art Fair, Four Square Fine Arts, Design Centre, Islington
    • 2007 - Outside Inside, Contemporary Applied Arts, Percy Street, London
    • 2007 - Reform, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset
    • 2007 - Textilkunst, Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany
    • 2007 - Urban Field, Craft Study Centre, Farnham, Surrey
    • 2006 - Studio Space, Contemporary Applied Arts, Percy Street, London
    • 2005 - Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2005 Shortlist, Crafts Council then touring, London and UK
    • 2005 - Modern Masters, Handwerksmesse, Munich
    • 2004 - Inside Out, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
    • 2004 - Merging Cultures, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman 2003 - 100 Words for Snow, Leicester City Gallery, Leicester
    • 2003 - Land and Sea, Rufford Craft Centre Gallery, Newark
    • 2003 - Out There, Crafts Council, London
    • 2002 - Christmas Exhibition, Rugby Art Gallery, Rugby
    • 2002 - Contemporary Decorative Arts Exhibition, Sotheby's, London
    • 2002 - Dazzle, Royal National Theatre, London
    • 2000 - Three Squared, Kingsgate Gallery, London
    • 1999 - (X)hibition, London Institute Gallery, Mayfair, London
    • 1999 - New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
    • Private commissions
    • 1999 - Field , Mr. Julian Markham, Chairman, The London Institute, London
    • Corporate commissions
    • 2006 - Roots, Carrington Wire, Yorkshire
    • 2002 - Sculptures for onboard galleries, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Holland Projects
    • 2007 - Holding 10, travelling, Curator - Bridget Crump
    • Competitions, prizes and awards
    • 2005 - Shortlisted Jerwood Applied Arts: Metal, Crafts Council, London
    • Publications
    • 2007 - Urban Field Catalogue, Crafts Study Centre, Farnham
    • 2005 - Crafts Magazine
    • 2005 - Jerwood Prize Catalogue
    • 2003 - AN Magazine
    • 2003 - Crafts Magazine 
    • 1999 - 2002 Camberwell College of Art
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