With its roots in the visionary nature responses of Turner, Blake and Palmer, and a musical mirrored ballerina box kept since childhood, my work explores ideas about identity and place.
Drawing upon the writings of Carl Jung and notions of the uncanny, inherited memory and the unconscious, my work borders the threshold between nostalgic association and something unknown.
Occupying the liminal territory between stillness and movement, matter and light, memory and destiny, my work also demands personal involvement. Within a discourse of endlessness my work suggests a quest for a primal sense of home.
CV & Education
The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2017 Mall galleries, London. 21st February 2017
Northern Art Fair
Liverpool Open at Editions Gallery May 12th-June 18th 2016
'Breath of Nature': Anniversary exhibition of Boundary Art, Cardiff. 27th March 2016- 1st May 2016
'Identity' Art with a Heart Altringham ( Jan 2016)
PARTIA: Winter 2015 solo exhibition,Aintree university hospital
Matter, Place, Other: Gallery202.
Staacks Wirral July 2015
Waterside 1-0 solo micro-commission Manchester March 2015 ( Solo exhibition)
Fotospace open submission 3, (finalist) Fife January 2015
Seeing Beckett' Contemporary art space, Chester ( alongside 'Staging Beckett at the Margins' conference Sept 12th) and then Liverpool John Moores University as part of the Liverpool Irish festival 23rd October- 3rd November 2014
Searching: Unexpected Treasures Bridewell studios and gallery Liverpool 12-21 September 2014
September 8th. 2014 Heswall open festival
Open studios tour. June 2014
Liverpool Open at Editions Gallery May 23rd 2014 - June 21st 2014
Solo Exhibition: February 2014 -May 31st 2014 'U hang exhibition,' ArtGene', Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Exhibitions 2013 - 2009
Monochramatic exhibition in verge, Glasgow artists studios, Glasgow -
Open Studios, Wirral, Wirral
A Postcard to Emily touring exhibition on the theme'Wuthering Heights'. Dept. regeneration and culture, Bradford libraries, Keighly
'Herstory' , The Link Gallery, Winchester -
'Archive 'Group, Theater Clywdd,
- Recollection, Chapel gallery, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Liverpool
- Lancashire Open exhibition Chapel gallery
- MA Graduate show, Kingsway, University of Chester, Chester 2009
November 2015 'Five to watch' Landscape Axisweb
Mark Devereux Roberts projects