Approved: 16.09.2013

Lauren Sagar

Artist, Maker

Approved: 16.09.2013

I work full time as a freelance visual artist based in Manchester, UK at Rogue Studios, in the fields of contemporary visual art. 

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    Biography

    I work full time as a freelance visual artist based in Manchester, UK at Rogue Studios, in the fields of contemporary visual art. 

    CV & Education

     

    Rogue Artists Studios since 2008

    Exhibitions and commissions 

    2018/19 Manifesto Rogue Artists Studio, Manchester

    Inaugural exhibition of the new Project Space.

    2017 A Woman’s Work Is Never Done  National Trust Quarry Bank

    Mill, HMP Styal.  

    Working with an artist who is an inmate at HMP Styal to create artwork for a public exhibition at Quarry Bank Mill, Manchester.

    2017/18 Art in the Minster Our Big Picture, Grimsby Minster, Grimsby 

    Call For Cloth blankets. Exhibition and talk series

    2016 Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester

    Call For Cloth exhibition and talk series. 

    2016 No. 15 Great Pulteney Hotel, Bath 

    Chandelier commission in collaboration with Agapanthus Interiors, Stockport 

    2016 Tall Tales Tour, London, Rochdale, Glasgow 

    Call For Cloth - commissioned public engagement project

    2016 Castlefield Gallery New Art Space, Manchester  

    A Queer Fish Oracle.

     

    The Chandelier of Lost Earrings tour:

    2017 Grimsby Minster, Grimsby

    2016 Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow

    2016 Touchstones, Rochdale

    2016 Swiss Cottage Library, London

    2015 Macc Art Lounge, Macclesfield

    2015 Enlighten Festival, Manchester Central Library

    2015 Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival, Rochdale

    2015 Piccadilly Place, Manchester

    2015 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

    2014 Towneley Hall Gallery, Burnley

    2014 Lime Arts, Manchester

    2013 St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

     

     

    Public art commissions in glass

     

    2015 Amani Peace Windows, Moss Side, Manchester

    2015 Heathlands Village Glass Commission, Manchester

    2010 The Summer House, St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester

    University Hospitals. Manchester

    2010 Arlington House Wall Piece, Arlington House, Camden Town,

    London

    2008 The Ice Box, Piccadilly Place, Manchester

    2006 Poetry Discs, Piccadilly Place, Manchester

    Residencies 

    2016 Castlefield Gallery New Art Space. Manchester

    2014 Chapel Street School, Manchester. 

    Facilitating change and transition through creative experience

    2012 Lime Arts, Manchester

    2011 St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals. Manchester The Summerhouse Interventions.

    2010 Johnson Fold Estate, Bolton. Making This Home. Public consultation and engagement,

     

    Grants and awards

     

    2018 Arts Council Grant For The Arts March of the Artists (please see description below)

    2018 Artist Bursary from Castlefield Gallery, Manchester to attend Jamboree 2018

    2015 Arts Council Grant For The Arts Research and Development Call for Cloth

    2015 Live At LICA micro-bursaries In Celebration of the Un-Family – Family Portraits

    2011 and 2013 Arts Council Grant For The Arts The Chandelier of Lost Earrings  mass engagement sculpture

    2015 British Women Artists Award – Winner  Chandelier of Lost Earrings

    2014 National Lottery Good Causes – Winner of the Arts Category  Chandelier of Lost Earrings

     

     

    Education and training

     

    Current.  MA Fine Art at UCLan, Preston

    1988 – 1991 Apprenticeship at Kansa Craft Stained Glass Studio, Elsecar, Barnsley.

    NVQ Woodwork and Carpentry, Sheffield H.Ed.

     

    Business

     

    1996 - 2016 Manchester Stained Glass