Approved: 17.11.2017

Lucy Ridges

Artist, Lecturer / academic

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Approved: 17.11.2017

Lucy Ridges is a visual artist working primarily with analogue photography and traditional mark-making techniques. Her primarily practice based work and particular interest in process are intent on revealing human’s affective relationship with the natural world. Lucy has a Masters in Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University (2011) after completing a BA in Fine Art at the University of Central Lancashire and now works from Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester. Recent residencies and exhibitions include Nes Artist Residency in Skagastrond, Iceland (2015); The Lucky Jotter International Arts Showcase 8th Exhibition, The Gallery, Blackpool (2016); ‘Astronomy and Light’ Bankley Gallery, Manchester (2017).

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Biography

Lucy Ridges is a visual artist working primarily with analogue photography and traditional mark-making techniques. Her primarily practice based work and particular interest in process are intent on revealing human’s affective relationship with the natural world. Lucy has a Masters in Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University (2011) after completing a BA in Fine Art at the University of Central Lancashire and now works from Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester. Recent residencies and exhibitions include Nes Artist Residency in Skagastrond, Iceland (2015); The Lucky Jotter International Arts Showcase 8th Exhibition, The Gallery, Blackpool (2016); ‘Astronomy and Light’ Bankley Gallery, Manchester (2017).

 

CV & Education

Represented by Millennium Imaging (http://www.milim.com/)

Represented by The Lucky Jotter International Art Showcase (www.theluckyjotter.com)

Member of Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester

 

Education:

Manchester School of Art, Master of Photography (2011)

Erasmus Program: Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Bellas Artes (2008)

The university of Central Lancashire, Bachelor of Fine Arts (2007)

 

Residencies, Job roles, Internships:

Course Tutor, Portrait Photography Workshops. Manchester/London. Feb 2016 - current.

Nes Artist Residency, Skagastrond Iceland. November - December 2015

Geist Magazine Production Manager - May 2014

Photography Internship, LEO Studios, London. March - April 2014

Art Gallery Supervisor, Cornerhouse MCR. 2009 - 2012

 

Exhibitions:

2017 (July) Online Exhibition with The Lucky Jotter. Collaborative self portrait project: ‘Enchantress’. (http://theluckyjotter.com/enchantress/)

2016 (Oct) The Lucky Jotter 8th Exhibition, The Gallery, Blackpool

2016 (Sept) Manchester Contemporary Art Fair, Manchester

2016 (Oct) Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Studios, Manchester

2015  (current) Imagination Unrestricted by Reality. Manchester Craft Centre.

2015  (Nov)   Nes Open House. Skagastrond, Iceland

2015  (Oct)    Over The Hill, Goldsmiths. London

2015  (Sept)  Rogue Open Studios, Manchester

2014  (Sept)  Rogue Open Studios, Manchester

2013  (Aug)   In Strange Lands, ODD, Manchester

2013  (Oct)    Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester

2012  (Oct)    Fayre, Rogue Project Space (coinciding with Buy Art Fair, Manchester)

2012  (Feb)    Lost is found, Cornerhouse, Manchester

2012  (May)   Vineyard X as part of Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

2011  (Dec)   Selected works, The Nook, Manchester

2011  (Oct)    Rogue Open Studios, Manchester

2011  (July)   MA Show. Manchester Metropolitan University

2011  (Sept)  The Office Party, Rogue Artist Studios. Manchester

2011  (Sept)  Contrast, A celebration of analogue photography. OK Studios, Standish

2011  (Jan)   Blank Media Collective Inaugural exhibition, Blank Space. Manchester

 

Published work and artist talks:

Show and Tell, HOME Mcr. Artist Talk on a recent artist residency. Januray 2015 

Regularly published editorial portraiture in The Skinny, North West Issue 2014 - Ongoing

Confingo issue 3, Front Cover, Interview and article. November 2015

New Scientist,‘Definitely Not Maybe’ by David Deutsch. October 2015

Eye to Eye, Publication created with Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool. October 2011