Approved: 09.05.2011

Olivia Penrose Punnett

Artist, Arts administrator, Curator, Lecturer / academic

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Approved: 09.05.2011
 
 

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    Artist Statement

    Olivia Punnett is a UK based artist & lecturer. She holds an MA with Distinction in Fine Art. Punnett’s practice is diverse, encompassing a range of media including printmaking, installation, film, sculpture and projection. In 2013 she was the recipient of the AHRC award for her Masters, and in 2015 was awarded the SIA commission from Sheffield Institute of Arts.  She is a member of The Editions publishing group and her work is held in the British Library, and the Tate Library and Archive, Tate Britain.

     

    CV & Education

    Selected Exhibitions

    • 2 July - 17/07/18 In Residence Derby University
    • 19/05/2018 - 23/06/2018, Every Point in the Universe is Also the Centre PAPER Gallery Manchester,  Solo Show.
    • 10/11 - 17/12 2017 Outpost Members Show, selected by Andy Holden
    • 09/2016 Nature Here and Now, Wirksworth Festival curated Programme
    • 19-27th/08/2016 States of Uncertainty Sheffield Institute of the Arts
    • 25 – 29th/04/16 Platform 16  The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, touring to:-
        • Gage Gallery - 16th - 21st May 2016
        • Bank Street Arts - 8th - 11th June 2016 
        • SIA Gallery - 5th - 9th September 2016 
    • 10-13/09/2015 The London Artists Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery.
    • 06/2015 At The still Point, AGC Gallery 
    • 04/2015 Are You A Doctor Sir, A sound work in collaboration with Sharon Kivland, SOMA GALLERY, Liegnitzer str. 34,10999, Berlin.
    • 07/06 2014 Stone and Water Exhibition, Matlock Bath Pump Room, The Grand Pavilion. (As featured in The Guardian and Artists Newsletter)
    • 04/2014 S1 Artspace, Sheffield Ides of March, S1 Art School
    • 2014, Thread of a Plot: A study of garden paths NN Gallery Northampton Project Space
    • 03/2014 AGC Gallery, Sheffield, I knew nothing but shadows
    • 09/2013 Harrington Mill Studios, Mote
    • 2/2013  The Old Lock Up, Salon 3 &  12/2012 The Old Lock Up, Salon 2
    • 13/09 - 28/10  2012  Neo Print Prize Bolton

     

     

     

     

     

    Curation

    • 1-24th/09/2017 Internal Nebular Haarlem Artspace Exhibition, Guardian Guide Editors Pick 15/09/2017, and programme of talks and seminar - 02/2018

    Internal Nebular, Haarlem Artspace nr Matlock. To coincide with the Wirksworth festival, Dorothy Cross, Alastair Mackie and Liz Orton summon evocative reveries from the mysterious accretions of geological time.” Guardian Guide

    • 19-27th/08/2016 States of Uncertainty Sheffield Institute of the Arts
    • 06/2015 At The still Point, AGC Gallery 
    • 2014 Stone and Water Exhibition, a Site Specific group show based on and showed in Matlock Bath’s Grand Pavilion
    • 2013 Wirksworth Festival Graduate Selection

     

    Intervention 

    • 2013 Light Lapse Curated Programme Wirksworth Festival
    • 2012 Sugar Shadow St George Barbados
    • 2012 Roundabout Plate commissioned by the Ruskin Archive in Sheffield 
    • 2012 Parson Cross Commission for the community
    • 2011 Cromford Mill Installation, Cromford Mill, Derbyshire
    • 2011 Sculpture, Middleton by Wirksworth, for Derwent Living and Derbyshire Dales District Council

     

    Residencies

    • 2-13/07/18 Summer Lodge Nottingham Trent University 
    • 1/01/2018- 10/02/2018 Exploring Paper PAPER Gallery Residency
    • 2017-2018  AA2A Artists Residency at Derby University
    • 2015 Work on the Line, METAL, Edge Hill Railway Station, Liverpool
    • 2011-13 Engaged Practice Program, Yorkshire Artspace
    • April- May 2012 The Learning Zone, Parson Cross Library
    • 02/2012 Factory Nights, Crab Tree Society event

     

     

     

     

     

    Employment:

    • 2015- present Director & Projects Manager Haarlem Artspace
    • 2017 - present Nottingham Trent Fine Art Lecturer
    • 15/01/2017 - 17/12/2017 Nottingham Trent International College Lecturing
    • 2015 - Sheffield Hallam University visiting lecture
    • 2014 - Derby University visiting lecture
    • 2012 Barbados Community College, Barbados, visiting lecturer
    • Workshops: Primary Schools and public community spaces, Sheffield City Council,  Yorkshire Artspace, Derbyshire Dales District Council & Derwent Living.

     

    Publications

    • 26/02/208 Exploring PAPER with Olivia Punnett, PAPER Gallery Magazine, Sara Jaspan.
    • 31/07/2016  States of Uncertainty, Olivia Punnett, Alexander White, Siân Williams, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield, UK, 2016ISBN 9781367402850, 
    • 08/2015 Other Things,  Siân Williams & Olivia Punnett, The Editions II, Sheffield, UK, 2015 (Held in The TATE Collection & exhibited 10-13/09/2015 The London Artists Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, & The Manchester Artists Book Fair 10/2015)
    • Catalogue, Sharon Kivland, The Editions, Sheffield, 2015
    • 07/2015 Work on the Line, produced with David Penny through a METAL Time and Space Residency.
    • 03/2015 The Editions: A collection of Windows (Exhibited 07/2015 Liverpool Artists Book fair, Liverpool Central Library, & 2015 18th International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds)
    • 2014 Artists Newsletter, Now Showing: The weeks top exhibitions- https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/now-showing-51-the-weeks-top-exhibitions
    • 2014 Guardian Review for Stone & Water
    • 2013 Peripheral ARTeries - http://issuu.com/artpress/docs/peripheral_arteries_art_review_-_ju/28
    • 2013 Arts Beat Magazine

     

    Collections

    • The Tate Gallery, Tate Library and Archive.
    • The British Library
    • The Tetley, Leeds
    • The Ruskin Archive
    • Leeds College of Art Library
    • St-Yrieix-la-Perche (http://cdla.info/fr/)
    • The Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris