Approved: 10.10.2006

Sera James Irvine

Artist

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Approved: 10.10.2006

Sera James Irvine's work is concerned with the relationship between space and form, with drawing as a fundamental part of her practice.

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Artist Statement

Sera James Irvine's work is concerned with the relationship between space and form, with drawing as a fundamental part of her practice.

CV & Education

Selected solo/group/two person exhibitions  
2013 ‘Conflicts, Creativity and Communication’, 6 artists, 9 scientists. Seventeen, Belmont Street, Aberdeen.
Semana Cultural de Montejaque, Spain.
2012 Aberdeen Artists' exhibition, Aberdeen art gallery, Aberdeen.
2011 Five Ways, Abergavenny, Wales.
         ‘Artist in the garden’, The Art Shop gallery, Abergavenny, Wales.
2010 ‘Drawing Ahead’, Patriothall Gallery, WASPS, Stockbridge, Edinburgh.
          ‘Alchemy of the Imagination’, the Art Shop gallery, Abergavenny.
          SSA, The Royal Scottish Academy Building, Edinburgh.
2009 ‘Trading as...’, Kings Lynn Arts Centre, Kings Lynn.
2009 ‘New drawings by Sera Irvine’, Lang Byre Gallery, Woodend Barn, Banchory.
2008 ‘Speichern unter…’, Salzwedel, Germany.
          NEXUS, ‘Communities’ An Tobar, Mull.
          Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen.
          Solo show, Left Bank, Tarland, Aberdeenshire.
2007 NEXUS, ‘Communities’, An Tuireann, Skye.
          RSA Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh.
2006 ‘Selected Member's Show’ Bridge View Gallery, Aberdeen.
2005 Limousine Bull, ‘NEOS’, Aberdeen.
          MOMA, Machynlleth, Wales.
2004 Gallery Heinzel, ‘Summer Show’, Aberdeen.
2003 Oriel Parc Glynllifon, North Wales.
2002 ‘White paintings; Five Sculptors’ Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast.
           Appleloft Gallery, Easky, Ireland.
          ‘Women Only’, Albany Road Gallery, Cardiff.
2001 Queen’s Road Gallery, Aberdeen.
2000 Aberdeen Artists’ Exhibition, Aberdeen.


Curating/projects 

2013 ‘Environmental Conflicts’
Leader of arts/ science collaborative project bringing artists and leading academics together to explore environmental conflicts, with Prof Steve Redpath, Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability (ACES) at The University of Aberdeen (UoA).

2008 to 2013 Left Bank, Tarland, Aberdeenshire
Establish, manage and curate Left Bank gallery in rural Aberdeenshire, showing work by established and emerging Welsh and Scottish artists.
Artists include: Jack Crabtree, Joyce Gunn Cairns, Helen Denerley, Mary Lloyd Jones, Catrin Williams and Emrys Williams with touring shows such as ‘The Great Book of Gaelic’ as part of the UoA’s WORD festival.
Music and literary events: includ Paul Anderson, Aonghas Dubh MacNeacail, Christine de Luca, Louis de Paor, John Sampson, Pete Stollery and Esther Woolfson.

 2013 ‘Skillscape’, Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW), Aberdeenshire
Co-curate with Nuno Sacramento project to showcase the breadth and quality of craft/trade skills in Aberdeenshire.


 2012 ‘Makers' Meal’, SSW, Lumsden, Aberdeenshire
Co-curate with Nuno Sacramento. Project bringing makers together to create all that is needed for a meal (table, plates, cutlery etc) in a set time frame and with limited funds.


 2011 ‘Conflicts in Conservation’
Project leader for creative residencies for five artists hosted by Prof Steve Redpath, ACES, UoA to explore 'Conflicts in Conservation'. The residencies culminated at the ACES international conference held in Aberdeen in August 2011.

2008 NEXUS
Limousine Bull coordinator/curator for NEXUS ‘Communities’ at An Tobar, Isle of Mull, Scotland
Residencies 2013 ‘Environmental Conflicts’, Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability (ACES) at The University of Aberdeen (UoA).
2011 'Into the village', 2 Penrhiw, Abercych, Pembrokeshire
2007 NEXUS ‘Communities’ Residency, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen
2004 River Dee mural project, Tarland School, Aberdeenshire, funded by 3 Dee Vision and Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Selected publications and media 

2008 ‘Speichern unter…’ HANSEartWORKS project.
2007 Contributor of recipes for ‘True You Diet’ by Dr. John Briffa.
2003 Feature on ‘Y Sioe Gelf’ ( ‘The Arts Show’) Welsh arts program for S4C.