Approved: 19.04.2010

Susan Eyre

Artist

Approved: 19.04.2010

Susan Eyre is interested in the unseen activity of matter in the universe and also intangible phenomena which cannot be explained in terms of materiality, such as the aura of place and the dream of paradise. She is led by a curiosity about how we encounter the physical and the spiritual world and the structures that we put in place to facilitate an escape from reality. She explores similarities in our search to understand the origin of our universe through religious belief, mythology and physics. Dissecting both idealised and prosaic landscapes she is looking for clues within the everyday that hold the secrets to the structure of the universe and the pursuit of bliss.

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Biography

Susan Eyre is interested in the unseen activity of matter in the universe and also intangible phenomena which cannot be explained in terms of materiality, such as the aura of place and the dream of paradise. She is led by a curiosity about how we encounter the physical and the spiritual world and the structures that we put in place to facilitate an escape from reality. She explores similarities in our search to understand the origin of our universe through religious belief, mythology and physics. Dissecting both idealised and prosaic landscapes she is looking for clues within the everyday that hold the secrets to the structure of the universe and the pursuit of bliss.

 

CV & Education

Education

2013 - 2015   MA Printmaking                  Royal College of Art

2004–2007     BA Textiles                        Goldsmiths College, University of London

2002-2004     BTEC Foundation               Richmond Adult Community College

Exhibitions

2016   Aether                               Imperial College                 London SW7

         Modern Makers IV              No Format Gallery              London SE18

         The Matter of Objects         Queen Mary University        London EC1   

         Blind Plural                        Hundred Years Gallery         London E2

2015   A Space Between              The Stone Space                London E11

          Wells Art Contemporary      Wells Museum                  Somerset BA5

          Rising Stars                       Coombe Gallery                Devon TQ6

           HIX Award                        C&B Gallery                      London EC2A

           Show 2015                        Royal College of Art           London SW11

           Objects Of                        Café Gallery Projects          London SE16

2014    neo:print prize                   neo:gallery22                     Bolton BL1 2AL

          Ochre Originals                  New Ashgate Gallery           Surrey GU9

          Standing on the Frontier      Unit 24 Gallery                   London SE1

           Yesterday’s Wrong Thinking Café Gallery Projects        London SE16

           Work In Progress               Royal College of Art           London SW7

2013    ArtLacuna Prize                  ArtLacuna                        London SW1

           HOT-ONE-HUNDRED          Schwartz Gallery              London E9

          Surrey Contemporary           Robert Phillips Gallery       Surrey KT12

2012   Landscape in Flux               Canvas and Cream             London SE23

          Illumini Event                      Shoreditch Town Hall           London EC1   

         Odds Against Tomorrow        BEARSPACE                      London SE8

         C&C Art Prize                      Canvas and Cream              London SE23

          U-N-F-O-R-E-S-E-E-N Studio 106 Art Gallery                  London SW6

2011   Pushing Print                      The Pie Factory                  Margate CT9

          Art in a Box                        One Church Street Gallery   Bucks HP16

          Surface                             The Crypt Gallery                 London NW1

          Beyond Borders                 The Point                             Eastleigh SO50

2010   Drawing Open                    One Church Street Gallery    Bucks HP16

          ArtsDepot Open                 ArtsDepot                            London N12

          artWorks Open                  ArtWorks Project Space       London E17

          iGeneration                        Willesden Green Gallery       London SE1

         Human Nature                    The Muse at 269                  London W11

          At Play                              South Hill Park                   Berkshire RG12

2008  ArtSway Open                     ArtSway                            Hampshire SO41

         Restricted View                  Stables Gallery                   London NW2

         About Town                        The Toilet Gallery                London KT1