Sophie Gresswell

Ticking the ‘other’ box since ’91.

I am a multidisciplinary artist exploring identity and belonging with a particular interest in heritage, history and storytelling. I use a range of mediums including painting, audio and technology.

 

Education/training: 

– BA Hons in Painting and Drawing from the University of Northampton

– Arts award Supporter 

– Verified Culture Challenge provider (Bedford Creative Arts) 

Previous exhibitions include: 

– London Bargehouse, Oxo Wharf Tower – London Southbank. 

– Feng Lin Shan Shui International Art Exhibition, Da Wang Culture Highland, Shenzhen – China. 

– Parallax art fair, Chelsea Old Town Hall – London. 

– Free Range Graduate Summer shows, Truman Brewery (Dray walk Gallery) – London. 

Artistic Achievements: 

– Commissioned by BBC arts and Arts Council England to write and animate short film ‘Where are you from?’ as part of their New Creatives programme – 2019 

– Commissioned to develop a projection installation for new Dunstable Library 2019. 

– Curator of art trail at University of Bedfordshire: Testbeds ‘harnessing creative collaboration’ conference 2019 

– Funding awarded to develop an Interactive public art installation entitled ‘Luton Journeys’ 

– Signals Artist Digital Development programme 2018 

– Artist Accelerator on University of Bedfordshire’s Testbeds programme 2017 

– Artist residency at Da Wang Cultural Highland. Shenzhen, China 

– Winner of the Northamptonshire police authority art award 2012 

For more visit: www.sophiegresswell.co.uk 

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