'Responsive Artefacts' Research and Development with UWTSD & g39 April - June 2022
A period of R+D into the design and testing of objects within visual and sonic artworks, which promote and enable participant autonomy through a physically connected manipulation of their own immersive experiences. Supported by the Arts Council of Wales.
Mentored R&D Programme with ADDO arts organisation, Studio-based online sessions January - March 2021
A series of mentoring sessions for four Wales-based artists, with Addo and their network of 'critical friends', allowing artists time and space to develop an idea for a situated art project that acknowledges the complexity and specificity of communities and places and responds to contemporary concerns in the public realm. Supported by the Arts Council of Wales’ Cultural Recovery Fund.
The Night-time Blitz Experience with Artshell & Grangetown Local History Society, Cardiff May 2020 - January 2021
A project exploring the impact of the Blitz on Grangetown, working with local residents and youth groups at sites in Grangetown directly affected by the bombing. The resulting works were shared on the 80th anniversary of the Blitz, January 2nd 2021, as part of an online night-time tour, due to Covid restrictions. Supported by the Heritage Lottery.
What Makes a Home with Volcano Theatre and Coastal Housing Residents, Swansea April - July 2019
Four artist-resident collaborations exploring interpretations of what makes a home, realised through installation based outcomes, culminating in a 2-week show at the vacant Happy Home Furnishers building, Swansea. Supported by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Artist Wellbeing Network Pilot Project Swansea July 2019 - present
A pilot project discussing issues affecting wellbeing, to identify the need for a local artist wellbeing network. Supported by NAWR
The Life & Time of Gnarls Curtaco with Coastal Housing & Mission Gallery, Swansea March 2018 - March 2019
Responsive and participatory art-based activity exploring place and wellbeing in a community setting, culminating in a show by residents at Mission Gallery, Swansea. Supported by Coastal Housing, Mission Gallery & UWTSD
DIY:11 CABIN FERVOUR with Live Art Development Agency & National Theatre Wales May 2014 - Dec 2014
DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development
projects for other artists. In our training programme CABIN FERVOUR; proximity, camaraderie and adventure crossed
paths with reflection and discovery as a group of artists set sail on a two-day journey immersed in the elements, to
look back at the Welsh landscape from a different perspective.
CIVIC 2014 with Bella Kerr & Mission Gallery February 2014 - Present
Considering the City, Architecture, Art and the Urban Environment, CIVIC is intended as an
interrogation of the city, an invitation to propose architectural and other interventions for a number
of sites across Swansea. Collaborations between four artists and four architects, culminating in a
5-week show at Mission Gallery curated by Bella Kerr, 12th April - 2nd June 2014
A dialogue between artists and scientists focusing on the proposed tidal lagoon in
Swansea bay, encouraging arts-based research methods and inter-disciplinary learning
practices in order to stimulate a creative response.
Casa Del'Ospitalita, Venice, Italy
One month residency at the Casa Del'Ospitalita, Cannaragio, Venice.
Spit & Sawdust 24hr Residency
24 hour residency with three other artists and a curator in Spit & Sawdust Skate Park, Cardiff.
Gower College Artists in Residence 2015
A six month residency in Gower College school of Art & Design, based in the Foundation block at Llwyn y Bryn campus.
NTW Artist in Residence National Theatre Wales, Cardiff May 2014
A one-day collaborative residency carried out to show NTW what we’re all about, having been shortlisted for NTW Artist in Residence for the year.
SMU Artist in Residence, Swansea Metropolitan University September 2013 - June 2014
A one-year residency in the department of Contextual Studies, Faculty of Art & Design, Swansea Metropolitan University
Poking the Bear, Elysium Gallery, Swansea August - September 2013
A six-week collaborative residency examining hierarchy, culminting in
a solo show at Elysium Gallery, Swansea.
Supersaurus Residency, Supersaurus, Swansea June - August 2012
A two-month collaborative residency examining social division, culminting in
a one night show at Mission Gallery, Swansea.
Scientific Progress Experiment #1, SMU, Swansea November 2011
A self-initiated, socially engaging one-hour residency exploring the relationship between
man, technology and sound. Part of a collaborative series questioning scientific progress.
A one-week residency responding to the idea of anarchy.
SOLO SHOWS / EVENTS
The Life & Times of Gnarls Curtaco / 211 Gallery, Swansea, December 2018 + Mission Gallery, Swansea January 2019
Viscositecture / Mission Gallery, Swansea Sept - Nov 2016
Citta Di Campi / Teatro Groggia, Venice July 2016
Poking the Bear / Elysium Gallery, Swansea September 2013
The Tension Between Us / Mission Gallery, Swansea March 2013
An Artist in the World / Mission Gallery, Swansea October 2021
Electric Soup presents 'Lockdown Live' / Electric Soup/Cardiff M.A.D.E., Cardiff November 2020
CO(pe)VID 19 / 2m² Artspace, Online April 2020
Under The Counter Culture / Tactile Bosch, Cardiff November 2019
Art in the Bar / Elysium Gallery, Swansea October 2019
Depth of Perception / with Gary Crosby at Volcano Theatre, Swansea October 2019
Museum Lates: Space / with Tactile Bosch, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff July 2019
Lost Vegas Hotel / Tactile Bosch, Cardiff December 2017
............ / Swansea College of Art, Swansea September 2015
BLAST / Colony Projects, Port Talbot August 2015
Collider / Elysium Gallery, Swansea August 2015
From Here & There: Drawings from the UK / Elysium Gallery offsite, Swansea November 2014
Beep 2014 / Elysium Gallery offsite, Swansea October 2014
From Here and There / Clara Hatton Gallery at Colorado State University, USA September 2014
CIVIC at Cardiff Contemporary / Mission Gallery offsite project as part of Cardiff Contemporary Art Festival September 2014
Public Information & PIN2 / with Craig Wood+Peter Finnemore+Peski Records+AE101, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen September 2014
Colony 2014: Shore Leave / Pantywylan Warehouse, Cardigan August 2014
CIVIC / Mission Gallery, Swansea April - June 2014
Public Information Night / with Craig Wood+Peter Finnemore+Peski Records+AE101, Volcano, Swansea December 2013
Graduate 2 / Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff September 2013
What Are They Building Down There? / Elysium Gallery, Swansea July 2013
In Other Words / Fringe Arts Bath, Bath May 2013
AE101 Fine Art Degree Show / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea May 2013
Texture / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea April 2013
Visual Echoes / Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China April 2013
Hullabaloo / Elysium at The Cove Gallery, Swansea November 2012
Blowback / Tactile Bosch, Cardiff October 2012
Welcome to Roath / Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff October 2012
Superposition / So Weit die Zukunft, Vienna September 2012
Qube Open 2012 / Qube Gallery Oswestry September 2012
Disruption2 / Elysium Gallery, Swansea July 2012
Hamburg Vending Machine / Bahrenfelder Str. Ecke Arnoldstraße, Hamburg June 2012
Welsh Artist of the Year / St. David’s Hall, Cardiff June 2012
Swansea Plinth / Locws International, Swansea June 2012
Better Late Than Never / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea June 2012
Venice Vending Machine / Galleria Perella di Laura Ostan, Venice September 2011
[In]Visible / Elysium Gallery, Swansea May 2011
TALKS / WORKSHOPS
'Home & Away' with GS Artists & Tom Goddard & Jane Simpson / Online October 2021
Home & Away, devised by Tom Goddard & Jane Simpson/GS Artists, is a talks programme for artists based in Wales and the UK, to get together, share their work and, more critically, share their life experiences honestly and openly.
Supported by Arts Council of Wales
Artist Talk with Elysium Gallery / Online March 2021
An elysium gallery led event made possible through funding from @celfcymruarts & @nationallotterygoodcauses helping support artists and grassroots arts organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10KfEJiABtQ
Supported by Arts Council of Wales
A-N Assembly: Swansea with Jane Simpson / National Waterfront Museum, Swansea May 2019
Symposium devised in conjunction with Jane Simpson and A-N Artists Network, exploring the difficulties and advantages of running
artist-led projects in the city, including presentation and introduction of the Artist Wellbeing Network pilot project.
Supported by Arts Council England
'Raising the Bar' and Various Half-Term Workshops / Mission Gallery, Swansea Various dates, 2014
Mentoring sessions, studio visits and workshops for ages 5-14 and ages 16-18
The Creative City with Owen Griffiths / National Waterfront Museum, Swansea October 2014
Workshop for City Futures: Design Commission for Wales Autumn Seminar, 2014
How to live in the virtual world and down here on earth... / St Davids Car Park, Swansea May 2014
Panel Discussion based on our collaboration, art and architecture, with Niall Maxwell for CIVIC at Mission Gallery
The City as Theme Park / Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen February 2014
Exploring the power of 'elsewheres' within our cities
We are grateful for the support of the Arts Council of Wales