A range of strategies to revitalize artists and help get them out of a creative rut or just someone wishing to consider a range of painting and drawing approaches, build ideas and a range of new processes in their work.
Rosalind will also discuss other ideas and examples to develop interesting online projects to help you connect / reconnect with new networks, develop collaborations and build your profile at the same time.
- Example Ideas I would give (my notes – to discuss)
- Creative Collaborations – examples of Catalyst drawing projects /Sketchpad swaps
- Making Rules and Breaking the Rules within your practice (only work with one colour, two colours, only with recycled materials etc)
- Kate Murdoch’s Object and Blog project
- Online Curating ideas such as Exquisite Corpse, 5×5, blog post etc using social media – Think about theme, frequency, how many people etc
Rosalind will also provide a series of drawing and painting exercises for attendees to follow after the session.
Rosalind Davis is an artist-curator and a graduate of The RCA (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003). As an artist Davis has exhibited nationally and internationally and has had a number of solo shows in London. Her work is held in a number of private and public collections including Soho House. Since 2018 Davis alongside her own practice she has been working with artist Justin Hibbs on collaborative projects which they have shown at JGM Gallery, Koppel Project, the Foundry Gallery, Arthouse1 Gallery, Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery and no format gallery.
Davis was appointed Curator at Collyer Bristow Gallery (London) in 2016 and curates 3 exhibitions per year there and to date has curated 30 exhibitions so far in her career. Other co-curatorial projects have been at Standpoint Gallery, Arthouse1, Geddes Gallery. Davis co-directed arts organisations Zeitgeist Arts Projects (2012-15) at Bond House Gallery (ASC) and Core Gallery 2010-12. In both of these organizations she ran a number of curatorial projects and an artist education programme as well as tutorials and art tours.
Davis is co-author of ‘What they didn’t teach you at art school’ commissioned by Octopus Books which is internationally distributed across the world and has written a number of articles for a-n and other arts publications. She lectures at universities, galleries and organisations across the country including the RCA, ICA, Camden Arts Centre. University of the Arts and for Artquest. As an alumni of UK Young Artist’s, first exhibiting as an artist (2010), Davis has gone on to be an Ambassador, curatorial mentor and part of their selection panels for UKYA and the Robert Walters UK Young Artist of the Year Award 2019. Davis has also been appointed a judge for Jacksons Painting Prize 2019. As a mentor she works regularly for Artquest, a-n, PLOP as well as independently.
Friday 5th June
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