Curatorial

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UPCOMING: Robert Walters UK Young Artist of the Year Award 2019

in partnership with Robert Walters Group, UK Young Artists NPO and Saatchi Gallery, London.

Exhibition and VIP award ceremony: 7th October 2019

National open call: Diversity

Judges: Philipa Adams, Senior Director, Saatchi; Robert Walters, Art Collector and CEO Robert Walters Group; Gavin Turk, Artist; Michael Forbes, Artist; and Rosalind Davis, Artist and Writer.

500 submissions, 10 finalists

curated by Garth Gratrix

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G R A F T–  a show of UK Young Artists

The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Preston, UK

5th April – 2nd June, 2019

Twenty two artists from across the UK, two international artists and four new graduates

Developed and curated by Garth Gratrix

with thanks to:

Funding from UK Young Artists, Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library and Arts Council England.

Further supported by The BJCEM (The biennial of young creatives of the Mediterranea) and The University of Central Lancashire.

Nicola Hood, Contemporary Art Curator, The Harris

Kerry Tenbey, awarded curatorial assistant bursary as part of G R A F T.

Exhibiting Artists:

Kelly Fung | Tiffany Slowik | George Chinnery | Kerry Tenbey | Morgan Dowdall |Daisy James | Zara Zagorsek | Micky Dickson | Grace Stones | Tate N Lyle | Emily Stollery | Juliet EP Gibbs | Rory Strudwick | Hippolyte Godest | Megan Visser | Beth Wise | Stewart Houlker-Collinge | Hannah Parikh | Jodie Wingham | Habib Hajalie | Herfa Thompson | Sam Baker | Lorenza Demata | Jake Walker | Ryan Heath |Isobel Aderley.

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Exhibition Catalogue designed by Shy Bairns:

GRAFT Book (1)

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Something or Nothing

Abingdon Studios Project Space, 2018

co-curated with Joseph Doubtfire

Exhibiting Artists:

Matt Wilkinson | Bethany Costerd | Juneau Projects | Tom Ireland | Sheyda Porter | Tao Lashley-Burnley | Tina Dempsey | Jodie Guest | Garth Gratrix | Joseph Doubtfire | Ann Carragher | Brendan Bunting | Judith Stuart | Josephine Lees | Laura Barnes | Ian Doughty | Sean Payne | Pippa Eason

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The Beginning

National Assembly, Seoul, South Korea, 2017

Curated by Garth Gratrix

with thanks to:

Funding from UK Young Artists, Arts Council England, British Council, Kulture Korea, Seojung Art Centre

Exhibiting Artists:

Liam Fallon | Cara Nahaul | Toby Campion | Jason Mabana | Lena Peters | Irina Razumovskaya | Matt Greenwood | Conor Rogers | Alan Baker | Anna Manfield | Megan Visser | Ruth Smith | Thomas Barnes

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Abingdon Studios

Rotunda, Grundy Art Gallery, 2017

curated by Garth Gratrix

Exhibiting Artists:

Meghan Kelsall | Ann Carragher | Tina Demspey | Steven Wilson | Ian Fraser | Brendan Bunting | Nick Kowalski | Jayne Simpson |Garth Gratrix | Lisa Wigham

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