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contact: tammywoodrow@hotmail.com

EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS/COMMISSIONS/WORKSHOPS/RESIDENCIES/PUBLICATIONS/PERFORMANCES 2024
-The Expo organized by Grasruts zine at LTB, Coventry, 1-29 Feb

-diverse contributions to Grasruts zine, https://www.grasruts.com/

-performative sculpture making in collaboration with Jackdaw with Crowbar (https://www.jackdawwithcrowbar.net) at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, 25 Feb

-mini-residency as part of The Expo show organized by Grasruts zine at LTB, Coventry (CV1 1EX,  https://www.awd-restorations.com/ltb), 23 Feb

-Night School pop-up show at Jewellery School of Art, Birmingham, 27 Feb

-International Women's Day event at Mead Gallery (with Sarah Shalgosky, curator), Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 8 March. Co-produced with Vanessa Oakes (writer/designer/producer)

PAST EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS/COMMISSIONS/WORKSHOPS/RESIDENCIES 2023

-micro-residency at Pangeae Sculptors' Centre
-producer of Heritage Open Days Arts Trail at St Mary's Allotments Leamington Spa, incl work by 20 artists
-producer of My Journey (Hand)Bag: a one day workshop and pop-up show for womxn artists at Candid Arts Gallery, London, Saturday 12 August 2023

-work included in EOP's Summer Camp Show at Eastside Projects Birmingham, 4-8 August 2023

-work included in Fringe Arts Bath (FaB) Festival, Trespass Exhibition curated by Simbah Pilé and Stacey Pottinger, 26th May to 11th June 2023, https://www.fringeartsbath.co.uk/trespass 

-work included in Coventry Open 2023, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, 24 March-21 May

-creative producer of buffer zone, an installation including female artists' images and performance alongside international women's day, 8 March 2023

-in development: GAMUTSpace, a rural not for profit experimental arts laboratory, including a programme of subversive orientated workshops for female artists

-work included in Rugby Open 22, www.ragm.co.uk, Dec-Feb 2023

-participant in Artist Unknown photography project by Jean-Michel O'Shea, https://artistunknown.page/

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS/COMMISSIONS/WORKSHOPS 2022

-RIBA mentorship at Glenn Howells Architects, Birmingham, https://www.glennhowells.co.uk/

-ORT Gallery Members Show 19 Nov-15 Dec, Birmingham, https://ortgallery.co.uk/about/

-delivering weekly subversive (mark)making workshops inspired by women's writings

-work included in and curated: St Mary's Allotments Art & Poetry Trail, Leamington, 9-18 September

-work included in and curated: Mongrel Works: collaborative experiments in an arts laboratory with Mary Partridge at Arcadia, Coventry15-25 June

-I was photographed and filmed by Sherrie Edgar for: Mixed Rage Collective: Unapologetically OtherFri 15 Apr – Sun 14 Aug at the MAC, Birmingham. Also displayed at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. This group exhibition from Mixed Rage Collective showcases artists telling of their experiences of being mixed heritage. This exhibition considers the effect of ‘othering’, lack of representation, daily micro-aggressions and displacement felt by people of mixed heritage, interweaving the highly political and colonial backdrop into which they were born, as well as celebrating their mixed cultures and heritage. https://sherrieedgar.com

-work in: Gallery No.32's second annual Winter Sculpture Park, London, www.galleryno32.co.uk

-work included in and curated: bag.play.art: showcase of Midlands based conceptual women artists responding to ideas about play/vessels at Candid Arts Galleries, London, 31 March - 3 April, https://candidarts.wordpress.com

-work in Surface Gallery's Abstract exhibition, Nottingham, 24 March - 9 April, https://www.surfacegallery.org/exhibitions/abstract-contemporary-art-open

-participant in: Art of Curation workshop at Coventry Art Space, lead by curator Ian Sergeant, focus on Blk Art Group, exhibition at Arcadia: Vermillion Coloured Stories, 11-19 February 

-work in: Small Is Beautiful micro-commission at The Core, Solihull (in collaboration with poet Sujatha Menon), curated by Philip Parr, artistic director at Parrabbola and co-Director of the York International Shakespeare Festival, 27 January (presentation)- 8 February

-work in: International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, 15 January - 12 February

-sculpture workshop leader: Clay and Communication, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Saturday 12 February

PAST EXHIBITIONS WHICH INCLUDED MY WORK 2021
-Coventry City of Culture, The Show Windows, curated by Charlie Levine, in partnership with Coventry BID, Coventry City of Culture Trust and RIBA West Midlands, https://smartify.org/venues/the-show-windows

-'IMAGINE THIS IS A WINDOW', commissioned by Coventry Biennial 2021 in partnership with Coventry Art Space for The Hyper-Lab, HMV Coventry Empire, 20 Hertford Street, Coventry, CV1 1LF

https://www.coventrybiennial.com/venues/the-hyper-lab/

-participating artist in touring art installation I:DNA. This innovative project is created directly from research data, undertaken by Prof Felicity Boardman (Warwick Medical School) and funded by the Wellcome Trust. The project has been brought to life through a collaboration with STAMP Theatre and Media Productions CIC and Entify. I:DNA launched at the British Science Festival in September 2019 and since then has toured venues in Coventry, Oxford and Birmingham. Https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/med/research/hscience/sssh/research/imagining_futures/i_dna/

-Without Borders, Elysium Gallery, Swansea
https://www.elysiumgallery.com/events/event/without-borders/
https://issuu.com/elysiumgallery/docs/catalogue
-Photography Prize, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, https://www.rbsa.org.uk/whats-on
-Gallery No.32, Winter Sculpture Park, London, https://youtu.be/e-xvkHsDFuM

2020
-Commission: Inter-Connectivity; interactive sculpture at Spark Conference for creative businesses
-RBSA Prize Exhibition 2020, Birmingham
-Commission Llanthropology Project, Gloucester, https://youtu.be/DlMsQ-PiwFg

2019
-Sui Generis exhibition at Plas Bodfa, Beaumaris, Wales, www.plasbodfa.com
-36 Exposures at Fringe Arts Bath Festival, https://www.fringeartsbath.co.uk/
-Refugee Week 2019 at City Arts Nottingham

2018
-Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Leeds, Forms Assembled in the Light: The KPP Prize for Art, Architecture and Design 1st September – 28th October
-Direct Art Action Gallery, Sutton Coldfield
-City Arcadia Gallery, Coventry

2017
-Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art
-The Old Market Gallery, Rotherham, Yorkshire
-Floor ONE Gallery, Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
(more extensive archive list of exhibitions is available)

 

ARCHIVE OF CURATORIAL PROJECTS             
-OPEN 2007 and 2009 exhibitions at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
-2017: Warwickshire Open Studios Spring Show, Landmarks, at The Old Waiting Room, Rugby Station
-2018: WOS women artists' sculpture trail, Harbury
-2019: 18 women artists and their responses to Binswood Allotments, Leamington Spa
-2020&21&22: HOD sculpture trail at St Mary's Allotments, Leamington Spa, https://youtu.be/nxK6Vwi7FUY
https://tammywoodrow6.wixsite.com/stmary-sculptures, https://primeartprojects.wixsite.com/mysite

 

CAREER

2023 - current         Member of Coventry's ArtSpace Artist Advisory Board
2015 – 2023             Learning & Engagement  Team Member Leamington Spa Art Gallery Museum (Warwick District Council)
2015 - 2023             Exhibitions & Collections Assistant
2005 – 2015            Senior Gallery Assistant 
2010 – 2012            Publicity Officer 
2006 – 2007           Visiting Lecturer UCE Birmingham, teaching subjects at Foundation level; art history and critical theory

2005 - current        Independent visual artist & creative community producer

 

GALLERY WORK EXPERIENCE 
-presentations about contemporary art and art history
-installation of exhibitions/art transportation
-managing the Art Gallery shop
-delivering adult art & craft workshops, for example Contemporary Sculpture for Adults
-programming of talks
-certificates in museum conservation
 
LEADING DIGITAL PROJECTS 
in 2012 I was instrumental in acquiring a substantial Arts Council Digital Content Development grant (approx £22,000). At Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum I supervised the creation of a digital ‘postcart’ (touch screen kiosk with printing facilities), collaborating with furniture makers, software developers and artists.
 
FILM PROGRAMMING        
between 2009-2011 I launched a weekly programme of contemporary short films, named Thursday Flickers at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum.
 
EDUCATION

2023 - 2025    enrolled at MA Fine Art (pt)  at BCU
2005 – 2006   Postgraduate Diploma, MA Histories of Art & Design, UCE Birmingham. 
2005                 BA (Hons) Fine Art, UCE Birmingham, 2/1 degree, Topic of dissertation: A discussion of the intellectual aspects of Minimalism

 

MEMBERSHIPS 

-AN (including up-to-date Public Liability Insurance)
-Coventry Artspace, https://coventry-artspace.co.uk/listings/?emd-page=7

-Eastside Projects Birmingham, https://eastsideprojects.org/, EOP membership

-PSSA Public Statues and Sculpture Association, https://www.pssauk.org

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