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About

Visual artist with a practice rooted in drawing and language, used as material to produce publications, animations and installation works. Recent projects include New Art Gallery Walsall (solo show, forthcoming, 2019), Multistory (2018 commission), Longbridge Public Art Project (2016) the British Consulate in Chicago, USA (2014) and The University of Birmingham (2013). 

Board Director for DACS (2014-present) and the Whitworth Wallis Trust (2017- present)

Studio holder at Grand Union.

 

Selected Press and Texts

The Guardian newspaper

Text by Anneka French

Text by Kieran Connell

Text written for Eastside Projects' Birmingham Show

DACS

Text by Zoe Lippett

OCA Interview

New Art West Midlands feature

The Guardian newspaper

It's Nice That

 

 

CV

Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Lives and works in Birmingham, UK

 

Solo exhibitions and projects

2019 

Solo Show at The New Art Gallery Walsall (forthcoming)

2018

New Project 2018 Commission, Multistory

Wolverhampton School of Art Print Residency (February)

NN Contemporary Billboard Commission and Exhibition (June)

BAbY OYL, publication, Rope Press (March)

2017

BROADCAST, publication, mac Birmingham

NEWSFEED, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

Concrete Nouns, Kingshurst Artspace commission (film collaboration with Emily Warner) 

Longbridge Mass Observation, residency, exhibition and commission, Longbridge Public Art Project/WERK

2016

STS Signmakers, make/shift/space residency, Birmingham 

2015

West Point, West Point 55, Coventry, residency and publication

2014

British Consulate in Chicago Research and Development Residency, Chicago, USA 

Arts Council Award - International Development Fund 

Kathleen & Sally, residency and exhibition, The New Art Gallery Walsall 

2013-14

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery graduate residency

 

Selected group exhibitions and projects

2018

Collaborating artist on Susan Meiselas’ A Room of Their Own in Médiations at Jeu de Paume, Paris 

2017

Frontiers, Public Art Commission, Eastside Projects

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London

Collaborating artist on Susan Meiselas’ A Room of Their Own publication, Magnum and Multistory

2016

Winter Art Fair, Eastside Projects, Birmingham 

The Humble Vessel, The New Art Gallery Walsall 

Recent Acquisitions, The New Art Gallery Walsall 

2015

Recording Britain Now, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Becoming Awesomestow, Glasgow School of Art

SALON, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

NORTH, Ikon Gallery Offsite, Warrington 

2014

CCCS 50th Anniversary Show, mac, Birmingham

NN Contemporary Open, NN Contemporary, Northampton 

The Walking Encyclopaedia, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

 

Publications 

BAbY OYL, publication, Rope Press, 2018

Susan Meiselas: A Room of Their Own, Magnum and Multistory, 2017 

West Point, Rope Press, 2015

50 Years On, Exhibition Catalogue, mac, 2014

News in Briefs, mac, 2014 

 

Collections 

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Collection 

The University of Birmingham Fine Art Collection 

The New Art Gallery Walsall Collection

Private collections 

 

Selected other activities

The University of Birmingham - associate lecturer (2015 - present) 

Birmingham City University - visiting lecturer (Oct 2017 - present) 

Board Director at DACS (2014 - present)

Board Director at Whitworth Wallis Trust (June 2017 - present)

 

Education 

2011 

MA Fine Art, Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University 

2007 

BA (Hons) English, University of Birmingham (first class)