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A M Y P E N N I N G T O N
contact@amypennington.co.uk
www.amypennington.co.uk
+44(0)7595949241
London

E D U C A T I O N
Islington Mill Art Academy 2008 – 2011
Sheffield University, Art therapy foundation course, 2008
Manchester Metropolitan University, BA (hons) 1st class, Film and media studies with practice, 2005

A R T I S T   R E S I D E N C I E S /   S O C I A L   A N D   P U B L I C   A R T   C O M M I S S I O N S
◦14 DAYS OF WASHING UP, Public Art Commission, TIDEWAY , London 2017/18
◦GROUNDED Socially engaged commission, Battersea Art Centre, Agency of change, Growing
Underground, May 2017 – Present
◦‘Our Arcade’ live performance/installation, Home Live Art, Birmingham weekender, September 2017
◦‘Ceramic Conversations’ Socially engaged installation, Creative Museums,
Battersea Art Centre,Swindon Art Gallery and Museum, Swindon, April 2017
◦‘Return To Elm House’ socially engaged installation with young people, Battersea Art Centre
Oct 16-Jan 2017
◦‘S E A N C E’ Performance with Lydia Hirst, Miltons cottage, London, Nov 2016
◦‘The Portal’ socially engaged installation, Pump house gallery, Southside shopping centre, Nov 2016
◦‘Open Barbers’, Residency, funded by the Arts Council England London , May-Oct 2016
◦‘Arcade Of Nelson’ Residency with In-situ, Brierfield/Nelson , Lancashire, May-Dec 2016
◦‘Hoxton Unicorns’ Public Art Commission, PEER Gallery, London, July 2016
◦‘What do you have to say to the world?’ Playday, South London Gallery, July 2016
◦‘The Mildmay Collective’ , Mildmay care home Residency (Notting Hill Housing) funded by the
Arts Council England, Islington Council, Cripplegate Foundation , London, June 2014 – May 2015
◦‘Research and development younger years’, Battersea art centre, February 2015
◦‘Artist explorers’ The residency is managed by Orleans House Gallery in partnership with the
Arts Council England, London Transport Museum, Fulham Palace, Kingston Museum and PM Gallery,
London, Dec 2012 – April 2013
◦‘Drawer in residence’, ‘Every street has a story to tell’, commissioned by ‘Small things’
and Manchester city council, April 2013
◦‘In – Residence 001’ with In-situ, Brierfield, Lancashire, Dec- 2012 – March 2013
◦’5 steps to discovering nature’ , Illustrated online resource, TATE Liverpool, 2012
◦‘Exploring Landscapes’ Creativity works/Arts council, Ribble Valley, Oct-Nov 2012
◦‘Berlinspace’, Film making residency (With Terry Smith), May 2009
◦‘Merz Barn’, Cumbria, July, 2008
◦‘Berlinspace’, Free art school, May- June 2008

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S
◦‘Assuming too much’, Hotel Elephant, London, 2016
◦‘BARBER SHOP’ Enclave, London, 2015
◦‘As the landscape is changing I am still here feeding the birds’, Islington mill, Manchester 2010

S E L E C T E D G R O U P E X H I B I T I O N S
◦ PIY Paint Lounge, Sluice Biennial, London 2017
◦ ‘The Art Of Barbering’ The Cut Festival, Archive Gallery, London 2017
◦ ‘Europa’, Transition gallery, London, 2016
◦ ‘Dolly Mixtures’, Nunnery gallery, London, 2016
◦ ‘Wheelin ‘N Dealin’, The Mildmay Collective, Print House Gallery, London 2015
◦ ‘Little Friends’ installation/Performance Battersea Art centre, London 2015
◦ ‘Making Places’, Pump House Gallery, London, 2014
◦ ‘All the women that inspire us’ drawing performance, Tag collective, South Street Arts, 2014
◦ ‘Mise en scene’ , Bermondsey project space , London , curated by Cullinan Richards, 2013
◦ ‘Meet the artists’, Orleans House Gallery, London, 2013
◦ ‘t’H’ere ‘ Project row houses, Houston , USA , 2013
◦ ‘Bow arts open show’, Bermondsey project space, London, 2012
◦ ‘Lucky Dip’, Camberwell arts festival, Site specific installation, London, 2012
◦ ‘Craftworks’, The international Anthony Burgess foundation, Manchester, 2011
◦ ‘Object lessons’, Islington mill / Working Class Movement Library, Manchester, 2010
◦ ‘Other forms of life’ (with Bik Van der pol), Islington mill, Manchester, 2010
◦ ‘UNSUNG Fest’, Contact theatre, Manchester, 2010
◦ ‘BOX OFFICE’, Salford train station, Salford, 2010
◦ ‘Trade city'(With Becky Shaw), Manchester, 2009
◦ ‘Talkshow’, (with Islington mill art academy), ICA , London, 2009
◦ ‘Not at this address’, Bury art gallery and museum, Manchester, 2009

A W A R D S
◦ Grants for the arts – ACE ‘Open Barbers’ 2016
◦ Grants for the arts – ACE ‘The Mildmay Collective’, 2014
◦ Cripplegate Foundation, ‘The Mildmay Collective’, 2014
◦ Applause Rural Touring, Development Award, 2014
◦ ‘Flogo’, Winning Logo created for #saveoldflo campaign, Artist Bob and Roberta Smith, 2012