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Laura Leahy

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I am a visual artist and whose practice is mainly project based. Each project begins by using an idea or an object chosen as a trigger for social and artistic exchange, articulated through the use of paint, video, photography and participatory events. 

EDUCATION

2011                 BA (Hons) Degree Fine Art 1st Class UCS, Ipswich           

1987                 BA Psychology, Syracuse University, New York, USA

 

SOLO SHOW

2010 Endeavour House, Art and Answer, Ipswich

 

GROUP SHOWS

2014 Waterfront Gallery, Steps, Ipswich

2014 The Crypt Gallery, Contemporary British Painting, London

2013 Waterfront Gallery, East to East: From Aldeburgh to Landguard Point, (Curated by Jane Watt), Ipswich

2013 Waterfront UCS, Atrium Second Annual Exhibition, Ipswich

2013 Waterfront UCS, Atrium First Annual Exhibition, Ipswich

2012 Town Hall Gallery 3, Access All Areas, Ipswich                          

2011 Atrium, Atrium Studio Launch, Ipswich

 

COLLABRATIVE PROJECT

2010 Felixstowe Art on the Prom, Home From Home, Felixstowe                             

 

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT

2011-2012 Studio Assistant, Arts & Humanities Department, UCS, Ipswich

1995 Assistant to the printmaker, Randy Owen, McLean Virginia, USA

 

COMMITTEE MEMBER

2011 Arts Intervention Student Representative, Langland & Bell Commission for UCS, Ipswich               

 

RESIDENCY

2009 Summer Studio, The Cyprus School of Art, Cyprus

                                                                    

AWARD

2010 Studentship Award, School of Arts and Humanities, UCS Ipswich

 

RADIO INTERVIEW

2014 Ipswich Community Radio, Live radio interview on An Account of Apples in association with Aspall Cyder

2010 BBC Radio Suffolk, Live radio interview at Felixstowe Art on the Prom for Home from Home.

 

WEB REFERECES

http://www.atriumstudios.co.uk/lauraleahy

http://www.answer-documentation.eu/tackling.html

http://www.eadt.co.uk/entertainment/ucs_art_degree_show_pushes_the_boundaries_1_917841

http://www.ucs.ac.uk/SchoolsAndNetwork/UCSSchools/SchoolofArtsandHumanities/COURSES/FineArt/PublicProjects.aspx

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