Artist CV

Solo Exhibitions & Collaborations

  • “Green|Blue”, a solo exhibition at Exeter Cathedral, 28 May to 4 June 2017.
  • “Green|Blue” and “Will-a-Wix”, a joint exhibition in the Garden Room Gallery, Dartington Hall, 30 March to 18 April 2017.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, a solo exhibition at the Glorious Art House gallery, Exeter, supported by grants from Exeter City Council and the Diocese of Exeter, 11-24 July 2015.
  • “Particulart” in the Real Food café, Exeter, a collaboration with Diana Moore and Benjamin J Borley, 13 October to 29 November 2014.

Public Visual Art

  • “Listening to Silent Spring”, audio work encouraging attentiveness, part of “Working with Gold”, published 17 October 2018.
  • “Elsewhere”, monumental rusted steel installation, part of “Working with Gold”, installed 31 September 2018.*
  • “Q is for Quarries”, A-Z tour of Heavitree Stone in Exeter, apps powered by Placeify and TiCL, part of the Heavitree Quarry Trails and “Working with Gold”, published 22 July 2018.
  • “Heavitree Stone Regular”, font celebrating Heavitree Stone in Exeter, collaboration with Steven Bramble, part of the Heavitree Quarry Trails, published 22 July 2018.
  • “Minecraft my home”, recreation of St Loyes in Minecraft, collaboration with Exeter City Futures, part of “Working with Gold”, published 18 April 2018.
  • “What three words…?”, app capturing the meaning of place, part of “Working with Gold”, published 5 January 2018.
  • “Working with Gold”, programme of public art in St Loyes Exeter, supported by grants from Exeter City Council’s Community Infrastructure Levy, 2018.
  • “Green|Blue: Drop Slow Tears”, part of the Art Vending Machine installation, Exeter Phoenix, November 2017 – October 2018.
  • “Green|Blue”, pop-up exhibition in the Allotment Gallery, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, 27 August 2017.
  • “Little colouring books of climate mindfulness” for #ExeterClimateHope, commissioned for “Think…Art”, The Forum, University of Exeter, 17 June 2017.
  • Clare’s Open Studio, during Art Week Exeter, 19-20 May 2017.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up as part of the Fun Palace, Exeter Library, 2 October 2016.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up in the Allotment Gallery, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, 28 August 2016.
  • “Ghost Bees”, installation at Teignmouth Recycled Art in the Landscape (TRAIL), a collaboration with Cleo Heard, 25 July to 4 September 2016.
  • “Particulart: Exhausted”, installation at “Test Drive the Future” supported by BMW North Oxford, commissioned by Low Carbon Oxford Week and Oxford Festival of the Arts, Magdalen College School, 19 June 2016.
  • “Particulart: Greenhouse Effect”, installation in Bury Knowle Park, commissioned by Low Carbon Oxford Week, 18 June 2016.
  • “Freefall Climate Graffiti”, street art at the Exeter Phoenix arts centre, a collaboration with Cleo Heard, supported by grants from Exeter City Council and local philanthropists and in-kind by the Met Office and Wilko, from 14 May 2016.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, appearance at “Everyone’s An Artist With Sustainable Wallingford”, Oxfordshire Artweeks, 14-19 May 2016.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up at TEDxExeter, Exeter Northcott Theatre and University of Exeter, 15 April 2016.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up commissioned by Weather, Art & Music Festival, University of Exeter, 5 March 2016.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, video at Exeter Cathedral, screening during the Paris climate negotiations from 30 November to 11 December 2015, featured in the ArtCOP21 festival.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up in Exeter Cathedral, 6 December 2015, featured in the ArtCOP21 festival.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up commissioned by Relight My Fire festival, 20 September 2015.
  • “Particulart: Up in the Air”, pop-up at Exeter Green Fair, 5 September 2015.

Public Performance

  • “This world is not conclusion”, creation of transient sand mandala, CERN, Switzerland, 17 October 2018.*
  • “Star Spangled Kyrangle: Winter Star Lore”, with Dr Claire Davies of the University of Exeter, part of “Working with Gold”, Digby, 13 November 2018.
  • “The Birds of Sowton Industrial Estate”, with Tony Whitehead of the RSPB, part of “Working with Gold”, Sowton Industrial Estate, 13 September 2018.
  • “Star Spangled Kyrangle: Perseids Shooting Stars”, with Dr Claire Davies of the University of Exeter, part of “Working with Gold”, Digby, 13 August 2018.
  • “Patterns”, a Studio 36 group production, St Sidwell Centre, 21 October 2017.
  • “To All Lovers Of Musick, Performers & Scrapers” with Amamus Cantare, Powderham Castle, 9 June 2017.
  • “Songs in the Neighbourhood”, another peripatetic choral performance by Sine Nomine around the roads of Broadfields, supported by Exeter City Council, Art Week Exeter, 16 May 2017.
  • “A Suburban Serenade”, a peripatetic choral performance by Sine Nomine around the roads of Broadfields, Unexpected Exeter festival, supported by Exeter City Council, 22 September 2013.

Group Exhibitions

  • “Visit St Loyes: Quarry Lane”, part of the “AWEsome Art Fair” and of “Working with Gold”, Art Week Exeter, 27 Paris St, Exeter, 22-28 May 2017.
  • “Green|Blue: Exe”, part of “The Observatory”, The Forum, University of Exeter, 11-18 June 2017.
  • “Green|Blue: Future Shock”, video installation, part of “Primordial Soup”, Fringe Arts Bath Festival, Cleveland Pools, Bath, 26 May to 11 June 2017.
  • “Green|Blue”, “Little colouring books of climate mindfulness”, and “Soul Cube”, part of “Juneau Projects: Makers of the Multiverse”, Art Week Exeter, Piazza Terracina, Exeter, 13 May to 10 June 2017.
  • “Green|Blue: Exe”, part of the “AWEsome Art Fair”, Art Week Exeter, 29/30 South St, Exeter, 13-21 May 2017.
  • “Little colouring books of climate mindfulness”, part of “Kuuki : the things we take for granted, but cannot live without”, Roper Gallery, Bath Artists’ Studios, 6-18 April 2017.
  • “Little colouring book: Winter Blues”, part of “Artist Toys”, Lite-Haus Galerie + Projektraum, Berlin, 3-8 December 2016.
  • “Ghost Bees”, part of “Dark Art” exhibition, Barnfield Theatre gallery, 4 October to 1 November 2016.
  • “Little colouring book: Winter Blues”, part of “Toying With Art”, Rolle Centre, Exmouth, 17 September to 1 October 2016.
  • “Touch:Triptych”, part of the Summer Show at Exeter Community Centre, June 2015 to January 2016.
  • “Particulart: Stitch in Time”, part of a Lent Carbon Fast exhibition, Bristol Cathedral, 6 March to 6 April 2015.

Residencies & Memberships

Publications

  • “Particulart” features in “What is Art?”, Average Art Magazine, 1 December 2016.
  • “Particulart” features in “Something Wonderful in My Back Yard: The Songbook”, Quixotic Press, 2015.
  • “The art of knitting, chemistry, and gentle protest”, Power Culture, 27 July 2015.
  • “Energy infrastructures inhabit our interior landscapes: Growing up with Didcot Power Station”, Power Culture, 27 July 2015.
  • “Knitting and other revolutionary acts”, Third Way Magazine, May 2015.

Talks & Activities

  • PechaKucha 20×20 about my work, featuring “Green|Blue”, PechaKucha Night Dartmoor, Ashburton Arts Centre, 8 November 2018.
  • “Live the questions now: control, connectedness and making conceptual art”, Tutor on the Medical Humanities Longitudinal Special Studies Unit, Exeter Medical School, September 2018 to June 2019.
  • “Minecraft my home” meetup, with Exeter City Futures, Art Week Exeter, 26 May 2018.
  • One of the creative leads at the MozFest Fringe mixed-discipline hack-day, Connected Exeter, Exeter Entrepreneurs and University of Exeter, 25 October 2017.
  • Short talk “Working with gold, weaving with data”, part of Exeter City Futures Autumn Connect, Broadwalk House, Exeter, 20 September 2017.
  • Talk “What does it mean to be Artist in Residence, literally in residence?”, Kaleider Lunchtime Talks, Exeter, 1 September 2017.
  • Talk on “Green|Blue” and audience activity using “Little colouring books of climate mindfulness”, part of “Water World: Flood risk and safe water supplies”, Pint of Science, Exeter Phoenix, 17 May 2017.
  • Show and talk about my work, Environment Agency, Horizon House, Bristol, 14 March 2017.
  • Talk exploring “Green|Blue”, Kaleider Lunchtime Talks, Exeter, 18 November 2016.
  • PechaKucha 20×20 about my work, featuring “Green|Blue”, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, 27 August 2016.
  • Workshops on climate change, crafting and skills sharing, and making public art as part of “Freefall Climate Graffiti”, with Freefall Youth Group at the Exeter Phoenix arts centre, April-May 2016.
  • Talk on “Particulart: the art of knitting, chemistry, and gentle protest”, Abingdon Carbon Cutters, 18 November 2015.
  • PechaKucha 20×20 on “Particulart”, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, 30 August 2015.
  • “Free Art Friday Exeter”, artwork placed on the street for the public to enjoy and take, July 2015 – present.
  • Talk and audience activity on “Particulart: the art of knitting, chemistry, and gentle protest”, Pint of Science, The Ship Inn, Exeter, 18 May 2015.
  • Lecture on “Particulart, or the art of knitting, chemistry, meditation and gentle protest”, St Michael’s Lectures, Exeter, 25 February 2015.

Press

  • Review of “Green|Blue” pop-up exhibition at Greenbelt, Church Times, 1 September 2017.
  • Review of “Green|Blue” exhibition in Exeter Cathedral, Culture & Review, Phonic FM, 1 June 2017.
  • “Pint of Science Exeter to take local science breakthroughs to city pubs”, The Exeter Daily, 12 May 2017, online.
  • “Art of the Possible”, Green Christian magazine, Winter 2016, Issue 82, cover p2 p15.
  • Interview at Graphical Web 2016  on using data visualisation in my art, Tech Monthly, Phonic FM, 10 November 2016.
  • “Graffiti artwork tells climate story”, Reconnect magazine, June/July 2016, Issue 43, p24.
  • “Spraying a climate message”, Exeter Life, June 2016, p6.
  • “Freefall Climate Graffiti”, The Exeter Daily, 14 May 2016, online.
  • “Youngsters to create graffiti wall in Exeter”, Exeter Express and Echo, 14 May 2016, online.
  • “Spray cans will create graffiti art”, Exeter Express and Echo, 12 May 2016, p19.
  • “Scientist purls one for cutting carbon”, Oxford Mail, 18 November 2015, p16.
  • “Exeter Green Fair in pictures”, Exeter Express and Echo, 7 September 2015, online.
  • “Weaving is believing”, Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry, 23 July 2015, online.
  • “Exhibitions & workshops”, Exeter Express and Echo, 23 July 2015, p10.
  • “Clare Bryden: Up in the Air”, The Glorious Gallery blog, 22 July 2015, online.
  • “Knitting to demonstrate new plant’s environmental impact”, Exeter Express and Echo, 9 October 2014, p44.

 

* Works I have not (yet) made, but presented as though I have… Because if, as the Tate says, “Conceptual art is art for which the idea (or concept) behind the work is more important than the finished art object”, then does the art object need to be made at all?