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Carolyn Blake (b. Manchester)

Education
2009 MA Fine Art City & Guilds, London
2008 PG Dip Fine Art Byam Shaw London
1983 PG Dip History of Art & Design UCE Birmingham
1975 PGCE (Art & Design) UCE Birmingham
1974 BA Hons Fine Art Canterbury College of Art
1971 Foundation Birmingham School of Art


Solo Exhibitions
2020 Space and Place, TStreet Gallery, Birmingham
2013 An Implosion that Caused an Explosion, Darwin College, Canterbury
2012 Not So Happy, Yet Much Happier, New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge
2012 Okapi Happi, The Pie Factory, Margate
2012 Landscapes, Priory Hs, Chicksands, Bedfordshire
2012 Quotidian, West Bank Arts, Bedford,
2011 Landscape / Landschaft, The Vyner St Gallery, London
2010 A Sense of Place, Cornwall St. Chambers, Birmingham
2010 Evoking Memory, Palazzo Castellania, Valletta, Malta
2006 Distance to Destination, Foyer Gallery Bedford School
2003 Landscapes: Body & Earth, Foyer Gallery Bedford School
2002 Revisiting the Form, Bowen West Theatre, Bedford

Group Exhibitions

2022 Leamington Spa Open

2022 Autumn Song - a love letter to change, Malvern Library, Malvern
2022 Beep Painting Biennial 2022, Elysium Gallery, Swansea
2022 The Everyday, Frontier Gallery, Sheffield
2022 West Midlands Open, New Art Gallery, Walsall
2022 Weary Harold, ASC Gallery, Taplow House, London
2022 Living Rooms and Loo Rolls, Bunyan Centre, Bedford
2021 Long Listed CBP Prize 2021 Hudderfield
2021 Pitt Studio Event Worcester
2021 Worcester Open Worcester
2021 Ikon for Artists Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
2020 Summer/Winter Exhibition Royal Academy, London
2020 Harley Open, Welbeck Estate
2013 Worcester Open, Museum & Art Gallery Worcester
2013 Taħt il-Mija III, Valletta Malta
2010 Urban Landscapes, Galanthus Gallery
2009 MA Show City & Guilds School of Art London
2008 PG DIP SHOW Byam Shaw London
2008 The Third Bicycle, Lauderdale House Highgate London
2008 Binocular, Kingsgate Gallery London
2008 Concerning The Great Staircase of Black Marble, Byam Shaw, London

Community Arts Projects

2022 Project managing a mosaic in tribute to HRH Queen Elizabeth II (currently on hold)

2018-2015 Project managed and ran a community mosaic heritage trail through the historic market towns of Sandy, Potton and Biggleswade in Bedfordshire. The project was funded by Central Bedfordshire Council as part of a £4 million Market Town Regeneration Scheme.           

Art Teaching
2007- 1976 Art Teaching in Birmingham and Bedfordshire

All images © Carolyn Blake
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