Bursary winners

This is a list of previous CuratorSpace bursary winners. If you are a subscriber you find out how apply for the next CuratorSpace bursary by going to https://bursary.curatorspace.com.

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Anne-Laure Cano

Anne-Laure is an artist working primarily with ceramics. She was born in France and now lives and works in London where she graduated from City Lit College. Her work examines how we respond to emotional experiences such as memories, loss and sense of belonging. She makes abstract sculptures that look like they have been found rather than made, and which challenge our expectations and perception of ceramics.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Tina Ramos Ekongo

Tina Ramos Ekongo is an Equatorial Guinean painter and illustrator who lives and works in Manchester, England. She was born in 1987 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. She obtained her bachelor degree in Fashion Design in 2010 from Escuela Superior de Disenyo (School of Design) in Valencia, Spain. She also studied Art and Craft in Escuela de Artes de (School of Art) in Zaragoza, Spain in 2008.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Rhian Cooke

Rhian Cooke is an artist based in Leeds making work across sculpture, moving image and animation, exploring the linkages and crossings between nature and environment, shifting between imagination and reality. She takes inspiration from autobiographical objects, cycling, wildlife, traffic and nature, allowing them to perform together, telling on-going stories of their connection to the environment and their hidden fragility.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Eva Joy Lawrence

Eva Joy Lawrence is an artivist working in many media, whose ideas circulate around protest, apocalyptic possibilities, climate change and utopia. She often takes an anarchic view to traditional spaces and prefers public interventions, breaking through the norm and sparking energy for change. She holds a degree in Fine Art and Art History from Manchester School of Art and is now based in London.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Oliver Getley

Oliver Getley is an interdisciplinary artist based in Leeds who's practice involves the production of artworks, exhibitions and collaborative projects, and in turn reflecting on these processes themselves as means of creative production. Particularly interested in the exploration and re-construction of place, his upcoming project aims to commemorate the former artist-run studios based in Mabgate.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #9: Katie Hallam

Katie Hallam is a artist working primarily in digital photography and print, but has recently moved into working with sculptural works combining geology and digital materials.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Justine Cal

Justine Call is a self-taught artist, working in a range of media. For the past 10 years she has focused on black and white photography, specifically documentary and street photography. She is particularly interested in documenting alternative society, including demos, festivals, and people who have been in or experienced detention centres.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Paloma Tendero

Paloma Tendero is a visual artist exploring genetic mutations and inherited diseases through photography and sculpture. She was born in Spain, where she graduated from BA(Hons) Fine Arts at Complutense University, Madrid. Following that, she graduated from MA Photography at London College of Communication.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Alice Banfield

Alice Banfield is a Welsh autistic artist based in Cardiff. Her practice explores her experiences as an autistic person. She uses this narrative to deconstruct misconceptions of autism. In particular, how the language used by some organisations portrays autism as a disease that can be treated. In using this negative language, some have attempted to 'cure' autism with pseudo-medicine such as MMS (Miracle Mineral Supplement), which contains Chlorine Dioxide.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Sarah-Joy Ford

Sarah-Joy Ford is an Artist and Post Graduate Researcher at Manchester School of Art. Ford works with textiles to explore the complexities and pleasures of queer communities, histories and archives. Her current practice and research explores quilt making as an affective methodology for making re-visioning lesbian archival material.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Katie Bell

Katie Bell is an artist based in Newcastle. Influenced by her work as an audio-visual technician, her practice centres on sculptural sound installation but extends to video, performance, drawing and sculpture. Collaboration and workshops are also essential mechanisms informing her making.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #8: Lynn Cox

Lynn Cox is a blind artist, losing her sight over the past 35 years. Inclusion, accessibility and the Situationist explorations of Play and Psychogeography are integral to her work as an artist. Collaged soundscapes, tactile sculptures and 3D drawings are always prominent. She holds a BA and MA in Fine Art from Wimbledon School of Art.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #7: Jacqui Gallon

Jacqui Gallon explores the relationship between human experience, memory and material objects such as clothing. Her current practice explores the subject of absence and presence in relation to loss, mourning and the clothes left behind after death. By giving expression to loss and grief through the use of disembodied clothing, her work reflects on how these clothes ‘remember’ the physical presence of the body.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #7: Julia McKinlay

Julia McKinlay is an artist and PhD researcher based in Leeds. Her PhD is with Leeds Beckett University in collaboration with Yorkshire Sculpture International. Working across print, sculpture and drawing, she uses materials and processes that mimic events in nature. Molluscs, the bi-products of industrial processes and metamorphic forces in the print studio are current areas of investigation.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #6: Cassy Oliphant

Cassy Oliphant is a painter, illustrator and community artist. Folk tales, nature, her love of travel and bringing people together are her main influences. Community and sharing stories has roots in much of her work.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #6: India Boxall and Shona Robin MacPherson

India Boxall and Shona Robin MacPherson’s creative research aims to excavate hidden / unheard / unseen narratives regarding invasive and non-invasive plant species and their relationship to the built environment within urban Glasgow. Together, they co-edit MUCK (Must Use Critical Knowledge), a fledgling online library that promotes text dedicated to untangling hegemonic claims to knowledge.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #5: Laurie Ramsell

Laurie Ramsell’s cross-disciplinary practice investigates what it means to be human in an age of genetic modification, virtual reality, and disruptive technologies, often explored through the use of biological materials.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #5: Woman Up!

Woman Up! is a series of podcasts devised by artist and curator Amy Dignam from Desperate Artwives in collaboration with Artist Susan Merrick and in association with the Women’s Art Library. The series invites self-identifying women artists, academics, campaigners and initiators to come and speak with them, not only to record and celebrate the achievements and practice of these women, but also to raise awareness on issues that affect women.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Carly Seller

The second of our two bursary recipients is Carly Seller, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work spans photography, moving-image, textiles and performance. Playing with control and interruption through process-led practices, she studies the intertwining relationships between the body, breath and landscape, drawing on her own yoga practice.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Joe Cotgrave

The first of our two bursary winners for CuratorSpace Bursary #4 is Liverpool-based artist Joe Cotgrave, whose practice explores personal narratives as a young gay man living with HIV. His work engages with audiences to create meaningful conversation surrounding issues relating to the virus.

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