CV

Born 1985. Lives and works in Swansea. 
Contact: hannah.downing@gmail.com


Education
2015 MA: Contemporary Dialogues - Swansea College of Art
2008 BA Fine Art: Painting and Drawing - Swansea Metropolitan University

Solo exhibitions
2015 Site, Light and Survey, The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
2013 Panorama, The Last Gallery, Llangadog

Group exhibitions (selected)
2019 John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing, Two Temple Place, London (ongoing, until April 22)
2018 Everything Now, 211 High Street, Swansea
2018 We’re From Further South Than You, Undegun, Wrexham
2016 In the Making: Ruskin, Creativity and Craftsmanship, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield
2016 Reimagined Spaces, Tŷ Hywel at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
2014 Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and touring
2013 Affordable Art Fair, Bristol
2013 Young Masters, The Curious Duke Gallery, London
2012 Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize, Oriel Ynys Môn, Anglesey
2012 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London
2012 BEEP 2012: Through Tomorrow's Eyes, Elysium, Swansea
2012 Art in Flux, The Curious Duke Gallery, London
2011 No No, I Hardly Ever Miss a Show, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
2011 Curatorial Contrasts II,Bay Arts, Cardiff
2010 DIY, organised by Surface Arts, Exeter
2009 Ground:, Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham
2009 A Thing About Machines, The Herbert, Coventry
2009 Ground: Hannah Downing and Alex Duncan, Oriel Lliw, Pontardawe
2008 National Eisteddfod of Wales: Cardiff & District 2008, Y Lle Celf, Cardiff
2008 Mission Open 08, Mission Gallery, Swansea

Awards
2017 Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship, supported by the European Social Fund
2015 Craftsmanship Commission, Museums Sheffield supported by the Guild of St. George
2014 Access to Masters Scholarship, supported by the European Social Fund
2014 People's Choice Prize, Oriel Davies Open, Newtown
2012 Winner ofBEEP: Wales' International Painting Prize 2012, Elysium, Swansea

Residencies
2013 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
2011 Aberystwyth Arts Centre, supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
2011 Invigilator Plus program, Wales at Venice, Wales Arts International

In publications 
2014 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014. London:Jerwood Visual Arts
2012 66 Residents at Creative Units. Aberystwyth: Aberystwyth Arts Centre
2011 "No No, I Hardly Ever Miss a Show". Warsaw: Zachęta National Gallery of Art
2009 Ground:. Wrexham: Oriel Wrecsam
2008 Y Lle Celf: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Caerdydd a'r Cylch 2008. Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru