CV

Contact: hannah.downing@gmail.com

Education
2014 - 2015 MA: Contemporary Dialogues - Swansea College of Art
2005 - 2008 BA Fine Art: Painting and Drawing - Swansea Metropolitan University
2003 - 2004 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design - Swansea Institute of Higher Education

Exhibitions
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, Ty Hywel at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
2015 MA Show, Swansea College of Art, Swansea
2015 Site, Light and Survey, The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne (solo)
2014 Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and touring
2013 Panorama, The Last Gallery, Llangadog (solo)
2013 Affordable Art Fair, Bristol
2013 Young Masters, The Curious Duke Gallery, London
2012 The Retreat, The Hoxton Hotel, London
2012 Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize, Oriel Ynys Mon, Anglesey
2012 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London
2012 BEEP 2012: Through Tomorrow's Eyes,Volcano Theatre, Swansea
2012 Works on Loan, Celtic Mannor, Newport
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
2011 Brighton Open, Brighton and online
2010 DIY, organised by Surface Arts, Exeter.
2009 A Group Show, The Tithe Barn, Brecon
2009 Ground:, Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham
2009 A Thing About Machines, The Herbert, Coventry
2009 Ground:, Oriel Lliw, Pontardawe
2008 National Eisteddfod of Wales: Cardiff & District 2008, Y Lle Celf, Cardiff
2008 Mission Open 08, Mission Gallery, Swansea
2008 32 Degrees, Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea

Awards
2017 Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS2), supported by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government
2015 Craftsmanship Commission, Museums Sheffield supported by the Guild of St. George
2014 Access To Masters (ATM) Scholarship, part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF)
2014 People's Choice Prize, Oriel Davies Open, Newtown
2012 Winner of BEEP: Wales' International Painting Prize 2012, Elysium Gallery Volcano Theatre, Swansea

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

Artwork in publications
2014 Exhibition Catalogue: Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014, Jerwood Visual Arts
2012 Gallery Publication: 66 Residents at Creative Unitsby Aberystwyth Arts Centre
2011 Exhibition Catalogue: "Jestem Prawie Na Każdej Wystawie" "No No, I Hardly Ever Miss a Show", Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
2009 Exhibition Catalogue: Ground:, curated by Tim Davies. Alex Hugo Ed., Oriel Wrecsam
2008 Exhibition Catalogue: Y Lle Celf: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Caerdydd a'r Cylch 2008

Employment
2016-17 Painting tutor, Art After Dark: Introduction to Painting module at Swansea College of Art
2016 Creative practice tutor, Wuhan Summer School at Swansea College of Art
2010 Painting studio assistant