Emma Jean Kemp

Emma Jean Kemp

2013-14   Heatherley’s School of Fine Art, London.  (Post-grad diploma in Sculpture)
2005-08.  Nottingham Trent School of Art & Design (BA Hons).
2006.       Erasmus in Finland; University of Lapland.
2005.       Sculpture and Fresco course; Art Under One Roof, Florence.
2003-04.  Norwich School Art & Design (Foundation Diploma).

2012.      Residency at SRT, courtesy of Hand in Glove, Bristol.
2010.      Rudston Infant School & Curious Minds, Liverpool.  Artist in school.
2009-10. New Bridge School, Oldham.  Visual Arts Intern.
2009.      The New Art Gallery, Walsall.  ‘Interrogation’ Project by Longhouse.
2007.      Nethergate School, Nottingham. Artist in School.

Representing Galleries:
– Alexander Gallery, George Street, Bath.
– Coldharbour Gallery, Westbury, Bristol
– Lion Street Gallery, Hay-on-Wye.
– Tinca Gallery, Portishead, Somerset.
– Wey Gallery, Godalming, Surrey.

The Sculpture Park, Farnham
Bird sanctuary show, Botanical Gardens, Bristol.
The Lobby, 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

Heatherley Summer Exhibition. London.
Easter Open Garden Exhibition, Bristol Botanical Gardens.

‘We are Plinkus’, Sculpture collective show. Hamilton House, Bristol
Bristol Affordable Art Fair, represented by Alexander Gallery
‘Autumn show’. Wey Gallery, Godalming, Surrey.
Easter Open Garden Exhibition, Bristol Botanical Gardens.

‘Figures in sculpture’. Tinca Gallery, Portishead.
Bristol Affordable Art Fair, represented by Alexander Gallery
Battersea Affordable Art Fair, London, represented by Alexander Gallery.

North Bristol Arts trail, Bristol
‘Autumn Open exhibition’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
‘Plinth by Plinth’.  Bath Art Fringe Festival, Bath.
‘Snapshot’, Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol.

‘159th Autumn Exhibition’. Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
‘What will we do when’.  The Motorcycle Showroom, Bristol.

‘Retold’. Muse, The Art Organisation, Liverpool

‘Black & White in the Grey Area’, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool.
‘Not-outer space’, Nexus art café, Manchester.

2008.     ‘At Play, Replay’.  204 Gallery, Bristol.
‘EdgeCentrics’. Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, Liverpool.
‘Art.On.The.Edge’. Glebe Farm, Barnham Broom, Norfolk.
‘Fine Art 08’, Nottingham Trent University.
‘At Play’, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.

‘Tingle Tangle’, Art Event at Jazz Club, Birmingham.

‘No Niin’, Lapland University Art Gallery, Finland.

Curated Exhibitions:
2009.     ‘Stage One: the drawing house’, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool.
2009.     ‘Black & White in the Grey Area’, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool.
2008.     ‘Retold’ by thirty Biennial volunteers.  M.use, The Art Organisation, Liverpool.

Design Projects:  
2009.     Walk the Plank, Manchester. Commission to create Spiders web for ‘Difference Engine’ Theatre Production for Manchester International Festival.
2008.     Nottingham Trent University.  NTU Stand décor for Fashion Graduate Week at Earls Court, London.  Directed by Martin Knox.

Bronze casting:     Lost-wax, Inversion Technique developed by David Reid, taught by David Snoo Wilson.  Bristol. 2012.
Cold-casting:       Cold-cast Bronze technician at Artisan Sculpture Workshop, Wickmere, Norfolk. 2006-8
Ceramics:     Kiln technician at Grapevine Gallery & Ceramic Workshop, Norwich.  2005.
Wood:          Casual Apprenticeship with Oak-swill Basket maker, Owen Jones, Cumbria. 2009.
Metal:          Short Apprenticeship with Blacksmith, Dave Capes. Norfolk. 2008.