Deep Blue 2 by Sheena Vallely

Sheena Vallely CV

  • Born in Armagh, Northern Ireland

Current Work

  • Senior Associate Teacher in drawing at University of Bristol Botanic Garden · 2012-present
  • Established Pupgroup (Pick Up a Pencil group) running drawing courses. · 2012-present
  • Musician on Flute and Tin Whistle Irish Traditional Music

Qualifications Higher Education

  • Camberwell College of Arts, London · MA in Printmaking · 1995–1997
  • Central St Martins, London · Post Grad. Cert. Printmaking · 1993–1994
  • London College of Communication · Certificates in Printmaking · 1991–1993
  • Sir John Cass School of Art, London · Certificate Printmaking · 1989–1991
  • Liverpool College of Art · BA Hons. Fine Art and Design · 1982–1986
  • Manchester Polytechnic · Foundation Art and Design · 1981–1982

Awards and Commissions in Printmaking

  • First Prize Willesden Open, · London
  • Abacus Award
  • 2nd Biennial Lancaster Open
  • TN Lawrence Award
  • National Theatre Southbank, London
  • The Pogues Tshirt Design

Solo Exhibitions

  • Grafisch Atelier Alkmaar, Case Studies, The Netherlands 2016
  • Ranelagh Arts Centre, Balancing Act: Paintings and Drawings · Dublin 2015
  • HP Labs · Bristol 2015 and 2016
  • The Alma Theatre and Tavern, Fortune Favours the Merry · Bristol · 2014
  • The Runcible Spoon, Spoonfed · Bristol · 2013
  • The Island, Out of Sight · Bristol · 2012
  • Take Five Gallery, Soho · London · 2008
  • Mill Gallery, Oxford Road · Manchester · 2004
  • Excel, Grand Designs · London 2001

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Contains Art, The Tempest and Publication Watchet Somerset 2016
  • North Bristol Art Trail at The Alma Tavern and Theatre · Bristol 2015
  • Grote Kerk Alkmaar: Druk Maken 2015 · The Netherlands 2015
  • 44 AD Gallery, Sheena Vallely and Vivienne Baker · Bath 2015
  • Paintworks, BAP at Bocobar · Bristol 2015
  • University of Bristol Botanic Garden · Bristol 2015
  • Bristol Artist Printmakers, Larkhall · Bath 2015 and 2016
  • Royal West Academy, Reigning Cats and Dogs · Bristol · 2013
  • Victoria Gallery, Bath Open · Bath · 2015 and 2012
  • The Island, Bridewell Stories · Bristol · 2012
  • Emer Gallery · Belfast · 2011
  • Mall Galleries, Ing Discerning Eye · London · 2010
  • Urban Art, Brixton · London · 2010
  • Hallward Gallery, Merrion Square · Dublin · 2003 and 2004
  • Artefact (x2) · Berlin · 2000 and 2001
  • The Affordable Artfair · London · 2000
  • Wills Art Warehouse · London · 1998 and 1999
  • Mall Galleries Originals (x3) · London · 1996-1998
  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition · London · 1998
  • Galerie Blickensdorff · Berlin · 1998
  • Galerie Egon von Kameke · Potsdam, Germany · 1998
  • Sigma Studios · Manchester · 1986–1988
  • Cornerhouse · Manchester · 1987
  • Rochdale Art Gallery: Diving in at the Deep End · Rochdale · 1987
  • Bluecoat Galleries · Liverpool · 1986

Residencies

  • Grafisch Atelier Alkmaar · The Netherlands 2016
  • Grafisch Atelier Alkmaar · The Netherlands 2015

Book Publishing: Collaboration with reassemble:

  • Bristol Artists Bookfair Event, Arnolfini · Bristol 2015–2009
  • The London Artists Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery · London 2010 and 2009
  • The Place Prize,The Place Theatre , Euston · London 2010
  • International Super 8mm Film Festival · Szeged, Hungary 2010
  • The Art of the Overhead · Malmo, Sweden 2009
  • Cambridge Super 8mm Film Festival · Cambridge 2009
  • Tactile Bosch Gallery · Cardiff 2009
  • Diversions Dance Space, Millenium Centre · Cardiff 2009
  • Leeds Artists Bookfair · Leeds 2008
  • QBox Gallery · Athens 2007
  • 10th international Book Fair · Marseilles 2007
  • Northampton University, Exhibition of Contemporary Book Art · Leeds 2006
  • London Artists Book Fair, ICA · London 2005
  • Milchoff Studios · Berlin 2004

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