Exhibitions

Charlie Kirkham MA, SGFA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017:

“SGFA @ Grierson Galleries”, Grierson Galleries, Kent, 9-20 May 2017.

“SGFA @ UCLH”, University College Hospital, London,  2-22 March 2017.

2016:

“ING Discerning Eye”, Mall Galleries, London, 17 – 27 November 2016.

“DRAW 16”, Menier Gallery, London, 3-15 October 2016.

“Under the Bed Sale!”, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, 13-30 January 2016.

“Drawing on Location”, Southwark Cathedral Cafe, London 16 January – 11 March 2016.

 

2015:

“Draw 15”, Menier Gallery, London, 5-17 October 2015.

“Bermondsey Art Festival”, Tanner & Co., London, 16 – 30 September 2015.

“Drawn Together”, Bankside Gallery, London, 29 June – 6 July 2015.

“Paper Works”, RK Burt Gallery, London, 13 April – 24 April 2015.

2014:
“ING Discerning Eye”, Mall Galleries, London, 13- 23 November 2014.

“Draw 14″, Menier Gallery, London, 6 – 18 October 2014.

“End of Year Show”, The Heatherley School of Fine Art, London, 22 – 28 July 2014.

“Under the Bed”, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, 14 January – 1 February 2014.

“Hand Drawn”, Barbican Library, Barbican Centre, London, 7 January – 29 January 2014.

2013:

“Off the Ground!”, Resource for London, 4 November – 4 December 2013.

“The Big Draw”,Tokarska Gallery, London,  3 – 19 October 2013

“Draw 13″, Menier Gallery, London, 30 September – 15 October 2013.

“Paper Works”, RK Burt Gallery, London, 15 July – 26 July 2013.

“The Umberslade Chapel Exhibition of Art & History”, Solihull Library, Solihull, 6 June – 3 August 2013.

“Monomania”,  Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, 15 March – 24 April 2013

“Under the Bed”, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, 15 January – 3 February 2013

2012:

“Autumn Exhibition: Art in the Ark”, Ark Conference Centre, Basingstoke, 15 October – 29 November 2012

“Draw 12”, Society of Graphic Fine Art, Menier Gallery, London, 1 – 13 October 2012.

“The Other Exhibition”, YU Gallery, Glamorgan, Wales, 21- 26 September 2012

“Electric Open 2012”, Electric Picture House, 8-22 September 2012

“£40 Show!”,  Cupola Gallery, Sheffield. 10 August – 9 September 2012.

“End of Term”, Kingshurst Arts Space, Solihull, UK,  July 2012.

Pre-2012:
2011, Bezalel School of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.
2010 Imagination, mixed exhibition & charity auction, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Awards & Prizes:

Shortlisted for the Jackson’s Open Art Competition 2016

Residencies / Public Art Projects:

Open Space UK (November – December 2014), My School Playground project residency. Creating a natural world themed playground mural and painting in collaboration with Year 6 school children.

  • workshops provided for children explaining artists techniques
  • answering brief and creating a space for children to respond to

Rhymes Nursery(April – May 2013), artist project promoting the life cycle idea and healthy eating to young children via a large scale mural.

  • answering brief, including Ofsted requirements
  • responsive artwork designed to engage children and be seen from different heights

Coventry Mysteries Week,  June 8 – 15 2013. Creating a large scale (12ft x 9ft) painted work for the people of Coventry. Theme of ‘Regeneration’. Now owned by Coventry Council.

  • Securing partner funding for project
  • Working with artists and organisers to create brief

Kingshurst Art Space, Solihull,  6 June – 13 December 2012. Leading a team of artists and community members.

  • Encouraging dialogue and participation from a wide range of people.
  • Collaboration, record keeping and publicity

St Swithins’ Weekend, July 2008, 13-15 July 2012. Artist in Residence position.

  • Working with the public, explaining previous works and techniques.
  • Creating new works over the weekend.

Kfar Shaul Psychiatric Hospital, Jerusalem,  4 – 30 July 2010. Redecoration project in a mental health unit.

  • Using light reflective paints and emulsions to boost patient well-being.
  • Dialogue with staff, patients and family members on creating the works.

Corporate Clients:

Moss Building Contractors (MBC Ltd.), Tattoo Johnny.

Artistic Training:

The Heatherley School of Fine Art, London, UK 2013-15

Bezalel School of Art & Design, Jerusalem, Israel, 2008-11

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