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STUART BUSH – Curriculum Vitae

Born 1978,

Email: info@stuartbushstudio.com

Education

2004-2006 MA Fine Art, University of Northampton, UK

1997-2000 BA (Hons) Illustration, University of Wolverhampton, UK 1999 Painting, Drawing & Photography, International Transfer

Illinois State University, USA

Solo Shows

2018 Stuart Bush’s Charity Art Sale, Floor 1 Gallery, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire, UK

2009 Stuart Bush: Perspective, Nuneaton and Bedworth Art Gallery, Nuneaton, UK

2007 Stuart Bush, The Artist Sanctuary, Northampton, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Platform for emerging artists 15, Leyden Gallery, London, UK

2010 Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK

2010 Open Submissions Exhibition, New Greenham Arts and the

Corn Exchange, Newbury, UK

2010 Fermynwoods Art Auction, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art,

Northamptonshire, UK

2010 Atelier East Summer Show, Wisbech and Fenland Museum,

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, UK

2009 X-Power International Art Competition, X-Power Gallery,

Beverly Hills, California, USA

2009 Needhams Open Art Competition, Witchford, Cambridgeshire,

UK

2009 BootCity and the Museum, Northampton Art Gallery and Museum, Northampton, UK

2008 23rd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, Agora Gallery, New York, USA

2008 ArtFest, Birmingham City Art Festival, Council House, Birmingham, UK

2008 Pavilion II, Buckinghamshire County Museum, Buckinghamshire, UK

2008 Fishmarket Art Fair, Fishmarket Art Gallery, Northampton, UK

2007 Rugby Open, Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Warwickshire, UK

2007 Freezing Art Fair, Fishmarket Art Gallery, Northampton, UK

2007 Ice Twice, Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK

2007 Floss, Northampton, UK

2006 Clifford Gallery, Northampton, UK

2006 7even, Gallery 58, Northampton, UK

2006 MA Show, University of Northampton, UK

Prizes

2009 Finalist: X-Power International Art Competition, X-Power Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, USA

2008 Finalist: Needhams Open Art Competition, Witchford,

Cambridgeshire, UK

2008 Competition winner: Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, Agora Gallery, New York City, New York, USA

Public Art

2010-2012

Volunteering; Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northamptonshire

Organising, preparing and supporting a public art

invention: Tim Simmons projected invention in Fermynwoods

2010 Artist Mentee/Project Manager, Porte Cochere Public Art Project – Milton Keynes, Artpoint Public Art Agency and Milton Keynes Council

A 6 month public art research and development project/investigation into working in the public realm

2010 Public Art Research Project, Castle Ward, Northampton

A 6 month public art research and development project/investigation into working in the public realm

2010 Public art proposals for the City of Hannover, Artpoint commissioned project for the Government of Hannover, Germany

2010 Clamber Art in Beckets Park, Shortlisted for Public Art Commission, Groundwork, Northampton, UK

2010 Locating the Producers, A Time and Place for Public Art

Seminar, Arnolfini, Bristol

2010 Coaching for Artists in Regeneration Setting, Ep2, East Midlands Development Agency

2009 First Public Commission Talk, Artquest, Hoxton Square, London

Professional Development

2010 Participating in Areol – Action Research and Evaluation Online

http://uqconnect.net/action_research/areol/areolind.html

2010 A-Frame Leadership and Management Course, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, Cultural Leadership Programme

Inspirational Leadership, with Olivier Mythodrama, Personal Impact Development, Public Speaking, NLP Techniques

2010 Communicating Leadership, Powerbrokers Enhanced Leadership Skills, Cultural Leadership Programme, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

2008 Are you attention seeking course, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum/Start MK

2008 Fundraising course, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum/Start MK

2007 Morning After Programme, Creative Alliance, Birmingham

Explores the practice of professional fine artist,

developing a wide range freelance business skills

including; personal development skills, building a career

portfolio, overview of contemporary fine art (including

public and commercial galleries and their histories, curators,

art markets and commissions), managing income strands,

marketing, (an event/exhibition, devising distribution

strategies)

Lecturing

2011 Professional Practice and Public Art, Lecture and tutorials,

University of Northampton, Northampton, UK