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Nicola Buxton

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1997 – 2000 Falmouth College of Art, Cornwall
BA (Hons) Fine Art: First.

1998 – 1999 Nagoya University of Arts, Japan
6-month international exchange Dissertation subject: Cornelia Parker.

1990 – 1994 Edinburgh University
MA (Hons) Social Anthropology: 2.1 Dissertation: The Fishing Industry.

Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors and Newlyn Society of Artists

Committee member of NSA for 4 years

EXHIBITIONS

2012 A Fine Catch with NSA at Helen Feiler Gallery, Newlyn

2011 Christmas Exhibition at Lemon Street Gallery, Truro

2010 NSA at The Royal West of England Academy of Art, Bristol

2009 8@ 108 “Steel” Sculpture presentation and exhibition at Royal Society of British Sculptors, London

2008 The Figure, Hilton Young Fine Art, Penzance

2007 Lineage NSA selected show at Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
Christmas Exhibition Lemon Street Gallery, Truro

2006 Group Exhibition Rainy Day Gallery, Penzance
NSA selected by Joseph Clarke at Goldfish Contemporary, Penzance
Summer Exhibition, Edgar Modern, Bath
Summer Exhibition, Lemon Street Gallery.

2005 NSA selected by Nicholas Usherwood, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden
Critics Choice NSA selected by Norbert Lynton at Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
Thompson’s The City Gallery – NSA selected exhibition, London
Selected work at Edgar Modern, Bath.

2004 Transition 5 Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn - solo exhibition in lower gallery
Christmas Exhibition Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden
Annual Exhibition Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
Summer show Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
The Society of Portrait Sculptors 41st Exhibition The Gallery, London
Selected work at Edgar Modern, Bath.

Previous Recent Work Falmouth Arts Centre with Aniela Regini; Construction NSA at Newlyn Art.
Gallery, Newlyn; Rejuvenate, Regenerate Stables Gallery, London; solo exhibition Beautiful
Unique Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art and Design, Eastleigh, Sussex; Fresh Art Business
Design Centre, London, assisted by Development Bursary ACSW; Student Medal
Competition Simmons Gallery, London; and selected work at Aichi Arts Centre, Japan.

COMMISSIONS

2011 Flight Ceiling lamp installation made from copper, paper and alabaster. Private

2010 Reflect Ceiling lamp installation made from copper and antique mirror. Private

2006 Nest Installation in copper for a natural flowing lake. Private commission.

2004 Wind Water Speed Installation at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth.
Construction of steel, paper and wire consisting of four 2m x 2m pieces
Magic Chair Sculpture commission for Nanpean County Primary School funded by
Creative Partnerships - ideas based on the children’s input – work in copper with etching.

2002 Three Ships Go Sailing By The Eden Project – life-size ships made from withies, bamboo and aluminium with workshops conducted at the Eden Project.

2000 Scarecrow Private commission - life-size kinetic sculpture made from copper and steel.

RESIDENCES AND INTERESTS

2007 Prussia Cove, Penzance – International Music Seminars – research for new work. previous year seminars and concerts regularly attended

2005 Crear, Argyll – Residency with South Bank Sinfonia Orchestra, which also included sponsorship from the Forestry Commission to do workshops with junior school children from 50 different schools with the musicians in the forest and creative writer Jimmy Symons.

FREELANCE TEACHING

Extensive workshops in both primary and secondary schools which have mostly been organised through KEAP and Creative Partnerships. Regular workshops and specific projects for Newlyn Art Gallery, Tate St Ives, Royal Cornwall Museum, Golowan, Pentreath Industries and Bolitho House.

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