CV

Gina Baum - Artists CV

Education

2017-19, MA Ceramics and Glass, Royal College of Art

2013-17, BA in Drawing and Applied Arts, University West of England

2012-13, Art and Design Foundation Diploma, Stroud and South Gloucestershire College

1981-84, Registered General Nurse, Southampton University Hospitals

Awards

2019 Sept/Oct British Ceramics Biennial, Chosen for FRESH 2019, Emerging Artist Award

https://www.britishceramicsbiennial.com/what-we-do/annual-projects/working-with-artists/fresh/

2019 Winner of The RJ Washington 2019 Bursary

http://www.thewashingtonfoundationuk.com/home/4594671533

2018 Highly Commended, The Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers Alias Wirer Workers, Ceramics and Glass Award

https://tinplateworkers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018-19-Lanthorn-19.pdf

2018 Runner up in the Design for Health JAM, Innovation RCA and the Royal Society of Medicine, for the project Medi-Thread

http://innovationrcajam.co.uk/

2017 Winner of the RWA/Pangolin Editions Sculpture Prize for the porcelain sculpture “Scrappage”

2017 Short listed for The Aesthetica Arts Prize

2014 Short listed for The Clarke-Wilmott Emerging Artists Award

Exhibitions and Other Opportunities

2019 RCA 2019 Graduate Show

Exhibition, A new body of work developed out of experimentation, reflecting on decay/decline/regeneration/rejuvenation while responding to the need to mend and care

2019 Visiting Artist Workshops, University West of England

Workshops – Explorations through materials and materiality with BA and MA students

2018 Autumn Exhibition, Royal West Academy, Bristol

Open Exhibition, Indignity Bottles, a response to children’s feeding beakers being used in elderly care

2018 “Subversive Surfaces”, Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge

Joint Exhibition and Publicly Engaged Workshop with Lou Baker. An investigation of the human body in a modern world, through the use of ceramics and textiles.

http://www.trowbridgearts.com/index.php?option=com_zoo&task=item&item_id=642&Itemid=272

https://issuu.com/loubakerartist/docs/handout-_subversive_surfaces__2_

2018 “Consigned to Women’s Hands, City Hall, Bristol

Group Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art to coincide with International Women’s Day 

2018 Exhibition, “Beginnings and Endings”, Fresh Arts/Synecdoche Art Community, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, Main Atrium

Joint Exhibition, Showing my Contemporary Textile Art “A Woman’s Work”, Porcelain Sculptures “Tools of My Trade” and “Porcelain Skin”

2017 “Dis-Place”, Vestibules Residency, Synecdoche Art Community, City Hall, Bristol

Joint Residency including a Public Participation Project. Individual artists, together exploring the meaning of identity and belonging in a building historically connected to the slave trade.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1676720865695318/

2017 Autumn Exhibition, Royal West Academy, Bristol

Open Exhibition, The Sculpture “Scrappage”, folded porcelain skin with a pink water colour painted orifice.

2017 Exhibition, “Bodies”, Fresh Arts/Synecdoche Art Community, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, Main Atrium

Joint Exhibition, Reflecting the Body and Health, A Group of Porcelain and Hand Stitched Sculptures, “Contagion”

2016 “Bodies” Residency, Synecdoche Art Community, The Unit, The Arcade, Bristol

Joint Residency lasting one month, including several community involvement days,

https://www.facebook.com/events/564830563700707/

2016 “Skin-deep”, Second Solo Exhibition, Lansdown Gallery, Stroud

2015 “The Other Side of Me”, First Solo Exhibition, Lansdown Gallery, Stroud