sarah_joy_ford@hotmail.co.uk

 

Education

 2016 - 2017 School of the Dammed | Year of the Monkey, London

2013-2014 Print Making | Hungarian School of Fine Art, Budapest

2011-2015 BA Hons (Int) Fine Art | Leeds University, First Class

 

Exhibitions

2017 2017 The Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham

2017 Super Yonic | Copeland Gallery, London

2017 Cut Cloth | The Portico Library, Manchester

2017 SOTD 100% Certified Absolute Genuine Official Degree Show | Set Space, London & The Royal Standard, Liverpool

2017 Stored in the Depths, isthisit online gallery

2017 Wish you were here, Stryx Gallery, Birmingham

2017 In Plain Sight | 35 Chapel Walk, Sheffield

2016 Lives, Love and Loss: Traces | Fenton House National Trust, London

2016 Paint by Number Issue 3 Exhibition and Publication Launch | Studio 24 Leeds

2016 ...The etiquette to keeping still is similar to playing dead....| The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds 

2016 The Manchester Contemporary | Old Granda Studios, Manchester

2016 Gone Fishing, Assembly House, Leeds

2016 Company, The Laboratory Gallery, Edinburgh

2016 Ebc006 Exhibition | East Bristol Contemporary Gallery, Bristol

2016 Skin Deep | Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds

2016 SNAKEHORSEGOATMONKEY, Guest Projects Gallery, London

 2016 Sleaze | Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds

2016 Lick it up baby, Lick it up | Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds

2016 STOPJECTIFY | Gallery Different, London

2016 Yeah no I know | The Royal Standard, Liverpool

2015 Trading Places | 12o Gallery, London

2015 The Guild | TempleWorks Mill, Leeds

2015 HouseWarming | Enjoy Space, Leeds

2015 International Artist Book Prize | Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

2015 Shift | University of Leeds degree show, Leeds

2015 Fragments | Enjoy Space, Leeds

2015 In Addition | &Model Gallery, Leeds

2015 In the Making | South Square Gallery, Bradford

2014 Quickie | Assembly House, Leeds

2014 Pretty Vacant | Contemporary Architecture Institute, Budapest

2013 A Common Cartography | Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest

2013 International Artist Book Prize, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

2013 Out of the Shadows, Enjoy Space, Leeds

2013 Seize Inaugural exhibition, The Grand Arcade, Leeds

 

 

Grants and Awards

2017 Grants for the Arts | Arts Council England

2016  Artist Commission | The Yorkshire Year of Textile, Department of Cultural Engagement University of Leeds

2015 Artist development award | Yorkshire and Humber Contemporary Visual Arts Network

2015 Berkofsky Arts Award | Leeds University

2014 Santander Research Award | Leeds University

2014 Leeds for Life Foundation Grant | Leeds University Union

 

 

Residencies

2016 SOTD Group Residency | Hotel Elephant Gallery, London

2013 Summer Artist Residency | Larnaca College of Art, Cyprus

2011 Young Artists In Tuscany Residential | Contemporary Arts Space Chester, Italy

 

Other

2016 Panel Member | Education: Finding an Alternative, Art Licks Festival, London  (upcoming) 

2016 Visiting Artist Talk: Seize Projects | School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

2016 Panel Member | Dark Matter Symposium, The Royal Standard, Liverpool

2016 Panel Member - Uncovering the Marshals | The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

2015 to present Studio Holder, STCFTHOTS, Leeds

2013 to present Co-director, Seize Projects, Leeds

2014 – 2015 Gallery Assistant | &Model Gallery, Leeds

2014 Guest Speaker | Contemporary Architecture Institute, Budapest

 

Publicity

http://www.bunnycollective.com/bunnymag

http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/review-dark-matter-symposium-the-unseen-world-of-artist-led-activity-the-royal-standard-liverpool/

http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/derek-horton-covers-the-artist-run-scene-in-leeds-with-reviews-of-you-just-fucked-with-the-wrong-mexicans-and-quickie/