KATE WILSON CURRICULUM VITAE Personal Details Name: Address: Tel: E-mail: Kate Wilson 52 Station Road, Raheny, Dublin 5 01 8329584 email@example.com Education Fine Art 1991-1995 B.A.(Hon) Fine Art, Slade School of Art, University College London. Dance/Performance 2001 2003-5 2004-6 2006 2007 Laban Guild Dance Leader Cert, Belfast & London Training and collaborative work, contact improvisation & dance composition with Echo Echo Dance Theatre, Derry. Training and research, improvisation, & dance composition with Gill Clarke, Independent Dance, Siobhan Davis Studios, London,UK. Training in performance and Alexander Technique with Eva Karczag, Siobhan Davies Studios, London, UK. Collaboration with scientists at Warwick University,UK, Hypercube; The Use of Multicamera Motion Capture in the Performing Arts. Solo Exhibitions 2006(November) 2003 1999 1999 1997 "Portrait", Lemon Street Gallery, City Quay, Dublin 2. "Ma", Tipperary Arts Centre, Tipperary "New Works", Sligo Arts Festival ’99. Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Devenish Gallery, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Performances and related work 2005 2005 2004 2004 'Landscapes Series', The Factory Performance Space, Sligo. Invited artist in week of dance research with Gill Clarke, Chisenhale Dance Space, London. Solo performance of 'Sequenza', Visualise Performance Festival, Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo. Performance, choreography and direction of 'Relating Two'. In collaboration with Echo Echo Dance Theatre this project involved improvised music from local musicians. Work in Education(selection) 2007 'Painted Glass Project', St Patrick's National School, Donabate, Co.Dublin. Six weeks of art workshops with 6th class, culminating in painted glass mural. Students studied working from life, charcoal drawing, proportioning and perspective, how to use a view frame, looking at paintings (from Rennaissance to contemporary), mixing colour with oil pastels and acrylic paints, design and mural painting.Funded by Fingal County Council. 2007 'Let the Wild Rumpus Begin', art and movement workshops for 3-5 year olds, Church Hall, Raheny, Dublin 5. 2005 'Art Trap' workshops, Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo 2005 2004 'Self Portrait Project', workshops in four south Sligo national schools over a two month period. Students studied working from life using grid view frame, 'learning to look', proportions and basic anatomy of head and shoulders, a view of portraiture through art history from Rennaisance to today, copying a 'master's' work of there choice, mixing colours pastel and oils paints and collage. Funded by Sligo VEC this project culminated in a joint exhibition of self portraits in charcoal,oil pastel, collage and oils, touring the participating schools. Choreography and dance theatre tuition ,with students from north Sligo national schools for 'Magical Musical Minds', Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo. Also direction and filming of 'Beach', screened at the Hawkswell to live improvised music by the Vogler Quartet. This project was funded by Sligo County Council. Aug 2004,5&6 'Action Gallery Summer School'. Direction and tuition for this week long school in art and creative movement for 8-11yr/olds. Gleann, Co. Sligo. Sponsored by Sligo County Council and CLASP, Gleann Hall. 2004 Mixed ability dance workshops for youth, Cuisle Centre, Derrane, Roscommon. Funded by Roscommon County Council. 2004 Dance workshops, French Park Youth Group. Funded by Roscommon County Council. 2004 Dance theatre workshops, Sligo Academy of Music Summer School. 2003 Dance theatre workshops, Childhood Days, after school centre for children with special needs. Drumshanbo, Co.Leitrim. Funded by Leitrim County Coucil. 2002 Dance theatre workshops in collaboration with Echo Echo Dance Theatre, for Lilliput. Lilliput are a performance group of individuals with learning difficulties. The Play House, Derry. Funded by Northern Ireland Lottery. 2000 1999-2001 1998 Dance Theatre workshops for 7-11 year olds. Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Community dance project 'De-Facto Dance'. Direction of community dance group with an emphasis on cross arts performance. Dance theatre workshops, Drumlease National School, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Culminating in 1798 commemorative performance. Group Exhibitions (selected) 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 Group Show, Tram Yard Gallery, Dalkey, Dublin. Group Show, Lemon Street Gallery, City Quay, Dublin 2. Christmas Show, The Green Gallery, Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Christmas Show, Leinster Gallery, South Frederick St., Dublin. Christmas Show, The Bridge Gallery, Ormond Quay, Dublin 1. 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 Tsunami Art Auction, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin. Boyle Arts Festival, (invited artist), King House, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Summer Show, Devinish Gallery, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh Summer Show, Worth a Gander, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Artist as Traveller, King House, Boyle, & touring. R.H.A. Annual Show, Ely Place, Dublin. Summer Show, Bold Art, Merchant Sq, Galway Summer Show, Tram Yard Gallery, Dalkey, Dublin Christmas Show, Bold Art, Merchant Sq, Galway Christmas Show, Devenish Gallery, Enniskillen,Co.Fermanagh Christmas Show, Tram Yard Gallery, Dalkey, Dublin James Adam Salerooms, Stephens Green, Dublin. Summer Show, Art Select, Temple Bar, Dublin Group Show, Bold Art, Merchant Sq, Galway Summer Show, Hallward Gallery, Merrion Sq, Dublin Christmas Show, Cross Gallery, Fancis St, Dublin 8 Visual Leitrim, Lagan Valley Arts Centre, Lisburn, N. Ireland. Group Show, Grafton Gallery, Grafton Street, Dublin. 3 Painters – 3 Visions, Wexford Opera Festival 2000, Wexford Arts Centre Group Show, Grafton Gallery, Grafton Street, Dublin. R.H.A. Annual Show 2000, (Award of Distinction),Ely Place, Dublin. R.H.A. Annual Show 1999, (invited artist), Ely Place, Dublin. Boyle Arts Festival, (invited artist), Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Visual Leitrim, R.H.A. Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin. EXPO, four person show, the Castle Gallery, Sligo. Grey Ridge Artists, the Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Looking at Fascism, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London. Awards and Commissions 2006 2005 2004 2001 Community Arts Act Award, Sligo County Council. Bursary Award, Sligo County Council, for further training. Bursary Award, Sligo County Council, for ’Action Gallery’. Portrait of the writer John McGahern, commissioned by Leitrim County Council, for the Council’s collection. 2000 Award of Distinction for an Artist Showing Promise, R.H.A. Annual Show Collections A.I.B. Bank Collection, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Leitrim County Council Collection. Boyle Civic Collection, Co. Roscommon. Private collections in Ireland, N. Ireland, U.K., and Germany.