CV

NUALA CLOONEY

Born in Exeter, Devon. 19th May 1984

info@nualaclooney.com

www.nualaclooney.com

https://nualaclooney.wordpress.com

 

CURRENT

Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham City University 2015-present

 

EDUCATION

 2013-2014 Birmingham city university, School of Jewellery, MA passed with distinction in Contemporary Jewellery, silversmithing and related products

2003-2006 University College Falmouth – BA HONS Contemporary Crafts

 

RESIDENCIES

2017 Research residency in collaboration with Kaye Winwood http://kayewinwood.com and held in the School of chemistry and chemical engineering at the University of Birmingham

2015 Summer Lodge Artist Residency in the fine art Department of Nottingham Trent University

2014-2015 Artist In Residence at School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University

2010   Artist in Residence at Wonford House Hospital, Exeter, Devon. Working with a group of patients to creating a sculpture for the hospital garden.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017 Subterranea, a group show at Gallery Gabi Green, Munich

2016  Institute Of Making Cutlery Challenge, The Worshipful Company of Cutlery

2016  Selected for the Charlottenburg Spring Exhibition 2016, Kunsthal Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015  Nominated for the 2016 Jewellery Design award, The Arts Foundation

2015  ‘Carnally Consumed’ Victoria Sewart Gallery, Plymouth. A solo show part of Plymouth Art Weekender

2015  ‘Crafting Anatomies’, Bonington gallery, Nottingham Trent University.

2015  ‘Jeweltopia’, Artist In Residence Exhibition, School of Jewellery, Birmingham.

2014  Instill – Material matters’ MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products, Birmingham School of Jewellery

2014  Birmingham School of Jewellery, ‘Work in Progress’ a solo show

2008  ‘4CAST ‘, Gallery 49, Falmouth Cornwall

‘Print’s from the studio’, Falmouth Arts Centre, Cornwall

‘4 Blokes and a Chick’, Helston Gallery, Cornwall.

2006 Degree Show’, University College Falmouth, Cornwall 

 

PERFORMANCE PROJECTS

2017  ‘Expanding Intimacy’ University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival

2016 ‘Mellifluous’ Presented at the ‘Edible Body Farm’ at Bart’s Pathology Museum in collaboration with Kaye Winwood http://kayewinwood.com/project/mellifluous/

 

SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES

2017   ’20:20 Visions Conference’, ACJ . Presenting ‘Ambiguous Implements’ with Rachael Colley

2016  ‘Indialogue’  An International Symposium that interrogates how artists and researchers use dialogue in practice. Presented work in progress; ‘Ambiguous Implements’ with Rachael Colley

 

COMISSIONS

2016 ‘Mouth Controller’ Designed three metal mouth prosthetics for the Science gallery, London ‘Mouthy’ season.

 

DINING EVENTS

2016 ‘Going Public’ A meal celebrating the opening of the Napoleone collection at Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale. Curated by Laura Mansfield

2016 ‘After Dark’ A sensual experience for curious appetites with a desire to push the boundaries of dining curated by chef Chris Hughes and Producer Kaye Winwood http://kayewinwood.com/project/after-dark/