Abi Charlesworth

Email: charlesworthabi@gmail.com
Instagram: @a.chfa
Based: South West
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Education:
Bath School of Art and Design:
BA (Hons) Fine Art, 2016-2019.
Leeds College of Art:
Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, 2015-2016.
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Group Exhibitions:
2019- The Contraband Collection. Latch, Old Malt House, Little Ann Street, Bristol, BS2 9EB.
2019- 115. Bargehouse, Barge House St, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH.
2019- Degree Show. Bath School of Art and Design, Sion hill, Bath, BA1 5SF.
2019-Material. 1st-5th June. Centrespace Gallery, 6 Leonard Ln, Bristol, BS1 1EA.
2018- Eighteen. Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, St David's Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 1PD.
2018- Doorways. Fringe arts Bath. 6-7 New Bond Street Place, Bath, BA1 5BH.
2018- Eupepsia. Sion Hill Gallery, Sion Hill, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 5SF.
2018- Exhibition. The Roper Gallery, Bath Artists’ Studios, The Old Malthouse, Comfortable Place, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, BA1 3AJ.
2017- 11 x 11. 11 Belgrave Terrace, Bath, BA1 5JD.
2016- Made Here. Leeds College of Art, Vernon Street, Leeds, LS2 8PH.
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Collaboration Projects:
2019- Charlesworth and Davenport. Collaboration between Abi Charlesworth and Gwenllian Davenport. Walcot Chapel Arts Space, Walcot Gate, Bath, BA1 5UG.
2018- Inventory of Behaviours: A No Working Title Project By Jo Addison and Natasha Kidd. Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG.
2018- JAG. Collaboration between Abi Charlesworth, Gwen Davenport and Joanna Collins. Sion Hill Gallery, Sion Hill, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 5SF.
2017- Inventory of Behaviours: A No Working Title Project
By Jo Addison and Natasha Kidd. East Street Arts, Patrick Studios, St. Mary’s Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH.
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Volunteering Projects:
2018- Installing exhibition 'Doorways', curated by Mike and Dona Bradley. At Fringe Arts Bath. Fab 2, 6-7 New Bond Street Place, Bath, BA1 5BH.
2018- Internship with Susan Collis working for her upcoming exhibition, All This Falling at Seventeen Gallery.
2017- Installing exhibition 'Refuge: in search of safety', curated by Mike and Dona Bradley. At Fringe Arts Bath, 94 Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BG.
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Features/ Interviews/ Residencies:
2019- Art4u: Instagram residency, 31st January - 6th February 2019.
2019- Bath Spa life magazine feature, published 8th January 2019.
2019- Horst und Edeltraut interview 'Playfully. Materially. Abundant.' , published 1st January 2019.
2018- Penny Thoughts Zine: Issue 10, published December 2018.

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Skills:
Casting – Cement, plaster, resin, polyutherane foam, silicone, wax, latex and pewter.
Mould making – 2-part silicone mould, plaster waste mould, latex sock mould etc.
Various woodwork skills.
Fine detail painting in oil and acrylic.
Experience in installing, invigilating and running an exhibition.
Basic skills in ceramics, textiles and metalwork.
Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and Premier Pro.