Exhibitions & EVENTS


Flirting [performance] Unintimacy curated with Caitlin Merrett-King @ NewBridge Newcastle, 26 April

various works [various media] #30works30days by 12øcollective @ www.thirty.works, April


union jack emoji [video, performance] Kathryn Elkin Seminar Day @ BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1 Dec

Baby, I’m Nervous [video, sculpture] Halfway to Somewhere @ NewBridge Gateshead, 28 Sept-28 Oct

Protects [performance] SEMBLANCE by Mani Kambo @ System Gallery, 17 July

The Nuclear Family [sculpture] SPLINTER @ Graduate Studio Northumbria, 14 - 30 June

She put the great in Great Britain [video] Six of One and Half a Dozen of the Other @ The Royal Standard, 13 Apr
and @ The NewBridge Project, 18 Apr

In the place where you worked / there were posters that said [painting] @ Goldtapped, 15 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan


Relax with Irene [performance] feeling yr thoughts @ Culture Lab, 24 Nov

Something Good [installation, screening] an OUTPOST off-site event @ Gildengate House, Norwich,  21 Oct

Relax with Irene [performance] FIX17 @ Catalyst Arts, Belfast, 5 - 8 Oct

The Mind is the Limit, Strive for Success & Feed Your Focus [video] WOAH @ Division of Labour, London, 24 Aug - 9 Sept

Shiny Happy People [sculpture] Dishwasher Safe @ System Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 10 Aug - 11 Sept

In the telling [performance] (film) Studio is Sudden @ The Northern Charter, Newcastle upon Tyne, 25 July

Folly [sculpture, video] I Remember Most What Never Happened @ BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 31 May - 18 June

Decorum [sculpture] SLOWING INTO FORM @ Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne, 15 - 25 Feb

To rub out or remove [performance] INHABIT by Neon Arts @ Cockshaw Burn, Hexham, 21 Feb


Playing Myself in response to The Bodyssey Odyssey by Pester & Rossi @ BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 8 - 11 Dec

(Short Pause) [video] This Is It, Isn't It? @ WORKPLACE, Gateshead, 18 Nov - 3 Dec

Both Things Are True [video, music] collaboration with Craig Pollard @ Coackwerks, Brighton, 12 Nov
and @ NewBridge Books, Newcastle upon Tyne, 7 Oct

Too Big To Go Backwards [video, sculpture] Living Room @ BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1 - 19 Jun

Sixty Five [performance] Flare 2 @ Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne, 14 May

All-Mouth [sculpture, performance] You Know The Rules @ BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 22 - 24 Jan


Likeness [sculpture] RE:fold @ National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan, 30 Nov - 6 Dec

the female, the uncanny [installation, video, photographic prints] Going Going Gone @ Leeds College of Art, Leeds, 13 - 18 June

Still Lifes [photographic prints] solo exhibition @ Cafe Kino, Bristol, 17-27 Jan

Blanky Worty Terror & Bliss by Harriet Plewis. [reading, movement] ArtHouses @ Whitley Bay, Aug 2019

Islanders by Giles Bailey, Jamie Hammill, Nellie Saunby & Sophie Soobramanien. [music improv] Festival of the Not @ Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne, Jan 2019

QUEEN by Kathryn Elkin. [part of video shoot + launch event] BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, Dec 2018

Reading Room: Meeting the Universe Halfway by Harriet Plewis. [reading, movement, song] Sunderland, Sept 2017

PAPERFORMANCE by Joanna Hutton. [paper, performance] Paper Studio Northumbria, Feb 2016

Pley by Cara Tolmie. [video] Picture This, April 2013

My Robot Heart by Molly Naylor. [music for touring show] Show and Tell, 2012-13

All The Stories by Dora Garcia. [reading] Spike Island, Sept 2011

Representing Ruaidhri (Je vous Présente Ruaidhri) by Ruaidhri Ryan. [video] We Are Disposable, Mar 2011

Performer credits



Trojan Horse / Rainbow Flag, Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne [review] Corridor8, Jun 2019

hu - Hungarian Touring Exhibition, Abject Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne [review] Corridor8, Feb 2019

Retrospective Age [comment] The Double Negative, on the phenomenon of fame amongst the old(er) artist, Jan 2019

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018, Berwick upon Tweed [review] Corridor8, Nov 2018

Dan Holdsworth: Continuous Topography, NGCA, Sunderland [review] Corridor8, Nov 2018

We Are Where We Are, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne [review] Corridor 8, Sept 2018

Idea of North, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead [review] Corridor8, Jun 2018


Kitchen Synch an A4, colour speed-zine by Cherry Styles and Grace Denton for the BALTIC self-publishing artists market 2018. Synchronise Witches Press, Apr 2018

Both Things Are True a zine by Grace Denton and Craig Pollard, Oct 2016 (buy)

image and text in GUT FLORA: a Chapess zine Collection by Cherry Styles, Synchronise Witches Press, Oct 2016

image and text in Tender Bodies by Lauren Vevers, Papaya Press, Jun 2016 (buy)

Our Parents a collection of art and writing about the people who brought us up. Compiled by Grace Denton, Often and Mistakes, Dec 2014

image and text in Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton and 639 others, Penguin, Sept 2014 (more info)

image and text in The Chapess #4 by Cherry Styles, Synchronise Witches Press, Aug 2014 (buy)

Still Lifes a photo book by Grace Denton, Jan 2014 (buy)

AWARDS & Education

BFMAF LUX Project Boot Camp, Berwick, Sept 2019

BALTIC Bothy Residency, Sweeney's Bothy, Isle of Eigg, Sept 2019

The Collective Studio, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sept 2017-18

Graduate Studio Northumbria, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sept 2017-18

Master of Fine Art, BxNU Institute (BALTIC x Northumbria University), Distinction, July 2017

BALTIC Scholarship, September 2015

Access to Higher Education in Art & Design, Leeds College of Art, Distinction, July 2015

Spike Associates, Spike Island, Bristol, 2011-14

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of East Anglia, 2:1, July 2009