ALYN MULHOLLAND - CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2002 City and Guilds 7307 Stage 1 Teaching Certificate
2001 Post Graduate Certificate in Arts Practice at University of Derby
1999 BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture at Loughborough University
1996 BTEC ND in General Art & Design at Clarendon College, Nottingham

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 Artery Gallery, Derbyshire
2007 The Market House Gallery, Monaghan, Ireland

2005 Benenden School, Kent
2004 South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, Ireland
2003 Madeley Court Gallery, Telford
2003 The Crossings at St Paul’s, Walsall
2003 Town Hall, Walsall

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Crocus Gallery
2009 'Travel and Movement', Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2008 Nottingham Open at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
2005 ‘6 x 6’, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Kettering

2004 ‘Near and Far’, Gros Morne Discovery Centre, Newfoundland, Canada
2003 Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Japan
2003 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2002 ‘Annual Open’, Café Gallery Projects, London
2002 Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
2002 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery, Birmingham (prize winner)
2001 ‘Paperview’, Start Contemporary Art Gallery, Brighton
2001 ‘Paperworks’, Bury Art Gallery and Museum, Bury
2001 ‘Connect’, the City Gallery, Leicester
2000 Manchester Academy of Fine Art, Bury

RESIDENCIES AND COMMISSIONS

2012
Commission Rosemound Developments at Logix Park, Hinckley
2008 Residency Scalloway, Shetland
2007 Residency Sherborne School, Dorset (short-listed)
2007 Commission Cedar Homes Developments, Ashbourne (short-listed)
2007 Commission Rosemound Developments at Rothley, Leicestershire
2005 Residency Benenden School, Kent
2004 Residency AA2A, University of Derby
2003 Residency Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
2002 Commission Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail, Yorkshire
2001 Residency Derby City Councils’ Playscheme (one year)
2000 Commission Q Arts, Derby (sited temporarily in a city centre park)
1998 Commission Quorn Parish Council, Leics, (sited in Church grounds)

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2012 Drawing Exhibition at Crocus Gallery, Nottingham
2010 'Open Exhibition' at Crocus Gallery, Nottingham
2009 'Unique Perspectives' at Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2009 'Travel and Movement' at Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2009 'Cabaret Sorbet' at The Art Organisation
2009 'Art in the Garden' at Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, Nottingham
2002 'Sustainable Design' at Derby Eco Fest, Derby
1999 'Stone' at National Stone Centre, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
1999 'Mind' at New Walk Gallery, Leicester

GRANTS AND BURSARIES

2003 Arts Council of England Grants for the Arts
2001 Derby City Council Community Development Grant

COLLECTION

National Stone Centre
Quorn Parish Council
Several pieces in private collections

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2007 The Sunday Times (Ireland), Sun 4/2/07
2004 The Nationalist, Ireland, Sat 17/7/2004
2004 Tipp FM Radio, Ireland Wed 14/7/2004
2004 South Tipp Today, Ireland, Wed 7/7/2004
2003 Walsall Express and Star, Sat 27/9/2003
2003 Exhibition Catalogue – Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale
2003 Exhibition Catalogue – Royal West of England Academy Sculpture
2001 Derbyshire Life and Countryside Magazine, May 2001
2001 Exhibition Catalogue – Connect, The City Gallery, Leicester
2000 Derby Evening Telegraph, Wed 17/5/2000
1999 The Times Higher Educational Supplement, 16/4/1999

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Teaching
- Sculpture and Fine Art Tutor at Broxtowe College in Nottingham from 2001 to 2004, Leicester College from 2001 to 2003 and New College Nottingham from 2003 to 2004.


Workshops
- Delivered Disability Inclusion Awareness Training for staff and volunteers at Nottingham City Council.
- Delivered a series of arts workshops for Rethink and Artery from 2008 to 2010.

- Delivered arts workshops as artist-in-residence in Canada.
- Developed and delivered a series of 30 workshops as artist-in-residence in 2001 and 22 junk modelling workshops in 1997 for Derby City Council with children aged 7-14.
- Assisted with an Art Club for adults with learning disabilities at Nottingham Community Arts from1993 to 1994.

Working with Communities
- Assisted with organising the Derby Eco Fest 02.

- Youth/Play Worker 1997 to 2005. Including managing an Inclusion Play Project for Nottingham City Council aiming to support disabled children to attend their local mainstream play centre; worked for Nottinghamshire Royal Society for the Blind and Derby City Council providing arts & crafts and sports & games activities for children and young people aged 5-19 of mixed abilities and from diverse backgrounds