Artists CV

Laurie Ramsell
Based in Birmingham, UK
laurieramsell@gmail.com
www.laurieramsell.co.uk

Education

2009 Foundation Diploma - Distinction, Stourbridge Longlands, UK

2012 BA (Hons) Fine Art, The Arts University College at Bournemouth, UK

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Group Exhibitions

2018

Open Wide, Birmingham Dental Hospital ’Stoma Foita’

Ort Gallery, Birmingham ‘Schwarmerei 2018’

Art and Design Centre, Brierley Hill Alumni Show’

Laforet Museum, Tokyo ’Gardens of Biotechnik’

Vivid Projects, Birmingham ’Treeline’

2017

Ruskin Mill, Stourbridge ‘British Glass Biennale 2017’

Ort Gallery, Birmingham ‘Shwarmerei’

St. John’s Beacon, Liverpool ‘Scan and Make 4.0’

Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham ‘Gene Craft: Art in the Biogenetic Age’
Part of the ‘100,000 Genomes Project’ to raise public awareness about genomics and the benefits of the research into the human genome being pioneered at the University of Birmingham.

2016

Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham ‘Novo Sapiens’
Arts Council England funded research and development residency outcomes, investigating transhumanism and near future technologies including 3D bio-printing, and what it means to be ‘human’.

2015

Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham ‘I Am My Mother's Child’

Midlands Art Centre (mac), Birmingham ‘Future Fashions’
Commissioned artistic film exploring near future technology, and the processes and materials emerging within art, fashion, and design houses.

2014

Boxxed, Birmingham ‘Glug Birmingham’

2013

Midlands Art Centre (mac), Birmingham ‘The Open Project’

Midlands Art Centre (mac), Birmingham ‘Much Beta’

2012

Old Truman Brewery, London ‘Feral’

Atkinson Gallery, Somerset 'Evolver Prize 2012'

The Arts University College Bournemouth ‘Caged’

2011

Artsway, Sway ‘Open Bracket’

Kingston Maurward, Dorchester ‘Dorset Art Fair’

Wilkinsons car park, Bournemouth 'Out of Sight'

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Devon 'Evolver Prize 2011'

studio1.1, London (Shoreditch) 'Year of the Unknown'

Artworks, Poole 'Breaking the Boundaries'

Talbot Road, Bournemouth 'Behind Closed Doors'

60 Million Postcards, Bournemouth 'This is: Up In The Air'

2010

60 Million Postcards, Bournemouth 'Expose Yourself'

The Bournemouth Natural Science Society '1816 Frankenstein'

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Talks, Presentations, Speaking Engagements

The Japan Foundation Asia Centre, Tokyo ‘Biocamp: Gardens as Biotechnik’

10 Feb 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome, TEDXBrum Awkward Artists Café’

15 Oct 2017

New Art West Midlands, Vivid Projects ‘The Outer Limits  - Out There’

06 Oct 2017

University of Birmingham Arts Science Festival ‘Peachakucha Night’

13 Mar 2017

The Victoria, Birmingham Skeptics ‘A Skeptics Guide To Being Human’

24 Feb 2016

Impact Hub BirminghamFuture Curious Co. Feast’

05 Sep 2015

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Accreditations and Publications

International Festival of Glass (2017) - British Glass Binennale

Gregory, Amelia (2014) – That Which We Do Not Understand

Taylor, Rachel and Daunton, Jody (11/2014) - Another Escape Volume 4

Taylor, Rachel and Daunton, Jody (06/2014) - Another Escape Volume 3

Cerski, Joseph (2012) - UFN 3: Open Studios

Hoffman, Jens (2011) - Hew Locke: Stranger in Paradise. Edition. Black Dog Publishing.

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Awards

New Art West MidlandsMicro Bursary, 2018

a-n Artist Artist Development Bursary, 2018

Arts Council England Grants for the Arts, 2016

Transition Stourbridge Photography competition winner, 2014

The Arts University College Bournemouth, Fine Art Course Prize, 2012

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Professional Experience

Commissioned artist for Saltroad, Hereford - ‘Treeline’, 2017

Artist in residence - Modern Clay, 2017

Visiting Tutor - Birmingham City University, 2017

Fellow at Birmingham Open Media, 2016 - 2017

Aritst in residence – Birmingham Open Media, 2015

Internship at Ort Gallery - artist assistant, Birmingham, 2013

Artsway Gallery Assisstant at the Venice Biennale 2011

Teaching assistant Winton Media College, Bournemouth

Assistant for Hew Locke, work for Artsway Gallery

The Arts University Bournemouth Mentor