Sue Arrowsmith

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Sue Arrowsmith
Born1950
Died2014 (aged 63–64)
NationalityBritish
Education
Known forMixed media artworks

Sue Arrowsmith (1950–2014) was a British artist notable for her experimental photographic and mixed media compositions.

Biography[edit]

Born in Lancashire, Arrowsmith graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1971 before studying at the Slade School of Fine Art in London from 1973 to 1975.[1] Her first solo show was in London in 1982,[2] and in 1985 she had a solo exhibition, which included a series of self-portraits, at the Serpentine Galleries in London's Kensington Gardens.[3] During 1986 and 1987 Arrowsmith was the 'artist in residence' at Wolfson College and at the Kettle's Yard Gallery in Cambridge.[2] From 1987, works by Arrowsmith featured on several occasions in the John Moores Painting Prize exhibition in Liverpool.[1] Examples of her work were also included in the 1988 Excavations group show in Vienna and Southampton and in Photography Now at Tate Liverpool and the Victoria & Albert Museum during 1988 and 1989.[1] Her photographs also featured in the Whitechapel Gallery's 2000 review show of experimental British art, Live in Your Head:Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-1975.[3] Arrowsmith was a regular exhibitor with the Anthony Reynolds Gallery and after her death the Gallery donated a small number of her works to the Tate.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c David Buckman (1989). Artists in Britain Since 1945. Art Dictionaries Ltd. ISBN 0953260909.
  2. ^ a b Frances Spalding (1990). 20th Century Painters and Sculptors. Antique Collectors' Club. ISBN 1 85149 106 6.
  3. ^ a b "Sue Arrowsmith". Serpentine Galleries. 1985. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Sue Arrowsmith 1950-2014 Artworks". Tate. 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2017.