Francesca Edwards
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Francesca Edwards

Artist/CuratorUnited Kingdom
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Francesca Edwards

Artist/CuratorUnited Kingdom
About me
I am an abstract artist and curator hoping to seek work in the contemporary art sector as a curator, curator assistant or gallery assistant. Currently finishing my MA Curating degree.
Projects
  • The Apex Collection
    The Apex CollectionMy latest artwork collection titled the Apex Collection comprises of 6 paintings utilising my newest sculpture painting technique whilst depicting landscapes from memory.
  • Loughborough University Fine Art Degree Show 2020
    Loughborough University Fine Art Degree Show 2020Stimulated by the concept of colour interaction, my installations explore the dialogue that is created between the painted surface and the colour illuminations when colour changing sequences are projected on top of the canvases. By combining abstract painting with colour changing projection it allows me to see the direct affect that digital light has on painted colour, and how changing the hues of this light can create immersive colour transformations. My gestural paintings are photographed, dig
  • Artwork display at NASDAQ Headquarters in Times Square, New York.
    Artwork display at NASDAQ Headquarters in Times Square, New York.As a winner of the Arts Thread / NASDAQ competition I had my artwork on display on the NASDAQ 7-story light tower and on permanent display at their new headquarters in Times Square New York.
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Projects credited in
  • i-D x ARTSTHREAD
    i-D x ARTSTHREADi-D x Artsthread have launched The Global Design Graduate Show 2020 as a response to the recent covid-19 related end of year showcase cancellations. "Each year, the talent emerging from art schools around the world inspires fresh hope for the future of our creative industries. While current circumstances might not allow for graduate exhibitions and shows in their typical formats, it’s more important than ever that we use the resources at our disposal to share their work with the world.” Edited
Work history
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    Degree Show Fundraising CommitteeLoughborough University Fine Art
    Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UKFreelance
    A valued member of the Loughborough University Degree Show Fundraising Committee, working with the final year Fine Art students at the university to organise events to raise money for the end of year degree show.
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    Welcome Mat CommitteeLoughborough University Creative Arts
    Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UKFreelance
    A key member of the Loughborough University Fine Art Welcome Mat Committee, where I undertook cohort meetings and curated student exhibitions in the Fine Art building at the university.
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Skills
  • Project Management
  • Curation
  • Gallery Administration
  • Gallery Management
  • Painting
Education
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    MA CuratingThe University of Essex
    Colchester, United Kingdom
    Currently studying for an MA Curating degree. Co-curated the exhibition 'Of Other Spaces: Gardens of Dreams' at Art Exchange [03.06 - 03.07.2021]
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    BA Fine ArtLoughborough University
     - Loughborough, United Kingdom
    Awarded a high 2:1 in Fine Art at Loughborough University, specialising in contemporary painting and projection. Valued member of the Loughborough University Degree Show Fundraising committee, and the Welcome Mat committee - organising student exhibitions and events to raise funds for the 2020 degree show. Online degree show: https://artshow.lboro.ac.uk/students/francesca-edwards/#student-about
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Awards
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    Winner of Arts Thread & Nasdaq Global CompetitionArts Thread
    Artwork displayed on the 7-story light tower at the Nasdaq global headquarters in Times Square, NY and on permanent display in the headquarters office.
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    Shortlisted for Arts Thread/ I-D Global Design Graduate Show 2020ArtsThread in association with Gucci
    I had my 'Light Painting' artworks shortlisted for the Arts Thread / I-D Global Graduate Design Show in 2020.