GORDON FLEMONS
Commissions and Solo Exhibitions:
2013 'UNthread' a collaboration with musician Katie English, part of the UN-* Project curated by Johnathan Kipps and Stewart Bowditch.
'The Gallery Outside'. Public art commission for Chelmsford City Council as part of "Out There".
2009 'Then, Now, Always, Never'. A work commissioned for 'Outside09' a group show of new media art at CFS Colchester.
2008-2009 'Making Tracks - Performing Place'. A public arts project for Essex County Council and Commissions East. Curated by Jane Watt, as part of 'Genius Loci: Open Space Programme'.
2007 'Questions', commissioned by The Centre for the Arts and Design in the Environment, Writtle College, Essex, to provide a temporary installation on the opening of college's new research glasshouse facilities.
How & Why, commission by MediaShed to show outside their marquee at 'Enter_Unknown Territories' a festival for new technology art, Cambridge.
2006 'FOLLY', Hay Gallery, Colchester.
Group Shows:
2016 'MFA Final Year Show 2016', Goldsmiths, London.
2013 'Zeitgeist Open 2013', Selected by Susan Collis, Graham Crowley, Rosalind Davis and Annabel Tilley.
'Creekside Open 2013', Selected by Ceri Hand.
'Creekside Open 2013', Selected by Paul Nobel.
'HIVE', Beecroft Gallery Southend.
2012 'The Possibility of Envy', The Gallery Upstairs, The Ideas Hub, Chelmsford.
'Seen', The Gate House Studios, Harlow.
2011 'The Hive Studios at The Gibberd Gallery', The Gibberd Gallery, Harlow.
'Safety Helmets Must Be Worn',an exhibition of sketch books and artists' books, curated by Madelaine Murphy on behalf of MEET, Southend.
2010 'Curiouser and Curiouser', a Submit2Gravity Exhibition, The Old Vic Tunnels, London.
'Winter Exhibition', Beecroft Art Gallery, Westcliff-on-Sea.
ESSEXStreetdiversions , Chelmsford.
2009 '15 Artists / 15 Days: Show Case'. Group show presenting work from the residencies at firstsite, Colchester.
2008 'Sculpture Exhibition', Hylands House, Chelmsford.
2007 'Caught in the Act', Collaboration with the artist Fran Wilde, investigating the West End of Chelmsford through drawing; The Rolyal Steamer, Chelmsford.
2006 'Follies', Collaboration with Jelena Mone and Janie Townshend of The Centre for the Arts and Design in the Environment, Writtle College, Essex.
'Perspectives in Drawing', Hay Gallery, Colchester.
2005 'Festival of Wood', Sandringham.
'Degree Show', Norwich School of Art and Design.
'Group Show', Collaboration with photographer Mark Austin, Norwich School of Art and Design.
2004 'Emergence', juried show, Artspace Gallery, Cambridge.
'ACTIVATE@APU04', Rivermead Gallery, Chelmsford.
'Alternative Spaces', exhibition of work made for non-gallery spaces, Norwich.
'2D-3D', collaboration with photographer Michelle Boniface, Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich.
2003 'The British Arts Medal Students Medal Project X', touring show.
Residencies:
2011 'Flyintheface:- , art for a change', residency, Suffolk.
2009 '15 Artists/15 Days'. A day in residence at firstsite, Colchester.
2006 'Follies', The Centre for the Arts and Design in the Environment, Writtle College.
2004 'Silo', Butley Mills Studios, Butley.
Other:
On going 'Changing Chelmsford', An exercise in re-imagining Chelmsford and shaping it for the future, led by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), and the Academy of Urbanism with the support of Essex County Council and Chelmsford Borough Council.
2012 Marconi New Street Centenary, The commissioning and curation, in conjunction with 'Changing Chelmsford', of a large scale temporary public artwork, by artist Russell Broughton, to celebrate the centenary of the opening of this historic factory.
2010 'The Choreography of Place', A peer reviewed paper in Tracey, an online journal for the discussion of contemporary drawing and visualisation published by Loughborough University.
'Flaming Tips', a training course in pyrotechnics, fire and light for outdoor theatre, run by Walk The Plank on behalf of Essex and Chelmsford Borough Councils. The week culminated in the creation of a theatrical installation in Chelmsford town centre as part of the annual ‘ESSEXStreetdiversions’ Festival.
'Artists Advisory Group', 'firstsite' contemporary arts Colchester.
2008 'Space of Flows', A research project investigating visitor movements in the Gardens of Easton Lodge. Carried out in conjunction with The Centre for the Arts and Design in the Environment (CADE) at Writtle College, Essex.
2007 'A Manifesto for the Public Realm', Art U Need Seminar and publication; Commissions East Record No.2.
Education:
MFA Goldsmiths - Current.
BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture, Norwich School of Art and Desgn.
Foundation in Art & Design, Colchester Institute.
BSc(Hons) Agricultural Botany, University of Reading.