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Andrea Gregson

Senior Lecturer Fine Art, School of Fine Art

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Research Statement

Andrea’s art practice uses sculpture and installation to explore the form of manmade objects and their constructed environments, in particular, the subliminal codes of behaviour hidden in collections of objects. Over the last 9 years, the scale has shifted to collections of miniature objects placed together as installations inside wood boxes. Each sculpture exists as two separate parts, the pared down and physical exterior and the miniature complex interior space accessible by means of peering through tiny gaps and holes. The use of miniature scale represents themes of escapism, nostalgia and voyeurism, where objects are both protected and imprisoned in a state of stillness. It has also informed curatorial projects, ‘The Miniature Worlds Show’ and ‘Workshop of Hereafter-Diagrams, Models a


Research Interests

  • Sculpture
  • Installation
  • Curating
  • Drawing

Research Grants and Awards

2009 - received funding from the Blyth Gallery at Imperial College, London towards the running costs of the exhibition 'Workshop of Hereafter Diagrams, Models & Prototypes'.
2009 - granted funds from The Museum Garden and Parabola towards the show 'Last Night For Ever' at the Garden Museum.
2008 - awarded a grant for the exhibition 'A World Within' from the Phoenix Arts Centre.
2006 - awarded funding from the Arts Council England and Jerwood Space towards a curatorial project.

Professional Memberships

External Examiner for combined honours degree - BA Fine Art Liverpool Hope University 2007-2010.