Contact

 

Email: molliebalshaw@outlook.com

 

Education

2020 – 2021 Alternative MA, School Of The Damned 

2016 – 2019 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Salford

2015 – 2016 UAL Foundation Diploma Art & Design, Blackburn College

Selected Exhibitions & Curation 2020 

2020 (Curator) MADE IT: Graduate Art Prize (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 DOOM GLOOM STUCK IN YOUR ROOM, Curated by Fin De Siecle, Ziferblat London

2020 Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, WCAF20 OPEN, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery 

2020 Feedback Installation, Collaboration with School Of The Damned, Castlefield Gallery NAS Warrington

2020 (Curator) Queer Contemporaries, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

2020 (Curator) Queer Contemporaries (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 Connect, Rooftop Arts Centre (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 HANDS IN THE (DIGIT)AL AGE, Curated by Molly Stredwick (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 ⚬Dot⚬Dot-Dash, Surface Gallery, Nottingham 

2020 Launch Exhibition, Transmission Gallery (Online Art Gallery and Studio) 

2020 Queers Just Wanna Have Fun, Queerly Collective (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 Opening Reception, The Little Pink Gallery of Big Ideas (Online Art Gallery) 

2020 (Curator) P-ART-Y (collaboration with PROFORMA's Chris Bailkoski), Soup Kitchen, Manchester 

2020 Manchester Open, HOME, Manchester

2019 (Curator) Methods of Observing: Saoirse Lewis, CASS ART Gallery, Manchester

2019 Contemporary Venice, ITSLIQUID International Art Show, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi

2019 Material Concerns, PAPER Gallery, Manchester

2019 Short Film Introducing Short Supply, Global Art & Design Fair, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai

2019 Neo Art Prize, Bolton Museum & Art Gallery, Bolton

2019 AIR Open, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

2019 (Curator) MADE IT: Graduate Art Prize, Paradise Works, Salford

2019 Lancashire Open, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk

2019 Manifest Arts Festival Painting Prize, PS Mirabel, Manchester

2019 BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show, University of Salford

2019 Micro, AIR Gallery, Altrincham 

2019 (Curator) LGBTQI Showcase, New Adelphi Atrium, University of Salford

2019 20:20 Print Exchange Touring Exhibition, The Moscow Studio, Highland Print Studio Inverness, Blackstack Studio Kilkenny

2018 UCAS Create Your Future Touring Exhibition, ExCeL, London, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester

2018 Please Press Pause And Try Again Later, Antwerp Mansion, Manchester

2018 Site Specific Collaborative Installation "Tarpaulin Path", Peel Park, Salford

2018 Summer Show, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Salford

2018 (Co-Curator) REALITY: TAP TO SEE MORE, Paradise Works, Salford

2018 Salford Print Portfolio, PAPER Gallery, Manchester

2018 The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair, Wakefield    

2018 Girls Girls Girls, Prism Contemporary, Blackburn  

2017 Ice Cream for Crow, Make. Liverpool

2017 Site Specific Sculpture and Performance "Sandpit Mermaid", Peel Park, Salford

2017 (Co-Curator) Work in Progress, ArtWork Atelier, Salford

2017 The Post Truth Project, New Adelphi Gallery, Salford

2016 Site Specific Installation “Confessions”, University of Salford

2016 UAL Foundation Candidate Showcase, Central Saint Martins

2016 UAL Foundation End of Year Show, Blackburn College

2015 Site Specific Installation “Scratch Film”, Blackburn College

2013 Natural Forms, Window Gallery, Clitheroe

 

Awards

 

2020 Chapel Street Business Support Programme, The Business Group, Salford

2020 Graduate Scholarship Award, 12 month Professional Development Programme, Castlefield Gallery Associates

2019 Highly Commended in the Create Student Awards, Art & Design Award, University of Salford

2018 Highly Commended in the Visual Arts category, The Global Undergraduate Awards, Dublin

2013 Achievement Awards, Excellence in Art & Design category, Ribblesdale Technology College

Talks

 

2020 Skype Sessions, Digital Artist-Led 1-2-1 Critique & Advice Sessions

2020 Supply Sessions #1-6, Artist-Led Group Critique Sessions, GRUB, Manchester 

2020 Manchester Open: Artist Social Presents "Short Supply and Oliver Tennant", HOME

2020 FUTURES "Graduate Advice With Short Supply", Manchester School Of Art 

2019 PechaKucha Night Vol. #29 "How Do I Start My Own Art Prize? ", Fairfield Social Club

2019 Programme Day "Introducing Short Supply ", Media City UK, Salford Quays

2018 Programme Day "Writing & Art ", Media City UK, Salford Quays

Residencies

 

2019 Research Residency with Short Supply, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice 

2018 Group Residency, Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn, Elterwater

2018 Site Residency, Flat Time House, Camberwell

2018 X-Ray Specs, Collaboration with the School of Health Sciences, University of Salford

2015 Site Residency, Dolphinholme Farm, Lancaster

Magazine Features & Publications

2020 SLUICE Magazine, Spring/Summer 2020

2020 NE VOLUME, May Edition

2020 Art Hole Magazine, June Edition  

2020 Queerantine Zine International, IDAHOBIT 

2020 Homology Lit Issue #6, Queerantined 

2020 Quarantine Magazine International, Communication 

2019 Penny Thoughts Issue #24, Short Supply "MADE IT" Special Issue

2018 Average Art Magazine, September Edition

2018 wotisart Magazine, September Edition

2018 wotisart Magazine, August Edition

2018 A5 Magazine, August Edition

2018 Guardian Witness, Painting Feature “So, how do you do it?”

2018 Lips: Expressions of Sexuality Zine Issue #20

2017 ARTRAG zine, The Issue of Firsts

2015 The Saatchi Gallery Magazine: Art & Music North No. 1

 

Digital Features, Publications & Collaboration

2020 Cotton On Manchester "Flat Instance" by Soft Spot Review

2020 Queer Contemporaries, The Double Negative, Review by Lucy Holt

2020 Prospering Post-Graduation, The Double Negative, Article

2020 Art Lecturer showcased in Queer Contemporaries, University of Bedfordshire

2020 Creative Tourist: Featured at Number 1, Exhibitions and Events in the North 

2020 Visit Manchester: Queer Contemporaries, Digital Feature

2020 Creative Tourist: Queer Contemporaries Preview, Written by Sara Jaspan

2020 Curatorspace, Short Supply Presents Queer Contemporaries

2020 Lecture In Progress, MADE IT 2020, Digital Feature 

2020 ARTCONNECT Magazine, Opportunities Feature, MADE IT 2020

2020 Announcing: 5 artists selected for Spring micro-commissions

2020 YAC: Young Artist's In Conversation, Short Supply

2020 Manchester's Finest: Short Supply Presents 'Queer Contemporaries'

2020 In Conversation With: ORBIT X Short Supply 

2020 DOOM, GLOOM, STUCK IN YOUR ROOM REPORT, Bricks Magazine

2020 Digital Encounters, Sluice Magazine

2020 Class of 2020 Emerging Artist Profile, RUYA Maps, Digital Feature

2020 Playhouse, "Distance Drawing" Selected Design Feature

2020 A Performance at Hog Theatre, Digital Performance Feature

2020 Introspective, Dez Rez Projects, Short Film Digital Feature 

2020 ⚬Dot⚬Dot-Dash Interviews, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2020 Connect, Rooftop Arts Centre (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 Queering the Archive, The Erotics of the Archive by De LaGrace Volcano, Sexuality Summer School

2020 Re-Imagining Manchester, Digital Workshop by Jessica El Mal, Manchester International Festival

2020 Queerantine Zine International, IDAHOBIT

2020 HANDS IN THE (DIGIT)AL AGE, Curated by Molly Stredwick (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 Launch Exhibition, Transmission Gallery (Online Art Gallery and Studio) 

2020 Quaranzine, Bedroom Artists Volume #14

2020 ⚬Dot⚬Dot-Dash, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2020 Queers Just Wanna Have Fun, Queerly Collective (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 Opening Reception, The Little Pink Gallery of Big Ideas (Online Art Gallery) 

2020 Inside Voices, Darkside Collective (Online Exhibition Preview)

2020 NE VOLUME, May Edition, Transmission Gallery Feature 

2020 The Listening Passport, Artwork Contribution "Isolation Sounds"

2020 Radical Education and Consensus Decision Making Workshop by Class of 2019, School Of The Damned

2020 I Am Art, Best of Graduates Europe

2019 Cotton On Manchester "Pecha Kucha Vol. #29" Event Review

2019 Rare Mags, Pecha Kucha Vol. #29 Feature 

2019 Mollie Balshaw, Tenant Introduction Islington Mill

2019 Mutual Art, Artist and Exhibition Profile 

2019 Superbia: Material Concerns

2019 PAPER Gallery presents "Material Concerns"

2019 Art Collection University of Salford, Graduate Scholarship Programme

2019 Castlefield Gallery, Graduate Scholarship Feature

2019 Art Rabbit, Artist and Exhibition Profile

2019 Penny Thoughts Issue #24, Short Supply "MADE IT" Special Issue

2019 The Double Negative: Introducing Short Supply

2019 A-N Degree Shows 2019, Artist Feature

2019 Art Jobs International, Artist Feature 

2019 Cotton On Manchester "MADE IT" Exhibition Review

2018 Cotton On Manchester "21ST CENTURY SLEEPWALK" by Emma Talbot Review

2018 MADE IN SALFORD: Artist opportunities with Mollie Balshaw

2018 Cotton On Manchester "Please Press Pause And Try Again Later" Event Review 

2018 Get It Done "Please Press Pause And Try Again Later"

2018 Go See This, Discover Sounds From the Other City 2018  

2018 Girls Girls Girls, Exhibitions

2018 “REALITY: TAP TO SEE MORE” Student Exhibition  

2018 Go See This, Discover REALITY: TAP TO SEE MORE

2018 Manchester’s Finest: New Exhibition Space Showcases Student Artwork

2018 Student Showcase at Paradise Works

2016 Supported Documentation of 'Feeeeling' in collaboration with Mathew Sawyer 

 

 

*Full CV Available on Request

 © 2019 Mollie Balshaw

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