lydia.brockless@hotmail.co.uk

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b. 1991, High Wycombe 
Bucks New University 2010-2011
Leeds College of Art 2011-2014
Royal College of Art, MA Sculpture 2019-2021
Lives and works in Kent

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

The A5 Show – Notting Hill Genesis Annual Fundraiser – The Koppel Project Hive – London EC1A

Fair Playpart of Women In Art Fair –  Gallery Elena Shchukina, London W1

2017

The Kiss or Poison Boyfriend or Jesus’ Blood –  Intercession Gallery, Northampton; Project 78 Gallery, St. Leonard’s-On-Sea; Kingsgate Project Space, London NW6

OVADA Seven Counties Open – OVADA Warehouse, Oxford

Thirty – 12øCollective.com

Draw The Line – Surface Gallery, Nottingham

LAME Journal Volume Two Launch – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds

2016

Copeland Collective 1 – part of Art Licks Weekend, Copeland Park, London SE15

HOTDESK – 1a Nevern Place, London SW5 (co-curator)

Don’t Touch – 352 King’s Road, London SW3

Whenever I Feel Blue, I Start Breathing Again – Earl’s Court Project Rooms, London SW6

In This Soup We Swim – Kingsgate Project Space, London NW6

Soft Rocks (duo show with Sophie Giller) – Lady Beck Project Space, Leeds (co-curator)

The Contemporary OpenSun Pier House CIC, Chatham

Uncommon Chemistry with Lido ProjectsObserver Bld., Hastings

Ones We Watched 2016 – Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Leeds

2015

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 –  New Midland Group venues, Nottingham and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London SW1Y

Cascading Relevant InformationCBS Gallery at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

The Artificial Exhibition – Surface Zine Launch –  Safehouse 1, London SE15

Place and ProximityAustin Forum, London W6

Placing– October 2015 – Brodsgaard Art Projects, London SW5

Sense of Feel (duo show with Kate J Parrott) – Brodsgaard Art Projects, London SW5

Small Expressions –  Textile Center, Minneapolis MN, USA

Refuse, Reuse – 46 Thurloe Street, London SW7

2014

SUM at Free Range – Old Truman Brewery, London E1

SUM – LCA Fine Art Degree Show  – Leeds College of Art, Leeds

OTHER

Art and Design Technician & After-school Club Leader – Secondary School, Medway, Kent – February 2017 – September 2019

Workshop Leader – Chalk & Cheese (with artist Esther Louise Collins & Ebbsfleet Development Corporation) – Ebbsfleet Garden City – December 2018

Workshop Leader – The Big Draw – Huguenot Museum, Rochester – October 2018

Workshop Leader (independent) – Gravesend – August 2018

Arts Award Adviser (Bronze and Silver Level) – Trinity College London – Training completed January 2018

Alumni Speaker – The Art House Work-Life Conference – December 2017

Workshop Leader – Christmas Celebration Weekend – Turner Contemporary, Margate – December 2017

Awarded – Every Day is a New Day Gallery Education Traineeship – October 2017 – Turner Contemporary, Margate

Shortlisted – The Annex Collection Acquisition Award – December 2016 – TACUK.org

Alumni Speaker & Crit Leader – Leeds College of Art Fine Art Graduate Forum – November 2015

Panellist – Emerging Artists in Conversation as part of HF ArtsFest – June 2015

Artist in Residence – The Art House Graduate Residency – December 2014 – The Art House, Wakefield

Alumni Speaker & Guest Tutor – Leeds College of Art Fine Art Graduate Forum – November 2014

INTERVIEWS

https://www.lame.studio/copy-of-paris

http://www.fy-ca.com/lydia-brockless.html

http://thearthouseuk.tumblr.com/post/105520510681/interview-with-lydia-brockless

OTHER PRESS

http://www.letsmakelotsofmonet.com/2018/03/gallery-elena-shchukina-women-in-art.html

http://www.thestateofthearts.co.uk/features/review-soft-rocks-new-work-lydia-brockless-sophie-giller-lady-beck/

https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/new-contemporaries-2015-professionalism-in-jokes-and-art-that-looks-like-other-art

http://www.surfacegallery.org/blog/2015/9/21/new-contemporaries

http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/news-events/news/2015/05/29/leeds-college-of-art-alumna-is-selected-for-bloomberg-new-contemporaries-2015/

IN PRINT

The Kiss or Poison Boyfriend or Jesus’ Blood – some notes on touch 2018

LAME Journal Volume II Spring 2017

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 Catalogue 

Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot Volume XLIV No. 4 Issue 184 Fall 2015