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Royal Society of Sculptors

EDUCATION:

MA Fine Art, Cardiff Institute, University of Wales, Cardiff

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2021 On The Road of Sea Stars, Zuzushii Art Laboratory, Hastings,

2021 Ornithologie hosted by Magdalen Road Studios, Oxford  view video

2019  ‘I wish my hair was as long as yours’, Magdalen Art Space, Oxford

2018  ‘Dancing with the corporeal’ no format Gallery, London with Artist Talk facilitated by Richard Dyer, (editor in chief, Third Text)

2017 ‘Absent Beach’ Vinyl Deptford, London

2008 ‘Memories from Home’ at Citygate, St Clements, Oxford
(sponsored by Carter Jonas and Rectory Homes)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Absent Authors, APT Gallery London

2020 Groundwork_APT Open Day, APT Gallery, London

2019 Weave It! , Stour Space, London, curated by Decorating Dissidence

2019 Parallel Lines: Drawing and Sculpture, The Lightbox, Woking

2019 by the way Lewisham Arthouse, London

2018 ‘and the value of nothing’, Studio 1:1 Gallery, London

2018 Object, hARTslane, London

2017 Material World, An International Perspective, SJE Arts, Oxford

2017 The Cellar,Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, London

2016 Psychedelic Breakfast,Vinyl Deptford, Deptford X Fringe, London

2016 Summer Salon, Lubomirov/ Angus-Hughes, London

2016 ‘Looking Up’, Studio 1:1 Gallery, London

2016 Material World, Ancien Musee de Peinture, Grenoble

2016 Dis locate, VW Showroom, Oxford

2015 Unravelling Time,The Abbey at Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire

2015 Zeitgeist Summer Exhibition, Bond House Gallery, ASC Studios, London

2014 ‘Alps and Spires’ Museum of Oxford, Oxford

2013 ‘Sanctuary’ Home, Away and Common Ground, Part 2’,Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London

2013 L’Enchantement des Livres,La Masion I’international,Grenoble,France

2012 Surfaces: Works on Paper, Sput-nik Gallery, Porto, Portugal

2011 Immediate Territory, Magdalen Road Studios, Oxford (ACE, Arts Council England funded)

2011 ‘Sanctuary’ Home, Away and Common Ground, Part 1,National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi

2010 Grassroots & Glass Ceilings,The Jam Factory, Oxford

2008 Within Walls, Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock, Oxfordshire (ACE funded)

2007 Umfeld<->Inwelt, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany

2007 ‘Stories, Memories and Concepts’ at La Tour de Crest, (ACE funded)

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018 Objection, Angus Hughes Gallery, London

2009 Jam: Cultural Congestions in Contemporary Asian Art, artist-curator with Dr Outi Remes, South Hill Park, Bracknell (funded by ACE, National Culture and Arts Foundation, Taiwan)

PRIZES, AWARDS, OPEN SUBMISSIONS

2021 Developing Your Creative Practice Award, Arts Council England

2020 RWA Open, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2020 New Emergency Art Unity Award (shortlisted)

2020 Summer Exhibition Royal Society of Sculptors (selected by Nicky and Robert Wilson, founders of Jupitor Artland)

2020 ‘This Year’s Model’ Studio 1:1 Gallery, London

2019 Artcan Open, Trinity Art Gallery, London

2018  SFSA Painting Open, No Format Gallery, London

2018 Fe/Male, AIR Gallery, Manchester

2017 ‘This Year’s Model’, Studio 1:1 Gallery, London

2016 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (selected by Cathie Pilkington RA)

2015 ‘ This Year’s Model’, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London (selected by studio 1:1 with Marcus Cope and Robin Seir)

2012 Wells Art Contemporary,Wells and Mendip Museum, Wells, Somerset

(selected by Roy Ackerman and Richard Wentworth)

2012 UNFORESEEN,Studio106 Gallery, London (selected by Dusanka Marsenic)

2008 Oxford Open, Modern Art Oxford

2007-2008 Grants for Arts Award, Arts Council England for international
residency and exhibition

COMMISSIONS

2020 ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ participatory project commissioned by Modern Art Oxford as part of the public program for Kiki Smith exhibition, ‘I am a Wanderer’.

2017 Oxford Festival for the Arts, commissioned to create wall based work for an Indian Tent (ACE Funded)

2007 In-tent-city: Commissioned as lead artist by Fusion, Oxford (ACE Funded)

2007 ‘This is Me’ Participatory Project commissioned by Oxfordshire Museum

2007 Mentoring Commission: to work alongside ‘Making Marks’ a partnership
of Public artists for the East Oxford Health Centre sculpture commission

RESIDENCIES

2021 Willowbrook Festival, Willowbrook Farm, Oxfordshire (ACE supported)

2020 Groundwork APT, APT Gallery, London

2011 Sanctuary, Neyri, Kenya

2009 Gosford Hill Schoolworking with young people making outdoor site-specific work commissioned by Kids@rt, (Oxfordshire , Artweeks Charity)

2008 Eynsham Primary School, outdoor site specific sculpture (Kid@art)

2007 ‘Art-in-situ’ residency in Crest, The Drome, France in the medieval tower

exploring the theme ‘Stories, Memories, Concepts’ (ACE funded)

PRESENTATIONS

2020 Process, Projects, Shows,  presentation and Q& A ,  visiting lecturer at Chichester University

2018 Walking through the forest, Searching for the sea, Finding, Collecting and Making as part of the symposium Modernism: Making, Place and Protest organised by Decorating Dissidence at Queen Mary College, London. View abstracts.

2018 Artist Talk for Warehouse Art School, Ovada Gallery, Oxford

2017 Syllabus 3 presentation to interview panel, Spike Island, Bristol

2008 ARC Seminar ‘International Residencies’, Ovada Gallery, Oxford

BIBLIOGRAPHY

I wish my hair was as long as yours, catalogue with  essay by Stephanie Straine, Curator of Projects and Exhibitions, Modern Art Oxford

Download catalogue (PDF)

by the way, Exhibition Catalogue, 2019

Artist of the month feature in Axisweb, 2018  https://www.axisweb.org/artist-of-the-month/2018/madi-acharya-baskerville/

Phantasms,road rage,feminism, Review of This Year’s Model, The Human Stain by James Brewer http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2017/01/07/phantasms-road-rage-feminism

Summer Exhibition Illustrated 2016, Exhibition Catalogue

Dis locate, Magdalen Road Studios, Exhibition Catalogue, 2016

Alps and Spires, Museum of Oxford, Exhibition Catalogue, 2014

‘Sanctuary Part 2’:Home, Away, Common Ground, Exhibition Catalogue , forward by John Hollingworth MBE, Director of Brunei Gallery, SOAS, 2013

‘Sanctuary Part 1’:Home, Away, Common Ground’, Exhibition Catalogue, 2011,

Immediate Territory,Exhibition Catalogue, Forward by Katalin Hause, 2011l

Within Walls: Exhibition Catalogue, 2008

Umfeld<->Inwelt, Exhibition Catalogue, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Forward by Marianne Pitzen, director Frauen Museum, Bonn, 2008

COLLECTIONS

Work in private collections in London, Oxford and France