Chris Dunseath

Chris Dunseath

Chiselborough, Somerset, United Kingdom

About Chris Dunseath

Born Bangor, Co. Down, N.Ireland.Professional sculptor working in South West England. Work represented in various private and public collections in the UK and USA including Arts Council England & The Royal Collection Trust. Much of this work is influenced by a curiosity about the horizons of Theoretical Physics and is concerned with trying to relate sculptural concerns with current theories that investigate the nature of space, mass and time. Academician of The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. Fellow of the Royal Society of Sculptors. Formerly Senior Sculpture Lecturer Coventry University and visiting artist Royal Academy Schools London.

Education

Yeovil School of Art, Cheltenham College of Art & Design, Postgraduate at The Slade School of Fine Art.
Sculpture Fellow Cardiff College of Art. Churchill Travelling Fellow.

Events



Exhibitions

Recent Individual Exhibitions:

2018 'Chris Dunseath: Dorchester Arts Solo Exhibition Prize', Duke's Gallery, Dorchester.

2014 ‘Sculpture & Stars: Chris Dunseath’ The Open West Wilson Award, The Gardens Gallery, Cheltenham.

Recent Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018 'Summer Show', Millfield, Somerset. 'Black Swan Open'; Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset; '166 Open Exhibition', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; 'Visions of Science', The Edge, University of Bath; 'Thelma Hulbert Open', Honiton, Devon; 'Wells Art Contemporary', The Bishops Palace, Wells.

2017 '165 Annual Open', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; 'Black Swan Open', Black Swan Arts, Frome; Dorchester Arts Open', Duke's Gallery, Dorchester; 'Illusions', Menier Gallery, London; 'The Evolver Prize', Thelma Hulbert, Honiton, Devon; 'Summer Show', Millfield, Somerset; 'Drawn', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; 'Looking Up', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; 'Summer Exhibition', Canwood Gallery, Herefordshire; 'Wells Art Contemporary', Somerset; 'The Observatory', University of Exeter; Sour Times', Mabgate Bleach, Leeds.

2016 'New Dimensions', Museum of Somerset, Taunton; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition', London; 'Summer Show', Millfield, Somerset.

2015 'Black Swan Open' Frome,Somerset; ‘Drawn’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol;
‘Wells Art Contemporary’, Wells Museum, Somerset;
‘163rd Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

2014 ‘162nd Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; ‘The Derwent Art Prize’, The Mall Galleries, London & Trowbridge Arts, Wiltshire; ‘Wells Art Contemporary’, Wells Museum, Somerset;
‘The Open West 2014’, Winner of the Wilson Award, The Wilson, Cheltenham Museum & Art Gallery, Gloucestershire; ‘The National Gallery of Lyme Regis’, Dorset Art Weeks, Lyme Regis; ‘The Thelma Hulbert Gallery Open 2014’ The Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon.

2013 ‘161st Annual Open Exhibition’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; ‘Wells Art Contemporary’, 3rd Prize Winner, Wells Museum, Somerset; ‘Abundance X’ East Lambrook Manor, Somerset; ‘The Derwent Art Prize’, Shortlisted artist, The Mall Galleries, London;
‘Earth Air Fire Water – Somerset Artists in Their Element’, The Wyndham Gallery, Museum of Somerset, Taunton, Somerset; ‘Drawn 2013’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

2012 ‘160th Autumn Exhibition’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; ‘The Plough Arts Centre Open Drawing Competition 2012’ The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington, Devon; ‘2012 International Exhibition of Wood Sculpture’, Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Miaoli County, Taiwan; ‘The Ludlow Open’, Millichope Gallery, Ludlow College, Shropshire; ‘Black Sawn Open’, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset.

2011 ‘Crafted for Christmas’, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester, Gloucestershire; ‘159th Autumn Exhibition’ Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; ‘Beyond Ourselves’, The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London; ‘Metamorphosis’, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London; ‘Open Photography 2’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; ‘Magnitude Nine’, Blackall Studios, Shoreditch, London.