Rebecca
Kay
b.1991 Bolton

Education

2018-2021 Royal Academy Schools, Post graduate course 

2017-2018 School of The Damned

2016 Feminism and Contemporary Art Short Course,Middlesex University

2013-2016 BA Fine Art (1st Class Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Floating on the surface of knowledge, duo show with Mollie Milton, 
Islington Mill, Salford

Earth works, L22 Press, Crosby Library, Waterloo

2017

Field Studies of Touch, Gallery North, Newcastle

Relics of what could be, what could have been, Slugtown, Newcastle

Texts from the universe, STCFTHOTS, Leeds

Group Exhibitions

2019

State of The Arts, Selfridges, Manchester

2018

i.o.u.a.e. x Shelf, Spanish City, Whitley Bay 

Vision & Signs: School of The Damned Grad Show, Sluice Gallery, London

2017

Les Boites, Suede Gallery x Slugtown, Edinburgh 

Cut Cloth, Portico Library, Manchester

In Dark Times…, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Slowing into Form, Vane, Newcastle

2016 

Paint by Number, Studio 24, Leeds

Fools and Follies, Tatton Park, Knutsford

Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize, BALTIC39, Newcastle

Fine Art Degree Show, Manchester School of Art, Manchester

Heaven is a Place Where Nothing Ever Happens, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester

Illegible Rage, Wonder Inn,Manchester

Oh! Tell… - Room554, Britannia Hotel, Manchester

Group Residencies

2017

Merz Barn residency, Cumbria, School of The Damned

Common Room, Guest projects London, School of The Damned

2015

Joya: arte + ecología, Andalucía, Spain

Online Residencies

2017

Rooster in Residence, Instagram Takeover, @schoolofthedamned

Curating

2017/18

Beacon Programme; Pharos, Flare & Signs, Caustic Coastal, Salford

2017

Something Coquettish, Juliet Fleming solo, House of Bah Blah, Middlesbrough

Shared Space, Baltic39, Newcastle

2015

SoftMatter, Wonder Inn, Manchester

Prizes, Awards, Shortlists

2016

Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture 1st Prize: 
Fellowship with Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art & Northumbria University

Leonard Little Prize

Studentship Award, Manchester School of Art

New Creative Talents Shortlist by 5plus Architects, Manchester


Press & Publications

2017

Corridor8 Interview with Helena Kate Whittingham 

#206: The week’s top exhibitions, Slugtown Solo Show, a-n

In Dark Times Review, Corridor8

Cut Cloth: Contemporary Textiles and Feminism, Publication.


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