MARGARET HARRISON

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Nov 15th 2016 to Dec 15th 2016 | Mar 1st 2017 to Apr 30th 2017
  • FROM : UK
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Harrison was one of the founders of the first Women's Liberation Art Group in the UK in 1970. Since then, she has exhibited world-wide and has received many awards, including the Northern Arts Prize 2013 and the Paul Hamlyn Prize in the same year. Her recent solo shows have taken place in such cities as Berlin, New York, and Belfast. She has shown five works in the group show, Unorthodox at the Jewish Museum, New York, as well as at Museum Sztuki Poland, in the show, All Men become Sisters. In 2016 she will be showing in group shows at Kunstlerhaus Bremen and at Tate Britain, where she will participate in a public discussion on her work. She recently showed work in the new Vallum Ditch Gallery at Carlisle Institute for the Arts. Her work, The Last Gaze, has been acquired by Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art. She was named one of the top 10 Feminist Artists by Artlyst digital art magazine and interviewed by Anna McNay for Studio International. A publication entitled On Reflection: The Art of Margaret Harrison by Kim Munson was published by Neurotic Raven, California in 2015. ‚Äč