BIO

Jenny Beard
b. 1994
Based in Leeds, UK


Fine artist/mural artist exploring abstraction, the reverse entropy of painting, gestures and the digital, and northern/gender identity

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ARTIST STATEMENT

Jenny Beard is a painter working within contemporary painting, and her process is built upon automatic drawing, using digital tools to create and manipulate sketches. Abstract imagery is used to explore optical space, depth, and flatness. The work is open ended and explorative, dealing with the paradox of appropriating…

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EXHIBITIONS

After Space @ Gallery 164, Leeds – January-February 2020
Solo Show @ Fika North, Headingley – August-September 2019
Solo Show @ Arts Cafe, Leeds – August-September 2019
Guts Gallery @ Ugly Duck, London – May 2019
Ones To Watch @ Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds – March 2019
Solo Show @ The Civic, Barnsley – January 2019
The Petri Dish @ The Rotunda Gallery, Leeds Arts University – December 2018
RED @ Norman Rea Gallery, Red – September 2018
AON Community Art Award @ Leadenhall Building, London – August 2018
Free Range @ The Old Truman Brewery, London – July 2018
SYZYGY @ Leeds Arts University – June 2018
Ones To Watch @ Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds – March 2018
The Way, Leeds – March 2018
Free & Bound, Leeds – Feb 2018
Sour Times II @ Mabgate Bleach, Leeds – 2017
Harmonise @ Jam Jar, Bristol – 2017
Wellbeing Artfest @ LAU, Leeds – 2017
Swetshop III @ Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds – 2017
y tho @ Brunswick Court, Leeds – 2017
Ones To Watch @ Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds – 2017
Lost & Found @ St, Georges Crypt, Leeds – 2017
Paint By Number Issue Launch @ Studio 24, Leeds – 2016
Swetshop II @ Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds – 2016
Sustainability Symposium @ Canal Mills, Leeds – 2016
CMYK @ Regent Street, Leeds – 2016
I’ll Show You Mine @ Leeds – 2015

PUBLICATIONS

Artful, Winter Issue – Dec/Feb 20 -21
DIY Youth, Appropriation Issue – 2018
Nest Issue 11 – 2017
Paint By Number Issue 2 – 2016
Parnassus Issue 1 – 2014

EDUCATION

BA Hons Fine Art (1st Class) – Leeds Arts University
A Level Fine Art (A*) – Barnsley College