Eleanor Wright

Biography

1984

Born in 1984, London, UK

Lives and works in Düsseldorf, DE

2015-2016

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, guest studentship, class of Prof. Rita McBride, DE

2008-2010

MFA Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

2004-2007

BA Sculpture, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

Fellowships/Awards/Residency

2018

Kunststiftung NRW, Individual Funding for Young Artists

Helsinki International Artists’ Programme, residency

The Elephant Trust, production grant

Arts Council England, Individual Grant for the Arts Award   Arts Council England, Artists’ International Development Fund

2017

ARCOmadrid Premio Award

Arts Council England Individual Grant for the Arts Award

2016

Villa Ruffieux/Fondation Mercier, Switzerland, residency

The Elephant Trust, production grant

British School of Archeology at Athens Prince of Wales Artist Fellowship  Arts Council England, Individual Grant for the Arts Award

Arts Council England Individual Grant for the Arts Award

2015

Liverpool Biennial International Showcasing, nominated and shortlisted

Cove Park, Scotland, residency

Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures (CVAC), Durham University Research Grant

Arts Council England, Individual Grant for the Arts Award

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Pre-Public Scenery, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE

2017

A Gradual Stiffening, M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, BE
ARCOmadrid, PREMIO Award, Madrid
A Pattern Language, South London Gallery, young people’s programme, London, UK

2016

Arena, British School of Archeology at Athens, GR
Roßstraße 68 (learning from Ella Steigelman), Drop City, Düsseldorf, DE

2015

Continuous Material, Drop City, Newcastle, UK
Continuous Material, Durham Castle Museum, Durham, UK

2014

Soft Start, The Northern Charter, Newcastle, UK

2013

Tuned Cities, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK

Thin Cities, Gallery North, Newcastle, UK

Group Exhibitions

2017

Choreography, Arcade, London, UK
Warming Up, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE

2016

World Is Sudden, Giles Bailey & CIRCA Projects/Berwick Film & Arts Festival, UK
Drop City Centre, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK

2015

So, Mauve, Vienna, AUT
Graphics Interchange Format Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK
Foam, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA), Sunderland, UK

2012

Switch (curated by Phyllida Barlow), Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK
Summer Exhibition (by invitation), Royal Academy, London, UK

2011

Mister Mercer, Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham, UK
American Mountains, Grand Union, Birmingham, UK

2009

Kodachrome, LimaZulu, London, UK

Public Commissions and Collections

2011

South London Gallery, UK
Wellcome Library London, UK
Pioneer Health Foundation, London, UK
2015/18 Art Hotel Ufer, Düsseldorf, DE

2015

Durham Castle Museum UNESCO World Heritage Site, UK

2009

More London and Beverley Knowles Fine Art Commission, The Southbank, London, UK