Susan Hippe BA(Hons) ASGFA In general I like to work on a wide range of themes with stylistic versatility and the expression of great vitality. My aim is to create strong, colourful works that reflect the vibrancy and diversity of the world, but also reflect my own energy, within the physical process of making. Progressive drawing, often combined with mixed media/collage on a large or small scale, is an essential means of expression. Original themes and ideas are preferred and I find it interesting to incorporate the use of more unusual media - either as support or collage material - such as cosmetic pads, coffee filters, pencil sharpener residue, plastic, quilt, textile, aluminium foil, balloons, etc., exploring the possibilities of the apparently banal objects of the consumer's world.
Biography: CURRICULUM VITAE Name: Susan Hippe ASGFA Address: 68 Stroud Road, Wimbledon Park, London SW19 8DG Tel: 079 3954 4326 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.picassomio.com/SusanHippe/ www.kunstplattform.de/kuenstler/hippe www.numasters.com; www.ewacc.co.uk Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa Educational History: June 1999: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from Roehampton Institute, University of Surrey. My degree work - a spiral 2m x 2m in mixed media - is presently exhibited at Charing Cross Hospital, London. 1999-1995: Art student - fine art, art for community, applied art and graphic design - at universities in France and London. 1995: Baccalaureate with distinction in France. Primary and grammar schools in Denmark, Germany and France. Artistic Specialisation:Progressive drawing and mixed media/collage Activities: Forthcoming Exhibitions May 2003: Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. November 2002: Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. November/October 2002: Melting Pot Gallery, London. September 2002: Gina Conway Gallery, Solo Exhibition, London. Exhibitions August 2002: Museo Municipal Ourense, with Riverside Artists Group, Spain. August/July 2002: A&D Gallery, Solo Exhibition, London. July/June 2002: Llewellyn Alexander Gallery, London; ‘Perfection is not necessary’, Window @ 4D Modelshop, London. June 2002: ‘Challenge the Nail’, Salon des Arts, London; Fulham Palace Museum, with Riverside Artists Group, London. May 2002: Turf International Art Festival, Luton; Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. May/April 2002: The Start Gallery 2000, London; The Global Caf?, with EWACC, London. March 2002: ‘Positive Women’, Aldershot Arts Centre, Hampshire, Corn Exchange, Newbury and Fairfields Arts Centre, Basingstoke; Gallery 47, with the Society of Graphic Fine Art, London. Mar/Feb 2002: Affordable Art Fair Spring 2002, London. December 2001: ‘Boys and Girls – Girls and Boys’, Solo Exhibition Gallery 73, Brighton; ‘A6 Show’, Lewisham Arthouse, London; Candid Arts Trust, London. November 2001: Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. October 2001: The Start Gallery 2000, London; Artshed Gallery, Hampshire. September 2001: Candid Arts Trust, London. August 2001: Hoax Gallery at the Lux Centre, London; Artshed Gallery, Hampshire. July 2001: Espace Garden City Gallery, Paris; ‘Art in Offices’, Squarepegrecruitment, London; ‘Environmental Art’, ECO, London; Auction and Summer Show, The Start Gallery 2000, London; Drawing Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter; beginning of Touring Exhibition ‘p.arty’. July/June 2001: Haydon Gallery, Guildford. June 2001: The Alternativearttrail, Southend-on-Sea. May 2001: ‘Beautiful Creatures’, Solo Exhibition, The Red Gate Gallery, London. April 2001: Candid Arts Trust, London. March 2001: Hotbath Gallery, with the Society of Graphic Fine Art, Bath; Jelly Leg’d Chicken Gallery, Reading; Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. February 2001: ‘Art on Paper’, Royal College of Art, London; Brighton Media Centre Gallery, Brighton. January 2001: ‘The out of my head’, St. Martin's Gallery, London. November 2000: ‘The Nude’, Karen Taylor Contemporary Art Gallery, Twickenham; Lauderdale House, with the Society of Graphic Fine Art, London; Battersea Art Centre, London. October 2000: Affordable Art Fair 2000, London; ‘Everybody is an artist’, Gallery Voltaire, London. October/September 2000: The Place, Letchworth Arts Centre, Herts. September 2000: DFN Gallery, New York. August/July 2000: ‘Body Language’, Oriel Makers Gallery, Cardiff. June 2000: ‘Women’, Hicks Gallery, London. June/May 2000: ‘Funky, vulgar media babes’, Solo Exhibition, The Global Caf?, London. May 2000: Bell Street Gallery, Dorset. April 2000: ‘Drawing – Nudes’, Portobello Academy, London. March/February 2000: Jelly Leg'd Chicken Gallery, Reading; Blue Lias Gallery, Dorset. February/January 2000: Jelly Leg'd Chicken Gallery, Reading. January/December 2000/1999: ‘Printmaking’, Ark-T Gallery, Oxford. December/November 1999: ‘Off the shelf’, with Sherborne Contemporary Arts, Dorset. In 1996 my artwork was in the final selection for the ‘Prix Picasso’, Paris. Workshop experience: June 2002, mixed media project, Pelham Primary School, Wimbledon, London. Publications: Painting World, Wandsworth Guardian, TNT Magazine, The Britart Directory - 2000/ 01 Edition. Artworks in national and international collections; private and public commissions; also sold in various retail outlets and art shops in the UK. Member of AXIS, national database of artists, Make (Women Artists' Slide Library), Hayvend (Art in Machines) http://bak.spc.org/hayvend, the Society of Graphic Fine Art, RAG (Riverside Artists Group) and EWACC (East & West Artists and Culture Club). Interests: Contemporary art, travelling, literature, music, opera, theatre, ballet, cinema, nature. Languages: German, French and English (all written and spoken fluently). Employment: I presently work part-time as a teacher in London.
Country: United Kingdom (Great Britain)
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