GEORGINA MAXWELL
studio (01326) 250074.
mobile: 07931763583

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email: gmaxwell1460@gmail.com
website: www.georginamaxwell.org 

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Permanent Collection:Falmouth Art Gallery

Stabilo Sketch book prize
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EDUCATION
2006-08
M.A. Fine Art: Contemporary Practice

Falmouth University. Cornwall. 
1986-89
B.A. (Hons) Fine Art based Constructed Textiles

Central Saint Martin’s College of Art. London.
1983-84
Foundation Course

Maidenhead College of Art and Design. Berkshire.
 

SOLO SHOWS

2018

'A Polar Bears Point' Sainsbury's. Falmouth

'Cries from the Sacred Oceans'. International Earth Day art-activist event. Falmouth

2017

Penjerrick House. Falmouth. UK

2016

'Requiescat In Pace' - one day site-specific artwork. Poldhu Cove

2015

'Limelight'. Falmouth Art Gallery.UK

2011

Performance Art with film maker Andrew Pilcher. Cornwall

2009
‘Fishing for Litter’ initiative. Filming on Newlyn fishing boats
‘Plastic Planet Blues’ King Harry Ferry. Embark Ferry Art. Cornwall
‘Fishing for Litter’ collaboration Newlyn Fish Festival.Art installation. Cornwall.  
Ponsharden jetty and embarking shelter. Site-specific, participatory, textual
art-activism.
‘Cries from the Toxic Oceans 2’ art-activist events onboard 5 St.Mawes ferries & park & float ferries. Falmouth. Cornwall
 'Fal River Blues' Fal River Festival community arts. Greenbank Hotel. Falmouth. Cornwall
2008
Porthtowan clean and survey ten day art/photo project for Surfers Against Sewage
‘Cries from the Toxic Oceans’ Site-specific, art-activist event at the British Plastics 
Federation H.Q. Hackney. London, (Chemical Policy Conference)                        ‘Womb of Gaia: Moment by Moment, Breath by Breath’ meditation walk

performance. Gwithian
2007
Project Space. Arwenack. U.C.F. Falmouth. Cornwall
Site-Specific, art-activist texts. Sea front railings of one mile from Jubilee Pool to Newlyn Art Gallery. 
2004
The Dissenters’ Chapel Gallery. Kensal Green. London.
The Questors Theatre. West Ealing. London
2002
Penzance Art Club. Chapel Street. Penzance. Cornwall
2001
Pause Organic Gallery. Shoreditch. London
1997
The Centre for Alternative Technology. Machynlleth. Wales
1996
Junk Sculptures, site-specific. Woon Gumpus Common. Pendeen. Cornwall
1995
Site-specific performance. Fox road kills and ceremonies. Woon Gumpus. Pendeen. Cornwall


 

 

PUBLICATIONS
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2019

Artrooms London catalogue

Marine Conservation Society quarterly magazine. Sink or Swim

2018

Polar Bears Point - West Briton / Packet

'Artist's risque work shows grim reality'. The Packet

'Beach Litter artist joins plastic free campaign'. West Briton

VIBRANT catalogue. The Old Biscuit Factory. London

Beach litter artist joins plastic free campaign - Breaking News, Cornwall Live. West Briton

It's hard to bear as plastic tide even reaches the Arctic - Metro. London

Heartbreaking sight of polar bear cubs playing with deadly plastic - Daily Mail

2014

SEAMS Sweet Art catalgue

COAST magazine

West Briton

Western Morning News

2013

SPLASH. Pop-Up Art Show catalogue

Cork Street Open Exhibition catalogue

2012

Carousel Horse catalogue. Hall for Cornwall

2010

The West Briton. 'UCF is inspiration for new gallery exhibition'

a-n journal

Aesthetica magazine

2009
www.newlyn.info. ‘Artist helps highlight the problem of plastic marine pollution’
The Herald. ‘Plastic’s not so fantastic’
The West Briton. ‘Artist embarks on ferry to convey message through work’
Cornish Guardian. ’Artist raises awareness on King Harry Ferry
Western Morning News ‘‘Fishing for Litter’ collaborates with contemporary artist’
‘The Way We Are: A Museum of Now’ North by North Western (NXNW) catalogue
Fal River Festival events catalogue
EMBARK Ferry Art catalogue
‘Drift’ surf magazine
The West Briton 'Celebrating the Darwin Connection’ 
‘Inside Cornwall’ magazine. 
‘Darwin 200.Voyages of Discovery’ Falmouth Art Gallery catalogue
Surfers Against Sewage website article. ’Return to Offender’
Nigel Ayers online review                              
2008
'Revolver Art Cornwall' book
Pipeline S.A.S. magazine. collection of 10,000 plastic pellets in a bottle
Master the Arts.2009. University College Falmouth Postgraduate Prospectus and banners
MA Show catalogue

2007
The Cornishman ’Surfers Against Sewage collaborate with ‘eco-artist’ 
POST. 1st Edition.  
2006
The Cornishman. ‘’Eco-artist’ staging beach tidy’ 
2002
Hip Hotels Guide. Herbert Ypma. Thames and Hudson. 

GROUP SHOWS

2020

Depictions of Living. Art Pavillion. Mile End. London

2019

RWA (Royal West of England Academy). Bristol

The Anthropogenic Sublime. Hendrix College. Ellis Hall. Arkansas. USA

Le Dame Art Gallery. Albany St. London. NW1

Penwith Art Gallery. St. Ives

Artrooms. International Contemporary Art Fair. Melia White House. Regents Park NW1

Art Works - The Old Biscuit Factory. London SE16

2018

Penwith Art Gallery.  St Ives

'Present Perfect Continuous' - Zverev Contemporary. Moscow. Russia

Royal West of England Academy (RWA). Bristol

Falmouth Maritime Museum. UK

Penwith Art Gallery St. Ives. UK

Trebah Gardens with Sail Against Plastics Team. Cornwall

Eden Project with Sail Against Plastics Team. Cornwall 

Cultivate presents somethingblue (online)

Vibrant -The Old Biscuit Factory. Southwark. London. SE16

ImagineFalmouth 2 -Falmouth Art Gallery

2017

Art House. Falmouth

Bosavern Community Farm. St. Just. Cornwall

RWA (Royal West of England Academy)  pre-selection. Bristol 

The Exchange Gallery. Chapel St. Penzance

2016

ArtHouse. Falmouth. UK

Meta Gallery. Chapel Street. Penzance. UK

WRECK and RUIN. Falmouth Art Gallery. UK  (all through the summer)

ImagineFalmouth -selected artist from panel (Jinny Button). Falmouth Art Gallery. 

2015 

Gallery 49. Falmouth. Cornwall. UK

Waste to Wonderful Exhibition. A Curious Hall. Cornwall. UK

2014

SEAMS - Sweet Art, Hoxton Arches, London

Parallax Art Fair. Chelsea. London

2013

SPLASH - Pop-Up Art Show. Cornwall

Cork Street Open Exhibition. Mayfair. London. W1

'After the Monet'. Conningsby Gallery. London W1

2012

'Show me the Monet' Series 2. BBC2

'New Visions' The Grant Bradley Gallery. Bristol

'Carousel Horse'.Public Art exhibition. Hall For Cornwall. Truro (Recommended Artists)

2011

'Scattered Art' Truro Fencing Club. Cornwall

The Fish Factory.Falmouth. Cornwall

Tinkers Bubble. Renewal Arts. Little Norton. Somerset

Trelawney Gallery. Royal Cornwall Hospital. Truro. Cornwall

2010

Art Below. London Underground Station (Angel). London

'Alternate 2' The Exchange Gallery Penzance. Cornwall

Tate St. Ives.'St. Ives Wishing Well...Summer of Love...St Ia's dress' Cornwall

'ART75'  The Lido. Jubilee Pool. Penzance. Performance 'UNCAPPED'

'Connections'. Falmouth Art Gallery. Cornwall

'Alternate1'.The Exchange Gallery. Penzance. Cornwall

The Affordable Art Fair. Battersea. London

'Contemporary Translation in Suprematism' Lloyd Gill Gallery. Somerset

2009
‘The Way We Are: A Museum of Now.’ NXNW Art Festival. Manchester         
‘Darwin 200. Voyages of Discovery’. Falmouth Art Gallery. Cornwall.
2008
M.A. Show. Lamorva House. University College Falmouth
Penzance Art Club. Chapel St. Penzance
2007
Revolver Art Show. Penzance. Cornwall
‘Helix Hybrid’ site specific spiral staircase. Interim Show. U.C.F. Falmouth.

'The Standard'. Flushing Art Week. Flushing Cornwall
Surfers Against Sewage (S.A.S.) HQ. St. Agnes. Cornwall
2006
Gwithian Beach collaboration with S.A.S. 
The Salt Gallery. Fore St. Hayle. Cornwall
2005
Summer Show. Penzance Art Club. Chapel St. Penzance. Cornwall.
2003
Sancreed House/The Old Rectory. Sancreed. Cornwall
Fabrications Gallery. Broadway Market. Hackney. London. WC1
2001
Salthouse Gallery. St. Ives. Cornwall
Spring Gallery. Falmouth Art Centre. Falmouth. Cornwall
2000
Penzance Art Club. Chapel St. Penzance. Cornwall
The Eclipse Gallery. Penzance. Cornwall
1999 
Friends of the Earth Gallery Space. Penzance. Cornwall
The Bakehouse Gallery. Chapel St. Penzance. Cornwall
1997
The Market Garden Gallery. Bread St. Penzance. Cornwall
Royal Cornwall Show. Wadebridge. Cornwall
Radio Cornwall Foyey. Truro. Cornwall
1995
Mulabalu Gallery. Redruth. Cornwall
The Foyey, Truro College. Truro. Cornwall
1993
The Spring Gallery. Falmouth Art Centre. Cornwall
Art Space Gallery. Portobello Rd. Notting Hill. London
Le Metro. Notting Hill Gate. London
1991
The Oasis Gallery. Georgia. USA
Olympia. Mind, Body and Spirit Exhibition. Kensington. London
1990
The Asahi Gallery. Golbourne Rd. Portobello. London.
1989
BA Show. Central St. Martins College of Art. Southampton Row. London


PERMANENT COLLECTION
2009
Falmouth Art Gallery. Cornwall

 

COMPETITIONS

Sketch Book Prize. Stabilo at Central St. Martins College of Art.