CURRICULUM VITAE

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

 

2015
2014
2014
2013
2012
2012
2011
2010
2010
2009
2009
2004
2003+4

 

Breaking Art, Wallner Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Breaking Art, Déda, Derby

Breaking Art, The Customs House Gallery, Newcastle [photos] [video]

Evolution, Corke Gallery, Liverpool

Movida, London

'The Captive' at Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Heredity. Lazarides Gallery, Newcastle

Concilium Plebis. Lazarides Gallery, London

Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary People feat. Joseph Wright of Derby. Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Concilium Plebis. The Biscuit Factory's CUBE space, Newcastle

Concilium Plebis. Sandford Goudie Gallery, The Customs House, Tyne and Wear [watch documentary]

Michael Naimski Gallery, London

State of the Art International Tattoo Convention, Assembly Rooms, Derby

 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

2014
2014
2014
2014

2013
2013
2013
2013
2012

2012
2012
2011
2010
2009
2009
2009
2008
2008

2008
2007
2007

2007+6

2006+7+8

2006+7

2005

2005

2004
2001

 

The 13th Hour, Last Rites Gallery, New York, USA
Human Spaces, Gallery 150, UK
Gilty Kiss @ 423 West Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Thinkspace Gallery, California, USA

Urban Contemporary international sale Digard MVV, Drouot Building, Paris, France
What Is Drawing? Customs House Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Portraits 2013, Corke Gallery, Liverpool UK
Wider Than A Postcard, Breezeblock Gallery, Portland OR, USA
5th Birthday Show, Signal Gallery, London, UK

Up Close, Signal Gallery, London, UK
Picks of the Harvest, Thinkspace gallery, California, USA
The Biscuit factory, Newcastle, UK
Thinkspace 5 Year Anniversary Show, California, USA
Grifters, Lazarides Gallery, Rathbone Place, London, UK
Bohemia Galleries, York, UK
OPS Exhibitions, Stadtgallerie, Stadtbibliothek and Lagerhalle Osnabrück, Germany
Liverpool Biennial – Liverpool International Artists Exhibition, NOVAS CUC, UK
Gaze portraiture exhibition, Derby City Museum and Art Gallery, UK

The Affordable Art Fair, London, UK
Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, UK
View Two Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Lille Bande Dessinee Festival, France

Comic Expo, Bristol, UK

Salon de la Bande Dessinee et des Arts Graphiques, Roubaix, France

Amadora comics Festival, Portugal

Comic Expo, Brighton, UK

The London Art Fair, UK
Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS + AWARDS

 

2014

 

Emma Tooth has recently been commissioned to create new work for the UK's Ingestre Collection.
More information on this exciting project coming soon...

2012

 

Derby Museum and Art Gallery commissioned The Captive for their permanent collection
to respond to the work of Joseph Wright for his 275th birthday celebrations.

2010

 

 

Derbyshire Libraries and The Big Lottery Grant commissioned 2 large paintings for 2 newly-built libraries. Emma met with members of the public who were likely to be using the new libraries and discussed what they wanted, later using them as models.

2008

Received Arts Council funding to begin her successful series Concilium Plebis.

2004

Received Arts Council funding to experiment with underwater photography for her Ophelia series.

2001

 

Artist's Commission Prize at Derby Museum an Art Gallery's Open exhibition.

 

 

Emma Tooth's paintings also feature in the collections of Lazinc. and Derby Chamber of Commerce, as well as many private collections all over the world including the UK, France, Iceland, North America and South Africa.

 

 

 

BOOKS + ESSAYS

 

2014 The Art Of Gothic by Natasha Scharf
2013 Cultural Discourse - 'On Emma Tooth's Painting, The Captive' an essay by John David Ebert
2011 Take a Bite by Nancy Schumann
2010 From Pig Farmers and Showgirls By Emma Tooth.

2005

Mam Tor's Event Horizon 1 (English and Italian versions)

2005 Mam Tor's Event Horizon 2

 

Event Horizon won Best Graphic Novel at SciFi London 2006 as well as being nominated for the Eagle Award in 2007.

 

 

SELECTED PRESS, MEDIA + WEB

 

2014

Understanding Contemporary Art lecture

2010

Blancopop.com (Spanish)

2014 RoomsMagazine.com 2010 Arrested Motion.com
2014 The Journal 2010 Juxtapoz.com
2013 Rooms Magazine (10-page feature) 2010 HiFructose.com
2013 Cultural Discourse 2009 The Guardian.co.uk
2013 Art Of England Magazine 2009 BBC Radio interview
2012 HiFructose.com 2009 BBC online
2012 Juxtapoz.com 2009 BBC Bigscreen, Derby

2012

 

BBC Radio interview w/ Aleena Naylor
on Caravaggio

2009

2008

The Metro

Newsnight Review

2012 Cited in Wikipedia 2007+8 KERA Maniax (Japanese)

2012

2012

FirstThursdays.co.uk

Movida-dubai.com

2008

2008

BBC Radio interview w/ Claire Hamilton

BBC Bigscreen, Liverpool

2012 BBC Radio interview w/ Andy Potter 2007+8 Imagine FX magazine
2012 www.20minutos.es (Spanish) 2006 Nord Eclair, Roubaix, France

2011

The Derbyshire Magazine

 

 

2011 Eyezine    

2010

 

Graphotism.com

 

   

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Emma holds an academic Honours Degree in Fine Art from Loughborough University (but is a self-taught painter), and a City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

She has exhibited nationally and internationally and worked professionally as an artist for over a decade. She has lead numerous classes, courses and presentations in art centres, galleries, libraries and schools, inspiring artists of all ages along the way.

 

all images and design copyright emma tooth © 2014