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Susan Derges

Susan Derges Biography

1955 Born in London, UK

Lives and works in Devon, England

 

2014 Honorary Fellow, Royal Photographic Society

2010 Arts Council Award

2004-05 Eden Project Education Centre – Solar Terrace, Cornwall

1998-2006 Research Fellow, University of Plymouth

1993 South West Arts Major Award

1984 JVC Award, Japan

1982-83 Postgraduate Research Tsukuba University, Japan

1981-85 Living and working in Japan

1977-79 Postgraduate Studies, Slade School of Fine Art, London

1973-76 Studied Painting at Chelsea School of Art, London (BA Hons)

Susan Derges Selected Solo Exhibitions from 2000

2015

Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles

Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

2013

Danziger Gallery, New York

2012

Alder Brook, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

2010

A Little Bit of Magic Realised , Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (with Gary Fabian Miller)

2009

Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

2008

Johyun Gallery, Seoul and Busan

Susan Derges and Hildegard von Bingen , Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

2006

Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

2005

Photographs Without a Camera , Gallery 314, Bergen

2004

Dark Waters , Terrace Gallery, Harewood House, Leeds

Recent Work , Galerie Nichido, Paris

2003

New Work , Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

Transience of Nature , Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo Design Centre

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

2002

New Work, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London

Liquid Form , Ediciones Wu, Lima

The Streens , Trace Gallery, Weymouth, Dorset

2001

Natural Magic , Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Kingswood , St Mary’s Church, Ashford, Kent

2000

Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston

Susan Derges Selected Group Exhibitions from 2000

2015

Beneath the Surface , Somerset House, London

Watershed; Art, Play and the Politics of Water , Bexley Heritage Trust, Kent

2014

Still Moving, Singapore Art Museum

Collection of Gerard van Wezel, Singer Laren, Netherlands

Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

de Marseillaise/ Fifteen Years of Collecting , Huis Marseille, Netherlands

Natural Order , Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

Photomonth , Krakow

Power of the Sea , Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

Apiculture: Bees and the Art of Pollination , Peninsula Arts, Plymouth

2011

Infinite Balance , Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego

2010

Shadowcatchers , Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2010

Dust in the Mirror , Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham, Nottingham

2009

Hitchhikers to the Galaxy , Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon

2008

Water , Prix Pictet, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

On Time , East Wing 8, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

The History of Photography , Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Night , Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2007

Something that I’ll never really see: Contemporary Work from the V&A , Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich; Castle Museum, Nottingham

2007

Trace and Transience , Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Exeter

2006

Gregor Mendel: Planting the Seeds of Genetics , The Field Museum, Chicago.

Touring to COSI, Columbus, Ohio; Memphis Museum,Tennessee; Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

2006

Alchemy , Harewood House, Leeds; Purdy Hicks Gallery, London; Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal; Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham

2006

Picturing Eden , George Eastman House, New York (touring)

2005

Bodies of Water , Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; Southampton City Art Gallery

2005

Appearance, Whitehall Waterfront, Leeds

Made in Britain , Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

2004

Lightfall, Brewhouse, Taunton

Photo Synthesis , Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

2003

Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures , Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Recycling Lucifer's Fall , Houldsworth Gallery, London

2002

The Genius of Genetics Gregor Mendel , Abbey of St Thomas, Brno

Landscape and Photography, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Metamorphing , Science Museum, London

2001

Summer Exhibition , Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

From The Dark Room , Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London

Sea Change , Spacex Gallery, Exeter

2000

Particle Accelerators: At the Intersection of Photography , Science &

Technology Photographic Resource Center, Boston

This is Not a Photograph , Pace University Choate Art Gallery, NY(touring)

Summer 2000 Unique Photographs , Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

New Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery, Roche Court, Wiltshire (with Hideo Furuta)

Anti-Memory , Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama

Susan Derges Selected Bibliography

2012

Alder Brook, (catalogue) Purdy Hicks Gallery, London. Text by Thomas A. Clark

2010

Elemental , Edited by Martin Barnes, Texts by Christopher Bucklow, David Chandler, Charlotte Cotton, Mel Gooding, Mark Haworth-Booth and Martin Kemp (Steidl)

Shadow Catchers : Camera-less Photography. Essay by Martin Barnes (Merrell)

2006

Alchemy twelve contemporary artists exploring the essence of photography, (catalogue) Purdy Hicks Gallery, London.

Azure, (catalogue) Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh. Essay by Christopher Bucklow

Picturing Eden , George Eastman House (Steidl). Texts: A. Nordstro, D. Klochko

2005

Made in Britain, (catalogue) Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

2003

Recycling Lucifer’s Fall, Houldsworth Fine Art, London. Essay by Nick Hackworth

2002

Kingswood, Photoworks and Stour Valley Arts Project. Essay by Charlotte Cotton

2001

Natural Magic , (exhibition guide) The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

1999

Woman Thinking River, (book) Fraenkel and Danziger Galleries, US Essay: C Cotton

Susan Derges Liquid Form, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art. Essay by Martin Kemp

1997

River Taw (book) Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London. Essay by Richard Bright.

1994

Cameraless Photography , (catalogue) Yokohama Museum of Art.

1993

New Inhabitants-Seven Artists on Dartmoor, Royal Albert Museum & Art Gallery Exeter

Between Sun and Earth (catalogue) Photographers’ Gallery, London.

1978

Hayward Annual 1978 (catalogue) Arts Council of England

Susan Derges Selected Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago

Arts Council of England

Deutsche Bank

Eden Project, Cornwall

Government Art Collection

Hara Art Museum, Tokyo

Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

National Museum of Film, Photography & Television, Bradford

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Statoil

Wellcome Trust, London

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston


 

 

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