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Corney, Sally MA

Sally Corney creatively utilised a newly built house at Portishead Quays to make a temporary installation exploring our modern relationship with the concept of ‘home’, belongings and a sense of belonging. 

Artist's Statement – relating to Portishead Quays artwork: Room

My work is informed by themes of home or homeland. Exploring the relationships we have with our interior and exterior landscapes and the effects of our environment on our lives and aspirations.

I choose to work in fields that introduce and encourage participation in the visual arts and their practice, involving children and adults, raising awareness of local issues and places.

 

Career Highlights:

Awards

Student of the Year 1995

Exhibitions

July 1998 Solo exhibition Charterhouse Centre

September 1998 CANVAS – Local artist’s touring exhibition throughout North East Somerset with exhibitions and workshops for local communities 1998, 2000.

January 2001 Kunst in Context Conference, Berlin, Germany

May 2001 Hilldesheim Museum, Hildesheim, Germany

October 2001 / May 2002 Q Arts Exhibition, Town Quarry, Weston-super-Mare

Projects Room

'Here and Now' Artist Sculpture Residency, Charterhouse Environmental Education Centre

'Echoes in the Forest' outdoor public event including wild sculpture, storyteller, in the woods on the Mendips.

'The Snow Queen' Stone Carving project to carve and build a stone pathway with and for the pupils of Trinity School, Taunton

'Beneath the Lake' project with four schools which surround Chew Valley Lake

'Waterstone' site specific sculpture at Chew Valley Lake for Sustrans and Bristol Water.

'My Favourite Things' textile projects with two local schools for Education Achievement Zone

'Streets Ahead' project with Radstock Museum and local schools drawing on the architecture of the town to produce sculptures for local shop windows and the museum.

'SHOWHOUSE', a year long project exploring the theme of the uncanny in the familiar spaces of home, culminating in a site-specific installation created throughout a new house.

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