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Karen Mc Lean

Born in Trinidad, WI

Solo Exhibitions

2017
The Precariat, Lewisham Arts House, London, UK.
afterprojects, Directed by Julie Bentley

2014
three, BPN Architects, Birmingham, UK

2012
Trove at Edible Eastside, Part of Warwick Bar Summer Fete, Birmingham, UK

Exhibitions and Other Experience

2016
MOTHERSHIP, The Sawmills, Wandsworth, London, UK

2015
Goldsmiths MFA Show 17-20 July

2012
Frame_birmingham, Clarke Gallery at Aedas Architects, Birmingham, UK

2012
Independence Exhibition, Hackney Museum, Hackney, London, UK

2012
Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, New Media, Medulla Art Gallery, Trinidad, WI

2012
Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village, Kilburn, London, UK

2012
Trove at mac, Part of Allotment, Birmingham, UK

2011
British Summertime ll, Professional Development Programme, Arts Council Initiative in collaboration with mac and New Art Gallery Walsall

2011
Folkestone Triennial Fringe, Folkestone, UK

2011
United Colours of Birmingham Exhibition, Zellig, Birmingham, UK

2010
Cork Street Open, Mayfair, London, UK

2010
Inhabit, Pavilions, Birmingham, UK

2010
North Worcester Open, Artrix, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, UK
(First Prize)

2010
Sur-Face Exhibition, Works Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2009
Design Assistant to Foursight Theatre and Black Country Touring

2009
NB Exhibition, Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK

2007
Assistant to Ruth Claxton

2006
Imagination Exhibition, International Project Space, Bournville, Birmingham, UK

Projects and Other Activities

2012
Residency, Alice Yard, Trinidad

Awards

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts 2017

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts 2012

Bibliography

Perry, Gill (Author), Playing at Home The House in Contemporary Art, Reaktion Books Ltd 2013, pg 208-214

Education

2015
MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

2011
Digital Photography Level 2 (NCFE)

2010
Digital Photography Level 1 (NCFE)

2009
BA (Hons) (First Class) Art and Design, Birmingham City University, UK

2000
Foundation Art and Design, University of Central England, UK