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Adam Bainbridge

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Adam Bainbridge

ARTIST STATEMENT
My work currently uses model making as a departure point for the production for highly detailed pencil drawings. Through drawing I am able to explore aspects of working-middle class suburbia along with the possibiles of representation in art. I'm interested through drawing and model-making in creating a contingent reality to our own; a reality that is in someway hardwired to aspects of our own subjectivity. A drawing of a front garden becomes a surreal psychological landscape metaphorical of the Freudian id; the interior of a summerhouse within analogous to the very Lack at the core of our being. Through this association an uncanny metaphysical reality is born where recognisable places and objects from our collective consciousness develop new and uncertain narratives.

EDUCATION
2008-2010 MA Fine Art Painting, Royal College of Art, London, UK 
2003-2007 BA(Hons) Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK 
2001-2002 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Lincoln College of Art and Design, Lincoln, UK 

EXHIBITIONS
2010 Royal College of Art Degree Show 2010, Howie Street, Battersea, London, UK
2010 Threshold, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London, UK
2009 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse Manchester and A-Foundation London, UK 
2009 Royal College of Art Painting School Interim Show, Howie Street, Battersea, London, UK 
2009 WUNDERBAR, An exhibition of artists from Royal College of Art, Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany
2009 Wake The Town And Tell The People, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2009 Sculpture and Painting Exhibition, Howie Street, Royal College of Art, London, UK 
2008 Work in Progress, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK 
2007 Rising Stars, Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth, UK 
2007 Graduate Painting and Drawing Exhibition, CorbettPROJECTS, London, UK 
2007 BA Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK 

GRANTS/AWARDS
2007 Excellence and Drawing Prize, Dover Street Arts Club, London 
2007 Foster Fletcher Prize for Drawing, Slade School of Fine Art, London

PUBLICATIONS
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009 Catalogue

Adam was Born in 1982 he lives and works in London, UK


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