ABOUT

Christine Thomas is a fine artist with a  multi-disciplinary practice and often works  with textiles.  Her areas of interest include locational identity and the domestic, often from a feminist perspective and explore the use of nature and the domestic.  She uses practice led research methodology to inform of her experimental processes along side Critical Theory.

She has experience of managing community arts projects and works as a freelance community artist alongside her own fine art practice.  

Christine also works as a Creative Mentor for The Mighty Creatives and The Museum of Making, this work explores how creativity can be used to improve Self-Esteem, Confidence and Well-being in young people who live in a social care environment.  This work uses creative thinking to help empower young people build resilience.

Recent projects:-

Midland Maker Challenge, Museum of Making

PGR Support & Development Workshops, University of Derby



Selected Exhibitions

Plas Bodfa, Bodfa Continuum, Llangoed, Anglesey

Gaslight Art, Online Exhibition

MA Fine Art Exhibition, University of Derby

Wirksworth Arts Festival

M.A.M (Mother Artist Mother) Banks’s Mill, Derby

Desperate Artwives, Vibe Gallery, London

Desperate Artwives, 5h Edition, Lower Marsh, London.

Aesthetics of Africa, Pickfords House, Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Artemisia Gentileschi Symposium, Leicester

Solo Exhibition – The Crompton Art Pub, Derby



Residency


Artist’s Residency, Haarlem Artspace, Wirksworth.

Artist in Residence, Arboretum Park, Derby

Conferences

‘Love you to Death’ by Vanessa Engle, Film Screening & Discussion Panel, Organised by Dr Teresa Forde & Dr Maria Photiou, University of Derby & Derby Quad 

Collage Workshop with Dr Teresa Forde – Wonder Woman for President 2022, 50 Years of Kick Ass Feminism

Domestic Abuse, Rurality and Liminal Spaces  (Presenter), PGR Arts & Humanities Conference, University of Derby


Awards

a-n Time Space Money Bursary, 2020

First Exhibition Platform awarded from the University of Derby & The Furthest from the Sea Gallery, Derby in 2020

a-n Go and See Bursary in collaboration with Andrew Martyn Sugars (Exploring art in rural locations)

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