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 a research based methodology to inform some of her experimental processes.

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

Christine also works as a Creative Mentor for The Mighty Creatives across the East Midlands, 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 Social Pedagogy, Attachment Theory and Creativity to help empower young people build resilience.



Selected Exhibitions

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

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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