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Visiting Artist’s Talk – Lindsey Bull

Evergree 2016 (detail). Oil on Canvas. Courtesy of Lindsey Bull.

Lindsey Bull (b.1979) is based in Manchester. Her work explores psychological states, reality and illusion through figurative painting. She was recently selected for Liverpool Biennial Associate Artist Programme 2016-18. Her solo exhibitions include ‘Beauty and Sadness’ at Yellow (Varese, 2015), ‘In Disguise’ at High House Gallery (Oxford, 2013), ‘Darkling’ at Motorcade/FlashParade (Bristol, 2012) and ‘Out of the Cosmic Storm’ at Transition (London 2012). She has exhibited widely in group exhibitions, including ‘Into the woods’ at Villa Contemporanea (Milan), ‘Modern Mythologies’ at The London Contemporary W10 (2015), ‘Ouija’ at Bloc Projects (Sheffield, 2014), ‘L’Heure des Socières’ at Centre d’art Contemprain de Quimper (2014) and ‘Rituals are Tellers of Us’ at Newlyn Art Gallery (Newlyn, 2013). She was shortlisted for the British Contemporary Painting Prize (2016) and was awarded the prestigious Red Mansion Prize (2011) and the Branda Landon Pye Prize (2009). She will be exhibiting in a two-person show at Castlefield Gallery (Manchester) in June.

The venue for this talk is Lecture Theatre 21, Roger Stevens Bulding, University of Leeds. Directions to the venue can be found online here.

The VAT series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon 14:00 to 15:30 during teaching weeks.

All of our talks are compulsory for all Fine Art students but open to anyone else who would like to join us.

Image: Evergreen, 2016 (Detail). Oil on Canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

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