Abigail Reynolds







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Curriculum Vitae


Abigail Reynolds (b. 1970) is currently Artist in Residence at the Oxford English Dictionary, funded by a Leverhulme award. She is a graduate of Goldsmiths, London where she completed an MA in fine art in 2002, and from Oxford University, where she studied English Literature (BA).
She lives and works in London, UK and lectures at Chelsea College of Art and Design.

Selected Exhibitions & Projects:
The Etymologists’s Study OED Oxford
After the Fact Tullie House, Carlisle (tour tbc)
(with Thomas Demand, Matt O’Dell, Emma Kay, Lucy Harrison, and Jamie Shovlin)
City Breaks Muu Helsinki and Whitechapel Project Space London
Artists stories – Bookworks publication for release late 2005
Mind The Gap La Friche de Bel Mai, Marseilles, France (with Bernd Behr, Jessica Broas,
Matt Franks, Clare Gasson, Alicia Paz, Mark Pearson, Gail Pickering and Lindsay Seers)
Copy-art.net – web work at the ICA
The Frozen Sea Firstsite at the Minories, Colchester solo show
Tempered Ground Museum of Garden History London
Agora Transition Gallery, London
Braziers International Artists Workshop
Mount Fear Mu Eindhoven, Netherlands solo show
Tales of the City The British Council at Arte Fiera Bologna (cat.)
(with Cornford and Cross, Ori Gersht, Nils Norman, Cary Young, Gary Stevens, Zineb Sedira)
The Oxford Show Modern Art Oxford (cat.)
Leverhulme Trust Residency at the Oxford English Dictionary (to 2005)
New Contemporaries, Manchester and London (cat.)
Infomatic A-priori, London
National Drawing Prize Truman Space, London
The Budget Bureau, K3, Zurich (cat.)
Geography and the Politics of Mobility Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Telling Tales Gallery Peri in Turku + MUU in Helsinki, Finland
Fall Show Mercer Union, Toronto
Blow up your TV York City Art Gallery
Goldsmiths MA Show. Goldsmiths College, London (cat.)
Drive for Show, Putt for Dough Standpoint Gallery, London
Contemplation Room Overgaden, Danish Ministry
of Cultural Affairs, Copenhagen
Artscatalyst research residency on the Makrolab (cat.)
Global Economy Les Rencontres Vidéo Art Plastiques
Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie (cat.)
“...and then we take berlin” City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (cat.)
East of Eden Spacex gallery, Exeter
In the Event of Emergency Dilston Grove, Southwark Park, London
Night Sites Grizedale Forest, Cumbria
Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire (cat.)

2000-2002 Goldsmiths College, London MA Fine Art
1997-2000 Chelsea College of Art, London BA Hons Fine Art
1990-1994 St Catherine's College, Oxford University
BA Hons. English Literature

Selected Publications:
(*exhibitions with catalogue publication noted above)

• Contemporary issue 66 Sept 2004 p62 Review Tempered Ground
• Modern Painters Winter 2003 p120-121 Review New Contemporaries
• Metro September 27, 2003 Review New Contemporaries
• The Times July 24, 2003 Review New Contemporaries
• The Guardian Wednesday July 9, 2003 Review New Contemporaries
• South London Press May 9 2003 News: Life Imitates Art
• Mix magazine Vol 27 n.o.3 Attention Economies Issue.
• Review of “...and then we take berlin” Winter 2001
• http://www.kopenhagen.dk/artikler/smallspace.htm Review of Contemplation Room

I• CA Copy-art.net panel discussion Sept 29th 2004
• Art Review panel discussion July 2nd 2004
• The English Garden Radio 4 programme 3 Friday 18th June 2004 11am
• Landscapes of the imagination Art Review June 2004 issue LIV Leslie Forbes pp67-8. Feature includes Mounument to Darwin’s Garden in Tempered Ground, with image
• Representation Royal Academy forum with Zaha Hadid and
Sir Roger Penrose March 2004
• Warf, VAP 15, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie 2002
• You're such a lovely audience article in the Artists Newsletter, September 2001
• Serious Play article in the Artists Newsletter, November 2000