DOVE, Gill

1950 - ?

Gill Dove

Gillian Dove, after graduating from college in Bristol, she has taught art, whilst continuing with her career as a professional artist. Gill studied printmaking with Frank Connolly at the CityLit, Covent Garden, London and completed a three-year research project ‘The Visual Paths to Literacy’ with the Tate Gallery, in partnership with the Institute of Education, University of London; another research project with Centre for Language in Primary Education and the London University ‘Boys on the Margin’ working frequently as a consultant concerned with enabling schools to improve their literacy through the arts. The work of Gill Dove is a response to the breath-taking but fragile beauty of the land; trying to reflect the dramatic environmental changes along our coast; employing a combination of fine art techniques, photography and printmaking to explore her relationship to the land and to capture the striking, fascinating consequence of the weather and light; to explore the ‘undiscovered country of the nearby’ by walking. This intense experience fuels her work. She is a member of the South London Women Artists and exhibits widely in London including, as part of BBC 100 Women with a group installation ‘Pillowtalk’; Colourswatch at Espacio Gallery, Shoreditch; Art Brixton and Camberwell Arts Festival. In Suffolk she has exhibited at The Aldeburgh Gallery; a two person exhibition at The Church Hall, Southwold; ‘Phosphorescence’ with composer Roger Eno at St Andrews Church, Westhall with group shows at The Cut, Halesworth Arts Centre; Earsham Street Gallery, Bungay; Blackthorpe Barn, Bury St Edmund's and Ferini Gallery, Pakefield and as part of Suffolk Open Studios. She has also exhibited abroad at Hans Flaman Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands and Les Caves, Calais, France. Her work is included in private collections in Guadeloupe, Antigua, Paris, China and the Netherlands. Gill has contributed work to the 'Westhall Secret Postcard Auction' and 'Pakefield Postcard Auction'. Gill runs day Art Workshops from her studio in Kessingland Lowestoft in North Suffolk. Contact: gill_dove@hotmail.com and her website www.gilldove.com




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