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Exhibitions: patricia wilson smith

Selected Exhibitions

2016

June 17 - 28th 'Making Space' at the Pie Factory, Margate, CT9 1EW with Brook Hobbins, Ali Shipton and Margaret Kerfoot.

June 3 - 19th - South East Open Studios. Open 3-5th, 11th and 12th, and 17th-19th June

April 29 - May 1st 'Ex Libris: an exhibition of artist' books and illustrations' at St Marys Church, Lower Hardres, nr Canterbury, CT4 5NS, with Clare Danstead

Feb 6 - March 20th 'ManMade'at the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in Canterbury

2015

'A Handful of Dust' at the Pie Factory, Margate. Artists' responses to the plight of children in war-torn countries.
'Who Do I Think I Am?' a collaborative investigation into self-portraiture, with sculptor Brook Hobbins. April in Gallery 7, Margate, Kent.

2014
'Soil'
at the Horsebridge Community Centre, Whitstable. A Kent Creative Live group exhibition

'Flight' An installation to remember those who were 'shot at dawn' during the first World War. St Marys Church, Lower Hardres. November

'Canterbury at War' with students of the Simon Langton Girls and Boys Schools. The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury. Oct 2014

'Salient' a short film for Whitstable Biennale Satellite Film Programme. June

'Trouble & Strife', a group show - the work of selected Kent artists at the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury. Jan 2014

2013
Fabric of the Land, selected artists at the Dept of Petroleum & Geology, University of Aberdeen. September 2013

'Visions' a group show at the Art Shack, Romney Marsh Visitor Centre. May 2013

'Adventures in Comics 3' at Marine Studios, Margate, Kent. 'the Great Tree' Jan - Feb 2013

'Telling Stories' at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Curated by Cathryn Kemp. An Arts Council England supported project. (See website for list of participating artists) Sept 2012 - Jan 2013

2012
'In the Blink of an Eye'
a short film for Whitstable Biennale Satellite programme. Sept 2012
Performed by Rebecca Smith & filmed and edited by Patricia Wilson Smith

'Kala' a Pier group Show at the Harbour Arm Gallery, Margate, Kent. May 2012
Helder Clara,Jane Jones,Lisa Wilson,Patricia WilsonSmith


'Elements'
a group show at The Pie Factory Gallery, Margate, Kent.January 2012

'Adventures in Comics 2' at Marine Studios, Margate, Kent. 'The Tourist'. January 2012

2011
'Vessel'
- Curated for Canterbury Festival.
15-29 October
Site-specific work by women artists in three churches in Canterbury.
Clare Curtis,Ruth Geldard,Sally Hewett,Veronique Maria,Anna Mortimer, Wendy Robin & Patricia Wilson Smith

'Kairos' -
Pier Group artists' final show at the Harbour Arm Gallery, Margate, before it closed for over-winter repairs to Margate Pier. 14 - 23 October

Are You Local? An invitation to Thanet's resident creatives, to show and sell their work in the Harbour Arm Gallery, Margate over the August Bank holiday period. 14 - 23 October

Being DIGITAL - Curated. The impact of digital technology on our lives. April 16-May 2
Visitors to the gallery are invited to add the comments to the Wall.
Video - installation - film - performance.MARGATE HARBOUR ARM GALLERY
Andrew Branscombe / Anna Francis/ Rosie Holmes / Sebastian Kaye
Max Kimber / Marcelo de Melo / Clara-Luce Pueyo / Rhizomatic 1
Carol Stump / Patricia Wilson Smith

'Party on the Pier' March 12-13th 2011 A fun weekend to celebrate the Year of the Pier, and kick off a very important year for Margate. Organised by artists on the 'Harbour Arm' as it is now called, it included a talk on the history of the stone pier, by Nick Dermott (Heritage Development Advisor), the Margate Historical Society, 'Merry Margate' by Robert Poulter's New Model Theatre, games in the gallery, courtesy of Groundworks Kent and Medway, face-panting by Sarah of Wallflower Face Painting, 'Oooh-Missus' Keep Fit and Bellydancing, courtesy of artist Terri Maloney, and seaside picture boards courtesy of Terri and myself.

2010
'The Lupin Garden'
an installation about memory and reality...at the Harbour Arm Gallery in Margate, Kent. October.
Visitors were invited to bring along their own special object, and tell me about it.Their memories were collected and put into a book which was displayed throughout the period of the exhibition. Each received a copy of their page at the close of the exhibition. ('The Lupin Garden' was a fringe event for PUSHING PRINT)

'Showcase'
Group Show: painting ,prints & sculpture at the Harbour Arm Gallery. Margate. 12-20th June
Vicky Brand,Tony Bray,MaggieBaur
,Mary Sampson,Carol Wilcox & Patricia Wilson Smith Harbour Art Fair - Margate Harbour Arm Gallery. 29 -31st May

'May Day Open' (curated) 1 - 12 May An exhibition of contemporary visual art by artists from North and East Kent
Peter Arnold,Dan Bass,Angie Berkley,Janet Darley,Adrian Day,Roy Eastland,Micky Motley,Joanne Oatts,Christine Read,John Sims,Penny Watts,Carol Wilcox & Patricia Wilson Smith

'Made to Fit'
an exhibition of very small work by female artists. The 14th Women'sWork Exhibition at The Willis Museum. Basingstoke.
20th Mar - 17th April http://www.womenswork.org.uk

Selected earlier curated events:
'Made in Margate' May 2009 Group exhibition of work by artists living and/or working in Margate. At Margate Harbour Arm Gallery.
Arian Day,David Buss,Bryan Hawkins,Shane McCoubrey,Caron Ottewell,Angela Rumble,Patricia Wilson Smith,Helen Styles,Katie Welsford

'Ship of Fools' - Curated, for Limbo Arts at the Substation Project Space in Margate, Kent. July 2008
Video, Painting, Installation and Performance.
Invited artists:

Nathalie Bikoro,Andrew Dodds,Jon Fawcett,Andrew Walter,Velika Janceva,Steve McPherson,John Stark,Laura Smith & Eva Weaver

'Prospect' - Site-specific interventions at St Marys Church, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent. September
2007
Artists' responses to the environment of this redundant church. Lesley Becket, Vicky Brand & Patricia Wilson Smith

'Living the Landscape'
- Artists' responses to the local landscape, on three sites at Lower Hardres and Nackington, Canterbury, Kent.
May 2007
Painting, digital images, sculpture and interactive digital site.
Patrick Crouch, Patricia Wilson Smith, Mickey Motley,Sally Higgs
John Haynes,Mary Sampson & Lucy Pawlikowski