CAROLINE BROADHEAD, CLAIRE BARBER, VICTORIA DANVILLE
Caroline Broadhead has practised as an artist for 25 years. During that time her work has evolved from jewellery through to clothing forms, installation and performance based works. Broadhead exhibits in the UK and abroad has pieces in number of national and international public collections. In 1997 she won the Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts: Textiles.
She has worked as a teacher and lecturer for many years and currently works part time at Middlesex University and Goldsmiths College, London. She lives and works from London.
Caroline Broadhead is exhibiting courtesy of Barrett Marsden Gallery, London.
After training in textiles at West Surrey College of Art and Design, Claire Barber went on to study Fine Art Tapestry at The Royal College of Art, graduating in 1994. She has constructed site specific installations in a variety of private and public spaces, in the UK and abroad.
In 1997 Barber was selected as Artist in Residence for the Acadamie of Arts, Bratislava, where she worked as a part of the sculpture department. She was a member of the artists convoy to Bosnia in 1996 where she exhibited work as memorial to those who were killed in the conflicts. She has a broad experience of working with young people, having undertaken a number of educational projects as artist in residence at schools in Wales, Northumberland and Wiltshire.
Victoria Danville graduated from Goldsmiths College, London in 1995. She trained in Fine Art Textiles and while still at Goldsmiths her large scale textile pieces attracted widespread attention. This work, exploring the conditions of war was further developed at Gillingham Library Gallery in 1997 where she undertook a combined exhibition and education project about evacuees. In 1996 she was commissioned to create a site specific installation for Orleans House Gallery, an 18th century country house at Twickenham. She has recently completed a commission for Strood Library and teaches on a part time basis at Kent Institute. Victoria Danville lives and works near Maidstone in Kent.