Grant Aston Radioactivitat (2013) Fired clay 65 x 55 x 60cm. © Grant Aston Photo: Michael Harvey .
2015 Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Grant Aston

Grant Aston (b.1980, Stoke on Trent, UK) is based in London. His work has been included in a number of exhibitions including the British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke on Trent (2012); the Ceramic Art London…

 Phoebe Cummings Production Line (2015) Clay, rope, wire, pulley 260 x 15cm (approximately). Images © Sylvain Deleu
2015 Southampton City Art Gallery

Phoebe Cummings

Phoebe Cummings (b.1981, Walsall, UK) is based in Stafford. She works without a permanent studio space, creating detailed installations and sculptures directly on site. She has undertaken a number of residencies, exhibitions and commissions in…

Soizig Carey Glasgow Brooch (2014) Oxidised silver and 18ct gold. Image ©Birmingham Museums Trust.
2015 Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Soizig Carey

Soizig Carey (b.1986 in Paisley, Scotland) graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009. She is based in Glasgow and was Artist in Residence at Glasgow School of Art and at Banff Art Centre in…

Alice Channer, Algae (2014), Mirror polished stainless steel, accordion pleated digital print on heavy crêpe de Chine, nurdles, chromed aluminium. Photo: Nils Klinger. Image courtesy the artist and The Approach, London
2015 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Alice Channer

Alice Channer (b.Oxford, 1977) is based in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Out of Body, South London Gallery (2012); Invertebrates, The Hepworth Wakefield (2013); Synthetic Fibres, The Approach, London (2014). Her work is held in…

Andrea Büttner, 'Vogelpredigt (sermon to the birds) (2010)', Woodcut, diptych,  117 x 180 cm. © Andrea Büttner. Photo: Thor Brødreskift.
2015 National Museum Wales

Andrea Büttner

Andrea Büttner (b.1972, Stuttgart, Germany) lives and works in London and Frankfurt am Main. She holds a PhD from the Royal College of Art, London, and since 2012 has been a Professor at Kunsthochschule…

Bik Van der Pol, Untitled (Gold) (2009), Neon, © Aad Hoogendoorn
2015 Ferens Art Gallery

Bik Van der Pol

Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol have been working together as Bik Van der Pol in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, since 1994. Their interdisciplinary and often site-specific practice is concerned with the idea of…

Ed Atkins, The Trick Brain, 2013, Single channel HD projection with 5.1 Surround Sound, 16 minutes 15 seconds, Edition of 6 + 2AP © the artist, image courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London
2012/13 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Ed Atkins

Purchased through the Contemporary Art Society Acquisition Scheme for The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh. The gallery is home to Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art. It…

Becky Beasley, Figure (Part 3)  (2008), selenium toned silver print, brown acrylic glass, wooden artist’s frame, 320 x 107 cm. Courtesy Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, and Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
2012/13 Leeds Art Gallery

Becky Beasley

Becky Beasley (b. 1975, Portsmouth, UK) is based in St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. She has had recent solo exhibitions at the South London Gallery (2014), Leeds City Art Gallery (2013) and Spike…

Rut Blees Luxemburg, The Kiss (2003), photographic C print on Aluminium, 140 x 180 cm © the artist
2013/14 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Swansea

Rut Blees Luxemburg

Rut Blees Luxemburg (b. 1967, Leimen, Germany) lives and works in London. Her work has been shown internationally in exhibitions and festivals including Rencontres D’Arles (2011) and at Tate Liverpool (2003), and is included…

Angela de la Cruz, One Painting 1999, Oil on canvas, 370 x 300 cm © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery
2012/13 Tate

Angela de la Cruz

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society and gifted to Tate.  Angela de la Cruz was born in La Coruña, Spain in 1965, moving to London 1989 where she now lives…

Billy Apple, Self Portraits (Apple Sees Red on Green), 1962, Offset lithograph on canvas, 102 x 77cm, © the artist. Courtesy the artist and The Mayor Gallery
2012/13 Tate

Billy Apple

Presented to Tate by the Contemporary Art Society.  Born in New Zealand, Billy Apple was resident and working in London at the beginning of the 1960s, during which time he…

Synthetic Worlds (Isostasty)
2011/12 Grundy Art Gallery

Ruth Claxton

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool. Grundy Art Gallery’s permanent collection ranges from fine art painting and video to porcelain and fancy dress souvenirs of Blackpool….

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