exhibitions/projects

Olivia Browne (b 1972) is an artist and teacher based in Wivenhoe, Essex UK

Exhibitions

2018    Colchester Art Society Winter Exhibition, The Minories Gallery, Colchester 

2018    In(visible) Espacio Gallery, London

2018   The Secret Postcard Show The Old Lock Up Gallery Derbyshire

2018    Sylvan, Off The Rails Wivenhoe

2018    Nasty Nasty Women Liverpool at Constellations Baltic Triangle, Liverpool

2017    Disponere 5thBase Gallery Brick Lane London

2017    The Secret Postcard Show The Old Lock Up Gallery Derbyshire

2017    Small World PS Mirabel Gallery Manifest Arts Festival Manchester

2017    Seen in Wivenhoe, The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe

2016    Collagism: A Survey Of Contemporary Collage The Art Space Museum Strathroy-Caradoc Ontario Canada in collaboration with Kolaj Magazine

2016    Celebrate Landscape Art Exchange University of Essex

2016    Tropical Paradise PAPERArts Bristol 

2016    A Collection of 7 Artists The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe

2015    Grubbing: A night of collage, foraged food and crate dug music at The Waiting Room Colchester (solo)

2015    Firstsite Open Colchester

2014    Shipyard Studios Wivenhoe

2013    Forest at OTS Gallery Wivenhoe Bookshop (solo) 

2012    The Open Road Stoke by Nayland Suffolk (solo)

Projects/curation/design/publications

2018    founded DEFACED zine, issue 1

2018    Contemporary Visual Art Zine #9 

2017    POSTKARTE Art in the Shed, Wivenhoe Bookshop - an international exhibition of postcard-sized art co-curated with Sylwia Kramarz

2015    Grubbing: collage, foraged food and crate dug music at The Waiting Room Colchester (solo)

98-99   Greatmore Studios, Woodstock Cape Town South Africa. Studios administrator – studio project launched as part of Triangle Network an international network of artist studios; Gasworks London, The Bag Factory Johannesburg

1998    Thupelo regional workshop co-ordinator Annexe of The South African National Gallery (now Iziko) Cape Town 

98-99   Product design for Philani + Philani Flagship, Cape Town

97-98   Signs of Life Signs of Hope Wola Nani Cape Town. Curated an AIDS awareness project featuring the collaborative works of HIV+ South Africans and local artists. Workshops in Khayelitsha, Nyanga, Pollsmoor Prison and Baragwanath Hospital Soweto

1997    Ndebele Mural project with Betty Mathibela at The Pan African Market Cape Town

1997    Trendy Township Trash The Big Issue South Africa, Issue 1 

95-98   Income Generation Manager at Wola Nani Cape Town. Product design and skills training. Launched the ‘Label’ range of papier-mâché bowls as featured in Elle Decoration, House and Leisure, Wallpaper

1998    Interior design/papering of Wola Nani township ‘shack’ Exhibition stand for Geneva International AIDS conference. Awarded 'Best Africa stand'.

1993   Co-curated The University of Sussex Creative Arts Society and Photography Society end of year show Gardner Arts Centre (now Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts) Brighton