GEORGE MORL

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George Morl

b. 1994 Basildon, UK
Lives and works Basildon & Colchester, UK

Education
2016 - 2018, MA Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK
2013 - 2016, BA Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK
2012 - 2013, Foundation Diploma Art & Design, South Essex College, Southend, UK
2012 - 2013, University of the Arts London Drawing Award, South Essex College, Southend, UK


Awards & Commissions
2022, Arts Council England DYCP Award
2022, Omni Artist Award, Shortlisted
2022, Focal Point Gallery: Railway Bridge Commission
2022, New Histories 2022
2021-22, Jerwood Newlyn Residency
2021, Metal Culture UK MNAN Programme Award
2020, TOW Residency
2020, Peer to Peer UK/HK (Hong Kong Cultural and Creative), Nominated
2019, Firstsite Award
2016, Darren Henley Scholarship
2016, Platform 2016, Nominated
2016, UCA Vice Chancellor Award
2016, CRATE Graduate Award, Shortlisted
2016, Canterbury Arts Council Award, Shortlisted


Collections
Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend, UK
Chelmsford Museum, Chelmsford, UK
Colchester Museums, Colchester, UK
Saffron Walden Museum, Saffron Walden, UK
Southend Museums, Southend, UK
UCA, Canterbury, UK


Roles
2020-present, Programme Assistant, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
2018-present, Independent Curator & Writer
2020, Editorial Assistant Internship, Gay Times, London, UK
2019-2020, Gallery Assistant, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK


Residencies
2021-2022, Jerwood Newlyn Residency, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Newlyn, UK
2022, Essex @way from keyboard? (Online), Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK
2021, LGBTH22, Southend Museums, Southend, UK
2020, TOW Residency, Southend, UK


Solo Exhibitions & Displays
2022, Essex @WAY from keyboard?, Focal Point Gallery: Railway Bridge Commission, Southend-On-Sea, UK
2018, Precious Boys, Southend Museums: Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, UK (Collection Intervention)
2015, Paradise Hotel, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK


Group Exhibitions
2022, New Histories, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2022, Southend’s Twilight Worlds, TOMA Project Space, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2022, Colour II, Southend Museums: Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2021, SEEN, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Penzance, UK
2021, Turner Open, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
2021, Colour, Southend Museums: Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, UK
2018, UCA MA Degree Show, UCA, Canterbury, UK
2018, Interim, Customs House, Folkestone, UK
2016, Platform 2016, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
2016, UCA Degree Show, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, UK
2013, Wall of Death, Kursaal, Southend-On-Sea, UK


Screenings
2022, Profiles From Essex, Focal Point Gallery: Big Screen Associated Film Programme, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2022, Electrum Spektrum, New Histories, Wysing Art Centre & Focal Point Gallery (Online), Cambridge, Essex, UK
2021, Infinite Beings, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Penzance, UK


Curated Exhibitions
2018, Precious Boys, Southend Museums: Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, UK
2015, Paradise Hotel, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK


Performances
2021, Communal Cherub A Capellas, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Penzance, UK
 

Talks
2022, Away From Keyboard?, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2021, Communal Cherub A Capellas, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Penzance, UK
2020, Neurodivergence, Gender & Sexual Variance, Birmingham Open Media (BOM), Birmingham, UK
2019, Graduate Mobility, Reading International: Tate Modern, London, UK


Publications
2022, Southend’s Twilight Worlds, The Old Waterworks, Southend, UK
2022, Archiving Joy, Grrrl Zine Fair, Southend, UK


Articles & Press
2022, Reimagining Essex, Artlyst, 09 July 2022 Link
2021, Queer Culture Seems To Have An Issue With Intersectionality, NAS, 30 June 2021 Link
2020, Communal Cherub Acapellas, Gay Times, 30 June 2020 Link
2020, Without Emapthy The Term Community Is Redundant, Gay Times Magazine, 27 May 2020 Link
2020, Autism & Sexuality, National Autistic Society, 12 June 2020
2019, George Morl: Platform Focus, Contemporary Visual Artwork Network, 30 April 2019
2018, George Morl’s Precious Boys at Southend Museums, CVAN, 10 July 2018


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