Fenella Elms (b.1964, Münster, Germany) is a contemporary ceramists based near Swindon who is inspired by natural forms, rhythm and motion. Her work was recently presented at galleries including Contemporary Applied Arts, London (2014); Bluecoat…
Maria Damon is a renowned poet, scholar, and academician who is based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been exhibited at Bury Art Museum (2014); the Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, USA (2013); the London…
Simon Fujiwara (b. 1982, London, UK) lives and works in Berlin. Using a combination of performance, video, installation and short stories, Fujiwara’s work is rooted in dense dramas about personal relationships, family relations, politics, architecture…
Jess Flood-Paddock (b. 1977, London, UK) is a sculptor based in London. In recent years, she has enjoyed a growing national and international reputation thanks to her exuberant sculptural practice which engages with elements from…
Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, with support from the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery. Over the last few years Bristol Museum & Art…
Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museums. Established in the 1880s, Dundee Art Galleries and Museums’ fine art collection is diverse and wide…
Bear Work Wear (black) (2011) was co-acquired for Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Victoria Gallery and Museum, University of Liverpool and Walker Art…
In 2010 The Hepworth Wakefield, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Film and Video Umbrella were awarded the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for Museums: commission to collect for their proposal to work with artist Luke Fowler. The resulting work by Fowler, The Poor Stockinger, The Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott, will open to the public for the first time at the Hepworth Wakefield on 23 June.
Jointly acquired for the collections of Tullie House (Carlisle), Gallery Oldham, the Harris Museum & Art Gallery (Preston), Touchstones Rochdale and Nottingham City Museums.
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