Christian Edwardes is Course Leader for BA Illustration at the Arts University Bournemouth, UK. His recent research is centred around studio geographies, atmospheres, and the geoaesthetics of arts production, his recent research work is directed towards atmospheric stagings, scenography, and environmental materialities of creative practice. He co-edited Non-Representational Theory and the Creative Arts with Candice Boyd, which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2019.

Education

2016

PhD

Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL.

1997

MA Fine Art (Painting)

Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, UAL.

1995

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Liverpool John Moores University

Exhibitions

2017

Souvenirs: Migratory Objects, The Outpost Gallery, b-side Festival, Portland, Dorset.

2016

Making Plans (one-week residency), Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.

2013

The Art of Walking: A Field Guide, WORK Gallery, 10a Acton St. London.

2012

Temples to the Domestic II, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London.

2012

Exquisite Corpse, Bournemouth Arts Festival by the Sea (commission), Shelley Manor, Bournemouth, Dorset.

2012

Drawing Lines in the Sand, Peleton Gallery (Off-Site Projects), Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour, Australia.

2012

Critical Dictionary, WORK Gallery, 10a Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG.

2011

Artist Associates: Beyond the Commission, The Gallery, The Arts University at Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset.

2008

 Islands Intro Space, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, Hants.

2008

ArtSway Open, ArtSway, Sway, Hants.

2008

Borderlands. text + work, Bournemouth. Dorset.

2007

Meeting Place: Contemporary Art and the Museum Collection, (curated by Stephanie James). Russell-Cotes Museum and Gallery, Bournemouth. Dorset.

2003

Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, Settle Street, Whitechapel, London

Publications

Edwardes, C. (in press) ‘Scenes of studio practice’. Ambiences: International Journal of Sensory Environment, Architecture, and Urban Space [online] http://journals.openedition.org/ambiances

Boyd, C. P., & Edwardes, C. (Eds.). (2019). Non-Representational Theory and the Creative Arts. Palgrave Macmillan.

Edwardes, C. (2019). ‘Micro-geographies of the studio’. In C. P. Boyd & C. Edwardes (Eds.), Non-Representational Theory and the Creative Arts (pp. 53-68). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Conference Papers

2021

Affective References: Staging illustration resources in and beyond the studio Education and Illustration: Models Methods Paradigms, 11th Illustration Research Symposium. Kingston University.

2018

Unpacking the Studio RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, 1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AR

Work in Publications

Evans, D. (2013), The Art of Walking: A Field Guide, London: Black Dog Publishing.

Evans, D. (2011), Critical Dictionary, London: Black Dog Publishing.

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