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.
Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL.
MA Fine Art (Painting)
Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, UAL.
BA (Hons) Fine Art
Liverpool John Moores University
Souvenirs: Migratory Objects, The Outpost Gallery, b-side Festival, Portland, Dorset.
Making Plans (one-week residency), Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.
The Art of Walking: A Field Guide, WORK Gallery, 10a Acton St. London.
Temples to the Domestic II, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London.
Exquisite Corpse, Bournemouth Arts Festival by the Sea (commission), Shelley Manor, Bournemouth, Dorset.
Drawing Lines in the Sand, Peleton Gallery (Off-Site Projects), Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour, Australia.
Critical Dictionary, WORK Gallery, 10a Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG.
Artist Associates: Beyond the Commission, The Gallery, The Arts University at Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset.
Islands Intro Space, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, Hants.
ArtSway Open, ArtSway, Sway, Hants.
Borderlands. text + work, Bournemouth. Dorset.
Meeting Place: Contemporary Art and the Museum Collection, (curated by Stephanie James). Russell-Cotes Museum and Gallery, Bournemouth. Dorset.
Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, Settle Street, Whitechapel, London
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.
Affective References: Staging illustration resources in and beyond the studio Education and Illustration: Models Methods Paradigms, 11th Illustration Research Symposium. Kingston University.
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.