E m m a     S h e e  h y
E m m a S h e e h y

About

b. 1986, HK.

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Emma Sheehy’s work has a comic voice. She imagines a cast of characters in drawings, objects and costumes. They are influenced by myths, medieval manuscripts and awkward public interactions.

 

Emma lives and works in Poplar, East London. She runs The Rectory Projects with three other artists. She has exhibited in Germany, London and Leeds

Exhibitions

Press Releases:

http://artlicks.com/events/6979/ludo-also-known-as-trouble

Prizes

Artichoke Printing Prize 2017 at Woolwich Print Fair

Solo shows

Why? - Hackney Downs Studio, London, September 2018

Hotchpotch, Debut Space, Leeds, May 2015

Group shows

Ludo (also known as Trouble) as show with Elly Thomas- The Rectory Projects, London, November 2018

Hospital Rooms - Griffin Gallery, London, April 2018

Pulp {a sale of works on paper} - The Rectory Projects, London, March 2018

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London, October 2017

Division - Ben Oakley Gallery, London, June - July 2017             

Spindleshanks 4 - The Rectory Projects, London, April 2017

25 Artists Vs Phing Things - Ben Oakley Gallery, London, January 2017                                                                                                 

SHIFT - BA Fine Art Degree Show, Leeds, June 2015

A Bit of Common - Debut Space, Leeds, June 2015

"Where there is love there is always miracles" - Debut Space, Leeds, May 2015  

Guess Who's Back - Old mining Building, Leeds, October 2015

Jahresausstellung - HfBK Dresden, Dresden June 2014

Erasmus Ausstellung - HfBK Dresden, Dresden January 2014

Education

BA Fine Art - University of Leeds 2011-15

Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden 2013-14

Camberwell College of Arts - Foundation Art & Design