About

 

 

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Jill Randall makes sculpture and installations and has exhibited her work  nationally and internationally in galleries, museums and sculpture parks.

Jill Randall was elected Member of The Royal British Society of Sculptors in 2014 and is a member of the European Sculpture Network.

Recent activities include a research residency at Tate Britain, studying the archive of the APG (Artists Placement Group). She was one of 2 sculptors selected  to represent the UK in the European sculpture survey show, “European Sculpture – Difference & Diversity”, at the Nave Gallery,  Turin, Italy (2010), and spoke at the 1X International Sculpture Forum of the European Sculpture Network.

Other group exhibitions include ‘Open Spaces’, Kubaii, Bocholt Germany, Artists Space, New York, Cornerhouse, Manchester, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool,  Galerie de Leones, Porto, Stadt Kunsthaus , Bocholt, Germany, and Galerie de la Restaurao, Olhao, Portugal.

Recent solo shows include ‘Aftermath’, Geevor Tin Mine World Heritage Museum, Cornwall,(2016), ‘Jill Randall At The MerzBarn, Cumbria,(2014) ,’Place/Displace’, Touchstones, Rochdale, (2013),”Golden Venture”  National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, “Light Matter”, the Lowry, Salford,  and “Secrets and Lives”, the Yard Gallery, Nottingham.

Jill Randall has been the recipient of many individual awards, including a Travel Scholarship to Barcelona from the McColl Arts Foundation, 4 Arts Council Awards to Artists, Foundation for Sport & The Arts and the National Lottery, a Royal Society of Arts “Art for Architecture” Award, and an ‘Artists At Work’ Award from Cywaith Cymru/Artworks Wales.

Artists Residencies include  Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, (2007-10), Magnesium Elektron/The Lowry, Salford,(2001-3), Grizedale Arts (1999), and a major commission for the Irwell Sculpture Trail (2001), along with international residencies in Spain, Australia and Portugal.

She has an important parallel practice working on major public art projects in collaboration with other professionals, 3 of which have won national awards. She is half of  the “Dogs In Space” public art partnership with artist Alan Birch.

Jill Randall is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher on the B.A. Visual Arts Course at the University of Salford.