Monday, 12 August 2013

Tessa Lynch - Gordon Foundation Bursary 2013

Tessa Lynch was awarded this year’s Gordon Foundation Bursary and will take up occupancy at Glasgow Sculpture Studios in November 2013 to work towards a solo exhibition in 2014.
Tessa lives and works in Glasgow. She works predominantly with sculpture and performance, mimicking objects and scenarios. Her connected research is concerned with the emotional impact and commanding power made by both the built environment and the miasma generated from neoliberalism.

The 2013 selection panel included Siobhan Carroll, Curator, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Michelle Cotton, Senior Curator, Firstsite, Colchester, Sarah McCrory, Director, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Kyla McDonald, Head of Programme, Glasgow Sculpture Studios and Mary Redmond, Artist and GSS Studio Holder.

Tessa Lynch received her MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2013.  Recent exhibitions include Better Times, performance commission for Whitstable Biennale, Kent, Desperado GSA post-degree project at Flemming House Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art MFA Graduate Exhibition, The Glue Factory Glasgow.

The 2013 Fellowship is generously supported by the Gordon Foundation.

Image: Tessa Lynch 'Gob On' 2013

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