EDUCATION

 

 

Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art (New Genres), 2017

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

Bachelor of Arts, Dance Studies, 2013 

Middlesex University, London, UK 

 

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, 2010

Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES & VIDEO SCREENINGS

 

 

2018    Mana Contemporary Body + Camera Festival, Chicago, IL       

           Delete TV Season 2018, Delete TV Network, Austria

           The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival, Art Week Exeter, Exeter, UK  

           Everyday Objects: Three Video Works by Charlie Ford (solo exhibition), TF+S Showroom, Surrey, UK

           The Mariposa, Grail Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           Habitats, artist and performer with The Confidential Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

           Le Petit Cannes Film Festival, Le Petit Majestic, Cannes, France 

           305 & Havana International Improv Fest’18, Fabrica de Arte Cubano, La Habana, Cuba

           305 & Havana International Improv Fest’18, Miami Dade County Auditorium, Miami, FL

           Avalonia Festival II, Rhodywood Studios, Providence, RI

           305 & Havana International Improv Fest’18, Casa de Cultura, Trinidad, Cuba 

           RAW presents: Charlie Ford/Hannah Young, SAFEhouse Arts, San Francisco, CA

           Small Petite Works, The Vast Lab, Los Angeles, CA

 

2017    Artist Film Festival V, The Bomb Factory Arts Foundation, London, UK

           Screening, New People Cinema, San Francisco, CA

           MFA Exhibition, The San Francisco Mint, San Francisco, CA

           New Genres Salon (Spring 2017), in collaboration with Zoe Leonard, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           A Living Thing Lives, Walter & McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

           Agartha, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           8 Ways to Respond to a Plastic Sphere, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           New Genres: Post-Studio Performances, Walter & McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

        

2016    Just Wait: Aural Encounters, in collaboration with Zoe Leonard, 3rd Street Studios, San Francisco, CA     

           New Genres Salon (Fall 2016), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           Ten Second Works, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

           BREAK!, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

           CAMPUS: Interventions to Public Space, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA    

           Move. Measure. Mark., Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA    

 

2014    Free to Fall Festival, Richmix, London, UK

           Mobile Thresholds, Middlesex University Interior Architecture and Dance Studies, Renaissance Palazzo Orsini, Bomarzo, Italy 

           The Big Draw Event, Grove School of Art and Design, London, UK

           Why Fronts: A Contemporary Lap Dance, artist and performer with HOLASZ (UK tour:)

                   

                   Women in Theatre Festival, Etcetera Camden Theatre, London

                   IAM24, Tollington Park Studios, London

                   Resolution! Robin Howard Theatre, London

           

           The Physicality of Drawing (solo exhibition), artsdepot, London, UK

        

2013    Scenkonst Festival, Inter Arts Center, Malmo, Sweden 

           Free to Fall, Richmix, London, UK

           Trip-Over Exchange Project, Richmix, London, UK

           Quedenraha, artist and performer with Akleriah Arts Collective, The Queens House, London, UK

           Free to Fall, Richmix, London, UK    

    

           Gone to Get Milk, artist and performer with Ieva Kuniskis (UK & European tour):

 

                   Ieva Kuniskis-Double Bill, Blue Elephant Theatre, London, UK

                   Cloud Dance Festival, Bernie Grants Art Centre, London, UK

                   Scratch Night at the Studios, South East Dance, Kent, UK

                   Fifoo Festival, Palais Kablewerk, Vienna, Austria 

                   Gone to Get Milk, Cultural Centre Ramybe, Palanga, Lithuania

                   New Baltic Dance Festival, Arts Printing House, Vilnius, Lithuania

                   The Friday League, Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London UK

                   Free to Fall, Richmix, London, UK

                   Resolution! Robin Howard Theatre, London, UK (premier)

 

2012    Looking Back, artist and performer with Kansaze Dance (UK Tour):

        

                   Live Vibe, Richmix, London, UK

                   The Natural History Museum, London, UK

                   Grove Theatre, London, UK

    

           Fado Fado, performer with Rodger Belman, Kraushaar Auditorium, Baltimore, MD

           Annual Student Showcase, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD

    

2010    Young Creatives, Clore Studio, Royal Opera House, London, UK

           Final Exhibition, Grosvenor Building, Manchester, UK

           Alba Club International Festival, Ostrava, Czech Republic

 

 

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

 

 

2018    Experimental & Video Art Finalist, Les Petit Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France

           Best Performance Art Short (1st Place), Avalonia Festival, Providence, RI

           RAW Summer 2018, SAFEHouse Arts, San Francisco, CA

           RAW (Resident Artist Workshop) Spring 2018, SAFEHouse Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

2017    Anne Bremer Memorial Prize ‘Best in Show’ (1st Place) at the MFA Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           Performance and Video Art Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

           Outstanding Graduate Student Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship Finalist, Sausalito, CA

 

2015    MFA Graduate Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute (2015-2017), San Francisco, CA 

 

2014    Interior Architecture and Dance Summer School, Middlesex University, Bomarzo, Italy      

           Artist in Residence, Louis Petruccelli Studios, Melbourne, Australia 

           artsdepot Art Award, artsdepot, London, UK

 

2013    Artist in Residence, Free2Fall - Trip-Over Exchange Project, Malmo, Sweden

           Free2Fall Artist in Residence, Richmix, London, UK     

 

2012    Middlesex University Study Abroad Program to Goucher College, Baltimore, MD 

           Annual Student Showcase (1st Place), Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

Nov. 2017 - present        Artist Guide, 500 Capp Street Foundation, San Francisco CA

Nov. 2017 - present        Visitor Experience Specialist, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA                     

Nov. 2017 - Feb. 2018       Video Exhibition Assistant, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

Jun. 2016 - Aug. 2017     Summer Programs Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Aug. 2016 - Apr. 2017        Gallery Assistant, Walter & McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

Aug. 2016 - Dec. 2016       Teaching Assistant to Sam Aranke, History of New Genres, Fall 2016, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Aug. 2013 - present        Design Assistant and Cad Technician, Thomas Ford & Sons, Surrey, UK

 

 

 

LECTURES, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

 

 

2018    Artist Talk & Presentation II, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

           Artist Talk & Presentation I, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

2017    Speaker and Panelist, Critique Introduction for Undergraduates, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

           Artist Talk, Experimental Figure Drawing taught by Danielle Lawrence, SFAI PreCollege, San Francisco, CA

2014    Resident Artist, Free2Fall Festival Workshop, Shoreditch Housee, London, UK

           Guest Artist, Drawing Movement Workshop, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, WRITINGS & PRESS

 

 

2019    “Performance Drawing: New Practices”, Chapter Five - Running as Drawing, Academic Drawing Series, I.B Taurus 

2017    “TBFAF Artist Film Festival", The Bomb Factory Arts Foundation 

           “B e t w e e n”, interview with Stephanie Smith, im(material)

           “ART + EFFECT”, San Francisco Art Institute       

 

2014    “Art in Motion”, featured artist with Trouve Magazine

           “Charlie Ford - The Physicality of Drawing” (supported by artsdepot), 

           “Charcoal Movement - The Physicality of Drawing”, review by Bryony Cooper

           “Choreographer explores her ‘Irishness’ through dance”, The Irish World

           “Why Fronts: A Contemporary Lap Dance (Part of Resolution! 2014)”, Everything Theatre

 

2013    “Ieva Kuniskis”, Cloud Dance Festival  

           “Gone to Get Milk - Cloud Dance Festival”,  Writing About Dance      

           “REVIEW: RESOLUTION! - IEVA KUNISKIS / CEYDA TANC DANCE / NRG DANCE COMPANY”, London Dance