Merryn Tresidder
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Merryn Tresidder
Merryn
Tresidder
www.merryntresidder.com
July 2018 (Kensington)

Curriculum Vitae and Published Articles

EXHIBITIONS:
Exhibited: 'Parallax Art Fair' - Kensington Town Hall, London - July 2018
Curated: 'Where we are Now' - CAST, Helston - November 2017
Exhibited: 'Everythings F**ked' - CMR Project Space, Redruth - February 2017
Curated: 'Prospect' - Inland Art Festival, CMR Gallery, Redruth - October 2016
Muralist: 'Tosta' - Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth - June 2016
Exhibited: 'You Were Meant to be Watching Him!' - IFEAF, Klaip?da, Lithuania - May/June 2016
Exhibited: 'The Clubhouse AGM' - The Exchange Gallery, Penzance - December 2015
Co-Curated/Exhibited: 'Transit MK II' - CMR Gallery, Redruth - June 2015
Co-Curated/Exhibited: 'Transit' - Porthleven Lifeboat Gallery, Porthleven - March 2015.
Co-Curator: 'TAPIOCA' - Gallery 320, London - July 2014.
Exhibited: 'Tyre & Waltz' - Bombast Gallery, London - August 2013.
Exhibited: '51' - Ambika P3, London - May/June 2013.
Co-Curator: 'Dog Chew' - London Gallery West, London - March 2012.

EDUCATION:
2018 - Scholarship; Recipient of the Laura Woodcock Graduate Entrance Scholarship

2010 – 2013 University of Westminster, UK
Harrow, UK. BA: Mixed Media Fine Art: Upper Second

2008 - 2010 Helston Community College, Cornwall, UK
BTEC Diploma in Fine Art, Graphic Design and Textiles: Double Distinction
GCE A - Level - Photography: A

WORK & EXPERIENCE:
2018 - Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change
Recipient of European Regional Development Fund grant

2015 -2017 - CMR Membership
An artist led initiative in Redruth

2014 - 2017 - CAST
Studio at the John Passmore Edwards building in Helston

2009 – 2014 - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, UK. Learning team Peer Leader
Responsible for:
Delivery of learning activities based on current exhibitions to young audiences.
Delivery of school centred outreach initiatives.
Involved in feedback programmes to Tate directors representing young audiences.
Involved in exhibit selection representing young audiences.

2013 - 2014 - Issa Salliander, Apprenticeship
Canvas stretching, sizing and priming, as well as cleaning and maintenance

2012 - Engage Project, Nottingham Contemporary, Margate Turner Contemporary
and The Hepworth Wakefield. Learning Curator.
Working with artist Jonty Lee on a Tate funded research project.

2012 - Arcade Gallery, Old Street, London. Intern.
Responsible for:
General gallery assistance.
Opening and closing the space.
Customer and artist liaison.



SKILLS:
Proficient in canvas building and stretching, photography and use of 'photoshop'.
Good understanding and practical ability in wood and metal working (including joinery, soldering and welding).
Also proficient in 16mm Bolex camera skills.

AWARDS:
2009 - Gorsedh Kernow (The Cornish Gorseth): Best Photograph