Susie Dalton: Personally I Would Never Do That

Date: March 3 – March 24
Time: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, Opening Event: Thursday 3 March, 6 – 8pm

‘Personally I Would Never Do That’ is the debut solo exhibition of artist Susie Rose Dalton, winner of the Leith School of Art Wasps Award 2021. Susie’s ceramic-based art practice uses simple and thoughtful ways of working with materials to put form to tender experiences. ‘Personally I Would Never Do That’ showcases new work, taking a playful and sensitive approach to exploring the space between fixed states of being.

Dalton’s award-winning artwork ‘Flare’ will also be on show, comprised of 459 photosensitive porcelain tiles featuring irreversible records of the light in the artist’s living space over lockdown.

Movement workshop led by multi-disciplinary artist Ashanti Harris set in ‘Personally I Would Never Do That’ – Friday 11 March, 3.30-5pm

Susie Rose Dalton

Education

Contemporary Art Practice (Leith School of Art, 2020/21), Ceramic apprenticeship (Cromarty Pottery, May – August 2017), Archaeology MA Hons 1st Class Degree (University of Edinburgh, 2014)

Awards

Emerging Artist Bursary, Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards, Edinburgh City Council, Winner of the Leith School of Art Wasps Award 2021, 30 Under 30 Inspiring Women in Scotland 2021, Young Women’s Movement Scotland, Shortlisted for Create Award, Hearsay International Audio Art Festival 2021 (in collaboration with audio producer Katie Callin), ‘Very Special Mention’ in Miranda July’s International Covid Arts Festival 2020

Press Coverage

Featured in The Independent, The Irish Independent, and The Evening Standard

Selected Exhibitions

Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition 2022, Royal Scottish Academy (January 2022), Contemporary Art Practice, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh (July 2021), With/Out Boundaries, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh (April 2019)

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