ABOUT

 b1979, Donegal, Rep. of Ireland

Aisling Hedgecock is a visual artist working predominantly with drawing and sculpture. She studied BA Undergraduate at Wimbledon School of Art, London 

and graduated from Fine Art Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, London in 2006 before completing the

Sainsbury scholarship at the British School at Rome, Italy. Hedgecock has exhibited regularly in the U.K and Europe, projects include solo presentations in Oslo, the Netherlands and residencies most recently at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland, Facebook HQ London, The Royal West of England Academy of the Arts, Bristol. Her work is held in various collections including the David Roberts Arts Foundation, AkzoNobel Art Foundation,  Plancius Art Collection. She became a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors in 2015. 

ARTS EDUCATION   

 

2006 - 2008 British School at Rome Scholarship, Sainsbury Scholar in Drawing and Sculpture, Rome, Italy                                                                                                                    
2006  - 2004  / MA Fine Art, Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK  

                             

2001 - 1998 / BA Fine Art, Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, London, UK


1998 - 1997 / Foundation Diploma, The Arts Institute, Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2019 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co Mayo, Ireland

2019 Invited Artist, An Cosan Glas, Sculpture Trail, Co Donegal, Ireland

2018 Riso-dency, Facebook HQ, London, UK

2017 Facebook AiR Program,  London HQ , Rathbone Square, London, UK

2015 Artist in Residence, 10th International Alexander Technique Congress, University of Limerick, Ireland

2014 Royal West of England Academy, AiR 'DRAWN', Group Exhibition, Bristol, UK

2013 Invited Guest Artist, Royal West of England Academy, Invited Artist at the 161th Annual Open, Bristol, UK

            

2013 Shortlisted Artist, Hegg Skole Indoor Sculpture Commission, Lier Kommune, Buskerud, Norway 

2007 Selected 'Young Artist of the Year Talent 2007' by Michael Glover for The Independent Newspaper, UK


2006 Man Drawing Prize, Prize Winner Royal College of Art, London, UK


2004 Atkinson Gallery Open, First Prize, Milfield School, Somerset, UK


2002 – 2003 Leighton Park School AiR, Berkshire, UK


2001 Salvagnac AiR, Toulouse, France

                     

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 Lonnir 2019 Illuminated Sculpture Trail, An Cosan Glas, Co Donegal, Ireland

 

2016 AkzoNobel Art Foundation, Culture of Colours, Amsterdam, NL

 

2014 Royal West of England Academy, Invited Artist at the 161th Annual Open, Bristol, UK                                                                                                                               

2013 We Are Stardust / Solo Exhibition / Akershus Kunstsenter / Lillestrøm, Oslo, Norway


2011 The Third Stellation/ Solo Exhibition / Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands  

                                      

On Becoming a Gallery : Part 3 / Angus-Hughes, London, UK, Group show curated by Fieldgate Gallery

                          

2009 New London School / Group show at Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany                                       

 

Straylight Cavern / Cell Project Space, London, UK


2008  The Future Can Wait / Group show at the Old Truman Brewery, London, UK

          

Tutti Frutti / The British School at Rome, Italy


The Grand Tour / Hotel Aemila, Bologna, Italy


20EVENTI /  Sabina, Lazio, Italy 


The Hulagloop Experiment / Solo Project curated by Fabio Campagna / Rialto, Rome


The Directors Apartment / The British School at Rome, Italy


On Time / The Courtauld Institute of Art,  London, UK

                                                                                     

2007 Party at The American Academy / The British School at Rome, Italy


Roma Design+ / Site-specific project at The British School at Rome, Italy


Intervention / Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK


Air Guitar & 2 Teaspoons / Biscoff Weiss, London, UK   

                                                          

Transiti Part 1 -3 / The British School at Rome, Italy


Paradise Love Bar/ Galerie Gabriel Rolt,  Amsterdam, The Netherlands


2006 Saudade / Highbury Studios, London, UK


Territories Inspire Art / The Study Gallery, Dorset, UK, Group Show


Generation / Post Graduate Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK 


2005 Co Ordinates / Sherborne Contemporary Arts & The Red House Museum, Dorset, UK 

                             

Bournemouth University Art Loan/ AUB, Dorset, UK


Atkinson Gallery Open/ Milfield School, Somerset, UK


2004 Horse / The Study Gallery, Dorset, UK

 

2003 Prospects / Pizza Express Drawing Prize, Old Truman Brewery, London

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