Approved: 04.09.2008

Alice Briggs

Artist, Curator, Gallery educator, Project manager

Approved: 04.09.2008

Alice Briggs is an artist, arts educator and curator who has exhibited and invigilated work in the UK and mainland Europe. She is currently assistant curator of Ceredigion Museum based in Aberystwyth and has experience in the commissioning and management of public art projects in her previous roles as Project Manager for Cywaith Cymru 

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Artist Statement

Alice Briggs is an artist, arts educator and curator who has exhibited and invigilated work in the UK and mainland Europe. She is currently assistant curator of Ceredigion Museum based in Aberystwyth and has experience in the commissioning and management of public art projects in her previous roles as Project Manager for Cywaith Cymru 

(subsequently Safle); the public art agency for Wales, arts tutor for Aberystwyth University's School of Lifelong Learning, and gallery interpreter for Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Other positions have included arts facilitator for Haul Arts in Health.

Alice Briggs graduated in Visual Performance at Dartington College of Arts, and completed an MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies from Newcastle. Since then she founded Blaengar - an emerging arts organisation focused on site-specific works and creative events in the public realm.

Alice has a growing interest in the recuperative benefits of creative arts within the health sector.  She has experience of working within a variety of health care environments, including mental health, stroke rehabilitation and with children suffering long-term illnesses and learning difficulties. 

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2005 - MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2001 - BA Hons Visual Performance, Dartington College of Arts, South Devon 1998 - Art Foundation Diploma, Carmarthenshire College of Technology and Art, Carmarthen Group exhibitions 2007 - Blaengar and Whiterope performance on the streets of Venice, St. Mark’s Square, Aberystwyth 2007 - Dressing Floor: performance and interventions, Llywernog Lead and Silver Mine Museum, Devil’s Bridge and Aberystwyth bandstand 2006 - Interaction: performance, installation and sculpture on the promenade and Kings Hall Square, Aberystwyth supported by the Arts Council for Wales 2005 - Protection: series of photographs, 'Towards the Future' a Centre for Performance Research Conference, Aberystwyth University 2005 - Sentinels: slate installation, Coed Hills Rural Artspace 2005 - Sentinels: Slate Sculpture on trees, 'Private Views', Tregaron 2002 - Big Arts week with Lauriston Primary school 1998 - Animal Magic: exhibition, National Museums and Galleries of Wales 1998 - Annual Contexture Festival, Dartington College of Arts (annually until 2002) 1998 - Student of the Year, National Eisteddfod of Wales