Elaine Almond CV
Born in London, now based in West Kent (UK)
2008 – 2015 Self taught plus short courses with Caroline Hulse FRSA (Oxfordshire) & Martin Kinnear (Norfolk)
2016 3 month Oil Painting course, with Caroline Hulse FRSA
2017 6 month Course in Abstract Art with Caroline Hulse FRSA
2017-18 Mentored by Caroline Hulse FRSA
2019 12 week online Abstract course with Nicholas Wilton
2020 7-23 December – Christmas Exhibition at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester
2020, August 27 -31 Open Studios in Borough Green
2020 August 3 -17 ‘Painting from Within’ Exhibition at the Red Door Alchemic Gallery, Rye, East Sussex, lead artist with Deborah Pugh and Claire Hammond.
2020 April & May cancelled due to Corona Pandemic
2020, 2019, 2018 March Surrey Contemporary Art Fair
2019 November ‘A Centred Journey’ Exhibition – lead artist with 2 others, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks Library, Kent
2020, 2019 June South East Open Studios -at home
2018, 2016 Solo Exhibition in Borough Green Library, Kent
2019 Bath Art Fair
2018: Reading Contemporary Art Fair
2020 October ‘Where Earth and Heaven Meet’ selected for the ArtEscape Exhibition at the Art Spring Gallery, Tonbridge -open call for Lockdown art
2020 October ‘A Window on my Soul’ shown at the ‘Emergent Vision’ Show in Peckham, SE London organised by the @UncoveredCollective
2019 December: @Derek’s Room, Studio 3 Gallery, University of Kent Arts Department, juried exhibition. ‘Rain on my Soul’ shown.
2019, 2017 & 2015 May Wrotham Arts Festival, Kent
2019 November, 2018 July ‘Brushworks’ Exhibition in Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks. My work used in publicity in 2019.
2019 November ‘Showcase’ Exhibition at St Julian’s Golf Club, Seveoaks Kent. 3 pieces exhibited and used in publicity.
2018 November ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’: curated, coordinated and exhibited the art section of Commemorative Flower and Art exhibition in Borough Green, 2018
2018 August Summer Exhibition Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Sevenoaks, Kent
2018 August Open studio at home
2017 June Exhibition at JoeDaisy Studio and Gallery, Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, end of Abstract Course there
2016 May OpenStudio at JoeDaisy, Mapledurham Oxfordhsire
Artwork in private collections in UK & Eire
2019 November ‘A Centred Journey’ Exhibition – lead artist & curator
2018 ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’: curated, coordinated and exhibited in the art section of this Commemorative Flower and Art exhibition in Borough Green, Kent
2016, 2014 Curated small local group exhibitions, Borough Green, Kent
2017 Shortlisted in the National Open Art Competition with ‘A Slice of Life 1’