Anna Lilleengen MA (Oxon), Visual Artist

MA (Distinction) Time and Image Based Media (2012) – Leeds Metropolitan University.
BA Hons / MA Modern History – St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.

Selected Exhibitions:

Solo (or joint):
2017 – Till det Vilda: Butiken Republiken, Stockholm
2015/6 – Metamorphosis, Series 1 & Tales from the Forest: Kilnsey Park Estate, Wharfedale, Yorkshire
2015 – Mythical Rothwell: Rothwell Library, Leeds
2014 – Possibilities of Chance (w. Brisbane Taylor): Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Farsley, Leeds
2013 – Metamorphosis, Series 1: Seven Arts, Leeds
2013 – Tales from the Forest: Uppsala Fotofestival, Sweden
2013 – Across the North Sea (w. Fay Godwin): Lotte Inch Gallery, York
2013 – Tales from the Forest: South Square Gallery, Thornton, Bradford
2013 – Tales from the Forest: Oasis Centre Gallery, Boston Spa
2012/3 – Tales from the Forest: White Cloth Gallery, Leeds
2012 – Tales from the Forest: Björken Gallery, Sunne, Sweden
2012 – Tales from the Forest: Jigsaw Clothing, Harrogate
2012 – Tales from the Forest: Washburn Heritage Centre, Harrogate

2018 – Bathroom Darkroom Project, final exhibition and printed catalogue launch – Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester School of Art
2017 – Bathroom Darkroom Project Residency: work in progress exhibition, Chorlton, Manchester
2017 – Open Houses at Saltaire Arts Trail
2016 – ‘Arctic Bazaar’: Art Hostel Leeds
2016 – ‘100lpm FOTO’: Värmlands Museum, Sweden
2016 – ‘Northern Light’ exhibition: SIA Gallery, Sheffield Institute of Arts
2016 – Open Houses at Saltaire Arts Trail weekend
2016 – ‘Dopamine’: Leeds City Museum
2015 – ‘Completion Date’: with HOARD collective at the Corn Exchange, Leeds
2015 – ‘Human Nature’ collective show at Leeds Gallery
2014 – ‘Towards an Archaeology of the Artist’s Mind’ with HOARD in South Leeds
2014 – Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition at St Mary’s Church, York
2013 – ‘Skogen i våra hjärtan’ at Heidruns Bok-Bildkafé, Torsby, Sweden
2013 – ‘New Beginnings’ at The Studio Gallery, Dacre Banks

2014 – Aesthetica Art Prize – long-listed. Featured in their Art Prize Anthology: 100 artists to watch, 2014
2013 – Vantage Art Prize, Leeds – first prize (joint)
2012 – Dean’s Award for Innovation in Design. Harrogate School of Art and Design

Grants / Funding Awarded:
2014 – Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – for Possibilities of Chance exhibition, Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds.
2014 – Leeds Inspired, Small Grant – for The Boar, the Dolphin and the Whale: Mythical Rothwell project

2017 – The Photographic Artists Review interview:
2015 – Yorkshire Art Journal Vol.III ‘Afterglow’ issue published photographs from Metamorphosis, Series II
2015 – Aesthetica Magazine interview: 

2013 Departure Foundation, London. Cross-discipline collaborative residency with two other artists.

Public Collections:
Sunne Kommun/Council’s public art collection, Sweden

2014/5 Mythical Rothwell Public art commission, Leeds Council
2012 Cover photograph Dragonfly Tattoo, Songs of Love and Murder – EP

Artist talks / papers:
2016 – Paper presented at the Northern Light conference, Sheffield Hallam University, July 2016
– ‘A dialectical approach to the sublime and the critical: waking from the dream of the Scandinavian romantic concept of landscape through verfremdung techniques’
2016 – ‘Tales from the Forest Revisited’ at the Photography Show, NEC centre, Birmingham
2016 – ‘On the making of Mythical Rothwell’ at The Guild, Woodlesford / Rothwell
2015 – Red Eye Network’s Hothouse Day at Impressions Gallery, Bradford
2014 – ‘On the making of Metamorphosis’ talk at Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds
2012 – Artist talk to the Friends of the Washburn Society, Washburn Heritage Centre, Harrogate, UK

Professional Development:
2013-5 – Pavilion mentoring programme, funded by Skills Funding Agency & European Social Fund