Biography - Caro Halford

 

Contact

Caro Halford

caro@carohalford.com
enquiries@millstreetetchingstudio.co.uk

Caro’s profile can be found on UNFRAME

 

Lecturing

2019 - Date

Art and Design Lecturer, Richmond Upon Thames College, Richmond, Surrey
UCA Creative Workshop Tutor, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Surrey
Assistant Print Tutor, Mill Street Etching Studio and Putney School of Art, Putney, London
Foundation Lecturer, Arts and Business College, Bloomsbury, London,

2019

Kingston College, Kingston – Lecturer in BTEC Diploma in Art
and Design and Foundation Diploma

2017 - 2019

Camberwell College of Arts, London – Lecturer in Drawing
and Conceptual Practice/Sculpture pathway on Foundation Diploma

2018 - 2019

Bath Spa University, Bath – Visiting Lecturer for BA Fine Art and one to one Critiques.
Winchester School of Art, Winchester – Visiting Lecturer for BA Fine Art final year mid-term critiques/Fine Art Interim Review

2015

Camberwell College of Arts, London – Visiting Lecturer for BA
Painting final year Critiques

 

Talks

1 April 2022

Thinking methodologically: Creative Arts practice and academic research, 2 - 4 pm, University of Bristol, St James Priory,
1 Whitson Street, Bristol BS1 3NZ

4 March 2020

Coming out of the shadow - Equality in Contemporary Art,
6.30 - 8 pm, Unframe & Fora, Fora Great Eastern Street,
21-33 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EJ

12 September 2019

‘I have a Meeting with Mary Moser!’ At Pow! Interdisciplinary Collisions, Making Public, Graduate Show, MRes Fine Art and Humanities,
The Courtyard Gallery, Royal College of Art

 

Teaching

2017 - 2018

Tower House School, London -  “Able Arts” Tuition for year 6 to year 8 to develop their work towards Art or Art Combined Scholarships and Art Awards.
This included drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics. Also advice on submission of portfolios and interviews for Art Scholarships.

 

Mentoring

2022 - 2023

Goldsmiths Mentor,
Goldsmiths’ Mentoring Scheme, GOLD AWARD STREAM,
Goldsmiths, University of London.

2021 - 2022

Goldsmiths Mentor,
Goldsmiths’ Mentoring Scheme, BAME STREAM,
Goldsmiths, University of London.

 

Education

2021 - 2022

DFA Doctorate in Fine Art, UEL, University of East London, London UK

2017 - 2019

MRes Fine Art and Humanities Pathway, Royal College of Art, London UK

 

PGCE, Post Compulsory Sector, UCL, Institute of Education, London UK

2012 - 2016

MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London UK

2009 - 2011

MA in Art and Space at Kingston University, London UK

1995 - 1997

BA in Design: Interior at Chelsea College of Arts - UAL UK

1987 - 1989

B/Tec Design/Display, Hereford College of Arts, Hereford UK

 

Forthcoming Solo Exhibitions

2023

Alter Egos of Angelica Kauffman, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk,
25 July to 2nd September 2023

 

Recent Exhibitions

2023

The Alter Egos of AK and MM, The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, Suffolk, 
25th July to 26th August 2023/PV 29th July 2023

2022

Visionary Miniatures, Angelica and I 2020, Visionary British Museum,
2 December 2022 to 31 January 2023
‘I have a Meeting with Mary Moser outside the British Museum!’ At Love, Visionary Brit Museum, 3pm, on 12 February 2022

2021

The Shock of the Lock showing at Aldeburgh Beach Lookout & Art House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, 12 April to 5 September 2021

 

Curated Projects

2019

New Bourne 2019 – An on-going art exhibition exploring new beginnings for female artists within two barns in Suffolk

2018

Foundations 2018 - A Clean Edit, Peckham Pelican,

2016

Co-curator of ‘Mothership’ exhibition exploring themes of mother artists. Project management, art technician duties, fund raising, drinks sponsorship, marketing of exhibition incl. screen print of tote bags, employment of invigilators and organizing an Artist Talk.

 

Group Exhibitions/Performances/Residences

2022

'Are you enjoying the attention now Mary?'
on 27 November 2022 and 4 December 2022, 42 Sutherland Avenue and ASC Open Studios, Kingston Upon Thames, London
'Are you enjoying the attention now Mary?'
on 23 June 2022, DFA Showcase 2022, University of East London, London E16 2RD

2021

‘I have a Meeting with Mary Moser!’ On 11 November and 5 December 2021 at Julie’s Bob 11.11.21 - 05.12.21 Terrace,
The William the Fourth, London E10

2020

Alive in Isolation -The Aldeburgh Beach and Lookout, Suffolk

2019

‘Making Public’ Graduate Show, MRes Fine Art and Humanities showing ‘Angelica and I’, ‘Dabber and I’, ‘I have a Meeting with Mary Moser!’ and ‘Mary Moser’s Friends'

‘If you have got that feeling’ 2015 showing at ALIVE IN THE
UNIVERSE, Venice Biennale

‘I have at Meeting with Mary Moser!’, Interim show, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, March 2019

‘Angelica and I’ at the WIP show, Royal College of Art
January 2019 and at Tate Britain, October 2018

2018

‘A Day in the Life of a 1950’s Housewife’ 2018 at WIMMIN

‘Please take me’ 2016, is showing online at The London Open 2018 applicants, Whitechapel

‘Who is this Disobedient?’ 2016, at the Fora Space, Clerkenwell, London

‘If you have got that feeling’ 2015, screening at the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout for ALIVE in the UNIVERSE, June and Aldeburgh Carnival August 2018

2017

Film screening of ‘Wendy’, Exovision 2017, Pasto, Narino, Colombia August 2017

Members Summer Exhibition, London Print Studio, London
‘Life of a 1950’s Housewife’, Zone offices organized by Arterial ‘Mothership’, Bruton Art Factory, Somerset UK

2016

‘Mothership’, The Sawmills, Wandsworth, London

Clifford Chance’s Postgraduate Printmaking in London 2016,
Goldsmiths MFA Final Degree Show 2016, Goldsmiths, University of London

Untitled BCN_8th Birthday ON PAPER, Festes de Gracia, Spain

2015

Performance of ‘I keep Losing Balance’, Maverick Expo,

Film screening of ‘If You Have Got That Feeling’, The Big Screen at Latitude Music Festival, Suffolk,

2014

Artist Residency at The Aldeburgh Beach and Lookout, Aldeburgh Beach, Suffolk, UK

2013

Members Summer Exhibition, London Print Studio, London

Performance of ‘Life of a 1950’s Housewife’ Sluice Art Fair, Bermondsey, London

Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London

2012

Summer Exhibition 2012, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Alas Summer Residency Exhibition 2012, London

Bad Behaviour’, Brixton East Gallery, London
‘LDN/BCN’, Barcelona, Spain

2011

Thank you and Goodbye’ MA Show, Kingston University/The Old Truman Brewery, London

‘Inspired by Circus’, The CRAFTCO Gallery, Southwold, Suffolk

2010

SCG Open Contemporary Print Fair 2010, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury

Film screening of ‘Bangkok’, MA and Postgraduate Contemporary Art Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset, 2009, UK

2009

Film screening of ‘Bangkok’ shown at ‘Fluxion’, Toilet Gallery, Kingston UK

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