Linda Parr

MA MDP

CV

Qualifications

  • Educated at North London Collegiate School
  • MB BS St Mary’s Hospital Medical School 1974
  • MRCOG by examination 1980
  • Fellow Royal College Obstetricians & Gynaecologists by award 1995
  • FdA Applied Art & Design, Wiltshire College 2011
  • BA Creative Arts: Applied Art and Design, Bath Spa University 2013
  • MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking, with distinction, University of the West of England
  • Meir Agassi Book Art Prize 2017

2009 – 2015

  • Participated in ‘One and Other’, Anthony Gormley, Fourth Plinth, August 2009
  • R K Burt, ‘Paperworks’, London, 2010
  • Silk Mill, ‘Body Matters’, Frome, 2010
  • FdA Show, ‘Off The Wall’, Rook Lane Chapel, Frome, 2011
  • Studio assistant & gallery work with Martin Creed at Hauser & Wirth, Savile Row, London,
    prior to the opening of his exhibition “Mothers” in January 2011
  • School of Art & Design Degree Show, Creative Arts, Elements Art Space, Bath, 2012
  • Off the S{h}elf, Stockwell Studios, London, 2012
  • Say Something – An Impression of My 2012, SoapboxPress
  • Bath School of Art & Design Degree Show, Dartmouth Avenue, 2013
  • Nine months studio, fabrication & gallery work with Martin Creed
    for his two New York shows in 2013 and ‘What’s The Point of It’ at The Hayward Gallery in 2014

2015

  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘Shine On’, contributor
  • ‘Cracker’, collaborative project at Artists Book Club (ABC) at UWE

2016

  • turn the page Norwich, symposium attendance & book fair, for ABC UWE
  • United Artists for World Book Night ‘Serena Joy’, contributor & Halifax workshop
  • Arnolfini UWE Annual Miniature Print exhibition
  • Adana CPD workshop, UWE summerschool
  • Cover design for Blue Notebook Vol. 11 No. 1
  • Residency – Studio Guiglio Inaugural Screenprinting, Siena

2017

  • Degree Show, Bower Ashton, UWE, & InDesign degree show leaflet 2017
  • Pilgrim Passport selected for ‘Redesigning the Medieval Book’ exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries
  • Paper Structures course attended during year at Spike Island, with exhibition at Centrespace, Bristol
  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘BookIshNess’, contributor and travelling investigator
  • BABE (Bristol Artists Book Event) Arnolfini, with ABC
  • Poster presentation at the first UWE Student Conference, Can Sophie Take Care of Herself?
  • Liverpool Book Art Fair
  • Room accepted for Museum of Lost Public Notices, Melbourne
  • books sold at Art Book Berlin
  • MA Professional Practice Residency, Ravenna
  • TopShed Residency, Norfolk

2018

  • Bound to Bristol. Pop-up exhibition by UWE curating students
  • The Tetley, Leeds, launch of AMBruno ‘Cover’ project
  • Berlin Art Book Fair MISS READ with AMBruno ‘Cover’
  • Liverpool Library Frankenstein, exhibition also transferred to Kirkby Gallery in Knowsley
  • ‘Redesigning the Medieval Book’ exhibition and artists talk, Bower Aston Library at UWE
  • United Artists for World Book Night ‘Found on the Isthmus’ exhibition UWE Bower Ashton Library
  • Asheville Bookworks, North Carolina, USA ‘It’s Alive!’ Frankenstein 200 Exhibition Miserable Apparition
  • Artist in Residence, Adana Masterclass Angie Butler summer school UWE
  • OFFSET book accepted by Rejectamenta
  • ‘Interruptions’ print exhibited in Municipal Gallery of Pireus

2019

  • BABE Bristol Artists Book Event
  • turn the page symposium attendance, Norwich
  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘Gwalia Gazette’, tour guide and staff reporter
  • TopShed Residency, Norfolk
  • Invitation to participate in ‘Posted/Unposted British Isles’ letterpress publishing project
  • Libros de Artista exhibition, Marie Curie, San Telmo Museum, Donostia, Spain

2020

  • New Modernist Editing workshop, Edinburgh
  • United Artists for World Book Night, librarian for ‘Should we have stayed at home and thought of here?’
  • ‘United in Isolation’ exhibition, letterpress response to a pandemic, Animales de Lorca, Valencia
  • General Scholarship awarded by Gladstone Library, to explore the use of colour in books
  • Postcards for Perec, project initiator

2021

  • United Artists for World Book Night, co-ordinator for ‘The Herbarium’.
  • Books and slideshow online for Bristol Artist Book Event
  • Postcards for Perec featured by invitation in Bulletin No. 78 of the Association Georges Perec
  • Postcards for Perec launch and exhibition Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol
  • Postcards for Perec exhibition Winchester School of Art
  • Proposal accepted for AMBruno ‘Volume’.

Work held in UWE Bower Ashton Library, Bath Spa University Sion Hill Library, Winchester School of Art Library, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Rare Book Collection of the State Library of Victoria, British Library, Chelsea College of Arts Library, & Tate Britain Library and Archive.

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