SILVIA CHAMPION

Mag. Silvia Champion CV

Tel.: +43 677 6196 3883
Email: silvia.champion@gmail.com
www.silvia-champion.co.uk

Born in Austria

Education (relevant)

2014
MA Fine Art (Distinction), Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2004
BA (hons) Art/Sculpture (First Class), Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2002
Foundation+1st year BA Fine Art/Sculpture (with Univ. Prof. Mag.art. Mag.phil. Renate Herter), University of Art and Design, Linz, Austria

2000
Sculpture and Painting, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

2000
Magistra of Philosophy [Mag. Phil.] in Spanish and English Literature and Linguistics, Vienna University, Austria; Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria; Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA.

Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2015
- home, Red Gallery, Hull, UK

2014
- my little bit of austria [phase I], two weeks residency as part of an ongoing project on a piece of land in Gallneukirchen by Linz, Austria

2013
- grain, Grain Warehouse, Victoria Quays, Sheffield, UK

2010
- waiting, The Moor, Sheffield, UK

2003
- eight rooms with a view, Eight different locations in Sheffield, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

2016
-my little bit of austria [phase III], a Plan. After planning a house in a gallery in phase II, I am now working with my family and an architect to translate the plans into technical/architectural language. Several locations, Austria
- ghosts from home, as part of Bloc Assembly: Studios Showcase, Bloc Studios, Sheffield, UK

2015
- what makes a foreigner sound foreign, ongoing performance and book with the same title (part of the collection 'The Editions') as part of Artists' Book Fair, Central Library, Liverpool, UK (planned in July)
- Participatory performance around the topic of home as part of Open Platform that is part of Do It Anyway Festival 2015, Access Space Network Ltd, Sheffield, UK
- what makes a foreigner sound foreign, two days ongoing performance and book with the same title (part of the collection 'The Editions') as part of International Artists' Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds, UK

2014
- book on the fly, as part of Art:Language:Location and Festival of Ideas, Waterstones and Sidgwick Site, Cambridge, UK
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home as part of WROUGHT: one to one performance festival, The Hide, Sheffield, UK
- landlocked as part of the exhibition Stone & Water, The Pump Room, The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath, UK
- a little bit of austria [phase II], S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
- book on the fly, performance at the 17th International Contemporary Artist Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds, UK

2013
- shapes, Banks Street Arts, Sheffield, UK
- various book works, 16th International Contemporary Artist Book Fair, Leeds Book, Leeds University, UK
- Contemporary Construction, CADS (Contemporary Arts Development Space), Sheffield, UK

2012
- 12x12x12, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, UK
- networking, Edinburgh University Gallery, UK
- one hour art, AGC Gallery, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2011
- castle market residency, Castle Market, Sheffield, UK

2010
- m a m a, Infant School, Art&Architecture Trail, Wirksworth, UK

2009
- precious, Moot Hall, Art&Architecture Trail Wirksworth, UK

2006
- meeting a city, Gallery 5020, Salzburg, Austria
- deconstructing-reconstructing III, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK

2005
- urban decay, Matilda Works, Fringe Festival to Art Sheffield 2005, Sheffield, UK
- deconstructing–reconstructing I, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

2004
- one square foot / deconstructing-reconstructing II, Mile End Park, London, UK
- deconstructing-reconstructing I, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
- triptych, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, UK

2003
- linz-sheffield, Main Gallery, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2002
- Best Off / tea-bar, Gallery Paradigma, Linz, Austria
- In 37 Raeumen, (mein Beitrag 'tea room'), Am Graben 2, Linz, Austria
- Die Kleinplastik in Oberösterreich (Small Plastics in Upper Austria), Nordico Museum, Linz, Austria

2000
- Exhibition of Summer Works, Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA

Commissions

2005
3D Poem, private, Sheffield, UK
Every New Language A New World / showcase, for Birkdale School, Sheffield, UK
Word Ball 1, for the Articulate Collection, Bristol, UK
Word Ball 2, for Brampton Cortonwood Infants School, Rotherham, UK

2003
Tea-Shirts, Rotherham General Hospital, Rotherham, UK

Workshops

2013
Soap Carving, Grain Warehouse, Sheffield, UK
Soap Carving, St. Oswald Scouts, Sheffield, UK

2011
Mask Making, Holt House Infant School, Sheffield, UK

2005
Multimedia and Sound, Brampton Cortonwood Infants School, Rotherham, UK
Flag making, Birkdale Senior School, Sheffield, UK

2003
Tea Ceremony, Reignhead Primary School, Beighton, UK

Achievements

2014-2015
AA2A Artists Access into Colleges, seven month residency at Sheffield College Design & Visual Arts at Hillsborough, UK

2013
Arts Council England, Grant for the Arts, UK

2006
Arts Council England, Grant for exchange project and group exhibition in Salzburg, Austria

2005
Grant for website, business Link South Yorkshire, UK

Professional Development + Memberships

2010
Training and Placement for a gallery tour guide during Art Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

2005
Training artists working with(in) communities, Yorkshire Artspace (YAS), Sheffield, UK
Training artists in Schools, YAS, Sheffield, UK
Training artists in professional Development, YAS, Sheffield, UK
Workshop 'Quiet Times' with Reckless Sleepers, Summer Shift, Centre for Performance Research (CPR), Aberystwyth, Wales
Workshop 'A Live Art Experiment' with Silke Mansholt, CPR, Llandrindod ,Wales

Member of Bank Street Arts /Sheffield, UK since 2013
Member of CPR (Centre for Performance Research), Aberystwyth, UK since 2005 Studio holder at S1 Art Space/Sheffield/UK from 2002- 2005/currently Associate Member

Several years of teaching experience teaching modern languages in schools and colleges between 1998 – 2016

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