Céline Siani Djiakoua, born in Nantes, France.

Graduated in Fine art BA in 2009 from Staffordshire University.

 

SOLO SHOWS

2019 Showcase, Near Now Studio, Broadway, Nottingham

2016 Deep Sea, Surface Gallery (Nottingham Castle Open - prize 2015)

2010 Eyes, Windows to the soul ,Longhouse Action Research Bursary, Longton

2007 Peoples, outdoor and indoor installation New Vic Theater, Newcastle under Lyne

2006 Untitled, Sciences Department, Staffordshire University

2005 Seashells to pray, Staffordshire University

 

PRIZES

2015  Double prize winner : New Art Exchange and Surface Gallery, Nottingham Castle Open

2009 Home, photographic competition

 

BURSARY

2009-10 Longhouse Action Research, Multistory, West Bromwich

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Lady Bay Arts festival, Nottingham

2015 Nottingham Castle Open

         Paint Sum Thin, Phlexx, Nottingham

         Nottingham Street Art Festival, Surface gallery, Nottingham

         Bunch of Five, Backlit, Nottingham

         SLATED, Thirtyfive Gamble street, Nottingham

         Lady Bay Arts Festival, Nottingham

2014 Caribbean Open, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

         The texture of archive, LCB Depot gallery, Leicester

2013 Creative consultation, Stuff of Life Festival, Nottingham

         OpenAir Gallery, London road Festival, Stoke -on-Trent

2011 Piercers and Scavengers, Backlit Studios, Nottingham

         Solo Art Solo Heart, Nottingham Contemporary

         Nottingham Refugee Week, Angel Row, Central Library, Nottingham

         With Myself in Mind, Crocus Gallery, Nottingham

2010 Common Ground, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

         BCCA, The Public, West Bromwich

2009 Pick N Mix, a collection of Woman photography, Burslem School of Art

          Interim, Staffordshire University

2008  Fringe, Conjunction08 Festival, Airspace Gallery and Staffordshire University

          Free Range, Brick Lane, London

          Performance, Burslem Arts and Crafts festival

          Straight from the Heart, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

2004 Beyond experience, beyond appearance, New Vic Theater, Newcastle under Lyne

          Behind the veils, Elective Gallery, Staffordshire University

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 Surface Gallery (Nottingham Castle Open prize 2015

2015 ACE Dance and Music Academy, Birmingham

2010 Self initiated and self funded residency, Longton

2006&2007 Holocaust Memorial Day, New Vic Theatre, Newcastle under Lyne

 

COMMISSIONS

2017 Draw the line, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2017 Lady Bay Arts festival, Nottingham

2011 What do you love ? Solo Art Solo Heart, Nottingham Contemporary

2010 Black Country Creative Advantage, Wolverhampton University and Longhouse

2010 What do you love ? Common Ground, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

2009 Rebirth, Art for Life, University Hospital of North Staffordshire

 

COLLABORATIVE WORKS

2018 The trespassing Goddess, City Arts Young Producers, Nottingham

2017 Light Night festival, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2015 Made in a Day, one day publication, Dizzy Ink, Nottingham

2010 DIY7, An artists guide to the Black Country,  West Bromwich

2009 Antifreeze, Manchester

2007 Rich and strange: altered books, Newport Central Library and Newport School of Art

 

PUBLICATIONS

2010 Black Country Creative Advantage, Wolverhampton University and Longhouse

2010 Common Ground, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

 

EDUCATION

2009 Degree in Fine Art, Staffordshire University

2001 Post degree Module in Psychology and Communication, Poitiers University, France

1997 Teaching Diploma, Poitiers University, France

1995 MA in Psychology and Psychoanalysis, Nantes University, France

 

TRAINING

2019 Introduction to Printmaking, Leicester Print Workshop

2019 Digital Artist Training and Development Course, Quad, Derby

© 2018 by Céline Siani Djiakoua

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