Emma Harding

  • Artopia London Emma Harding, Herons and Hoards at Pett, 2011, Ballpoint pen on paper, 66x53cm
  • Artopia London Emma Harding, Canon Grey (height 20cm), mixed construction from found ceramics
  • Artopia London Emma Harding, Red Admiral, 2013, biro on paper, 75x110cm
  • Artopia London Emma Harding, Estate II (46cm circ), mixed media on found dartboard
Emma Harding works across a range of media, including painting and drawing, film, screen writing and 3D objects. Her work plays on multi layering visuals and meaning and is strongly influenced by her communication design background.

Exhibitions

– 2013 Jewel-Like: York Theatre Royal.
Solo cabinet exhibition of small works.
– 2013 The Affordable Art Fair: Battersea, London. Exhibited with Liberty Gallery.
– 2012 ‘Free For All’: The Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent.
Group exhibition asking questions surrounding forms of decision making.
Kaleidoscope is part of the Kent County Council and supported by Arts Council England.
– 2012 The Affordable Art Fair: Bristol.
The Affordable Art Fair: Battersea. Both with Liberty Gallery
– 2011 Affordable Art Fair: Battersea, London.
Palace Art Fair: London. Both with Liberty Gallery
– 2011 The Affordable Art Fair: Bristol. Exhibited with Liberty Gallery.
– 2011 ‘Concretum’ Bermondsey Artists’ Group: Dilston Grove, London.
– 2011 RCA 20/21: Royal College of Art, London. Exhibited with Liberty Gallery.
– 2010 The Affordable Art Fair: Battersea, London. Exhibited with Liberty Gallery.
– 2010 ‘Small Pleasures’ Group Show: DegreeArt, Vyner Street, London.
– 2010 ‘Something For The Weekend’ Bermondsey Artists’ Group Show: The Biscuit Factory,
– 2010 ‘House Open’: Brighton Festival Selection Prize: The Regency Town House, Hove.
– 2010 ‘Kalos’: The Kaleidoscope Gallery – Sevenoaks, Kent.
Group exhibition exploring the place of ‘beauty’ in contemporary art.
Kaleidoscope is part of the Kent County Council and supported by Arts Council England.
– 2010 ‘Menagerie’: Tattooed Horses – The Shop Floor Project, Cumbria, England.
– 2009 Maidstone Contemporary Art, Craft & Design Exhibition, Kent.
– 2009 Brighton Art Fair: Brighton, East Sussex.
Mixed media paintings & objects.
– 2009 The Shop Floor Project: Cumbria, England.
Exhibition of Charity Shop Orphans.
Solo show: Paintings – Dragon International, Lancaster Gate, London.
– 2000 Group show: Cat Show. Paintings – The Surgery Gallery, Hoxton, London.
Solo show: Paintings – John Brown Gallery, Ladbroke Grove, London.
– 1998 Solo show: Paintings & Illustrations – Dragon International, Ladbroke Grove, London.
Group Show: Paintings – Dragon International, London.

Concise Filmography

– Synapse 2005 (3 min) Future Shorts Short Film Competition, shortlisted

– Make Ends Meet 2006 (1:30m) CobraVision Short Film Competition, shortlited
Uk television premier on ITV2, ITV3, ITV4
South London Short film Festival, Shortlisted
Hayward Gallery Surreal Shorts, Shortlisted

– Fan 2007 (2:23min) International Festival of Cinema & Tech. 2008, Washington, USA

– Inside Ted’s Outside Story 2007 (3min) doc. Channel 4 Microdoc website

– Not Winning Not Losing 2008 (25 min) doc. Trailer screened Cannesinavan, Cannes, France.

Art Education

– 1999 M A Visual Communication Design (Illustration), Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London.
– 1998 P G C E, Art & Design Secondary Education, University of Reading.
– 1992 Postgraduate Diploma Illustration, Central Saint Martins, London.
– 1990 HND Design (Illustration), Anglia Higher Education College, Cambridge

Teaching

– 1999-2007 University College for the Creative Arts Farnham: Foundation Diploma Design.
– 2000-2007 University College for the Creative Arts Farnham: B A Visual Communication Design.
– 2007 Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College: Foundation Diploma Design.
– 2007 The City Lit, London: Adult Education Summer School Children’s Book Illustration.
– 2005 The City Lit, London: Adult Education Foundation Graphics / Illustration.