CV

Alicia Tsigarides
b. 1988, UK. Lives and works in London

Upcoming

The Ultimate Journey
SUGARHOUSE STUDIOS, 19 COLLETT ROAD SE16 4DJ
Drinks opening: FRIDAY 22ND MARCH, 6.30 – 8.30PM
(Alicia will perform a reading at 7.30PM)
By Appointment: SATURDAY 23RD MARCH, 11AM – 5PM
(Alicia will perform readings at 2 and 4pm)

Education
2014-2016 MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London (Dissertation awarded a Distinction)
2007-2011 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham (1st Class)
2006-2007 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham (Distinction)

Selected Exhibitions:
2019 The Ultimate Journey, Sugarhouse Studios
2019 Owner of a Lonely Heart, Galerie l’inlassable, Paris
2017 Creekside Open 2017 – selected by Jordan Baseman
2016 Clearview Presents, Clearview Ltd, London
2016  Show RCA, Royal College of Art, London
2016  Sweat, Camden Arts Centre, London
2016  The Kiss, Blyth Gallery, London
2015  Darkness & Obliteration: Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
2015  RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London & Dubai
2015  WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London
2014  RCA & Edinburgh College of Art, StudioRCA, London
2012  Gallery 333, Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre
2012  Hijack, Stapleton Road Tavern, Bristol
2011  Exeter Contemporary Open 2011, Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre
2011  Situated Encounters, The Bargehouse, London
2011  Fine Art Degree Show, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
2010  Space Cadets, Blyth Gallery, London
2010  Prominence, Farnham Library Gardens
2010  2010 Vision, James Hockey and Foyer Galleries, Farnham
2010  Little and Often, 242 Gallery, London
2009  Workshop of Hereafter: diagrams, models and prototypes, Blyth Gallery, London

Grants/ Awards:
2017-18 PEER FORUM opportunity at Camden Arts Centre, awarded by Artquest. Alicia Tsigarides (lead artist), Leah Carless, Katharine Fry, Rebecca Jagoe, Olivia Brazier, Annie Attridge, Lindsey Mendick, Alicia Reyes McNamara, Holly Hendry, Mindy Lee and Tenant of Culture. Read more about the groups activity on our blog here. 
2016 Commendation awarded by West Dean Selection Committee, West Dean Tapestry Open Call
2011 Exeter Contemporary Open, Additional Award winner
2007 UCreative Scholarship, UCA Farnham

Residencies: 
2018-19 Artist in Residence, Collective Matter, London
2015 Artist in Residence, Cité internationale des Arts, Paris
2014 Artist in Residence, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire
2014 Artist in Residence, Hayles & Howe Ltd, Devon

Talks:
2014 Alicia Tsigarides: Scagliola Project, Artist Talk, Exeter Phoenix

Experience:
2018 Clay workshop, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College
2016 Visiting tutor, Goldsmiths, London
2016 Visiting tutor and workshops, Westminster, London
2015 ClayClub workshops, RCA collective, London
2014 Visiting tutor, UCA, Farnham
2010 Internship, Jerwood Space, London

Selected Texts:
2016 Brief Encounters with Sculpture: 2 Notre-Dame de Paris (Our Lady of Paris), Syrup, Issue 1, London, UK.