ALEXANDRA HARLEY
Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors
Free painters and Sculptors Society

EDUCATION
St Martins School of Art, Advanced Course
Wimbledon School of Art BA Honours

PRIZES & AWARDS

2016 Brian Mercer bronze casting fellowship, Pietrasanta, Italy

2016 The Tassis Foundry Prize2016 Brian Mercer bronze casting fellowship, Pietrasanta, Italy

2012 and 2013 East West Exhibition Sculpture Prize
2012-2014 and 2016-2017 AA2A Award, Chelmsford College
2013 Vermont Studio Center Award
2014 EWAAC Residency, Kyoto

CURRENT & FORTHCOMING

It has proved to be a very busy start to the year-:

For one day only, as part of the Chinese new year  celebrations I am taking part in 'Embracing the Underdog', Q Park, Gerrard St, London. Sunday 18th February 2018. Thanks to the London Group 

Duo with Asayo Kawase, at the Posk Gallery Hammersmith London. 25th February- 2nd March 2018

Testing 123, 5th -13th May 2018. Unit 3. London E3

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 'Free' at the Clerkenwell Gallery, London 

2017 ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries London 

The London Group Open (part 2) Cello Factory, Waterloo, 

Anguilla stone carving commission, December 2017, a celebration of 50 years of independence. This has been postponed indefinitely due to the devastating hurricane. My thoughts are with all those who have been affected

AA2A award: artist in residence at Chelmsford College, Essex until July 2017
Brancaster Chronicles, recorded studio discussions, UK wide venues
Holborn Old Library, London, 

2017 Summer Exhibition Felix and Spear Gallery, Ealing, London

2017 East West Artlink Posk Gallery Hammersmith, London

2017 Heritage Gallery, Greenwich, London, the Brancaster exhibition 

2016 Athens Art Fair, Greece, with the Tassis Foundry

2016 Brian Mercer bronze casting Fellowship exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
2016 Transition, at the Stone Space, Leytonstone, London E11
2015 Creekside Open (selected by Lisa Milroy), APT Gallery, London
2015 London Group Open, part 1, Cello Factory
2015 and 2014 Brancaster Chronicles, invited artist discussion forum
2014 Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2014 Naked, Free Painters and Sculptors Open exhibition, Menier Gallery, London
2014 Hachinosu Gallery and Jarfo Gallery, Kyoto
2014 The POSK show, 4 artists at the Polish Centre Gallery, Hammersmith, London
2012/13 East West Award exhibition, La Galleria, London
2012 Then and Now 60th anniversary show of the Free Painters and Sculptors Society
2012 Taiwan touring exhibition of wood sculpture. Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Miaoli County, Huanshan Creative Park Taipei
2012 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2012 Bath Society Open, Victoria Gallery, Bath

2011 Cork Street Open Exhibition
2010 Naked Royal British Society Sculptors
2008 Deptford X Frameworks Gallery Deptford
2007 St Martins Show, Poussin Gallery, London
2004 Selected exhibition Royal British Society of Sculptors
2002 Andy Goldsworthy and Alexandra Harley Gables Yard Gallery, Norfolk
2000, 2001, 2002 Broomhill Sculpture Park, Barnstaple, Devon
1999 Bankside Browsers Tate Gallery London

COMMISSIONS AND PUBLIC SCULPTURES

2015 First Anguilla Sculpture Symposium November
2014 Contemporary Art Institute, Massachusetts, stone symposium
2010 UK artist to Andres Institute of Art, stone symposium
2009 Chinbrook Gardens Peace Pole dedicated to Archbishop Desmond Tutu (BBC report, with video; Alexandra Harley writes about this commission)
2004 International wood symposium, Horb, Germany

PUBLICATIONS
2015 Drawing included in The Artist handbook, by Kate Wilson (Thames and Hudson)
1998 Sculpture illustrated in sculpture by Jane Hill, (Hodder and Stoughton)
2005 Sculpture illustrated in Grand Designs 2006 Tim Scott: catalogue essay for Poussin Gallery