Registered Charity 246199 - Established 1952​

SALLY BUCHANAN
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ARTIST STATEMENT AND CV

 

Sally is a Multimedia Artist and lives in Cricklewood, North West London. She graduated from Byam Shaw at Central St Martins in 2007.  Her work combines conceptual principles with meticulous craft and a dash of wit to make installations, sculptures and land art. Working in whatever media suits the project her artworks reflects a deep respect and commitment to the finished piece. Site-specific projects mirror intuitive responses to the unique atmosphere of individual spaces. Her interests include Jungian thought, Art and Awareness, "The Conscious Creation", The Environment, Neuro-psychology, Cosmology and Art as Medicine. 

 

Artists Residencies:

March 2013 Artist in Residence and collaborator with the Architect and curator Marcella Leone for the interactive cross-arts project 

“What would you do in this ____?” on 1st Floor of Electric House, Willesden Green.
May - June 2013  Electric House, Willesden Green Stitched Offices installation extension

August 2013 ‘The Coming Soon Club’ Installation Stables-in-Exile, Wembley Hill Rd
March - April 2014  BAR Gallery, Queens Parade Encounter Ink Installation 
February - July 2016 The Freespace Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre 2 Bartholomew Road, London NW52BX

 

Solo Shows:

July -  August 2010 “Branch Outing”, Stables Gallery, Gladstone Park, London NW10
June 2013 Stitched Offices -Electric House, limited public viewing on 28th June 2014
February - April 2014 Encounter Ink Installation - BAR Gallery Willesden Green.
June - July 2016 coming “Down to Earth” at The Freespace Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre, London NW52BX

 

Group Shows:

April - May 2006 The Little Venice Drawing Group at Club Maritimo, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria Spain

November 2007 Climate of Change, collaborative installation with Rachel Knight, Union St, Southwark
November 2011 - November 2015 Various Exhibitions with BAR Gallery Willesden Library and Queens Parade NW10
September 2012 Diamond Decades, High hats- site specific installation Nunhead Chapel SE13
November 2012 Won der L.A.N.D.  Stoke Newington Library
December 2012 Mix & Match Art Show, Stables in Exile, Electric House Community Arts Hub, NW10
March 2013 Many Paths, Stables in Exile, Electric House, 297 Willesden Lane
March 2013 'What would you do in this_____?' Collaboration with Marcella Leone, Electric House, Willesden Lane
May 2013 Magnificent 7 Heavenly Virtues- Chastity , Nunhead Cemetery Mausoleum. SE1
May 2013 Explorations, interactive art show for BAR at Electric House, Willesden (Artist and Curator.)
August 2013 'The Coming Soon Club' Installation, Stables-in-Exile, Summer Show, Wembley Hill Rd
September 2013 6x6 Artisan Gallery, Harlesden Lane
December 2013 Without Boundaries, Free Painters & Sculptors Open, Menier Gallery, Southwark 
June - July 2014 Art-itecture Programme - collaboration with Marcella Leone, Artist’s talk 21st June, Queens Parade, Willesden 
September 2014 - January 2015 “The First Stairwell" Installation for Suspended Bodies at The Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre,

 followed by collaboration with 'Imaginary Friends'
December 2014 Free Painters and Sculptors Winter Open, Menier Gallery, Southwark
March 2015 FPS UNFIXED @ The Espacio Gallery, Shoreditch High St (Artist and Curator)
June 2015 - to present. The White Hole shortlisted for the Premio Combat Prize & now permanently displayed at The Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno, Italy
July - Dec 2015 “Be gentle with destiny” and "The Stitched Offices" installed at St Catherines Church, Neasden
December 2015 FPS Open, Menier Gallery, Southwark 
May 2016 FPS Spring 16 Fitzrovia Gallery (Curation)

 

Land Art and other briefs:

October 2008 – on going, The British Isles, low relief sculpture, reclaimed roof tiles installation 5m x 4m on grass, time-lapse camera documentation.

October 2010 – February 2013 Cut 1, Gladstone Park Meadow, 27m x 37m cut grass relief installation created and maintained with a domestic lawn mower.

October 2012, - Brent Fairtrade commemorative plaque, Hazel Road Open Space, Kensal Rise, Harrow Road, this is a 1.85 metre diameter installation of 1200 recycled bottle tops (collected over 9 years) embedded in 120kg of resin.

Arabian Nights large embroidery poster facsimile for the 2012 Christmas production of The Arabian Nights at the Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn.

On 2nd and 3rd October 2013 the parent installation “Stitched Offices” was removed as 6 sections of partition wall from Electric House before the building was handed over to contractors for demolition; this entire work has undergone restoration and conservation and is now awaiting reinstallation in its entirety.