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Visual Artist/Educator

Glasgow/West Midlands

Coral Brookes

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Coral Brookes (b.1995, Shropshire) is an artist and educator based between Glasgow and the West Midlands. Using 2D and 3D forms, the work playfully explores real and imagined landscapes. Imagination, the wonkiness of memory, misbehaviour of objects and reimagined representation of places is an important part of the work which most recently uses materials such as clay, plaster, plasticine, watercolours, found materials and mesh.
Recent exhibitions include Plume at Crownpoint Studios, Glasgow (2023), Winter Show,16
Nicholson Street, Glasgow (2022), Strange Milk, Saint Laurent de la Cabrerisse, France
(2022) Supple Octopus, The Tub, London (2022), Bladderwrack, Glasgow (2022),
The Open, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2021) and Prestwick, New Glasgow Society (2021). Brookes studied at Open School East (2018) and graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with a BA Fine Art & History of Art (2017) She pursued a residency at Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire (2019) and High House Gormley Residency, Norfolk (2018). Coral Brookes is currently a lecturer in Fine Art at City of Glasgow College. She also delivers teaching programmes across galleries, schools, colleges, universities and organisations across the UK. She has a particular interest in building multi disciplinary, playful and experimental curriculums to encourage agency and access for diverse groups of children, young people and adults alike across different communities.

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