Christopher DJ Corish

Relevant Education

2019- Current MA Art Gallery & Museum Studies, University of Leeds

2016-19 BA Honors Fine Art (2/1), Aberystwyth University

  • Studied a variety of disciplines including Darkroom Photography and Painting. Choosing to specialise in Painting creating a serious of historically inspired work based from the Old College Aberystwyth
  • As well as studying modules in related areas such as Art History, Curation, Creative Arts and professional practice.

Exhibitions 

2019 ‘The Senedd’ (National Assembly for Wales building), Cardiff Bay, as part of Ceredigion ‘Off Limits’/Unloved Heritage display at the ‘Youth Voice’ conference. 

2019 Open Day Showcase, Aberystwyth School of Art 

2019 Trinity Art Awards,Trinity School, Croydon, London 

2019 Undergraduate Degree ShowAberystwyth School of Art, Aberystwyth University

2018 ‘St Fagans, National Museum of History’ , (Museum of Wales) near Cardiffas part of Ceredigion ‘Off Limits’/Unloved Heritage display at the ‘Youth Voice’ conference. 

2018 Wrexham OpenTŷ Pawb and Un-de-gun galleries Wrexham, North Wales

2018 Trinity Art Awards, Trinity School – Croydon, London.

2018 ‘The Takeover’ Group Creative Arts Intervention Show  Aberystwyth Art Centre.

2016 Solo Art & Photography Exhibition Sacred Heart Church – Caterham, Surrey.

2016 Trinity Art Awards, Trinity School – Croydon, London (winning category).

2015 Sutton Schools Exhibition Sutton library , Sutton, London.

Commissions & Collections

2015-18 Various paintings and photography works in private collections.

2015 ‘Obscured Cider Can’The John Fisher School, London

2016 ‘Aerial London’, Sir David Lane Building,The John Fisher School, London

2016 ‘Looking Though Trees’ Private Photography Commission

2018 ‘Crowned Hummingbird’ Commercial Painting Commission

2018 ‘Penbryn, Aberystwyth University Private Painting Commission

Museum, Gallery & Curation Experience

2019 Member of Curation panel for Classical/Romantic exhibition, The School of Art Museum and Galleries, Aberystwyth University

2017-2019 Gallery Attendant/ InvigilatorAberystwyth Art Centre.

2017-2019 Open Day Ambassador – Aberystwyth School of Art.

2018 Marshall, ‘Pages of the Sea’, nationwide memorial art event by Danny Boyle, to commemorate 100 years since Armistice. – Ynyslas, Ceredigion

2013 Work Placement – Westminster Cathedral, London 

2010-2015 Volunteer & Steward – East Surrey Museum.

Publications and Articles

2019 ‘Unloved Heritage – Discovering Wales’ Forgotten History Whilst Engaging the Next Generation’ – Blog Post, RCAHMW  (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales)

2019 ‘Unloved Heritage? — young people discover Wales’s forgotten history’, Magazine Article in ‘Heritage in walesCadw members magazine.

Awards 

2018 Heritage Angel Awards – Cerdigion Heritage Youth Panel of which I am a panel member  was highly commended for our work with a previously unrecorded upland Welsh farm and Lead mine ruin in collaboration with Welsh Mines Preservation Trust and Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

2016 Merit Award, Aberystwyth University 

2016 Category won at Trinity Art Awards, Croydon, London

Academic Symposiums & Conferences attended.

2019 ‘Youth Voice’ conference  ‘The Senedd’ (National Assembly for Wales building).

2018Celebrating Kyffin Williams’The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

2018 ‘6th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference’Aberystwyth University

2018 ‘Youth Voice’ conference, ‘St Fagans, National Museum of History’, – near Cardiff

2018 Museum Association – ‘Successful Selection Workshop’, Cardiff Story Museam.

Residencies

2017 Joya: AiR (Andalucía, Spain),

Other Relevant Experience

2017 – CCE (Continuing Certificate of Education) – Aberystwyth University ——- Figure to Landscape: the Interplay of Form.

2018 Panel Member on project looking at Off Limits Ceredigion’ Part of the Wales wide Unloved Heritage project involved with a organisations such as The Royal Commission for Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales’ who support Ceredigion and Cadw’ who lead national program.

2016-17 Academic Representative, Aberystwyth School of Art.

2017-18 President of ‘Aberystwyth Art Society’.

2017-18 Academic Representative, Aberystwyth School of Art.

2018-19 Re-elected President of ‘Aberystwyth Art Society’.

Y Hen Goleg – Aberystwyth – Old College, Manipulated Photograph 2019