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Eleanor McLean is a multidisciplinary artist currently based in London. She is a Fine Art graduate from UCA Farnham and current MA Sculpture student at RCA.

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b.1997

💌 mclean.eleanor8@gmail.com
Instagram – eleanormcleanstudio
Wesbite – http://www.eleanormclean.com

Education
2020 – 2022. MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London.
2017 – 2020. BA Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham – (1st class honours)
2016 – 17. UCL Art and Design Foundation Diploma, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham.

Solo Exhibitions
August 5th – 12th 2020 ~ ‘Patio Project’, cur. Georgia Stephenson, London.

Group Exhibitions
July 2021 ~ What do we know (anyway?) Bloc Projects, Sheffield, cur. JJ Chan
June 2021 ~ First Impressions, SafeHouse 2, Maverick projects, London.
January 2021 ~ RCA WIP show [online].
June 2020 ~ UCA degree show [online].
Dec 2019 ~ Film screening, Motion Sickness project space, Cambridge.
July 2019 ~ ‘LS Art show’, Laurel S, Richmond, London
May 2019 ~ ‘No Fit State’, Asylum Maverick projects, London
March 2019 ~ ‘Domestic Disharmony’, Unify project space, Farnham
Dec 2018 ~ ‘Guest and Host = Ghost’, Linear Gallery, Farnham
Oct 2018 ~ ‘Dissent’, Linear Gallery, UCA Farnham
Oct 2018 ~ ‘Cut and Shut’, Art Space Portsmouth
April 2018 ~ ‘When Our Lips Speak Together’, cur. Josephine Rock, James Hockey Gallery, Farnham

Work Experience
Temporary assistant Curator at Ugly Duck, Bermondsey London.
[Assisting curate current and upcoming show working with artists and curators, and doing office administration.]
Temporary artist studio assistant at Space Studios for Lindsey Mendick

Commissions
Nov 2018 ~ ‘Poppy Appeal’ public art banner for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Society and permanent collection of Farnham Council offices

Curatorial Projects
2018 – 2020 ~ Black Box project space team member, UCA Farnham.
[A student run exhibition space where we receive submissions and curate shows, hold fundraisers and arrange artist talks.]
2019 ‘Domestic Disharmony, Unify Project space, Farnham

Press / Publications
(2021) Screening Sculptures, Dreams of Flying, Ladies Drawing club. June 2021 [https://ladiesdrawingclub.com/eleanor-mclean/]
(2021) Proxyerotics, ARC Magazine, June 2021 [https://arcmagazine.org/2021/stretch-dispersed-bodies.html]
(2021) RCA WiP Show, January 2021. [https://wip.rca.ac.uk/students/eleanor-mclean]
(2020) UCA online degree show, 23rd June 2020. [https://gradshows.uca.ac.uk/showcase/eleanor-mclean-fine-art/]
(2020) Gravy Zine, May 2020. [https://indd.adobe.com/view/6493dc9b-faf8-46fa-a313-e9c7e2f30f4a]
(2020) ‘Penny Thoughts issue 33′, Snitches Publishes, March 2020.
(2019) ‘Unveiling of poppy painting’ Farnham Council, 2nd August 2019. [https://www.farnham.gov.uk/2019/08/poppy-remembrance-painting-unveiled]
(2018) ‘Eleanor’s artwork can help us all remember’ Alton Herald newspaper, 21st November 2018.
(2018) ‘Fine Art student presents interactive design’ UCA Farnham newsletter, 25th October 2018.

Collections
Permanent collection: Farnham council offices.