2019 LUCY JANE FRANK PURRINGTON.

ABOUT

Lucy Jane Frank Purrington is a Rhondda based photographer who's work focuses on mental health.

Accomplishments

Sherman 5 Legacy Assistance

At Sherman Theatre
Aug 2018 - May 2019

Photography Workshop Facilitator

With CCHA and Sherman 5

Nov 2018 - ongoing

Creative Intern
At Sherman Theatre with Arts & Business Cymru

Oct 2017 - July - 2018

First Class Honours Degree

Photographic Art - University of South Wales, Caerleon / Cardiff

Sept 2014 – July 2017

Artist In Residence

National Trust - Tredegar House, Newport

June 2016 – Aug 2016

2019

Residency
-Day residency with Bel Blue from Artist On A Bench at The Workers Gallery, Rhondda

Exhibitions

-Photographic print of Patrick Jones  in the Open Art Exhibition at The Workers Gallery, Ynyshir

-Solo exhibition of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at St Illtud's Church, Llantwit Major as part of their week long events for World Mental Health Day 2019 

-Group exhibition of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at Pallet at Porters, Cardiff

-Exhibited collaborative video piece at South Wales Creatives Against 5G, Cardiff

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at Lili Wen as part of RAFT Festival 

-Screening of music video 'Bel Blue - Hanging On' during Disability Arts Wales Scratch Night at Western Studio at Wales Millennium Centre

-Curation of work created by participants of the 'CCHA and Sherman 5 Photography Workshop' at Sherman Theatre

Publications

-Interviewed for BBC Radio Wales, All Things Considered about Self Portraits and mental health at St Illtud's Church, Llantwit Major

-Ffoton in conversation with Paul Cabuts (can be found here)

-Ffoton 'One Image' (can be found here)

-Design and curation of Sherman 5 Stories photo-book

Presentation Evenings

-Discussion and presentation of ‘Surreal Self Portrait Photographic Work’ at the Small Revolutions tour with Patrick Jones at Blaenavon Workman's Hall in association with Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Big Pit Coal Museum & Newport Rising

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Abertawe Photographic Society

-Artist Talk about Self Portraiture at WAM, (Writers, Artists, Music) event in The Workers Gallery, Rhondda

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Neath and District Photographic Society

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Bargoed Camera Club

2018

Exhibitions

2018

-Solo exhibition of 'Sherman 5 Stories' at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Publications

-Publication of photographic work from ‘Memory’ collection in Contemporary Visual Art Zine

-Publication of photographic work from ‘Memory’ collection in Porridge Magazine

Presentation Evenings

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Newport Camera Club

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Caerphilly Camera Club

2017

Exhibitions

-Solo exhibition of 'Aber Valley' photographic work at the Nazareth in Abertridwr for the Aber Valley Art Festival: Undercurrents

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at Aber Valley Art Festival: Undercurrents

-Exhibited selected photographic work from 'Aber Valley' at Art on the Hill Newport

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at Chester Art Centre’s ‘Open Exhibition 2017’ in Chester

-Exhibited video artwork ‘In a Landscape’ at Green Man Festival with Cardiff MADE pop up art cinema

-Exhibited video artwork ‘Untitled’ at FaB, ‘Fringe Arts Bath’ for 'Between' exhibition in Bath

-Exhibited video artwork ‘In a Landscape’ for ‘Epilogue’ exhibition at The Sustainable Studio in Cardiff

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection at Elysium Gallery for 'The End is by Yur' exhibition in Swansea

Publications

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection in Good Art Guide

-Featured on PHOTOGRAD with medium format ‘Memory’ photographic work

-Publication of artistic writing in ‘Epilogue’ publication to accompany exhibition of the same title in Cardiff

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection in Average Art Magazine

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection in Wot is Art? Magazine 

Presentation Evenings

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Pyle & Porthcawl Photographic Society

Competitions

-Best overall artwork in the Aber Valley resident in Arts and Photography category 

-Second Place position in the Aber Valley Arts Festival Photography Competition

-April Photo of the Month on Bob Books.co.uk

2016

Exhibitions

-Exhibited video artwork ‘Untitled’ at TactileBOSCH’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ as part of the Cardiff Contemporary Festival in Cardiff

-Exhibited photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection in Aber Valley Arts Festival: Undercurrents

-Exhibited video artwork at National Trust’s Tredegar House in Newport 

-Exhibited video artwork ‘Untitled’ at the Riverfront in Newport 

-Exhibited video artwork at National Trust’s Tredegar House in Newport 

Presentation Evenings

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Gwent Photographic Society

Competitions

-Second Place position in the Aber Valley Arts Festival Photography Competition & exhibited photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection in Abertridwr

2015

Publications

-Cover image and feature publication of selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ and ‘Portraiture’ collections in IMIRAGE Magazine 

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ and ‘Self Portrait’ collection in Sheeba Magazine 

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ and ‘Self Portrait’ collection in Honeysuckle Magazine Online

Presentation Evenings

-Presentation Evening of ‘Surreal Photographic Work’ at Caerphilly Camera Club

2014

Exhibitions

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Self Portrait’ collection in the Fotofringe festival at Cardiff MADE 

-Exhibited selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection at The Welsh Photographic Federation exhibition in Pontypridd​

Publications

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection in Needles and Pins Magazine 

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection in Freque Magazine 

-Publication of selected photographic work from ‘Portraiture’ collection in Freque Magazine
Competitions

-November Photo of the Month on PhotoProlab at Davies Colour​

YOUR STORY,
YOUR WORDS

     - photography

30 DAYS OF KINDNESS

     - video

SELF PORTRAITS

     - photography

PORTRAITS

     - photography

MUSIC VIDEOS

     - video

UNTITLED

     - video

 

TRAIN JOURNEY

     - photography

ABER VALLEY

     - photography

IN A LANDSCAPE

     - video

|  PET PHOTOS

     - photography