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Alex Hoare - Curriculum Vitae

Education

2017-2018 - University of Winchester – Part-time PhD  ‘Ubiquitous Invisibility – The Performativity of Glass’ (withdrew due to financial pressures but project ongoing)

1999-2001 - Laban Centre London - MA Scenography (Dance) 

1992-1996 - Loughborough School of Art - BA (Hons) Textiles – Mixed Media 

Exhibitions/Installations and Commissions

October 2020 (Upcoming) - Linescapes, Salisbury Arts Centre. October 2020

November 2020 (Upcoming) - Ubiquitous Invisibility, installation at spudWORKS, Sway.

February 2020 - Placeing Objects, spudWORKS, Sway – curated exhibition.

July 2018 - Ubiquitous Invisibility, work in progress showing, University of Winchester.

Summer 2018 – ‘A Drop in the Ocean’, The Byre Gallery, Cornwall.

December 2017 – Rainbow Fish, installation in stream at Mottisfont National Trust.

2016 - Glimpses of Marleycombe, project exploring heritage landscape, bursary from Gingko Projects.

2011 and 2014 - Hyde Fragments, - Site specific installation of glass at the Hyde Abbey Chamber in Hyde, Winchester.

2013 - Sensing Time - A year long blog of daily observations of colour, movement and sound in the landscape.  http://sensingtime-blog.tumblr.com/ including a residency at Pilchuck Glass, Washington State, USA.

September 2012 - Through a Glass Darkly, Sarum College, Salisbury

June 2011 - Crossovers, a Material Exchange - Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon. USA

2010/2011 - Caithness Portholes, Residency at Northlands Glass and installation at Theatre Royal Winchester.

2011 - Past Matters - Public Art Commissions, Sutton Scotney Village Hall,

Weeke Primary School and South Wonston Village Hall  Funded by Heritage Lottery Grant

2010 - Font - Winchester Cathedral, Hyde 900 exhibition.  On permanent display in St Bartholomew's Church, Winchester. Funded by Arts Council England

2009 - Just Passing Through - permanent installation with glass, sound and light in the Swan Centre, Eastleigh. Funded by Eastleigh Borough Council and Cordwell Developers.

2005-2007 - A Woman's Place' -  site specific exploration of the site of an ancient nunnery in Winchester, Hampshire.  Live performance, drawing and painting, sound, film projection and storytelling.  Winner of ArtPlus awards for excellence in public art in 2006 and 2007, funded by Arts Council England and ArtPlus award.

2004 - ‘Othellophobia: the installation’- Great Bath, Pump Rooms, Bath. Part of Bath Shakespeare Festival 2004.

2002 - ‘Painted Sexuality’ – performance installation, University of Winchester.

2002 - ‘Go Stand in the Corner’- site specific artwork, Link Gallery, University of Winchester.

2001 – ‘Drawn to Perform’ – installation with film, live performance and paintings.  University of Winchester, University of Kingston and Laban Centre London.  Toured nationally 2002.

Educational Outreach Projects

2005 - present  - Artist/educator  - Developing public and private installations with glass, sound, light and live performance; managing and running outreach projects with community groups and organisations 

2017 – ongoing – Workshop Facilitator, Salisbury Museum. Workshops with young people (11-16 years), young carers and young curators club in glass and other materials responding to the collections at Salisbury Museum.

2016 - Horizon 20:20 working with Hampshire Cultural Trust.  Running workshops on colour using glass with students at the Bridge Education Centre, Eastleigh for pupils outside mainstream education.

2016 -  'Seeing it Through' workshops for adults at Making Space,  Havant, Hants.

2015 - Horizon 20:20 with Hampshire Cultural Trust.  Running workshops at Andover Education Centre printing onto glass with pupils outside mainstream education.

2014 - Lest We Forget with Portsmouth City Museum.  Workshops and creation of a walk through installation with young people from Langport Estate in Portsmouth on themes from World War 1

2013 - Project Manager and workshop facilitator for Schools Engagement, 10 days Contemporary Arts Festival, Winchester.

Details of other projects back to 2005 available on request.

Project Management/Administration

2020 – Freelance Fundraiser – spudWORKS, Sway.

2019/20 – Freelance Arts Administrator – The Glass Hub, Wiltshire.

2019 - Project Manager Public Art, Test Valley Borough Council – Maternity Cover

January 2017, Teaching Assistant at Corning Studios, Corning Museum of Glass, New York.

2015 - present - Artistic Director of Point Line Plane Glassware. This business was set up as a commercial platform to sell my glass objects. Stockists details: www.plpglassware.com/stockists

2012-2015 – Part time Arts Officer, Test Valley Borough Council.

2011 – Project Manager, Winchester Action on Climate Change ‘Past Matters’ Project.

2002- 2005 Lecturer in Performing Arts, University of Winchester. 

2005 - 2013 Associate Lecturer, University of Winchester.

2004 - 2008 Visiting lecturer, Laban Centre London and University of Portsmouth

Publications/Conferences

Hoare, A. (2012)  Case Study 6:  A material response to site:  Concept for an installation. In  Brown, R. and Farrelly,L. (eds)  Materials and Interior Design (Portfolio Skills.  London:  Laurence King Publishing Ltd. 174-175

Hoare, A. (2011)  Experiencing Place:  Engaging the Audience. Proceedings of BECon 2011 - Crossovers - A Material Exchange.  16th to 18th June 2011.  Portland, Oregon, USA.  Unpublished.

Hoare, A. (2005)  A Woman's Place.  Total Theatre Explores. http://totaltheatre.org.uk/explores/reflections/womansplace.html  

Hoare, A. (2002) Presence and Absence. Proceedings of Visions 2002.  October 2002. Brighton. Published in (2003) The Users Guide to Performance Technologies.  Winchester: King Alfred's

Shelton, A. (2001) Performance Diary: Making Connections - the Scenographic Approach. Total Theatre Magazine.  Vol. 13, Issue 3. pp. 14-15.