Rebecca Ackroyd

Gutter Shelter, 2017
Chicken wire, plaster bandage, steel, digital prints, photocopies
230 x 120 x 80 cm

Rebecca Ackroyd

DRAIN

8 September 2017, 7pm-9pm
Exhibition period: 8 September- 8 October, 2017

Galleri Opdahl is proud to present the exhibition Drain by Rebecca Ackroyd.  This will be the artists first solo exhibition with the gallery after taking part in the group show Opals, curated by Vincent Honoré in 2016. Galleri Opdahl is also very pleased to announce a  solo presentation of the artists at Art Berlin,  14-17th of September 2017.

An interview with Rebecca Ackroyd by Vincent Honoré about her body of work will be made available September 6th.

Rebecca Ackroyd (b. 1987, Cheltenham, UK) lives and works in London.She graduated from the Royal Academy Schools in 2015 after completing her BA in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art in 2010.

Ackroyd has shown her work in solo exhibitions at Outpost Gallery, Norwich, Hunter/Whitfield. London (2015), Kinman Gallery, London (2014) and Marsden Woo Gallery, London (2013).  Recent group exhibitions in 2015-2017 include: These Rotten Words, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, curated by George Vasey (2017), Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome (2017), House of Voltaire – Studio Voltaire, London (2016), Nomadic Vitrine-Recent Activity, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2016), All Over, Studio Leigh, London (2016, )Modest Villa Immense Versailles (co-curator), Kinman Gallery, London (2016); At Home Salon: Double Acts, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot; Bloody Life, Herald St, London (2016);
Is it heavy or is it light, Assembly Point, London (2016); With institutions like these, Averard Hotel, London (2016); Opals, Galerie Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway, curated by Vincent Honoré (2016); Royal Academy Schools Degree Show, London; Works in Residence, David Roberts Art Foundation, London; and The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London. In 2013, her work was included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries (ICA, London and Spike Island, Bristol).
Upcoming exhibitions 2017; Zabludowicz invites, London

Carrier I, 2017
Graphite powder, iron powder, jesmonite, tape
210 x 123 x 18 cm

Divider, 2017
Somerset satin paper, gouache, charcoal, soft pastel
100 x 152 x 5 cm
DRAIN
Installation view
DRAIN
Installation view
DRAIN
Installation view
Detail
GLORIA!, 2017
Chicken wire, plaster bandage, prespex, parafin wax, steel, wig
H:92 cm L:230 cm W: 110 cm
GLORIA!, 2017 Detail
GLORIA!, 2017
Chickenwire, plaster bandage, perspex, parafin wax, steel, wig
H:92 cm L:230 cm W:110 cm
2017
Carrier III, 2017
Jesmonite, graphite powder, epoxy resin, chicken wire, photocopied images
207 x 109 x 19 cm
Carrier II, 2017
Jesmonite, graphite powder, iron powder, photocopied images
146 x 137 x 19 cm
Carrier IV, 2017
Jesmonite, graphite powder, epoxy resin, chicken wire, photocopied images
210 x 80 x 19 cm
DRAIN, 2017
Installation view
Carrier VI, 2017
Jesmonite, graphite powder, photocopied images
82 x 137 x 19 cm
Carrier V, 2017
Jesmonite, graphite powder, photocopied images
65 x 80 x 19 cm
Dive, 2017
Somerset satin paper, charcoal, gouache, soft pastel, fake fur
38 x 57 cm
Dream, 2017
Somerset satin paper, gouache, charcoal, soft pastel
47 x 50 cm

Departure, 2017
Somerset satin paper, gouache, charcoal, soft pastel
38 x 57 cm

Vulcano lover, 2017
Somerset satin paper, gouache, charcoal, soft pastel
100 x 151 cm
Feelers, 2017
Somerset satin paper, gouache, charcoal. soft pastel
House Fire, 2017
Installation view
OUTPOST, Norwich
House Fire, 2017
Installation view
OUTPOST, Norwich
House Fire, 2017
Installation view
OUTPOST, Norwich
House Fire, 2017
Installation view
Outpost, Norwich
House Fire, 2017
Installation view
Outpost, Norwich
House Fire, 2017
Installation view

 

Green fingers, dirty nails
2016
Fiberglass, resin, paint and felt
60 x 44 3 cm
Schrubs
2016
Fiberglass, resin, paint and felt
77 x 37 x 5 cm

 

Heavenly salts, 2016
Fiberglass, resin, paint
77 x 37 x 5 cm
OPALS, 2016
Curated by Vincent Honore
Installation view, Galleri Opdahl
Chelsea Culprit, Rebecca Ackroyd
OPALS, 2016
Curated by Vincent Honore
Installation view, Galleri Opdahl
Chelsea Culprit, Rebecca Ackroyd
With Institutions Like These…, 2016
Curated by Victor Wang and Alex Maurice
Installation view
Bloody Life, 2016
Installation view
Inner Cell, 2015
Mild steel, spray paint, jesmonite, paraffin wax, acrylic paint
144 x 56,5 x 63,5 cm
Inner Cell, 2015
Mild steel, spray paint, jesmonite, paraffin wax, acrylic paint
144 x 56,5 x 63,5 cm
Detail
Taken Care, 2015
Installation view
Taken Care, 2015
Installation view