HEMPSTEAD, JUDY

Colleges attended and main qualifications achieved

1955 -1960
Newton Abbot College of Art NDD Fine Art (degree equivalent)

1960 - 1961
Goldsmiths' College of Art. University of London ATD Post Graduate Teaching Qualification

1961 - 1997
Career in teaching art. Left my post as Senior Lecturer in Art and Design at Exeter College to become a full-time practicing artist


Relevant Experience
Directed several successful, large-scale, multimedia, student stage productions whilst at Exeter College. Various one-off lectures to teachers and lecturers in Devon and Avon on the subject of curriculum development.

Coordinator of A level Art and Design at Exeter College, at the time the largest centre in the country for this subject. 1991 -1998 A level Art and Design visiting moderator for the examining body EDEXCEL


Exhibitions
1999
Solo exhibition Otterton Mill Art and Craft Centre

2000
September, solo exhibition in a private gallery, Exeter.
October, group exhibition ‘Last Orders’, Art Haven, Exeter.

2001
New Year, accepted as a member of the Kenn Group, a group of West Country professional artists.

February - May, exhibited with the Art Haven Group, The Look Gallery, Exeter.

March, open exhibition of work by East Devon artists, the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton. Awarded second prize out of over 360 submissions.

July - September, South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the
Phoenix Art Centre and Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Galleries, Exeter.

August, Kenn Group Exhibition, the Chapter House, Exeter Cathedral.

August - September, solo exhibition Otterton Mill Art and Craft Centre.

October, Kenn Group Exhibition, Reed Hall, Exeter University.

November - December, the Original Postcard Auction, Phoenix Centre, Exeter.

December, Kenn Group Exhibition, Otterton Mill Art and Craft Centre.

2002 
February, Affordable Art Fair, London.

March, solo exhibition Plymouth Guildhall at the request of Plymouth Symphony Orchestra who were performing a number of pieces which related to my work.

May, award winner East Devon Open Exhibition, the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the Phoenix Art Centre and Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Galleries, Exeter.

Summer exhibition, Kenn Group, Sidmouth, Devon

September, solo exhibition in my home and studio for Devon Open Studios.

2003
South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the Phoenix Art Centre and Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Galleries, Exeter.

October to November. Awarded a substantial grant by East Devon District Council and the Arts Sensing and Listening” at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton.

2004
South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the Phoenix Art Centre and Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Galleries, Exeter

September, solo exhibition in my home and studio for Devon Open Studios.

2005
Summer Exhibition, Turn O’ The Tide Gallery, Teignmouth, Devon.

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the Phoenix Art Centre and Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Galleries, Exeter

2006
May, Bristol Affordable Art Fair.

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, Plymouth University Exhibition Area.

2007
May, Bristol Affordable Art Fair.

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, Exeter College of Art and Design.

July to September, Solo Exhibition Otterton Mill Art and Craft Centre, Otterton, Devon

October, London Affordable Art Fair.

2007(continued)
November, solo exhibition, The Study Gallery of Modern Art, Poole, Dorset.

2008
May, Bristol Affordable Art Fair.

July, Solo exhibition at a gallery within The Bishop’s Palace, Wells.

October, London Affordable Art Fair.

2009
May, Bristol Affordable Art Fair.

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Summer Exhibition, the Old Law Courts, Exeter.

October, London Affordable Art Fair.

Work on permanent display at:
The Salt House Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall;
Mid Cornwall Galleries, St Blazey, Cornwall;
D’Art Gallery, Dartmouth, Devon;
Otterton Mill, Otterton, Devon;
The Steam Gallery, Beer, Devon;
Isca Gallery, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Work in private collections of which I am aware in the United Kingdom, the European Continent, Australia, the USA and Canada. West Country galleries sell to foreign tourists but do not divulge details.