Untitled (shadow pasty)
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About the work
About the artist
Born in Wolverhampton, Simon Bayliss was raised in Andros, The Bahamas and East Devon, and has been living in Cornwall most of his adult life. Trained as a painter and later as a potter, he works mainly in slipware ceramics, dance music and video, in addition to poetry and performance to explore intersections between the local and the international; traditional crafts and contemporary practice; and queer culture and rural identity. Selected exhibitions are 'Kangaroo Beach', Exeter Phoenix (2018); 'En plein air paintings & ceramics', Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall (2017); and 'Frantic Romantic, Eastside Projects', Birmingham (2016). Bayliss was the recipient of an Arts Council DYCP award for ceramics development 2019–20 and Leach Pottery Travel Bursar in 2019, and Standpoint Futures resident at Chisenhale Studios, London in 2017.
Simon Bayliss (1984 - )
- Untitled (shadow pasty)
- glazed and painted terracotta
- height: 23.0 cm; width: 28.0 cm; depth: 3.3 cm
- Purchased from the artist March 2021, through the Art XUK project 2020-21
- verso: signed 'SB 16'
- The artist; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 18 March 2021
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