Natalie Finnemore

Function Grasping Movement Ability Developing, 2018
buckwheat hulls, calico, zips, thread

Function Grasping Movement Ability Developing, 2018
buckwheat hulls, calico, zips, thread

Function Grasping Movement Ability Developing, 2018
buckwheat hulls, calico, zips, thread

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Construction House: Leisure Time, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

Portobello, 2017
plywood, screws, paint, varnish

Launch of Portobello Play's at National Play Day

I was invited by The Hepworth's learning team develop a collaborative play sculpture with Sandal Castle Primary School's Year 6's.

For more info please follow #sandalcastlesculptures on Instagram.

Photography © 2017 The Hepworth

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Portobello Plays, The Hepworth, Wakefield

Untitled, 2017
mild steel, plywood, wax

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Everything Flows
Millenium Gallery, Sheffield

Installation view

Untitled, 2016
MDF, screws, paint

Untitled, 2016
MDF, screws, paint

w/ Rowena Harris

Installation view

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Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh
The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Seats 11, 2015
Plywood, redwood, screws, paint

A group exhibition showing works by S1 Artspace artists Joseph Cutts, Natalie Finnemore, Emily Musgrave and Peter Martin

Curated by Louise Hutchinson

Installation view

Seats 11, 2015
Plywood, redwood, screws, paint

Photography © 2014 Jules Lister. All Rights Reserved

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I Can Read With My Eyes Shut, S1 Artpace, Sheffield

Untitled (collapsed maquette), 2015

The Tetley, Leeds invited artists Simon and Tom Bloor, Conway & Young, Natalie Finnemore, Matthew Houlding, Studio Polpo to submit a proposal for a play sculpture on the gallery's Brewery Green.

Untitled (collapsed maquette), 2015

Untitled (collapsed maquette), 2015

Photography © 2014 Jules Lister. All Rights Reserved

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THINK.PLAY.DO.
The Tetley, Leeds

Structures, 2014

S1 artists Natalie Finnemore and David McLeavy have been commissioned for their first major collaborative work to produce a large-scale and adjustable structure that acts as a device to pull together and present new work by all the artists, including work made specifically for Three Act Structure.

Act I

James Clarkson, Peter Martin, Anna McQuillin, Emily Musgrave, Mark Riddington

Occupying Structures:
James Clarkson and Mark Riddington

Structures, 2014

Occupying Structures:
Peter Martin

Act II

Artists: Alison J Carr, Joseph Cutts, Jerome Harrington, Vicky Hayward, Lindsey Mendick, Lucy Vann, Roanna Wells

Structures, 2014

Occupying Structures:
Lindsey Mendick

Structures, 2014

Occupying Structures:
Vicky Hayward

Structures, 2014

Act III

Artists: Alison J Carr, James Clarkson, Joseph Cutts, Natalie Finnemore, Jerome Harrington, Vicky Hayward, George Law, Peter Martin, David McLeavy, Anna McQuillin, Lindsey Mendick, Emily Musgrave, Mark Riddington, Lucy Vann, Roanna Wells

Occupying Structures:
(from left)
George Law and Mark Riddington

Photography © 2014 Jules Lister. All Rights Reserved

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Three Act Structure
S1 Members Show, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

From far left:
Untitled (2), 2009, two colour acrylic ink on 300 gram Somerset tub-sized satin, 58 x 58cm 1/1 AP
Untitled (1), 2009, one colour acrylic ink on 300 gram Somerset tub-sized satin, 58 x 58cm 1/1 AP
Arrangement #16, 2011, MDF, redwood, screws, paint

Arrangement #16, 2011
MDF, redwood, screws, paint

Untitled (2), 2009
two colour acrylic ink on 300 gram Somerset tub-sized satin, 58 x 58cm 1/1 AP

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S1 Introduces, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Construction House: Leisure Time, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
2017
Drawing for Sculpture, 20 - 21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
Everything Flows, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield
2016
Keep The Dust Off, S1 Studios, Sheffield
Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh, The Bluecoat, Liverpool
2015
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Bare With Me, North Contemporary | Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
THINK.PLAY.DO, The Tetley, Leeds
You think the only people who are people, are the people who look like you. But if you walk in the footsteps of a stranger, you learn things you never knew you never knew, Two Queens, Leicester
Forming Thoughts, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham
2014
Three Act Structure | S1 Members Show, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Overseasoned w/ It's All Tropical, Gage Gallery, Sheffield
PUTT – PUTT #2 | Turf Projects, Ruskin Square, Croydon
IN CIRCULATION | Summer Exhibition & Portfolio, APG Works, Sheffield
PEACHY, curated by Salt + Powell, Artemis House, York
2013
Fever Pitch: selected by David McLeavy, Speedwell Works, Sheffield
Contemporary Art Society Christmas Fair, Mirabel Studios, Manchester
Our Times No. 2 · 2013 · Mexico, Leeds
Defcon Salon 1 : Members’ Show 2013, EMBASSY, Edinburgh
S1 Studios Spotlight Exhibition: Charlotte Morgan & Natalie Finnemore, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London
2012
Salon Art Prize, Griffin Gallery, London
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, LJMU Copperas Building: Liverpool Biennial
Salon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts, London
S1 Members Show 2011, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
2011
S1 Introduces, S1 Artspace
2010
PRISM 9, CADS, Sheffield
OUTLINE, Unit 3B, Sheffield

Awards

Shortlisted for The New Situationists Commission, Situations, Spike Island, 2013
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, 2012
Shortlisted for Beers Lamberts Award for Emerging Art, 2012
S1 Artspace Bursary Award Programme, 2011

Projects

Object Abuse, Curated by McCormack and Gent, 2012

Commissions

Portobello Plays, The Hepworth, Wakefield, 2017

The Tetley Resource Space Commission | Production in collaboration with Ben Lyon, one half of LYON & LYON, The Tetley, Leeds, 2013

Residencies

The Penthouse Residency #1, The Penthouse, Manchester. 2013

Publications

The Tetley | A New Reality Part 1, 2013
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2012, 2012
Being an Artist: Then and Now, Axis Notes, 2012

Other

Hybrid Art Fair, Petit Palace Santa Barbara Hotel, Madrid, 2018
The Manchester Contemporary, Manchester Central, Manchester, 2017

Current and forthcoming

Yorkshire Sculpture International Associate Artist. Supported by Henry Moore Institute, The Hepworth Wakefield, Leeds Art Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Yorkshire Sculpture International
Jan - Sept 19

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