GRACE EMILY MANNING ARTIST CV




Education


MA Experimental Animation
Royal College of Art - Grad.2020 with First Class Honors
BA Performance Design and Practice
Central Saint Martins college of Art and Design - Grad.2014 with First Class Honors
Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
Central Saint Martins college of Art and Design - Grad.2011 with Distinction


Awards


The Sally Goldsworthy Bursary Award Winner
Awarded by Discover Children's Story Center 2016
Lowe and Partners NOVA Award Nomination 2014



Exhibitions


RCA 2020 June 2022
Swansula, Relics of Estuarine Magic
Royal College of Art delayed degree show.
Bargehouse, OXO Tower
THE PLASTIC AGE November 2021
The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland
A circle megalith monument made from waste plastic installed in Scotlands only sanctary gardens. 
EMERGING DESIGNERS SHOWCASE London Design Festival September 2021
Victoria and Albert Museum
Short film about career journey and practice in response to climate crisis 
CETUS  Touring Public Sculpture - June 2022
Sculpture Garden, The Park, Glastonbury Festival June 2021 Public Sculture installed at St. Issey Primary School, Cornwall for G7 Summit. Visited by former Prime Minister Boris Johnson. June 2021 Installed at Crowdfunder HQ, Newquay, Cornwall October 2020 - On permenant display at
Trevisker Garden Centre, Padstow, Cornwall.
SWANSULA, RCA 2020 July 2020
Royal College of Art - online Degree Show
NACRE, RED NACRE Aug-Sep 2019
Solo showcase of drawing and ceramic work.
Bloomsbury Design Gallery, London
RED LIST MOTHER June 2019
Public sculpture. Sound sculpture showcased at Glastonbury Music Festival, Somerset
NUCLEATIONS: LAID OF THE GRAVID May 2018
Duo show with Rhiane Aurielle
Animation, Sculpture, Ceramic, Painting work.
Art Hub Gallery, London
OVERVIEW Mar- Apr 2017
Solo showcase of 2D work.
Bloomsbury Design Gallery, London
TALE OF PUPA 2014
Short film screening curated by Gareth Evans
Whitechapel Gallery, London



Technical Skills


Eco Sensitive Materials
Regenerative Bio-Based Material
Course at Materiom, 2018

Software
Proficient in Dragonframe Stop-Motion Software and full Adobe Suite
Basic level TV Paint and Cinema 4D

Technical Making Courses

Induction to Screen Printing 2019 Royal College of Art

Puppets in Prague 2016
Certificate of completion for a two week intensive course in the fabrication of puppets for stop-motion animation.

The London Sculpture Workshop 2017-2018
Concrete and Plaster Casting
Introduction to Ceramics
Expanding Ceramic Skills
Metal Fabrication for Artists







Prop Making, Textiles
Set Design and Art Department


DISNEY + THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL 2022
Prop Maker
Designer - Anna Pritchard
THEATRE PORTO 2022
A Star of Wonder Production 
Textile Artist, Dyer
GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022.
Textile Artist, Dyer, Set Decoration, Scenic Painting
Designer - Misty Buckley
JOANNA GOODMAN Set Designer 2017 - Ongoing.
Prop Maker, Set Building, Set Assistant
POP UP PROJECTS, SITA BRAHMACHARI 2017  
Prop Maker, Textile Artist
Textile commission for Patchwork Storytelling Quilt and Patchwork Book Bags.
THE CONRAN SHOP x ITS NICE THAT 2017
Textile Artist, Prop Maker
Window Display Fabrication
CHANNEL 4 / 8 OUT OF 10 CATS 2016
Prop Maker
POP UP FESTIVAL OF STORIES 2014
Designer, Textile Artist, Workshop Facilitator
In collaboration with author Sita Brahmachari and the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation Program. Installation toured to Shropshire, Essex, London
DOWNTON ABBEY Series 2,3,4 2010 - 2015
Prop Making, Model Making, Graphics, Set Assistant,
Work Experience
SECRET CINEMA 2013
Installation Designer, Prop Maker
The Troxy, London
THIS IS LIVING 2013
Set Designer, Fabricator
Stage play written and directed by Liam Borrett
CSM Studio Theatre, London
GAMBIT 2011
Work Experience - Set Decoration, Art Department 
Designer - Stuart Craig
NOW IS GOOD 2011
Stand-by Prop Trainee, Art Department
Designer - Amanda McArthur
CENTURION 2010
Prop Making Assistant
Designer - Simon Bowles
DORIAN GREY 2009
Work Experience - Model Making, Graphics, Art Department Assistant
Designer - John Beard
THE CRUCIBLE and UNCLE VANYA 2010
Set Designer, Fabricator
Blackheath Youth Theatre
RADA Studios, London


Production


KETTLES YARD GALLERY 2022
Materials Advisor to Georgia Akbar, Art Now commission 

LAVISH DESIGN Latitude Festival
2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Production Assistant, Stage Manager, Artist Liaison

LAVISH DESIGN
Kingdom Festival 2018
Stage Manager, Artist Liaison


Sculpture and Animation Workshops


THE PLASTIC AGE 2021
Terra Attune CIC sculpture workshops with waste plastic cleaned from local beaches. Facilitating sculpture workshops over two weeks with the local community, school groups, young people and volunteers.
With Beach Guardian CIC in Padstow, Cornwall.
CETUS 2020, 2022
Padstow, Cornwall.
Facilitating sculpture workshops over three weeks with the local community, school groups, young people and volunteers. In collaboration with Beach Guardian CIC
TOGETHER 2012 / DISCOVER STORY CENTER / RICHARDS HOUSE CHILDREN'S HOSPICE 2018
A project funded by British Council Canada and Art Council England - 'The Art of Transatlantic Inclusion'
Art and Animation workshops with Georgia Akbar
DISCOVER STORY CENTER 2017
‘Animation workshop with Grace Emily Manning'
Stop-motion Animation Lead facilitator
7 days, 40 hours. Close to 200 participants
MUSEUM OF FUTURES 2017
Stop-motion animation lead with Georgia Akbar
5 Hour workshop. 2D cut-out and collage.
THE HIVE - Outdoor missions for Children. 2017
Junior workshop facilitator / stop-motion animation instructor
IWD, SISTERHOOD FESTIVAL 2017
Stop-motion animation lead facilitator
2D cut-out and collage.


Animation and Moving Image


THE COMMUNITY BRAIN 2018
Heritage Lottery Funded Project. 'Wheels of Time - A history of cycling in the borough of Kingston' 2D stop-motion animation
Director - Georgia Akbar. Artwork / Craft - Grace Emily Manning
Written - Alex Beard / Sound - Tim Bennett Hart
BARRINGTON STOKE book publisher 2017
Book trailer 3D model stop-motion animation.
Dir / Animator / Artwork / Editor - Grace Emily Manning
POP UP PROJECTS 2017
Online reading and creative writing resource in collaboration with author Sita Brahmachari.
Live film and 2D 'cut-out' stop-motion animation
Director / Animator / Artwork / Editor / Sound - Grace Emily Manning
'DESTINY' AKIINE MUSIC VIDEO 2015
Director / Costume / Choreography - Grace Emily Manning
PRIMO 2014
Promo Short
Animator / Art Director - Grace Emily Manning
Director / Editor - Akio Fukushima
MACMILLAN PUBLISHER 2014
Book Trailer. Hand-drawn stop-motion animation
Director / Animator / Artwork / Editor - Grace Emily Manning
'SWANS' AKIINE MUSIC VIDEO 2014
Director / Costume / Editor - Grace Emily Manning