Rebecca Ackroyd (b.1987. Cheltenham, UK) lives and works in London, UK. Studied BA Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK (2007 -2010); Postgraduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools (2015). Ackroyd's work excavates the remains of an object and reconstructs it into something new, creating sculptures and drawings that reflect a history and yet also exist between places, becoming simultaneously familiar and unknown. Selected solo exhibitions include House Fire, Outpost Gallery, Norwich, UK (2017); Taken Care Hunter / Whitfield, London, UK (2015) Carburettor, Kinman Gallery, London, UK (2014); Selected group exhibitions include These Rotten Words, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK (2017); Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, IT (2017); House of Voltaire, Studio Voltaire, London, UK (2016); Nomadic Vitrine, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (2016); Bloody Life, Herald Street, London, UK (2016); Is it heavy or is it light, Assembly Point, London, UK (2016); Art Icon, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (2016); Works in residence, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK (2015); Kinman Projects, NYC (2014), 'Group Presentation', Nada, Miami, US (2014), 'Flora , Fauna', Kinman Gallery, London, UK (2014), 'Bloomberg New Contemporaries', Spike Island, Bristol and ICA, London (2013), and 'Material Matters', Drawing Room, London, UK (2013).
Last updated: 03.08.2017