Contemporary painter and printmaker, Sheffield, UK
Walmer YardMixed media (water soluble charcoal, spray paint and varnish on reclaimed floorboard in white wooden frame
Tate St. IvesMixed media (water soluble charcoal, spray paint and varnish on Somerset Newsprint paper in black wooden frame)
Brutal Playground IISpray paint and oil on veneer paper backed nut tree on wooden panel
In praise of ShadowsStone lithograph and chine colle printed on Japanese Kozo and Somerset newsprint paper (unique print)
Pretty VacantStone Lithograph & block print.Japanese paper on concrete. A/P of Edition of 10. 16x16cm framed
Everything of Value Has Been RemovedStone Lithograph & multiple monoprints on paper No.4/5. 64x70cm framed
All Those People..........All Those Lives, Where Are They Now? Spray paint & oil on concrete 23.5x23.5cm framed
About the Artist
Mandy Payne (b.1964) lives and works in Sheffield, U.K.
Originally, she trained as a dentist and worked in the Community and Hospital Dental services for 25 years. She had a career change in 2012 to work as a full-time artist, shortly before graduating from the University of Nottingham in 2013 with a BA Fine Art. Since then she has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally.
Recent solo exhibitions include: ‘Out Of Time’, 2019-20, Huddersfield Art Gallery; ’Out Of Place’, 2019, Angear Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham . Group exhibitions: The Castlegate Prize, 2020; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London : 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014; ‘Made In Britain’ – National Museum of Gdansk, 2019, ‘Contemporary Masters From Britain’, 2018,Yantai, Jiangsu, Tianjin and Nanjing, China (touring); John Moores Painting Prize, (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China ), 2016 and 2014 (Prize Winner) Contemporary British Painting Prize, (London and Huddersfield), 2016, New Light Arts Prize, (Main Prize Winner - Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Harrogate and London), 2015, 2016 (invited artist) and 2020/21 (shortlisted), National Open Art Competition,( London), 2015 and 2014 and The Threadneedle Prize, (London), 2013.
Between 2015-2017 completed a two year Fellowship in stone lithography at Leicester Print Workshop for which she received Arts Council Funding and an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award. Her solo exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery in 2019 was also supported by Arts Council Funding.
Her work is held in public and private collections both in the UK and abroad.
Further information can be found on Wikipedia
Born 1964 - Pontypool.
Raised in Bradford
Based in Sheffield.
2011 - 2013 BA (Hons) Fine Art (First Class), Nottingham University
2007 - 2010 HND Fine Art, Sheffield College
1992- 1995 MDentSci University of Leeds (Paediatric Dentistry)
1982 - 1986 BDS University of Manchester (Dentistry)
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, 2015
Arts Council Funding, 2015
2 Year Fellowship in Stone Lithography, Leicester Print Workshop
Valeria Sykes Award (Main Prize) New Light Arts Prize, 2015
Prize Winner John Moores Painting Prize, 2014
Runner Up John Ruskin Prize, 2014 (Painting acquired for Ruskin collection, Millennium Gallery Sheffield)
Judges Prize, Harley Open Exhibition, (2013), Harley Gallery, Welbeck Estate, S80, 3LW
Emerging Artist Award, (2012), South Yorkshire Open, Cooper Gallery, Barnsley