Jemma Egan

23 March – 3 May 2017

We are delighted to welcome Jemma Egan as one of this year’s Micro Residency Artists. Jemma will spend the next six weeks at ESW, developing her work.

Jemma Egan is an artist based in London. She graduated from Fine Art at Liverpool school of Art and Design in 2005 and from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Sculpture in London in 2015.

Recent exhibitions include: Bloomberg New Contemporaries, The Bluecoat, Liverpool and ICA, London, 2016; It means more to me than most people, ZC invites, Zabludowicz Collection, London, 2016; Is it Heavy or Is it Light?, Assembly Point, London, 2016; It was a dark and stormy night…, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester and Two Queens, Leicester, 2015.

Jemma was selected for Film Open at Spike Island, Bristol and toured to Eastside Projects, Birmingham, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, Tramway, Glasgow and ICA, London 2015.

Artist’s Website


Micro Residencies

The Micro Residency programme is an annual open-submission residency opportunity for artists. It is primarily research based and is set up to foster experimentation, innovation and to support artists in the development of new work. Four six-week residencies are selected by a panel of invited arts professionals.

Selected artists receive:

  • £1,000 stipend
  • Studio
  • Accommodation
  • Support from the technical team
  • Support from the programme team
  • Access to all workshops / equipment / available spaces
  • 1 year’s Membership of ESW

For information on the Micro Residency 2017/18 call for Applications click here

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Jemma Egan – ‘It means more to me than most people’ 2016

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