Emma Brown is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Bristol.

Education
2021 - MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking - Univeristy of the West of England, Bristol
2014 - Complete Printmaker - Hot Bed Press, Salford
2010 - BA Design & Art Direction (First Class Honours) - Manchester School of Art, Manchester

Awards, Grants & Residencies
2021:
Clifford Moss Prize 2021, UWE Bristol

2020:
UWE Enterprise Impact & Innovation Scholarship

2019:
The Museum of Loss and Renewal: Taking Time/Prendendo Tempo WOOD Residency

2016:
A-N Professional Development Bursary
Shortlisting for IWM Short Film Awards

2015:
Arts Council England Grants for the Arts - My Subject is War

Exhibitions
2020:
Should we have stayed at home and thought of here? -
Online exhibition for World Book Night
20:20 Print Exchange - 
UWE Bower Ashton Library, Bristol

2019: 
Print Matters - Pryz Rektoracie Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland 
International Small Print and Bookplate Exhibition - Internationaal Exlibriscentrum, Sint Niklaas, Belgium

2018: 
Waves
- Cass Art, Bristol
OpenWalls - Cass Art, Bristol

2017:
Paper Moon & Friends - The Shipping Forecast, Liverpool

2016:    
Art Vend
- Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham
What’s Holding Me Back?  The Shop, Nelson
Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival – Screening of ‘Go! It’s Your Duty Lad’
What’s Holding Me Back? – The Gallery at Bank Quay House, Warrington
Waterside |-O Micro Commission – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

2015:    
Shaun Ryder Beer Mat Show (Contribution) - 
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington
My Subject is War
– Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington
My Subject is War – Golden Square, Warrington
My Subject is War – Contact Warrington, Horsemarket St. Warrington
Mind the Sex – Wellcome Collection, London and various venues around the North West

2014:   
Relayer Cake (Digital Contribution) –
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington
Leigh For All (Commissioned for permanent display)– Turnpike Centre, Leigh
WomanStanley – The Dog House, Warrington
‘The First World War – 100 Years’ – Pyramid Centre, Warrington

2013:   
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open 
– The Gallery at Bank Quay House, Warrington
Forming Words Alphabet - Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester

2012:     
International Drawing Project - PR1 Gallery, Preston
The Magic Theatre, The Gallery at Norwich University College of the Arts, Norwich
Mull It Over -  Artist Residence, Brighton

2011:      
The Magic Theatre -
The Holden Gallery, Manchester
The Mill Co Annual Exhibition - The Mill Co Project, Vyner Street, London
Postcards From Europe - Wem Town Hall, Wem
The Flamingo Arts Project - Betty’s Cafe, London
OWT - Cord, Manchester

2010:    
DNA Designers Northern Alliance - 
Triangle Manchester
‘&’ -  Manchester School of Art, Manchester
Panic - Noiselab, Manchester


Projects, Events and Workshops
2021: 
The Art of the Maker Postgraduate Student Symposium (University of the West of England) - Speaker
Illustration Research Symposium (Kingston University) - Panel speaker 
Wipe (Issue 2013) - Contributor

2019:
ArtBook Berlin - 
Stallholder (with UWE Artist Book Club)
Hot Bed Press 20:20 Print Exchange -
Participant (with UWE MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking)
BABE, Arnolfini - Stallholder (with UWE Artist Book Club)

2018:
Hot Bed Press -
Studio Volunteer (2015 - 2018)

2017:
Soundstripes 1 -
Screening of ‘The Snake’

2016:
Think, Question, Print - A-N Professional Development Bursary

Unwrapped Print Fair - Organiser
Leigh in the First World War - Workshop Leader
Inprint – Celebrate Print - Stallholder/Workshop Assistant for Hot Bed Press
Open Culture: Summer Arts Market (with The Skinny Magazine) - Stallholder
Creative Remedies (Pyramid Arts Centre) – Art tutor

2015:
Hot Bed Press at Manchester Print Fair – Screenprinting Workshop Assistant
Trenchers Times (Wigan Council for Voluntary Youth Service) – Workshop leader
My Subject is War – ‘Live art’ sessions
My Subject is War – Workshop leader with Amanda Moore
Hampton Academy – Workshop leader

2014:
Leigh For All
– Workshop leader
Wigan and Leigh Archives – Workshop leader
RNCM Craft Fair – Stallholder
Warrington Litfest/Culture Warrington – Workshop assistant
Turnpike Centre/Leigh Neighbours – Workshop leader

2013:
Manchester Print Fair – Stallholder
Turnpike Gallery – Workshop assistant
Turnpike Gallery ‘Drawing School’ – Workshop leader

2012:
Open Culture: Winter Arts Market – Stallholder
Union Street Media Arts/Lesbian and Gay Foundation – Workshop leader and Illustrator

2011:
Christmas Market at Soup Kitchen – Stallholder
Grotto Shop - Seller
Manchester Print Fair – Stallholder
Fred Aldous 125th Anniversary Celebrations – Stallholder

2010:
Fantastica – Creative placement
Creative Partnerships/St. Margarets Primary School – Workshop facilitator

Client List
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | Oriel Wrecsam | Hot Bed Press | Karen Shannon | Creative Industries Trafford | The Skinny (North West) | The Skinny (Scotland) | Heritage for Health | Wigan Council for Voluntary Youth Service | Warrington Borough Council | Wigan Council | Grand Arcade, Wigan | Spinning Gate Shopping Centre, Leigh | Wellcome Collection/Wellcome Trust | BlueSci Trafford | Lets Go/Lets Go Global | Interstellar Overdrive | Wigan Leisure and Cultural Trust | Culture Warrington | Past Forward Magazine | Turnpike Gallery | Pyramid and Parr Hall | Abattoir Blues Records | Worn Journal | Inc Zine | Union Street Media Arts | Lesbian and Gay Foundation | Spindle Magazine | Mill Press | Flamingo Magazine | Article Magazine | WD40/Waggledance | Fantastica London | OWT Zine



© Emma Brown 2010-21