Dorcas Casey’s Beasts of the Uncanny performed at Hauser and Wirth Somerset this Spring during the exhibition The Land We Live In- The Land We Left Behind: an exhibition exploring the contradictory nature of society’s relationship with the rural. Photographs by Jasper Casey. Continue reading Beasts of the Uncanny Perform at Hauser and Wirth Gallery
Dorcas Casey has been nominated as one of 100 female artists across the UK to take part in a project called Processions. Working with Somerset Art Works and students in Somerset she will be making collaborative banners to be carried in processions in the capital cities on the 10th June to celebrate 100 years of … Continue reading PROCESSIONS
Dorcas Casey’s jelly casts are available through the Honest Shop: an installation which forms part of the current exhibition: The Land We Live In- The Land We Left Behind at Hauser and Wirth Somerset. Continue reading The Land We Live In- The Land We Left Behind: Honest Shop at Hauser and Wirth
Dorcas Casey has been commissioned to make a new installation for Bruton Museum as part of MUSE: Makers in Museums; a project that is supporting eight artists to make new work in response to the unique collections to be found in the small community museums of Devon and Somerset. Bruton Museum: 18th September 2017 – … Continue reading MUSE: Makers in Museums
Dorcas Casey has been invited to speak at Art Work- An Insight into the World of Textiles at Hauser and Wirth Somerset. Running alongside Turning Inwards, an exhibition of sculptures and prints by Louise Bourgeois, this event is aimed at young people who are interested in finding out about career opportunities in art and design. Speakers … Continue reading Art Work- An Insight Into TheWorld of Textiles at Hauser and Wirth Somerset
Dorcas Casey brought her sculptures to life for a mysterious performance at Glastonbury Festival this year. (Photographs by Jasper Casey) Continue reading Beasts of the Uncanny at Glastonbury Festival 2016
Dorcas exhibited four sculptures in the Freak Show big top at Dismaland, alongside works by Ronit Baranga, Scott Hove, Polly Morgan and Damian Hirst. (Photographs by Jasper Casey) Continue reading Dismaland
She was also commissioned by Banksy to fabricate two life-sized fairytale horses which were exhibited inside the Dismaland Castle, crushed beneath Cinderella’s upturned carriage. (Photographs by Jasper Casey) Continue reading Cinderella’s Horses
Dorcas Casey has been selected from 1,973 artists from across Europe and the UK to have their work shown in the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Prize: Figurative Art Today. Now in its eighth edition, The Columbia Threadneedle Prize is Europe’s leading open competition for figurative and representational art and,at £20,000, one of the most valuable art prizes in the United Kingdom. … Continue reading Selected for this years Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London.
Dorcas Casey has been shortlisted for the Brian Mercer bronze casting residency 2015. This is a generously supported scholarship to experiment with bronze under the instruction of master craftsmen for three months and an unique opportunity for a professional sculptor to expand their skills, extend their own boundaries and develop their practice. http://rbs.org.uk/2013-brian-mercer-bronze-casting-residency Continue reading Shortlisted: Brian Mercer bronze casting residency 2015, Pietrasanta, Italy.
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Dorcas Casey’s work has been featured in the new book The Language of Mixed Media Sculpture by Jac Scott, published by Crowood Press. “The Language of Mixed-Media Sculpture is both a survey and a celebration of contemporary approaches to sculptures that are formed from more than one material. It profiles the discipline in all its … Continue reading Featured in new book: The Language of Mixed Media Sculpture
Dorcas Casey has been shortlisted for Jerwood Makers Open 2014. Now in its fourth year, Jerwood Makers Open offers applied artists in the early stages of their careers a unique opportunity to develop their creative ideas independently of specific commissioning structures. Open to UK residents within 10 years of graduating or setting up their practice, … Continue reading Shortlisted: Jerwood Makers Open 2014
Dorcas has been awarded a bursary from the Royal British Society of Sculptors. Each year RBS Bursary’s are awarded to ten sculptors at the beginning of their practice, of any age and nationality and working in any style or media, who have been judged to be of outstanding potential. Only a very small percentage of … Continue reading Royal British Society of Sculptors 2013 Bursary Award
Dorcas Casey wins the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize ‘Public Speaks’ award for her sculpture Familiar. A big thank you to everyone who voted! The Broomhill National Sculpture Prize is an annual competition set up by the Broomhill Art and Sculpture Foundation to provide an exciting challenge for new and emerging UK based sculptors. “The National … Continue reading Broomhill National Sculpture Prize: Public Speaks Winner 2013
Dorcas has been selected to feature in the forthcoming book The Language of Mixed-Media Sculpture by Jac Scott, to be published by Crowood Press in early 2014. http://www.jacscott.com/ http://beautifuldystopias.wordpress.com Continue reading Forthcoming Book: The Language of Mixed-Media Sculpture