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OR Christina Symes Solo Art Exhibition

Christina Symes (Tanner, 2006 – 2009) is preparing for her first solo exhibition ‘Liberation Through Nature’, from the 5th – 10th August at the Menier Gallery, London.

Christina attended Roedean as an Art Scholar, and since leaving the School she has continued to pursue and grow her practice. In 2017, Christina completed a BA in Fine Art: Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts. During her Degree Show at Wimbledon, she was delighted to be selected as a participant in the Clyde & Co Art Award. The award consisted of the hire of six of her paintings for a year long exhibition in the Clyde & Co London office, pro bono legal support, and a professional development programme. Christina went on to win the Staff Vote out of 38 shortlisted artists, which included a financial award towards the progression of her art practice. She was also awarded an additional Scholarship towards her Masters course. There was an auction of all the work selected, where most of Christina’s paintings sold.


Christina has taken part in multiple public exhibitions to date, and last year was shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. She has also recently been invited to write articles for the BBC and the Huffington Post, about her art and her mental health advocacy work.
Christina is currently completing an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship at University of East Anglia, and preparing for her first solo exhibition, 'Liberation Through Nature'. The exhibition will include a selection of her original paintings and limited edition prints. It is open to the public from 5th to 10th August 2019 at the Menier Gallery, London.
For more information about Christina’s work please see www.christinaartist.com
 

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