Zoe Rubens is a sculptor who studied Sculpture at Metropolitan University of Manchester where she gained a BA First Class (with Honours) Degree.

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'Drawing is integral to the way in which I construct sculpture and print. I work primarily with metal (bronze, steel, copper and brass), ceramic (raku and smoke fired), to form a visual poetry. Continual re-evaluation is vital.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

1992
Manchester City Art Gallery

Royal Scottish Academy, Scotland

1995/2000/03
The New Academy Gallery, London

1996/7
King's Lynn 'Eastern Open'

1997
Kettles Yard, Cambridge

2000
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2001
Rural Arts East, Summer Touring Exhibition

2002
Sculpture in the Garden, Wyken Hall, Suffolk

Bishop Phillpotts Gallery, Truro, Cornwall

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS:

1992
Scholarship awarded by The Worshipful Company of Founders to study bronze casting, London

1994
Prince's Youth Business Trust Grant awarded for research

1995
Bursary from The Friends of Suffolk Craft Society to research metal and ceramics in

Barcelona

1998
Scholarship to attend Print Workshop in Tavira, Portugal as part of Kaleidoscope European

Project involving Greece, Portugal, Norway, Sweden and Ireland

2001
Awarded scholarship to spend month in Ballinskelligs, Eire as part of a group of

International artists.

SELECTED ARTICLES/REVIEWS:

1991
The Observer Arts Column

1996
Artists Newsletter - commissioned article on working with ceramic, steel and bronze

1997
On the Border (Selected by Griff Rhys Jones and Mark Wallinger)

2002
Country Life

COMMISSIONS:

2000
Derby Museum and Art Gallery - recycled metal sculpture for Museum Square, Derby