Biography

Education

  • BA Creative Practice    MMU  (First-Class Honours  2015; Awarded The Alumni Prize)
  • BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Chesterfield College (Distinction: 2007)

Exhibitions/ Commissions/ Residencies

2016

  • Jun: Aftermath – the poems of Derek Collins – collection layout and design.
  • Mar: Communist Manifesto Abridged – artist book represented by the Paper Gallery at PAGES Leeds: International Contemporary Artist’s Book Fair. Limited edition book available for purchase from the Paper Gallery.

2015

  • Oct: Capitalism, 24,902 – artist book shortlisted for the 2015 Sheffield International Book Art Prize, Bank Street Arts.
  • Jun: Addiction – artist book and full-scale wallpaper exhibited at the Manchester School of Art degree show. Work selected to be part of curated exhibition within the Benzie Vertical Gallery, on view until September 2015.

2014

  • Nov: Dictionary – A1 poster exhibited at the Holden Gallery Manchester as part of the CP Collective group show.
  • Oct: Pick N’ Mix 2 – illustrations, cover and layout for booklet of writing for children from Sheffield WEA group. Launched at the Off the Shelf festival.

2013

  • Oct: Pick N’ Mix – illustrations, cover and layout for booklet of writing for children from Sheffield’s WEA group. Launched at the Off the Shelf festival
  • Mar: Artist-in-residence – day event at PX
  • Feb: Scramble for Sheffield shown at Sheffield Millennium Galleries

2012

  • Oct: Barefoot Too – cover for booklet of creative writing for children from Sheffield’s WEA group.  Launched at the Off the Shelf festival.
  • May: Artist-in-residence – day event at PX
  • Mar: Artist-in-residence blogger  – CAKE
  • Feb: Line Drawings – illustration for the track of the very same name for Sheffield band Infictions’ album Maps of Revenge & Forgiveness (release date 20.02.2012).  Exhibition at Harley Cafe, Sheffield.
  • Feb: Artist in residence at Site Gallery, Sheffield 7th-18th Feb 2012
2011
  • Dec: 5.8 x 4.1, Holden Gallery Manchester, 28th Nov – 8th Dec 2011
  • Sep: Barefoot – illustration & layout for WEA Children’s booklet of prose & poetry – Launched at Sheffield Off the Shelf Festival
  • Sep: From Field to Feast, Manor Lodge Sheffield (As part of Farrago Artists)
  • Jul: Flower Festival, Manor Lodge Sheffield (As part of Farrago Artists)

2009

  • Nov: Temptation Christmas, Cupola Gallery Sheffield (As part of Farrago Artists)
  • Sep: Gum Shoe, 20×20 Exhibition, Access Space, Sheffield
  • Sep: Heritage Weekend, Beeley (as part of Farrago Artists)

2005

  • Sep: Landscape Twist, Great Sheffield Art Show

Publications

Articles penned by myself

  • Goodman, A. (2016) Questioning the Ethics of Participatory Arts within An Area of Regeneration. Was Ania Bas’ residency a success and if so for whom? pp. 85-93 in Engage 37 (Time and Place: Hosting and Commissioning Artists), the International Journal of Visual Art and Gallery Education.

Publications by others (including reference to my work)

  • Bas, A. (2013) PX Story. Available via Issuu.

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