Borough Road Gallery Artist Residency

Susan Sluglett was artist in residence at Borough Road Gallery from December 2014 – February 2015. Sluglett’s residency was followed by an exhibition, Hands Rhythm: Susan Sluglett (A Conversation with the Borough Group) (24 April – 4 July 2015).

Residency Archive

To watch a short film documenting Susan Sluglett’s residency and exhibition, please click here.

To read more about Susan Sluglett’s artist residency please click here.

To read more about Hands Rhythm: Susan Sluglett please click here.

To read a short text written by Sluglett at the close of her residency please click here.

To listen to audio recordings, including Susan Sluglett in conversation with Zoë Mendelson and Fabian Peake respectively, as well as a short talk given by Sluglett at the beginning of her residency, please click here.

Artist Biography

Susan Sluglett graduated as a mature student from Wimbledon College of Art in 2008 with a BA in Fine Art: Painting (First Class Hons). She was recognised in 2013 by being awarded the Jerwood Painting Fellowship, with a related exhibition at Jerwood Visual Arts (2013) that toured to BayArt in Cardiff, the Aberystwyth Arts Centre, and the NUA Gallery in Norwich (2014). Other recent group shows have included  Anthology 2014 at Charlie Smith London Gallery, A Union of Voices, curated by Tim Ellis and Tom Kitchin at Horatio Jr (2014), From David Bomberg to Paula Rego at Southampton City Art Gallery (2014), Little Patch of Yellow Wall, at Lion and Lamb Gallery (2014), and Disturbance, curated by Wendy Saunders and Paula MacArthur at Atom Gallery (2015). Her 2015 solo show at Blyth Gallery, Five Floors Up: Loose Pieces Drop Off (3 June – 10 July), continued the themes and ideas that came out of her experiences as Artist in Residence at Borough Road Gallery. Sluglett is the winner of the New Greenham Open Exhibition 2014, and had a solo show at New Greenham Arts in 2016.