CV

Solo Exhibitions

2020, Title TBC, Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil

2020, A Space to Roam, Plaza Gallery, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff

2019, Bipolarity, The Gate, Cardiff

2018, Drawing Bipolarity, Insole Court, Cardiff

Awards | Grants | Prizes:

2018-2021, PhD Research Grant, Arts and Humanities Research Council SWW-DTP

2019, Student Development Funding, Arts and Humanities Research Council SWW-DTP

2019, Disability Art Award, The Livery Company of Wales

2019, People's Choice Award at Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy

Projects:

2020, Bipolar Disorder Awareness through Art, Royal College of Psychiatrists Wales

2020, Celf ar y Cyd Logo Commission, Arts Council of Wales

2018, Art and Wellbeing Notebook Commission, National Centre for Mental Health

Publications:

2020, 'Gaia: Bipolar Psychosis and the Rotting Body', published in Tabou Magazine: The Invisible Edition, 1

2019, 'On the Edge of Restoration', 'Lung', '"Bodily Restraint is Imperative"', 'Frontiers of Medical Treatment', 'Polarisaion', 'Gaia: Bipolar Psychosis and the Rotting Body', '"On the Treatment of Mania"', published in Question Journal: Frontiers, 3

2018, 'Growth', published in Lucent Dreaming, 1

International Research Papers:

2020, Duke University, North Carolina

Workshops Designed and Delivered:

2019-20, Pointillism and Wellbeing Workshops, The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019, Stigma, Pop Brixton, London

2019-2020, Trust, Disability Arts Cymru Touring Exhibition: Celf o Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells; Mostyn, Llandudno; Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil; Theatr Clwyd, Mold

2019, Encapsulate, John Percival Building, Cardiff

2019, Open Art Competition, Oriel CRiC Gallery, Crickhowell

2019, The Showcasing Researcher, Friary House, Cardiff

2019, Female Expression, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2018-2019, The Sea, The Gate, Cardiff

​2018, Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy, Cardiff

2018-2019, On the Edge, Disability Arts Cymru Touring Exhibition: Celf o Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells; Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil; Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy; Theatr Clwyd, Mold; Mostyn, Llandudno

2018, Summer Exhibition, Ardent Gallery, Brecon

 

Selected Press Coverage

2020, S4C Prynhawn Da, 'Salwch Deubegwn a'r Cyfnod Clo', [Trans. Bipolar and Lockdown]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p08sh2r1/prynhawn-da-thu-08-oct-2020

2019, Wales Arts Review: 'Exhibition | Bipolarity'

https://www.walesartsreview.org/exhibition-bipolarity-by-cerys-knighton/

2019, Radio Cardiff: Well Waves, ‘Bipolarity Exhibition’

https://www.mixcloud.com/RadioCardiff/well-waves-jen-ashton-episode-48-01082019/

2019, S4C: Heno, 'Arddangosfa Bipolarity'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p07h276b/heno-tue-30-jul-2019

2019, Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton: Bipolarity Exhibition', p. 62

2018, BBC: Online Feature, ‘World Mental Health Day'

https://www.facebook.com/bbcradiowales/videos/2447992798607143/UzpfSTEyNTYxNzc1MTk6MTAyMTM3NjY1MDE4MTc1NDA/

2018, S4C: Prynhawn Da, 'Newid Byd'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06f1g91/prynhawn-da-tue-31-jul-2018

2018, S4C: Heno, ‘Codi ymwybyddiaeth am Diwrnod Bipolar y Byd’, [Trans. Raising awareness for World Bipolar Day]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0614c23/heno-wed-28-mar-2018

2018, Portal o Invalidnosti: ‘Cerys Knighton Artist Profile’

http://portaloinvalidnosti.net/2018/03/cerys-knighton-find-something-you-can-get-lost-in-so-you-could-step-into-your-safe-place/

2018, Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton - Drawing Bipolarity Art Preview', p. 22

http://www.buzzmag.co.uk/art/cerys-knighton-drawing-bipolarity-art-preview/

2018, Radio Cardiff: Cardiff this Week, ‘Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition’

https://www.mixcloud.com/cardiffthisweek/cardiff-this-week-4th-february-2018/

2018, BBC: ‘Time to Talk Day Feature, Artist Cerys Knighton’

https://www.facebook.com/BBCWalesNews/videos/10156475382610715/

2018, BBC News: 'Bipolar artist's Cardiff exhibition raising awareness'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-42875495

2018, BBC Radio Wales: Good Morning Wales, Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09nxpn7

2018, The Western Mail: 'Drawing on Experience', pp. 26-27​

Contact

Enquiries    Exhibitions    Interviews

Supported by Making Minds and Disability Arts Cymru

cerysknightonart@hotmail.com

© Cerys Knighton

PhD Research funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council, South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership.

© 2020 by Cerys Knighton.

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