New Represented Artist: Alana Tyson

Mark Devereux Projects are delighted to announce Llandudno-based artist Alana Tyson will be joining our roster of supported artists this year.

“Alana has been a member of MDP Associates for the last two-years and during this time, we have had the pleasure to work with her on a series on mentoring sesions and external projects. We are now looking forward to formalising this relationship through our Supported Artist programme and helping her practice develop.” [Mark Devereux]

Alana Tyson was born in Calgary, Canada. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2006, with a BFA (Hons) degree in Painting. She moved to the UK in 2007 and currently lives in North Wales. Exhibitions include Fiberart International 2007, which toured the Eastern United States; Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies, Newtown, UK; Scythia 10 International Textiles Biennale, Kherson Ukraine; Crafting Anatomies: Materials, Performance, Identity, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham; Decision Time, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee. She was the recipient of the Ignac and Karla Herskovic Memorial Scholarship (2006), and has received support from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (2006), The Arts Council of Wales (2013, 2014) and a-n Magazine (2013). In 2015 she is focusing on residencies at Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales and at The University for the Creative Arts in England. She is also involved in a project Power in the Land, responding to the decommissioning of the last nuclear reactor in Wales.

For further information and images of recent works, please visit Alana’s portfolio page at: markdevereuxprojects.com/artists/alana-tyson

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