Carrie Reichardt is a leading contemporary artist, who works from a mosaic-
Inspired by William Morris and the long-
Carrie trained at Kingston University and achieved a First class degree in Fine Art from Leeds Metropolitan. She was Artist in Residence at Camberwell Art College in 2009. Following a period as Artist in Residence at The Single Homeless Project, she remains a proactive supporter, donating a percentage of the profits from some of her ‘Mad in England’ series to the charity. Her work has appeared in leading galleries around the world and she represented the UK as part of a group of international artists invited to mosaic the Argentinian Government building in Buenos Aires.
Carrie has been awarded the Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship for 2013 and will be funded to travel and study in Chile and Mexico with the aim of ‘Advancing the craft of community mosaics in the UK” on her return.
Carrie’s recent work includes:
The Tiki Love Truck – commissioned by ‘Walk the Plank’, specialists in outdoor performance,
Trojan Horse –a life-
The London Elephant Parade 2010 – Carrie’s mosaic elephant, ‘Phoolan’, was part of the largest ever public art event – taking pride of place outside London’s Natural History Museum
The Milan Elephant Parade – Carrie and Nick Reynolds’ elephant was inspired by the revolutionary spirit spreading across the world and conveyed the message that ending capitalism is the only true way to save the elephant and the planet. The elephant was displayed outside the Triennale de Milan Museum of Art.
Mary Bamber – Carrie’s life-
Carrie has recently become a committee member of Acton Arts Forum and is working with them to help established the new community run W3 Gallery on Acton High street and on various local projects to incorporate art into the local area.
Carrie Reichardt’s work has featured in the press including, The Observer, The Guardian,
The Evening Standard, Tile and Stone and in several books including; ‘1000 Ideas
for Creative Reuse,’ Garth Johnson, ‘Mural Art No 2’, Kirikos Iosifidis and ‘The
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The Treatment Rooms – Chiswick W4
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