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COMMISSIONS & FEATURED WORKS


“Eulogies are meant to be sad” December 2021
Commissioned by Public House

“Our words, Our world” December 2021
Commissioned by Iniva CAS project for Holyhead School

“Mother May I?” / 13th August 2021
Testing & Trying out hosted by Black Hole Club

“Most of all” / July 2021
Commissioned by Cheap Cheap Gallery 

“Degas, De’Anne & Miss La La: A live desktop performance” / 5th May 2021
Commissioned by Barber Institute of Fine Art 

“Vinora” / December 2020
Bursary awarded by ReFramed 

“Great-ish: The gaslighting of a nation” / October 2020
Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella

“Break Bread With Me” / 30th October - 6th November 2020
Commissioned by Vivid Live TV


WORKSHOPS


“Ikon Youth Program: workshop” / 28th October 2021
IKON gallery, Birmingham, UK

“Call & Respond: artist development workshop” / 21st October 2021
Sainsbury Art Cenrte, Norwich, UK

“4UBU: Saturday Art Club ”/ 21st August - 9th October 2021
New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

“Art students engage with A special place: IKON in the 1990’s”/ 22nd July 2021
IKON x Kind Edward VI Five Ways, Birmingham, UK

“IYP X BHC” / 18th March 2021
Black Hole Club x Ikon Youth Project collaboration, Birmingham, UK

“Contemporary Art Space Project: year 2” / 9th- 23rd June 2021
Iniva x RSA academies (working with Holyhead school, Handsworth), UK

“Two Truths and a Lie” / 3rd August- 6th August 2019
Centrala Space, Birmingham, UK


LECTURES, TALKS & SEMINARS


“Artist Talk” / 8th October 2021
Birmingham City University School of Art, Birmingham, UK

“A talk for film & video students” / 16th March 2021
Birmingham City University School of Art, Birmingham, UK

“Art house lecture series guest lecture” / 8th March 2021
University of Worcester x Meadow arts, Worcester, UK

“Anti-racism, allyship and best practice” / 15th September 2020
Birmingham women’s and children’s NHS foundation trust, Birmingham, UK

“Creative Media Entrepeneurship” / 6th January 2020
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

More than medicine” / 22nd October 2019
Birmingham women’s and children’s NHS foundation trust, Birmingham, UK



RESIDENCIES


A Tale or Two” / 4th October 2021 - 9th January 2022
New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK



PUBLICATIONS


40 years on and the need to rally: De’Anne Crooks in conversation with Keith Piper / January 2021
A-n The artists information company (Black Hole Club as guest editors)

Mayday reader” / May 2020
Black Hole Club


Representation in art education: The absence of Black art / 2018
Published by Yellow zine



GROUP SHOWS 


“Collective Processes” HOME / 13th - 22nd December 2021
In Partnership with Gucci London, UK

“Welcome to a New Earth” Black Hole Club / 3rd -11th December 2021
Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

“The Soft Prison”  Musuem of the Home / 30th September - 28th November 2021
In partnership with Artangel Collection, London, UK

“In reality, these things need to be said” Backlit  / 6th - 29th August 2021
Backlit, Nottingham, UK

“DOOM: Turn away from the sun” Black Hole Club / 21st - 26th June 2021
Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

The Travelling World Is Not Arriving” Format Festival /  March 2021
Accessible online


Give birth to me tomorrow” Artists’ Moving Image Festival / 21st- 24th January 2021
LUX Scotland, UK


PACK  West Midlands art exhibition ”/ 1st May 2020 
 Wolverhampton, UK 


Herstory”/ 25th April 2020 
BOM, Birmingham, UK


“Uncertaintity and the Unknown” / 5th June- 11th October 2019
Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, UK

“When we were twelve” Graphic Design Degree show/ May 2012
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK


SOLO SHOWS


“Seeking” 29th January - 27th Feburary 2022
QUAD Gallery, Derby, UK

“Two Truths and Lie” / 23rd July- 6th August  2019
Centrala Space, Birmingham, UK


TEACHING


Fine Art lecturer/ January 2021 - November 2021
Loughborough College, Loughborough, UK

Art & Design teacher/ September 2017- December 2020
Mander Portman Woodward, Birmingham, UK

Trainee Art teacher/ November 2016- April 2017
Halesowen College, Birmingham, UK

Art technician & teaching assistant/ April - August 2017
SEK International school, La Garriga, Spain

Art & Photography practitioner/ June 2016, June 2017
National Citizen Service, Birmingham, UK


EDUCATION


Masters in Arts and Education Practices/ September 2019- September 2021
Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham

PGCE PCET Art & Design/ September 2016- August 2017
Birmingham City University, Birmingham

BA (Hons) Graphic Design/ October 2009- July 2012
De Montfort University, Leicester

Foundation Degree in Art and Design/ September 2008- June 2009
Birmingham Metropolitan College, Birmingham