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LUCY ALGAR

Education

2010-2011

FHEA, Fellow Higher Education Academy, Royal Holloway

2008-2010

MA Art & Design in Education, University of London IOE

1992

Chelsea School of Art, TV Design Diploma

1985-88

BA (Hons) Theatre Design, Birmingham Institute Art & Design

1984-85

Art Foundation Course, UWE Bristol

Teaching

Current Post

Pathway Leader BA Theatre Design, Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London.

Teaching Fellow  – Design .5, Drama and Theatre Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX. 4.1.2012 – 26.6.2013 and  full time from 1.9.2010 – 10.6.2011

TV and Pop Promo Set Design

2003

Sky News, sets for Littlejohn and 3D

2002-3

Continuity set for Tiny Living, Prism Entertainment

2001

Pilot for Lan Jam, Prism Entertainment for CITV

1998-9

Set and Costume ideas for Programme development, Prism

1995-2002

Tiny & Crew, Prism Entertainment for Living TV

1995-6

Toon Room, The Children’s Channel

1994-5

South Bank Show LWT (Tom Sharpe, New Generation Poets, Rap & Hip Hop, Opening Shot Poets)

1994

Elton John, The Lion King Promo, Propaganda Films

Jocelyn Brown, Kym Mazelle Promo, Propaganda Films

1993-4

Lenny Henry LOUD Set for nationwide theatre tour & video

1993

New Soul Nation Crucial Films

 

Theatre Set and Costume Design and Education work

2004-6

English Pocket Opera Company. I Paglacci & The Magic Flute. Design & Teaching in primary & special needs schools

1994

The Mercers Company 600th Anniversary Show

English National Opera The Magic Flute Education Project

1993

The Wedding Vox Opera at Circus Space

The Nutcracker Opera North Education Project

1992

Blodeuwedd ATC Nationwide Education Project

The Threepenny Opera Bedfordshire Opera

Dido and Aeneas Bedfordshire Opera

1991

The Island Salamander Theatre in Education Co

1990

Middlesex University Design & Teaching BA Theatre Studies

The Waterfall Vox Opera at the ICA

Outside Life Show touring to prisons & school

BAC Youth Theatre, Design for four plays

Eis Thanaton, City of Birmingham Touring Opera

1989

Young Directors Festival, BAC. Design for three plays

 

Interior and Event Design

1998

Red Cross Ball, Grosvenor House Hotel

IPA/IPD Awards Party at the Globe Theatre

1997

Daisy and Tom, King’s Rd London

All interior/exterior design for” The Store for Children”

Props and Sets for Daisy and Tom, Manchester

1995-2001

Design consultant for Milburns Restaurants at the V&A, Museum of London, Winchester and York

1989-92

The Fridge, Brixton. Art Director

Sets for enormous variety of extraordinary performers

 

Solo Exhibitions

2005

Please Touch the Artwork Pitzhanger Manor Gallery, Ealing

Interactive Installation Art Exhibition.

Ran multi-sensory workshops to enhance exhibition theme.

1990

Artist in Residence, Salisbury Festival. Solo show at the Playhouse, children’s workshops and 4m x 6m painting in Cathedral.

1989

Costume design drawings. BAC, London

 

Public Collections

2010

North Middlesex Hospital Lead Artist for Paediatric Dept,

Artwork created with local schoolchildren

2007

Northwick Park Hospital Cabinets of Curiosities for A & E

2006

Central Middlesex Hospital.

All artwork for new Paediatric Department.

Workshops with staff, patients and families

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. 1 Steel and 2 Perspex sculptures for new entrance atrium

Macclesfield Health Centre Huge Silk covered Light Boxes

2005

Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff.

Artwork and Design for five themed rooms.

2003-4

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Kobler Centre                  Mural on curved wall

Macmillan Centre            2 Perspex sculptures

New Pharmacy                 Relief paintings