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Simon Fenoulhet


Curriculum Vitae

Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff.
1985-87, Cardiff College of Art, M.A. Fine Art
1980 - 83, Newport College of Art, B.A. Hons Fine Art, First Class
1979 - 80, Derby Lonsdale College,Foundation Studies.
one man shows
Dec 2017, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan.
June 2017, Orbit Arcade Gallery, Cardiff.
May 2015, Underground, G39 Cardiff.
Jan 2015, Cross Current, Galeri, Caernarfon.
Oct 2012, Ffloc Gallery, University of Wales, Newport.
Nov 2010, Oriel Davies, Newton.
Jan 2010, ‘Lucent Lines’, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, Swansea.
Dec 2005, ‘Another Light’, Glynn Vivian Museum and Art Gallery, Swansea.
March 2003, ‘Light Works’, Howard Gardens Gallery, U.W.I.C., Cardiff.
2018, Lighting comission for Torch Theatre, Milford Haven
2018, Interactive lighting comission with Tom Goddard fir western Shelter, Barry Island with Celfwaith
March 2015, Platfform, Newport, Lighting commission for building entrance hall.
Sept / Oct 2014, Artist in Residence with Cardiff Contemporary Arts Festival
August 2013, Glynn Vivian Museum, Swansea, off site residency programme.
selected group exhibitions
2016, National Eisteddfod, Abergavenny
2015, Museum of Modern Art, Machennllyth
2014, Aur, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.
2014, Aur, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.
2013, Illuminate, Shire Hall, Stafford
2013, Fuse, University of South Wales
2012, Blowback, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff
2011, Are we not drawn onward?, G39, Cardiff.
2010, Tenure, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff.
2008, If you build it they will come. G39, Cardiff.
2012, Arts Council of Wales Major Creative Wales Award to pursue ‘Light Lab’ project.
2010, Fine Art Gold Medal winner at the 2010 National Eisteddfod of Wales, Blaenau Gwent.
2009, Shortlisted for ‘Artists Taking the Lead’, Arts Council scheme to commission artists for the 2012 Olympics.
2009, Arts Council of Wales Production Grant to create new work in collaboration with Stage Lighting Services and Newport Museum and Art Gallery.
2006, Artworks Wales ‘Artist at Work Grant’ for collaborative project with Loyn & Co. Architects.
2005, Arts Council of Wales ‘Creative Wales’ award to pursue ’Looking for Darkness’ project.
Feb 2018, Light installation workshops for Peak Crickhowell.
Oct 2017, Light installation workshops for Oriel Davies.
May 2016, Installation workshops for Shrewsbury College.
Nov 2013, Installation workshops for Telford College of Arts and Technology.
Nov 2010, installation workshops for Oriel Davies, Newtown.
March 2010, schools workshops for ‘Lucent Lines’ exhibition, Newport.
Sept. 2007, public workshops for Beacon Project, Wymondham Abbey, Norfolk.
June 2000, Architecture Week workshops for Q Arts, Derby
March 1999, sound to light workshops for Aurora commission, Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff
salaried employment
2011-2013, appointed Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Wales, Newport, (part time).t
2004 to 2010, visiting lecturer in Fine Art, University of Wales Newport
Jan 2004 to April 2005, part time Project Manager Cywaith Cymru. Artworks Wales, responsible for advising public bodies on art in the public realm.
Jan. 1991 to Aug 2002, Deputy Director (part time) of Cywaith Cymru . Artworks Wales (national organisation for public art in Wales) responsible for developing a national programme of public art projects and temporary exhibitions.
free-lance work
2018, Visiting Lecturer, University of South Wales.
2016-18, Visiting Tutor, Welsh School of Architeture, Cardiff University.
2015, Dewi Prys Thomas Architeture Prize.
2008-15 appointed as a National Advisor to the Arts Council of Wales.
Aug 2002 to date, self employed artist and arts consultant, working on public art strategies, and arts development projects.