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Penny McCarthy

Penny McCarthy

Reader in Fine Art, Course Leader Postgraduate Fine Art


Penny McCarthy works primarily with drawing and text. Her work is presented internationally in a variety of contexts: in museums and galleries, at conferences, and as live projects and publications. Her work has been supported by the Henry Moore Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Arts Council England and Arts and Humanities Research Council. 

Recent projects have been shown in Ulysse(s): L’autre mer, at the FRAC, Rennes, France; Nothing is Forever, South London Gallery; and Material Truths at Site Gallery, Sheffield in 2017. Macchia, a digital index of works is accessible online. Her picture essay Time will darken paper was commissioned for Esopus (New York) issue 21, 'Mirror', a chapter in Memories of the Future (eds. Deborah Jaffe and Stephen Wilson, 2017) and On The Image at Venice International University, San Servolo, Venice (2017).

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