EXHIBITIONS, COMMISSIONS AND RESIDENCIES

 

2021

QueerCore • Homotopia • Liverpool 

12 month artist development programme and funding (April 2021 - April 2022).

First Outing • Grundy Art Gallery • Blackpool

Commission and residency for the show First Outing, produced by Queerly Made at the Grundy Art Gallery and Abingdon Studios (September - October 2021).

Drag Performance • The Secret Circus • Liverpool 

Performance slot in a pride queer cabaret with The Secret Circus at the Unitarian Church in Liverpool.

Arts and Culture Contributor • GUAP • London

Contributing writer for online content focusing on race and queerness.

Spewtopia • Eat Me • Liverpool 

Drag performance for a scratch night.

'LGBT+ Community Stories’ Exhibition Commission • Museum of Liverpool • Liverpool

Digital artwork commissioned for LGBTQ+ History Month.

‘Digital Art and Illustration Print-It’ Exhibition • Aire Place Studios • Leeds

‘Mother’ (2020) from ‘Celestial Bodies’ (2020) featured in a group exhibition.

2020

Digital Art Commission • Comics Youth • Liverpool

Digital artwork commissioned for their '12 Days of Christmas Advent’.

‘This Is Our Home’ Exhibition Commissions • The Atkinson • Southport

3 textile community artworks for the Festival of Hope.

‘Secret Postcard Show' Exhibition • Cupola Gallery • Sheffield

2 illustrations for a group exhibition.

‘Red Flags’ Exhibition • The Margate School • Margate, Kent

Textile artwork for a group installation curated by Alex Noble for Margate Pride.

Digital Residency • Orbit

A digital residency on the platform’s Instagram (@orrbbitt).

2018

'Unfeeling’ • New Designers • London

Graduate Collection showcased at the Business Design Centre.

'Unfeeling' • University for the Creative Arts • Rochester, Kent

Graduate collection exhibited at the graduate show.

'Unfeeling' • Graduate Fashion Week • London

Graduate collection showcased on the catwalk at the Truman Brewery.

2017

Artists’ Assistant • University for the Creative Arts • Rochester, Kent

Assisting artists Rutter and Bennett for their live performance of ‘Light Dial 2’ with Collectress at the ‘Digital Materials’ Conference.

Studio Intern • Giles Deacon • London

I worked in the embroidery team under the direction of the Head of Embroidery and the Creative Director to develop fabrics, archive collections, fabric sourcing and research.

2016

PVTTRN Magazine Launch • The Crypt Gallery • London

A digital piece of work exhibited for the magazines launch.

ARTICLES AND PRESS

 

2021

Website Article • GUAP • London

'The Reality of a British Chinese Person in the Queer Dating Scene'

Artist Talk  • dot-art Gallery • Liverpool

Talk about my practice at one of the gallery's online artist forums.

Website Article • ROOT-ed Zine • Liverpool

'Identity Limbo: The Mixed-Race Experience In The LGBTQIA+ Community'

'dot-art TikTok Challenge' • dot-art Gallery

A 4 piece video series for the gallery's social media platforms talking about my practice, work in progress and Liverpool's art community.

 

2020

'Pride in Lockdown 2020' Zine • Liverpool Queer Collective

'Awakening 1' featured in the collective's zine for Pride 2020.

'#AnotherNightIn' • Convenience Gallery

Artist feature for Liverpool's Light Night.

 

WORKSHOPS

 

2021

'Horizons' Workshop • Convenience Gallery • Birkenhead, The Wirral

Experimental drawing workshop for teenagers with Convenience Gallery and The Open Door Charity.

'Start With Art' Workshop • The Turnpike • Leigh, Greater Manchester

Building a character through drawing and performance aimed at 11-16 year olds.

AWARDS

2018

TexSelect • Nominee • London

Innovative mixed media textiles.

David Band Textiles Award • Nominee •  London

Innovative use of printed textiles at Graduate Fashion Week.

EDUCATION

2018

BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Print • University for the Creative Arts • Rochester, Kent 

First Class Honours.