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Hannah Nugent

Hannah Nugent
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Influenced by retro digital aesthetics such as arcade games Hannah Nugent creates vibrant abstract works that emulate the luminosity of digitally-generated imagery. The instantaneous movement of mouse on mouse mat or finger on touchpad is mimicked through the application of energetic impasto lines. By juxtaposing these lines with flat painted layers Nugent creates a contrast in surface, blurring the tactile with the synthetic - a response to our daily occupation of both real and virtual Worlds which have become intertwined. Through the creation of her paintings Hannah seeks to question the viewer's response to screen aesthetics past and present and their relationship to contemporary abstraction.

Born 1995, Edinburgh. Artist and creative learning facilitator based in Edinburgh.

2018 - BA (Hons) Painting and Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland (First Class)

Awards and residencies:
2018 - Awarded the Armour Travel Prize for painting at Degree Show
2019 - Artist-in-residence at Out of the Blueprint, Leith

Solo Exhibitions:
SCREEN JUiCE - Whitespace, Edinburgh (2020)
REMiX - Out of the Blueprint, Leith (2019)
Pixel Playgrounds - Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh (2019) Honey, I'm Glitching - The Art School, Glasgow (2018)

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2019 Breakthrough Artists, Art Pistol Gallery, Glasgow
2018 New Graduates at the Affordable Art Fair, London
2018 Selected for www.aucart.com July Online Auction
2018 Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Tontine Building, Glasgow
2017 Fields of Wheat - Members Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
2017 MATERIAL GIRL, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2017 SERIES 3, The Glue Factory, Glasgow
2016 LET'S LIMBO, SWG3, Glasgow
2016 PAT TESTED, Grace & Clark Fyfe Gallery & The McLellan Galleries, GSA, Glasgow
2016 Painters In Progress, Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2015 Here Comes Everybody, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
2015 The Visual Artist Unit Members' Show, GENERATORprojects, Dundee
2015 Wednesday's Girl, Argyle House, Edinburgh
2014 Take To The Streets, Surveillance Gallery, Edinburgh 2014 The Great Big Art Show, Edinburgh College Granton Campus

DiGi Collage I
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  • DiGi Collage I
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DiGi Collage II
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  • DiGi Collage II
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  • Virtual_Scape
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  • Mouse_Mat_01
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  • Pixel_Playground
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  • Arcade_Tricks
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