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Nadia Kingsley – about the artist

Digital painting of Nadia Kingsley by Paul Kielty

Nadia Kingsley has a Ceramics degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

She is an artist, potter, poet, writer, publisher, and project manager.

Her ceramics has been exhibited in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, London, Hatfield House, Hastings and Cambridge.
Her brick sculpture is on permanent display outside the School of Art and Design, University of Wolverhampton; and Ibstock brick factory, Cannock, and has been shown at Quennington biannual sculpture exhibition.
Her surrealist photography has been exhibited in Brighton.
Her sculptural installation that included a twenty three and a half foot knitted intestine has been exhibited in London.

She has 2 collaborative poetry pamphlets published, with David Calcutt: Road Kill and Through the Woods. Also – A Year in Herbs pamphlet – a collaboration with herbalist Jayne Palmer and 12 artists; Lawn Lore – a collaboration with grasses expert John Handley; and has poetry published in: The Physic Garden edited by Adam Horovitz, Telford Homeless Action Week poetry booklet, We’re all in this together (environmental poetry from the West Midlands), Orbis, New writings from Wolverhampton, The view from out here, Inspired by Dudmaston, Olympians, The Colours issue of Here Comes Everyone magazine, Wenlock Poetry Festival anthologies, and shown at VAN gallery exhibition, Shrewsbury. Her poetry and art can be found in Shropshire Butterflies – a poetic and artistic guide to the butterflies of Shropshire; Diversifly – poetry and art on Britain’s Urban Birds; Poetry on Spiders, Poetry on Grey Squirrels, and Poetry on Stinging Nettles eBooks.

Her short stories have been placed and won competitions; have been recorded by Short Story Radio and in The Casual Electrocution of Strangers.

She has conceived and run four projects: Painting by Pixels; e-x-p-a-n-d-i-n-g: the history of the Universe in 45 minutes in which she wrote and performed alongside poet Emma Purshouse, musician Giancarlo Facchinetti and astrophysicist prof Trevor Ponman in a mobile planetarium dome; Maligned Species and Diversifly – both of which included podcasts in which Nadia interviewed poets such as Jonathan Edwards, Alison Brackenbury, David Morley, Katrina Porteous, Gillian Clarke. These have all been supported using public funding by through Arts Council England.

She programme directed and ran the poetry and music festival Inspired In Caersws at Mid Wales Arts Centre: which was supported using public funding by Arts Council Wales.

She has written blogs, guest blogs, been on panels and “in conversations”; owns and runs Fair Acre Press singlehandedly.

She has digital artwork in the Painting by Pixels art exhibition at Qube gallery, Oswestry – which is supported through public funding by Arts Council England.

Arts Council England logo - Supported using public funding  White wren on black background with black "Fair Acre Press" on white background to the right of it  Qube gallery, Oswestry logo - white Qube written on red background

 

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