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Peggy Atherton work is haunted by a sense of ownership versus loss, of beauty and youth through time. She is interested in how contemporary society relates to nature, cycles of life and decay. Using road kill animals that she finds as materials, the artist create odd circumstances through gestures, materials or colours.

Atherton’s sustained involvement with the processes of sculpture making, carries a playfulness disparate mix of elements, sometimes cast and sometimes presented in their own natural state, by juxtaposing mortality and hope with hints of humour.

A complex relationship that is particularly pertinent with regards to global ecology and our impact on the environment.

Teaching

Fine Art Mixed Media BA  University of Westminster 

Contemporary Fine Art MA, Modern Art in London MA  Christies Education, London

Fine Art BA Bath University visiting lecturer 

MA Sculpture Royal College of Art Visiting lecturer 

Whitechapel Gallery London Education Department London 

Art & Media  Practice  MA University of  Westminster 

Research

Gallery Curator/ co-ordinator  Bloomberg London / Tablet Gallery London

Co- curator and founder of ‘Buffet d’art’  Berlin, London  47 international artists.

PG Gallery, Istanbul 

Mienbleu Gallery, Berlin

Whitechapel Gallery London 

Kate Macgarry Gallery, London

Unit 24’, London

Art on the Underground, London Underground

Represented Friends of the Earth

Commissioned Art Work for Marble Hill House, London

Represented London in ‘What’s new from London’ in Belgium.

Elliot Literary Festival.  

Publications

For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.