About Steve Rushton


Study/Work/Exhibitions: London, UK (except where specified)

STUDY Kingston Poly. BA Hons. Fine Art Painting (1979-82); Liverpool John Moores Univ. PGCE (1982-3); Courtauld Institute Post Grad. Dip. Art History (1993-4); BirkbeckCollege, Univ. London. MA, Art History (1996-98).

WORK Art Tutor: Tower Hamlets AEI (1984-9); Epping ForestCollege (1986-92). Art & Design History Lecturer: Redbridge Inst. (1992-8); EssexUniv. Extra Mural Dept. (1993-8); Birkbeck Extra Mural (1998-2003); Schiller International Univ. (2002-9) WalthamForestCollege (1994-2014).  Arts Curriculum Leader: WEA (1999-2011). Self Employed Artist (1986-93) Self Employed Artist and Poet & 2011-)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: Whitechapel Open (1984) Museum of Labour History, South Bank Show (1986, prizewinner) Janus Avivson Gallery (1987- 94) Portobello and Tabernacle Galleries (1989-92) ‘An Artist Abroad’ (Arts Council touring exhibition 1989) Tricycle Theatre(1991) Red Gate Gallery (2005) 491 Gallery, Knightsbridge Gallery (2007) The Foundry (2007-9) No:ID Gallery (2008-9) The Illusion Of Art (Courtyard Theatre, 2011) Window Poems (Kitchen Window Gallery, 2015) Burning a Paper Plate (Kitchen Window Gallery, 2015) poetryartexchange (Undercurrents Gallery 2016) poetryartexchange (Centrala Birmingham 2017)

COLLECTIONS: Museum of London; Museum of Labour History, Manchester

POETRY: Member of Poets Anonymous since 2005, performing regularly on local radio and at poetry events in London ( Resonance 104.4FM, Croydon Radio, Poet in the City, Beyond Words, Velvet Tongue). Poems published by Nazar Look Constanta Romania (October and November 2012 editions of the magazine, and Metric Conversions, an anthology, 2013) Not Your Average Type (a poetry single, Sweet Sex Education Teacher from Chichester, 2012), Poezia Dzisiaj Warsaw 107, 2014, Flying Between Words, 2015 . Interviews/appearances include: Resonance FM (Hello Goodbye show 25/4/15), Croydon Radio (Poets Anonymous podcast, Sunday 12th April 2015), bookseekeragency.com (May 2013 archive) Nazar Look Constanta Romania (November 2012 edition).   Chapbook collection Burning a Paper Plate-Towards a New Art (erbacce-press 2015). First full length collection towards a new art (erbacce-press 2015). Anthology poetryartexchange (Romania/UK) (Contemporary Literature Press 2017). Anthology Mosty/Bridges (Warsaw 2017).

OTHER: Drummer for Uncle Rabbit (2004-8), The Mosquitos (1989-98), The Roadbreakers (1991-96).

Lives in Ventnor, UK. Tel. 0044 7960 802 506.

Born 1959, Merseyside, UK.


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