Tozzy Bridger - professional artist

Tozzy has 20 years experience making and teaching art.   She specialises in the printmaking methods of lino cuts, etching and drypoint.  Her work is inspired by the Hampshire countryside and the birds and animals that animate it.

 

Tozzy is based in Alton in Hampshire has a fine art degree and a

post graduate certificate of education and is DBS checked.  

Tozzy has worked in many schools and art centres including

regularly at The Lightbox in Woking and Making Space in Havant

 

 

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EXHIBITIONS

Solo Shows

The Allen Gallery Alton, Hants Oct 2011 ‘Prints Old and New'

New Ashgate Gallery Farnham August 2007 ‘New Prints’

Maltby Contemporary Art Winchester March – April 2003

Beatrice Royal Eastleigh, Hants Oct 01 – Jan 02 ‘A Year in a Field’

The Guildhall Gallery Winchester March 1998 ‘The Nature of Fields’

The Allen Gallery Alton, Hants Feb-March 1997 ‘Fields and Crows’  

Selected Group Shows

Sir Harold Hilliers Gardens 2015 Hampshire Artists CoOp

Gallery 55 Hartney Wintney 2014 Mixed Show

Hampshire Artist Cooperative Selborne 2013 Guest Artist

Rums Eg Romsey 2013 The Summer Garden

New Ashgate Farnham 2010 Print Show

New Ashgate Farnham 2008 Summer Show

Hackwood Farm Hants 2007 The Hackwood Art Festival

Black Swan Arts Frome 2006 Open Exhibition

The University of Winchester 2005 Art Loan Collection

Barn Galleries Henley 2004 Art Space

Enigma Gallery Frome 2003 Prints

Harding House Gallery Lincoln 2003 Mixed Show

Hotbath Gallery Bath 2001 Graphic Society

Royal West of England Academy Bristol 2000 Print Exhibition

Mall Galleries London 2000 National Print Exhibition

Mall Galleries London 1999 National Print Exhibition

James Hockey Gallery Farnham 1998 Unbound

 

ART AWARDS AND PROJECTS

Solent University Feb – June 2012   ‘Artists Assess to Art Colleges’ Project

During this project Tozzy researched the use of digital print technology in conjunction with traditional methods making prints on the theme of Oak Trees.  Portsmouth University School of Art Nov 2003 – April 2004 Associate Artist

During the project Tozzy produced work based on the Classification system  

Portsmouth University School of Biological Sciences July – Sept 2002

Project ‘Protein Gels’ to make an artist’s book based on research at the

University and at The Sustainability Centre.  

The Sustainability Centre 2000 – 2005 Resident Artist

Based at the centre in East Meon in Hampshire Tozzy made artworks reflecting the wildlife of the centre and taught on the visiting schools programme.

Year of the Artist June 2000 – May 2001 Arts Council Project

Tozzy took part in this national project with her own project ‘A Year in a Field’ based on the life of one field in Hampshire over the course of a year.  She received funding from Southern Arts, EHDC and HCC.  During the project she was featured in a BBC South documentary  ‘Southern Eye’ as well as on South Today.  

 

EDUCATION

University West of England 1990-1993 BA (Hons) Fine Art

Greenwich University 2003 PGCE Post Compulsory Education

Winchester School of Art 1989-1990 Foundation Studies

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blackbird studios where

Tozzy's prints are produced

crowloss BirdandLeaf DoveandLeaf