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 Bethany Stead (b.1995, Yorkshire)         

Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Studio member at The NewBridge Project.


2020 – 2021   Collective Studio Programme, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne


2015 – 2019   Bachelor of Fine Arts, First Class Honours, Newcastle University


2018               Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture, Erasmus, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

Exhibit ions

2022   Shieldfield Home, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne

2022   Collected, 36 Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

2022   Dip Your Wick, Solo show at RePUBlic Gallery, Blyth

2022   NOW THATS WHAT I CALL ART, Newcastle Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne

2021    The Baltic Open Submission, The Baltic Gallery, Gateshead

2021    World So Obscured, The Great North Museum / Online, Newcastle upon Tyne

2020    3rd Wave, The NewBridge Project / Online, Newcastle upon Tyne

2019    Manifestations, Conny Art Festival, Consett

2019    ArtHouses Festival, Whitley Bay

2019    Newcastle University Degree Show 2019, Copeland Park Gallery, Peckham, London

2019    Newcastle University Degree Show 2019, Seminar Room, Newcastle University

2019    Saggy, Joint Exhibition with Matilda Sutton, The Ex Libris Gallery, Newcastle University


2018    Jane Doe, Ex Libris Gallery, Newcastle University

2018    Komsu Collective, Komsu Kafe Collective, Istanbul

2017   Electric Boogaloo, Cobalt Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne  

2016   Narrative, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne

2015   Wakefield Art Walk, Eyewood, Wakefield

Social and Community Projects

2020   Burned Bright, Craft Workshop with Lady Kitt at the Thought Foundation Gallery, Birtley

2020   Town Common, Craft Workshop Supported by Helix Arts,The Beacon Centre, North Shields

2019   Paper Head-dresses, Workshop supported by AKT Charity, George Street Social, Newcastle

2019   Socially Awkward, Conny Art Festival, Consett, County Durham

2019   Socially Awkward, Craft Workshop at Good Space, Commercial Union House, Newcastle

2018   Rural Arts Project, Polski Trambesh, Bulgaria 

Awards and Residencies 

2019    ArtPark Rhodes, Sculpture Residency, Greece

2018    Socially Engaged Artist Bursary, The NewBridge Project 

2018    Bartlett Travel Scholarship

Press and Publications 

2022    Slacks Radio Residency, Emerging Artist interview with Audio Visual Cultures Podcast


2021   Northern Formations, Publication, Corridoor8


2021   The Student Gallery Publication, Featured Emerging Artist


2021  To swim against the stream, Article, a-n Special Edition Artists Newsletter



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