I am a painter and mixed media artist, working from my studio at Portland Works in Sheffield. I have many years’ experience working with adults and children within schools and community settings and I teach ESOL and Art to adults who speak English as a second language.
1990-1993 Sheffield Hallam University BA (hons) Combined and Media Arts
1989-90 Foundation in Fine Art, London College of Printing
2016 International Festival for business, Liverpool
2016 Art in the Gardens. The Botanical Gardens , Sheffield
2016 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.
2016 Irish Connections, Old Market Gallery, South Yorkshire.
2015 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.
2010 Alchemy Heartbeat Gallery, The Orchard Centre Sheffield
2010 Portland Works, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
2010 Irish Connections, The Workstation, Sheffield
2010 The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
2007 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.
2006 HOST06 Art Fair, Northlight Gallery Huddersfield
2002 Abstraction and decay , The Tin Drum Café Brighton
1999 Network Gallery touring Exhibition. The Visual Arts Trust Shrewsbury
1999 Portfolio Showcase, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham
1994 Signals Changing, Huddersfield Art Gallery and Mappin Art Gallery
2016: Signs of an Open City. http://opencitydesign.wordpress.com/2016/12/11/great-work-mary-sewell
2007: The Last Mile to develop a website and marketing material. Granted by Inspiral
2006: Travelled to Somaliland. Funded by MAMA East African Women’s Project
1998: Arts Portfolio Award. Granted by West Midlands Arts
1997: Arts for everyone: Granted by Yorkshire Arts
1996: Digital Imagery Award. Granted by Yorkshire Arts
1995: Kala Vasudha Arts residency: Granted by The Nehru Centre and Yorkshire and Humberside Arts.