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Hannah Wooll's work has always been concerned with imagery that is slightly off kilter, exaggerated or fabricated. The portraits of women who at first glance are beautiful and uncomplicated then reveal themselves to be anything but, subverted from the magazine pages and old master paintings from which their heritage derives; laying sloth like in dead winter trees which belong in Technicolor film sets, or starkly lit in deliberately contrived and manufactured environments which are oddly dreamlike.


Hannah Wooll studied at Norwich School Of Art (1995-96), Manchester Metropolitan University (1997-2000) where she gained a 1st Class Degree in Fine Art, Painting; and The Royal Academy Schools (2000-03) where she received the May Cristea Award for Fine Art for her final show.

Shows include: Solo Show Natural Habitat, The 12 Gallery, London, (2010); Solo show, Contemplating Life and Stuff, Comme Ca, Manchester (2007). Selected group exhibitions include:The Functionality Of Thought, Dean Clough, Halifax, (2015); Portfolio North West, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, (2013); Polemically Small, Torrance Art Museum, California, (2011); Beyond Fontanna, Studio 1:1 Gallery, London, (2010,) Jerwood Drawing Prize (2009) and (2010), Jerwood Space, London and tours; The Future Can Wait, Truman Brewery, London, (2007); New London Kicks, Wooster Projects New York, (2005). Wooll currently lives and works in the North West of England.


The exhibition runs from:

Wednesday 15th March until Tuesday 2nd May 2017


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Claire Turner

CCA Founder

The Lowry Hotel 

50 Dearmans Place | Salford | Manchester | M3 5LH


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