About Ginger

I am a  contemporary artist  with a vision to create forms and environments that touch the heart of the community with beauty and tranquility—qualities which throughout time have served to uplift our spirits  and restore peace of mind.

WORK HISTORY:

August 27-29 2016:
Co-Exhibition: PEACE in the PARK: The FESTIVAL of SPIRIT @ the Global Retreat Centre, Nuneham Park, Oxon, UK

July 19-23 2016:
Exhibition & Book Launch @ East Beach Café: part of the Littlehampton Arts Festival organized by LOCA

May 23-Oct 2016:
ART PARKS INTERNATIONAL: Annual Exhibition: Sausmarex Manor Art Park, Sausmarex Rd, St Martin, Guernsey, UK

January 2016:
Ilustration for album ‘THE GREY’: Matthew Gilmour’s ‘The Grey’ produced by Danny Johnson of Steppenwolf; mastered by James Guthrie

November 2015:
STARS ON CANVAS: Charity Auction raising funds for Willow Charity to give special days for the terminally ill

May 23-Oct 2015:
ART PARKS INTERNATIONAL: Annual Exhibition:
Sausmarex Manor Art Park, Sausmarex Rd, St Martin, Guernsey, UK

December 2014-September 2016:
Written and self-published my autobiography called ‘Memoirs of the Bright Side of the Moon’.

November 2014: STARS ON CANVAS: Charity Auction raising funds for Willow Charity to give special days for the terminally ill

November 8-11 2014:
WAR CHILD AUCTION: Ginger painted an acoustic guitar donated by Carparelli Guitars to raise funds for War Child at Bonhams, NYC, USA

May 23-Oct 2014:
ART PARKS INTERNATIONAL: Annual Exhibition: Sausmarex Manor Art Park, Sausmarex Rd, St Martin, Guernsey, UK

May 2013:
BRIGHTON OPEN HOUSE
‘Step into the Light’: co-Exhibition: The Holistic Art House: Ginger exhibited with four other female artists and they were nominated out of 250 houses to be in the top three for the Best Art House in the 2013, Brighton Art Festival

May 23-Oct 2013:
ART PARKS INTERNATIONAL: Annual Exhibition: Sausmarex Manor Art Park, Sausmarex Rd, St Martin, Guernsey, UK

November 2012:
Mind, Body, Spirit Event: with Lorna Byrne: Ginger exhibited three angels on stage; ‘Angel of Might’ & 2 ‘Angel of Compassion’; Regents House, London, UK

November 2013:
‘Art of Relationship’ published: The Art of Ginger Gilmour –a publication by Ali Meamar on MagCloud

November 2012:
Apnea Evolution Event: Venice, Italy, Ginger gave a presentation ‘WE ARE the SEA’ to 400 school children, teachers & government officials to aid a ‘Charter for the Sea’.

Sept 2012:
UN International Day of Peace Conference: A Celebration of sustainable Peace for a sustainable Future: What Can We Do? Rights & Humanity Conference venue the “Light’, Royal Liver Bldg., Liverpool, UK: Ginger spoke on the ‘Beauty of Peace’.

July 16 2012:
Arundel Castle Olympic Torch Relay Event: Ginger was invited to showcase her Olympic Artwork and was part of the Steering Group organising the event. She inspired the singing of the song “Aspire to Inspire’ written and composed by Colin Martin by the local Arun schools. Arundel, West Sussex, UK

February 16, 2012:
EXPO GALLERY: ‘Flame of Spirit’ is moved to the gallery from airside, Heathrow Airport, T5, UK

October 2010-July 2012:
EXPO GALLERY: Ginger’s Olympic Artwork on Exhibit & for sale; portion of sales donated to Paralympic Assoc. & young athletes. Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5

March 2009:
Lloyd’s TSB“For the Journey to London 2012”: Co-Exhibition: ‘Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports’, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Bristol, UK

May 2008:
Summer Exhibition-‘The Angel and the Absence of Time’
Co-Exhibition: Cassiel Art Gallery, Rye, W Sussex, England

April 2008
Lloyd’s TSB -“For the Journey to London 2012”: Co-Exhibition: ‘Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports’, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Grosvenor House, London

October 2007:
Exhibition-Sacred Relationships: Co-Exhibition: Art People: Gallery, San Francisco, Calif., USA

August 2007:
Exhibition-Lloyd’s Private Banking: Fund-raising for Barnardos Charity, Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

July-October 2007:
Exhibition-Arundel Castle Grounds: Eight large sculptures exhibited, plus, Humanity Series part of Arundel Gallery Trail

June 2007:
Exhibition-UBS Evening at Wallace Collection: Fund-raising exhibition for ‘Looking for Change’, a school-based art programme which UBS is running in partnership with Tate

June 2007:
Two Installations ‘Coming Together’ -Red Cross Gala Fund-raising Ball ‘East Meets West’: Main Installation-two stories high including suspended angel; Third year on committee; Received British Red Cross Award for ‘Services to Humanity’, Old Billingsgate, London, England

June 2007:
Exhibition: Society of Women Artists: Two sculptures submitted and accepted: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London-www.society-women-artists.org.uk

February 2007:
Exhibition-Lloyd’s/Bentley Evening: Fund-raising exhibition for Barnardos Charity: Pulborough, West Sussex, England

September 2006-2007:
Exhibition: Co-exhibition ‘Three Women, Three Artists’: Institute of Noetic Sciences founded by Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut;
Petaluma, Calif, USA

June 2006:
Exhibition: Society of Women Artists: three sculptures accepted; ‘Song of Woman’ received Talisman award for sculpture; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London-www.society-women-artists.org.uk

June 2006:
Red Cross Fund Raising Gala Ball Committee: Second year on committee; London, England

May 2006:
ChelseaFlower Show-Stall; Sculptural Terrace Design: Received Certificate of Commendation for outstanding presentation, London, England

April 2006:
Exhibition: Inspirational Arts Festival; Premier of new seven-foot glass winged sculpture ‘In Unity’, plus, four other sculptures, 20th Century Theatre, London

March 2006
Spiritual Tides Festival-Environmental and Holistic Living Event:
Exhibition of ‘Dolphina’, ‘Angel of Might’, ‘Lovers’, Mother & Child’,Kent Showground, Maidstone, Kent

January 2006:
Red Cross Committee Membership ‘A Celebration of Humanity’ Gala Ball in June 2006

June 2005: Exhibition: Society of Women Artists: three sculptures accepted; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London-www.society-women-artists.org.uk

December 2005:
Exhibition and Set Design: Ballet ‘In the Tracks of Hercules’; Created 13 six foot sculptural paintings and masks for Ballet, plus exhibited other sculptures ‘Heaven’, ‘Imagine-Disciples on the Path’, Wathan Hall, Barnes, London

November 2005:
Art for Humanity: Red Cross Auction Donation, ‘Angel of Might’, Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany, London.

October 2004:
Installation: Mind Body & Spirit Festival; ‘Contemplation: Visualize World Peace’, Amex Center, Manchester-www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk

August 2004:
Exhibition: Arundel Arts Festival; ‘Aeriel’, a eight foot bronze sculpture placed in the grounds of the Cathedral: separate exhibition of other sculptures depicting our ‘Divine Relationships’ and furniture in the Parish Rooms, Arundel, West Sussex-www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk

June 2004:
Exhibition: Society of Women Artists; four sculptures accepted; received an associate membership to society; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London www.society-women-artists.org.uk

May 2004:
Installation:  Mind Body & Spirit Festival; ‘Contemplation: Visualize World Peace’ and ‘Guardian of Humanity’; Royal Horitcultural Hall, London www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk

April-May 2004:
Exhibition; Brighton Arts Festival; 20 sculptures;  Installation: ‘Guardian of Humanity’; Christopher Gull, Ship Street, Brighton

December 2003:
Installation; International Dolphin Watch Convention: ‘Dolphina’, a eight-foot sculpture;  Exhibition: sculptures-‘Guardian of Humanity’;
Installation in Chapel ‘Aeriel’; Open University, Milton Keynes-www.idw.org

June-July2003:
Exhibition:‘Aeriel’, Oxmarket Center of Arts, Chichester, West Sussex-www.oxmarket.com.

May 2003:
Commission:‘The Mighty Oak Award’ created for Soroptimist International of the Verdugos -presented to Hayley Mills as a Woman of Distinction 2003: www.caminorealregion.org.

March 2000-2002:
House & Garden design project: ‘Old Bilsham Farmhouse and six studios’-complete renovation and additional, sculptural environments-self-executed; interior design, wall reliefs, wood-panel sculpture, lamps, 7 foot angel placed on the apex of gallery-hallway and other installations, including garden and pond design-www.gingerart.net

May 1999:
Exhibition:‘Song of Woman’ exhibited within group exhibition, Chequer Meade, East Grinstead, West Sussex

March 1999:
Illustration: ‘Staying Awake Forever’, Phil Murray, Perfect Words and Music Ltd.-cover design; painting ‘Solar Eclipse’, fifteen llustrations.

December 1998:
Event conception, design & project manager: ‘Christmas Fair’, Michael Hall School, Forest Row, W Sussex-organizing coordinator, graphic designer for merchandising and marketing, individual set designs, window artwork and life-size angel for storytelling room.

May 1996:
Illustration: ‘Before the Beginning is a Thought’, Phil Murray, Perfect Words and Music Ltd.-cover design; painting ‘Box of Illusions’; Russian edition,

April 1994:
Illustration: ‘Before the beginning is a thought’, Phil Murray,Perfect Words and Music Ltd.-cover design; painting ‘The Moment of Creation’, ‘pac’ of cards and 5 additional illustrations

December 1992:
Exhibition: Wholelife Exposition, Los Angeles, California, USA exhibition of paintings

July 1989:
Illustration:‘Under the Mango Tree’, Miriam Freedman, Astoria Publications-cover and 16 additional illustrations

December 1989:
Event conception & project manager: ‘Christmas Carol Fantasy’, charitable event, Westminster Central Hall, London, England-concept designer, producer, graphic designer for merchandizing.

August 1988:
Illustration: ‘Reflections on the Quest’, R. M. Wildego and J. G. Miller, Vantage Press, Inc., NY, NY-cover and 8 additional illustrations

March-April 1987:
Exhibition: one woman exhibition-‘An Affair of the Heart’, Themes and Variations Gallery, London, England

EDUCATION:

September-June 1998-2002:
Rudolf Steiner Sculpture studies, West Hoathley, West Sussex, England

September-June 1983-1990:
Life drawing with Cecil Collins, City Lit, London, England

January 1989- 1991:
Jungian analysis with Mrs Dr Adler, London

September-December 1988-1989:
Jungian analysis with Dr Gerhard Adler, London

December – July 1988:
Jungian analysis with Dr Werner Engel, NYC

September-June 1988-1995:
Mental Colour Therapy with Lily Cornford; further teacher’s training; taught and practiced in center in Kilburn, Switzerland, Italy,
Houston ( USA) and in my home until present. Trustee of the Mental Colour School of Healing. Michigan State University

1967-1969:
Foundational course in Chemical Engineering and Art

1962-1966:
High School Education, Wayne High School, Wayne, Michigan, USA-graduated Cum Laude

1954-1961:
Primary Education, various elementary schools, U.S.A.

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