Curator's Choice 2019

01 January - 30 June 2019

Our lively Curator’s Choice series showcases curiosities from sculptor Kate MccGwire, creature designer Rosemary Chalmers, and soft sculptor Sonia Moran, among others. 

The Curator's Choice exhibitions are on display at our Blenheim Walk building by appointment only. Please contact Dr Catriona McAra, University Curator, to make an appointment at or 0113 202 8263

Currently Exhibiting

Rosemary Chalmers

Chalmers is a concept artist and illustrator with a research-practice in creature design, speculative biology and SciArt. Here she exhibits her recent board game Ecogon Stille Wasser by Gaiagames.

Image: Rosemary Chalmers, Daphnia pulex, 2018 © Gaiagames. Image courtesy of the artist.

Kate MccGwire

MccGwire is an internationally renowned contemporary sculptor. Primarily known for her epic feather sculptures, here she will share a moving image artwork from her studies at Royal College of Art in 2004.

Image: Kate MccGwire, Issue, 2004. Stop motion animation. Image courtesy of the artist.

Sonia Moran

Moran is a recent graduate of BA (Hons) Fine Art at Leeds Arts University, and currently a Creative in Residence. As a soft sculptor, predominantly adopting second hand material, she describes her practice as ‘an umbilical cord to my past’.

Image: Sonia Moran, Domestic Clairvoyance Installation- Zilpha 2018. Second hand chair, toy stuffing, 1930s patchwork. Image courtesy of the artist. 

  • 01 January - 30 June 2019
  • Blenheim Walk, Leeds Arts University, LS2 9AQ (by appointment only) (Get Directions)