Pauline Thomas Installation Video Artist
education & exhibitions





2009 -10 Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation, University of the Arts Camberwell, London
2007- 09 Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Greenwich University, London
2000- 02 MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1996- 97 Postgraduate Course Photography, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1993- 96 BA Fine Art painting First Class Honours, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1992- 93 Diploma in Art & Design Foundation London Guildhall University, London
1991- 92 Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy, St. Albans College of Art & Design, Hartfordshire
1987 – 89 Registered Mental Nurse training, Maudsley & Bethlem Hospital, London
1982 – 85 Registered General Nurse training, Princess Margaret’s Hospital, Swindon

selected group exhibitions

2013 Full Circle, The Crypt, St Giles Church, Camberwell, London
2013 Requiem Mare, Brilliance, at Poole Quay, Dorset
2012 Open Water, Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire
2012 Pilgrimage - Walking to Heaven, St John on Bethnal Green, London
2012 The Open West at Gloucester Cathedral
2011 10 Days of Question, 10 Days Across the City, Winchester, Hampshire
2011 East-West Art Award 2011, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
2011 A time, and times, and half a time, The Belfry, St John on Bethnal Green, London
2011 Ex Libris, An exhibition of altered book, Bournemouth Central Library, Bournemouth.
2010 The Shipping Forecast, Woburn Gallery, London
2009 The London Group Open Exhibition 2009, Menier Gallery, London
2009 In saecula saeculorum, Art in Woodstock, St Mary Magdalene Church, Oxfordshire
2009 Pick & Mix, Dolphin Centre, Poole, Dorset
2009 A Place Called Limbo, Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church, London
2008 Film screening, Reading Film Festival
2008 Encounters with Time, ongoing collaborative site-specific exhibitions
2007 Resurgence, Langstone Gate, Havant, Hampshire
2005 Edge: Encounters with Merging and Dissolving Margins, Jerwood Space, London, and North House Gallery, Manningtree
2004 Three Artists @ QUODart, Brighton
2004 Painting with Light, The Gallery by the Lake, Southwark Park, London
2004 Island Art film & Video Festival, Prenelle Gallery West India Docks, London
2004 Straight-to-Video, Hotel Bellville, Waterloo, London,
2003 Reduced, Century Gallery, Cremer Street, London
2003 Souvenir, Transition Gallery, Hackney, London
2003 ‘Shot by the Sea’, Digital film festival, Incurva Studios, Hastings, East Sussex
2003 No fixed position, Lethaby Gallery, London
2003 Stick ‘em up!’ Century Gallery. London
2003 ‘Sense and Sensibility’, Transition Gallery, London
2002 DREAM 02’, Barge House Gallery, London
2002 The Long March, Kunming, China
2002 Paradise of Innocence, Brixton Art Gallery, London
2002 The Red Mansion Spero Prize, The London Institute Gallery, Millbank, London
2002 Exultet II, St Augustine’s Church, Archway, London
2002 Arty Screening, Mowlem St. London
2002 Ford, Oxford House/Ashley Gardens Gallery, Bethnal Green, London
2001 Martin, Spitz Gallery, Spitalfields, London
1999 Traces, Elevator Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998 Remnant, Lilla Gallery, Halmstad, Sweden
1997 Photofusion Gallery, Brixton, London
1996 Top Marks Art, Davis Street Gallery, London
1995 Experience of young British & Italian Artists in London & Milan, The British Council, Milan, Italy


2011–current Visiting tutor, Widening participation and access, The Arts University College at Bournemouth. Dorset
2006-current Lecturer, Media Department, Brockenhurst Sixth Form College, Hampshire
1997-2010 Associate lecturer, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London


2008 Braziers International Artist’s Residency, (August), Braziers Park, Oxfordshire
2007 Here Tomorrow (July-August), Lethaby Gallery, London
2004 Robert Fleming artists award – Hospitalfield House Residency (June-Sept) Arbroath, Scotland
2002 The Red Mansion Residency - 2 months working alongside local artists in Yunnan Province, China.


2005 Arts Council England Award
2002 Prize winner of The Red Mansion Spero Prize
1996 Prize winner of the Cohn & Wolfe Sculpture Award; awarded at degree show for originality of work, leading to permanent installation, Communication Building, Leicester Square, London
1996 Prize winner of the Thames & Hudson Book Award; awarded at degree show


11/2003 Chinatown the magazine Issue 9: ‘An Artist’ impression of Kunming, China’
11/2003 Talk at Gasworks Gallery: Experiences of residency in China
11/2002 Art Review Vol LIII: ‘Reflections on China’
11/2002 Talk at Oxo Tower Gallery: Experiences of residency in China
10/2010 Dream02: Exhibition catalog



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