Charlie is an illustrator, curator and writer. 

 

Her practice explores traditional media, printmaking techniques and alternative publishing, with a focus on human perception, environmental themes, and viewer interaction.

Charlie is one half of No Jobs in the Arts, , a platform that supports East Midland’s based emerging creatives, through our program of projects, events, exhibitions, and zines. No Jobs in the arts is supported by National Lottery funding through Arts Council England.

Charlie also co-curates the Derbyshire Zine Library, an archive of independently made zines + artist books, publications, and sketchbooks.

EXHIBITIONS

 

2020 

Paintings in Hospitals / Healthcare Heroes - Google Arts and Culture

The Sketchbook Trail @thesketchbooktrail - Curated by Charlie 

Solo show, The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

2019

Faces of the Future In collaboration - Joint show curated by Charlie

Charlie Collins and Kate Aimson at Isla Fine Art, Buxton

Solo show, The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

2018

Joint show at Gallery in a Shed, Buxton

Means More - Solo show, Underground Venues

Derbyshire Open Art Competition 

2017

I Am We Are exhibition curated by Charlie

The Freezer Art Fair, Underground Venues

 

2016

I Am Collective exhibition curated by Charlie

Buxton Spa Prize exhibition

Derbyshire Open Art Competition

2015

I Am Collective exhibition curated by Charlie

Buxton Spa Prize exhibition

Derbyshire Open Art Competition

The Little Painting Challenge, The Whitworth

Young Artists Open at The Green Man Gallery

STOCKISTS

Isla Fine Art in Buxton is currently a stockist of Charlie's work.

 

AWARDS

Charlie made it through to the heats on Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2017

The County Council Young Artist Award - Derbyshire Open Exhibition 2016

The Munro Trophy - Derbyshire Open Exhibition 2015

Buxton Teen Spa Prize first place 2015



 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS / PRESS

AAC Podcast 2020

Buxton Festival Fringe review 2020

CVAN East Midlands interview 2019

Arts Beat Magazine interview 2017

Buxton Advertiser article 2017