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C.V.


Education

MA in Art and Design Studio Practice, Loughborough University, 2009.
BA H
ons in Visual.Communication in Illustration, Loughborough University, 2006.


Awards

Comme Ca Art X AWOL Studios Open Call Exhibition 2023, Winner .
Liverpool Hope & the Leaders Club Awards 2019, Shortlisted.

Solo Exhibitions

Drawings by Colette Lilley, Cass Art Liverpool, December 2019.
D
raw Draw Draw, Art in Windows, 5 Bold Street, September 2018.
Learn to see/learn to draw, Art in Windows, 5 Bold Street, December 2017.

Learning to see, through the act of drawing, The O Gallery, September - October 2017.

Group Exhibitions

RBSA Drawing Prize 2023, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, September- October.

Drawing (Paper) Show, The Bridewell Studio and Gallery, July - August 2023.

Liverpool Art Fair,  The Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, June - August .

Comme Ca Art X AWOL Studios Open Call Exhibition, Comme Ca Art, Manchester, May - June 2023.
Drawing is Free: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Paris College of Art, May - June. 
Paper Cuts, 50_mv, Crosby, May 2023.
SHE, The Bridewell Studios and Gallery, February 2023.

Threshold Festival X, Liverpool, April 2021.
The Drawing show,  The Bridewell Studio and Gallery, February 2020.
The Input Exhibition, Output Gallery, November - January 2020.
Drawings by Colette Lilley, Cass Art Liverpool, December 2019
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The Drawing Show, Arena Gallery, August 2019.
Lancaster Open, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, July - September 2019.
Hull Open, Ferens Art gallery, Hull, February 2018.
On-site: The Plasterer, The Dead Pigeon Gallery, The Tapestry, Liverpool, September 2017.
Lancaster Open, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, July - September 2017.
Magical Geometry, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, January - March 2017.
Interlocked, Road Stud
io, Liverpool, October 2016.
The Dark Side of LightNight, 104 Duke Street Liverpool, May 2016.
Just Because, O Gallery, London, November 2015.
Flux, Exchange Studio Place, Sheffield, June - July 2015.
Soup Collective, Tate, Liverpool, May 2015.
Lightnight, 104 Duke Street Liverpool, May 2015.
Threshold Festival V, Liverpool, March 2015.
The Independent Artist Fair, London, October 2014.
Soup Collective, Tate, Liver
pool, August 2014.
Liverpool Art Fair, The Gallery, Liverpool, May 2014.
104 Duke Street Collective, 104 Duke Street, Liverpool, May 2014.
Homeland, Wolstenholme Creative Space, Liverpool, January 2012.
Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, The Bohemia Space, Liverpool, May 2011.
Liverpool Light Night, Redwire Studios, Liverpool, May 2011.
Liverpool Art Now, The B
ohemia Space, Liverpool, March 2011.

Curated Exhibitions

Drawing (Paper) Show, The Bridewell Studios and Gallery, July - August 2023.
SHE, The Bridewell Studios and Gallery, February 2023.
The Drawing Show, The Bridewell Studios and Gallery, February 2020.

The Drawing Show, Arena Gallery, August 2019.
The Dark
Side of LightNight, 104 Duke Street Liverpool, May 2016.

Projects

Hidden Gems, Newspaper, Independent Biennial, 2016. (Read Here)
23 artists exhibited next to Van Gogh for a minute, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, 5th December 2009.
From Morning till Night, Katherina Sede,Tate Modern Live, 3rd September 2011.

Groups

Liverpool Artists Network, a platform to connect the artists, art organisations, art venues, groups and collectives of Liverpool, co-founded 2015.

Talks

Dys Fest, London, 6th November 2009.

Press & Publications

Drawing Paper no.9, 2023

Five2Watch Liverpool, Axis spotlight, July 2014.

Residency

Stwidio Maelor, Corris, 22nd November to December 2015.
Mini Residency, Arena Gallery and Studio, 27th April to 10th May 2015.

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