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Courtney Askey is a cross-disciplinary artist, curator, writer, and musician based in Leicester. Her work explores internet culture, technology and identity.



MA Fine Art at De Montfort University (current)

BA Fine Art at De Montfort University, Leicester 2016-2018 - First Class (Hons)

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at De Montfort Leicester 2014-2015 (Distinction)


previous exhibitions

Encrypted Sounds of Wellbeing, online exhibition, October 2020

Socially Distanced, StudionAme, Leicester, September 2020

Ceremony, LCB Depot and Interact Digital Arts, June 2020

The Idle Index (Leicester Art Week), Phoenix, Leicester, November 2019

DMU Graduate Award Exhibition, Two Queens, November - December 2018

De Montfort University Art and Design Degree Show, Leicester, June 2018

Silver Vine Arts Partnership Staircase with De Montfort University, June 2017 - June 2018
Commission for Handmade Festival main stage backing projection film, Queens Hall, O2 Academy, Leicester, April 2017

Art at Orange Tree One, Loughborough, February 2017
Art at Orange Tree One, Leicester, December 2016
Summer Art Trail, StudionAme, Leicester, August 2016
De Montfort University BA Fine Art Year 1 Show - May 2016

Points of Departure, Queen of Bradgate, Leicester, May 2016

Summer Art Trail, Queen of Bradgate, Leicester, August 2015

De Montfort University Foundation Show May 2015





Two Queens Graduate Award for 'The internet gave me brain tingles' 2018

Silver Vine Arts award for 'Archetypes of Discovery' 2015

Leicester Lo-Fi Photography Society award for 'Archetypes of Discovery' 2015

previous projects and positions

Gallery Director and Curator at Hub Leicester

Art Consultant at Oberon Gallery

Director and Curator at Silver Vine Arts ​

Artist in Residence at Grosvenor House Day Nursery, Nottingham

Project lead for De Montfort University/Silver Vine Arts partnership

Curator at Orange Tree

Workshop Leader for 'Selfie Portraiture' project and exhibition at Soft Touch Arts

Artist Assistant to Leila Houston

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