Flax Art Studios Graduate Resident
1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017
Born in Belfast 1974, Stuart Calvin Graduated from the University Of Ulster in 2011 with a BA hons in fine and applied art and in 2016 with a masters Degree in Fine Art. Calvin’s installation and sculptural work draws on familiar symbolism from magic, mysticism and the occult. His work explores incorporeal worlds, supernatural experiences and the human propensity to venerate and fetishise objects. Throughout Calvin’s work, references to New Age ideologies, superstitions and theories of consciousness are ever present. The work forms connections between the visible and invisible, the physical and metaphysical, the known and the unknown.