Aisling Ward

Aisling Ward (she/her)
b.1996, Nottingham, UK.

Aisling Ward is an artist, curator and researcher, interested in working collaboratively to generate dialogues surrounding labour, class, social and material histories, choreo-politics and care. Aisling is dedicated to art that demonstrates care and social engagement, she advocates for the importance of experimenting outside of institutional frameworks through alternative, accessible and non-hierarchical methods of production.

Aisling has worked in a curatorial capacity with New Midland Group, Artcore Gallery, Deptford X Festival & Backlit Gallery. Recent curated exhibitions include ASTRAL VILLAGE sloooowwww – Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner, Riverlights, Derby, Playground – DARP, and Get the Dark Out – Lisa Selby & Dudley, Artcore Gallery, Derby.

Aisling is an alumni of the University of Edinburgh, where she received a first class MA (Hons) degree in Fine Art & Art History in 2020. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the RSA Friends Award, the University of Edinburgh Purchase Prize 2020 and RSA New Contemporaries 2020.

Past Exhibitions & Events

  • Exhibition
Now Closed
17 March to 2 July 2023