training

1998 BA (Hons) Design Crafts, First Class, Hereford College of Arts


awards

2009 Marketing & Audience Development Award, Arts Council England
2002 Maersk Air Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Made in the Middle, Craftspace, Birmingham
1998 Crest Homes Award for Supporting Studies, Hereford College of Arts
1995 HP Bulmer Award for Design Crafts, Hereford College of Arts


public collections

2010 Souvenir Evening Glove, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate Borough Council
2009 I had a Little Nut Tree, Shire Hall Gallery, Staffordshire County Council
2007 Four Textile Residency Books, Education Services, Glasgow City Council
2004 Blue Tie Shoes with Needlenose Toes, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, Worcester City Council
2004 Gentlemen's Gloves of Buff Leather, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, Worcester City Council
2003 Black Stripe Slippers, Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland Arts


selected solo exhibitions

2018 Luminary II, Crescent Arts, Scarborough
2017 Luminary, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection, Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, East Lancashire
2015 Serena Partridge, Nunnington Hall, near York, North Yorkshire
2015 Collection: Serena Partridge, Brumfield's Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA
2013 Serena Partridge, The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, Hampshire
2011-2012 Height of Fashion, Goose and the Moose, Malton, North Yorkshire
2010 Serena Partridge, The Gallery, Ryedale Folk Museum, North Yorkshire
2009 Serena Partridge, The Gallery, York College
2005-2006 Serena Partridge, Beaford Arts Centre, Devon (tour)
2005 Serena Partridge, Museum of Dartmoor Life, Oakhampton, Devon
2005 Serena Partridge, North Devon Hospital
2003-2004 Follies of Fashion, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
2003 Towering Heads to Needle-Nose Toes, Model House Craft & Design Centre, Llantrisant
2001-2002 Cabinets of Curiosity, The City Gallery, Leicester (catalogue, tour);
Dick Institute, Kilmarnock; Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire; Platform Gallery, Lancashire; Royal Museum & Art Gallery, Canterbury; Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland; Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
1998 Serena Partridge, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford


selected group exhibitions

2018 Fabric of Place, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, North Yorkshire (tour)
2017 Show me your Craft, Nääs Konsthantverk, Sweden
2016 Inspired by Harrogate, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
2016 Portrait of a Lady, Chawton House Library, Alton, Hampshire
2016 Charlotte Great and Small, Brontë 200, Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire
2015 Esme's Garden, Pool House at Fresh Air 2015, Quenington Sculpture Trust, Gloucestershire
2015 Meticulous Stitchers, Unit Twelve, Staffordshire
2014 Footnotes, Crescent Arts, Scarborough
2014 The Cold Bath Road Mystery, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate (Chrysalis Arts, in association with Yorkshire Festival)
2013 Affordable Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden (represented by Four Square Fine Arts)
2013 Miniature Worlds, Highlights Touring Scheme (tour Cumbria, County Durham & Northumberland)
2013 The Feast, Leeds Gallery, Leeds
2013 All Dressed Up, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
2013 London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington (represented by Four Square Fine Arts)
2012 Leather, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
2011 - 2014 Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London (represented by Four Square Fine Arts)
2011 / 2012 Brighton Art Fair, Corn Exchange, Brighton
2011 Made in Yorkshire, Quilt Museum & Gallery, York
2011 Affordable Art Fair, Milan, Italy (represented by Byard Art, Cambridge)
2010 Inspired by Heritage, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
2009 Showcase, Bankfield Museum, Halifax
2009 / 2010 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London (represented by Art-File gallery, Oxfordshire)
2009 Origin, Somerset House, London
2009 Showcase, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
2009 Art In Action, Waterperry House, Oxfordshire
2006 Fairy Tales and Urban Myths, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
2004 Woken with a Kiss, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Sussex


for residencies & workshops please see engagement