Beth Davis-Hofbauer




May – July 2017: RD-1st/Culture at Work Accredited Artist Coaching Programme, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

2016-17: SSE Hampshire startup Programme

2014-2016: Distinction (all marks 85) MA Fine Art, University of Portsmouth

Oct- Dec 2015, New Educators , Aspex Gallery Portsmouth (gallery education course/workshops)

2008: Merit MA Media (Photography and Design)

2002: 2:1 BSc (hons) Media and Society (specialising in photography) completed various elective modules including art and media (40% Practical 60% Theory)


Arts Council England, Emergency Response, 2020

A-N, RD-1st Accredited Artist Coaching Program and Bursary 2017

Family Arts Conference Bursary 2017

MA Student Achievement Award (School of Art and Design, University of Portsmouth, 2016)

A-N Professional Development Bursary

Arts Council England: Grants For The Arts:

Travel bursary from CVAN and A-N to attend conference March 2016

Women of the Year Awards Arts category (runner up) (Portsmouth News)

Today I’m Me: Inspirational Woman July 2014


March – April 2018 SPACE

6th March -26th March 2017 AAA Residency Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth


Axisweb  |  Artists Union England |   A-N

CURRENT: Founder/MD LIVE ART LOCAL CIC  We engage families with great art and culture and enable artists to connect through events and different projects.  Currently Running Home is Where the Art Is: Culture at Home during the pandemic


*Home is Where the Art is: Culture at Home workshops during the pandemic

*Cardboard Coast (Re-imagining Gosport in Cardboard – including workshops with the community and special needs children)

*For Love and Money (FLAM Conference): Funding the arts in the twenty-first Century (conference and networking event)

*Arts for Health (series of arts workshops with different creative professionals to support young people with mental health issues)

*Fareham Heritage Trail (workshops with three isolated groups to create and print a heritage trail for Fareham)

*Publish South Central  an Art and Culture Publication for the South of England, launched March 2016

*Director/chief curator Sticks Gallery (ongoing)

*Project Director Sticks Gallery Affiliate Artists (providing various opportunities to artists and chances for artist development)

*Director, designer and curator at Fareham Arts Festival August 8th – August 16th 2015

*Fareham Art Trail August 23-30th 2014 and leading up from March.  Organiser, creator, designer, curator, exhibiting artist

* The Autism Project: A multimedia arts project that will culminate in a photobook,

exhibition and documentary (ongoing)

*Artsable Workshops for families, especially those with children with autism and LD


* I Am Not Myself You See (mini zine)

* Dwell: A collection of nets (a Collect Connect publication)

* Empty Chairs and Empty Tables: Britain’s Lonely Benches and Picnic Spots.  Book part of The Photobook Show Archive

* Archive of Failure Book and Web Project Published November 2013


*Fareham Heritage Trail Map

*Autism Matters: Making Galleries and Museums ASD/SPD Friendly (available via numerous arts organisation’s websites)


*Axisweb, Live Out Loud PODCAST 30th April 2020

*The Portsmouth News, 24th Jan 2017

*The Daily Echo, PANIC, 20th February 2017

*A-N news, 30th August 2016,

*Arts Council News 16th August 2016,

*The Portsmouth News, “A Mass Exodus to Fine Art Exhibition” August 24th

*The Portsmouth News, April 2016

*The Daily Echo, The Portsmouth News, The Loop various May – August 20­­­­­­­­15

*The Daily Echo, feature 30th December 2014

*The Portsmouth News: Women of the Year, November 24th 2014

*The Informer September 2014

*The News (various articles June – September 2014)

Hampshire Life magazine (various photographic works) February 2013



*Housebound, CAS Artists, Online/Instagram, May 2020

*Cardboard Coast, Sticks Contemporary Gosport (community-focused arts project) August- October 2019

*Shape Retrospective Exhibition – Cumulative Effect: Disability and the welfare state. Hoxton Arches, London 2-11 November 2018

*PANIC, Sticks Gallery Fareham, Feb – March 25th 2017

*Shape Open 2017, Eco Pavilion, Mile End, London February 2017

*MA show, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, August 19th – September 3rd 2016

*Panic Room (Virtual Reality and Real world space), Portsmouth University August 2016

*BYOB, Express House, Wakefield (film event) 27th July 2016

*All in the Mind Festival Basingstoke, Ghosts (installation) June 18th 2016

*MA Interim Show, Portsmouth University, May 27th – June 3rd 2016, Eldon building Portsmouth University

*Faces of Caring (a 2014 exhibition) will be on tour with SCOPE from April 2016

*In A Room Sticks Gallery, Fareham, March 17th 2016 – April 17th 2016

*Atkinson Gallery MA and Other Post Graduates Show, Street Somerset 22nd February – 19th March 2016

* Katerina Katzinis’ MA show Provoking The Feeling, Portsmouth University September 15th-18th 2015

*Ghosts (installation) Lysees House Hotel, Fareham August 2015

*Hope (group show) Sticks Gallery, Fareham June 2015

*Percept  (joint show with Margaret Marks), Sticks Gallery, Fareham,  May 2015

* MA Show, Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset February – April 2015

* Here & There, Aspex Gallery Portsmouth January 28th – March 2015

*Dwell: Exhibition streets of London with Collect Connect January 2015

* Commissioned to produce a piece for Dementia Friendly touring exhibition (Basingstoke, Havant, Andover) January – March 2015

* Transience (project in progress) Community Action August 2014

* Inclusion in various exhibitions as part of Fareham Art Trail August 2014

*22nd June 2014 – Portsmouth Cathedral. Spice Island Arts Trail (part of Portsmouth Festivities)

*24th May 2014 — Fab Fridge — Magnetic Art  (Part of Bath Fringe Arts Festival)

*8th May 2014 – Project Two Thousand Fourteen (web and possibly print-based project:  Contributor for this day with 13.6%.

*Postcards From the Edge, a Rebellious Edge Exhibition online and Live April 2014

*Quay Arts Sea Street, Newport Harbour, Isle of Wight PO30 5BD….. SELF: 2nd March –19th April 2014.  Private View 1st March

*Lewisham Art House, Lewisham, London, 11th -30th March 2014

* Well Hung, Hoxton, London Open Exhibition 16th Jan — 28th February 2014

*Growing Places Nursery Community Arts Project (creation of various boards representing the nursery and its pods at a community event) (on show 14th-17th December 2013)

* West End Centre, Aldershot, Open 10th Nov – 18th Dec 2013

*Museum of Motherhood, New York, USA: My Mum Story (a film for Story of Mum Project) shown as part of Story of Mum at MOM  Dec 5th-8th 2013

*The Chocolate Factory, Wood Green London 9th November — 30th January 2014

* The Nunnery: Bow Arts, London Selected artist Shape Open: Disability Reassessed 3rd Oct – 27th Oct 2013

* Tight Modern at the Liberty Festival, Olympic Park London Selected Artist Sept 7th 2013

* Art in Libraries: Fareham Library Joint Exhibition 17th August-20th Sept 2013

* Aspex Gallery “Freedom’s Road” 2013


*In a Forest, Sticks Contemporary, Feb – March 2018

*Layers, Peninsular Artists, Sticks Contemporary, Jan – Fen 2018

*Female Abstraction, Sticks Contemporary, Oct – Nov 2017

*Krasimina Butseva and Sue Eves, Fragments, Sticks Gallery, Fareham April 2017

*Svetlana Osckovskaya, VIBRANT, Ethos Art Space March – May 29th 2017

*Lorna Jones, Stories in Stitch and Time, Sticks Gallery, Fareham November 19 -December 17 2016

*Fareham Art Open, Sticks Gallery, Fareham August – September 2016

*Mary Amos, HOME ESCAPE, Café Ethos, Fareham August – November 2016

*Jane Walker, CITY LINES,  Garbos Gallery Space, Southsea, June – September 2016

*Dominic Bradnum, NEON Paintings, Garbos Gallery Space, Southsea, April – June 2016

*Amanda Bates, SEA, Café Ethos, Fareham March – July 2016

*Andrew de Bere, Painting With Light, Garbos Gallery Space, Southsea, Portsmouth February – April 2016

*CFA, Work in Progress in conjunction with Portsmouth University, Sticks Gallery Fareham, Decembers 2015 – February 2016

*Winter, Café Ethos, Fareham Janurary – March 2016

*Human, Sticks Gallery Fareham, October – November 2015

*Christina Evans, Boxes of Oranges, Ferneham Hall, November 2015

*Surveillance, Café Ethos, Fareham, October 2015 – January 2016

*Jenny J Tipton, Projecting Natures Image, Sticks Gallery Fareham, September 2015

*Fareham Art Open, Sticks Gallery, Fareham August 2015

*19 exhibition venues, Fareham Arts Festival 2015

*Art Beach (a child-friendly installation), Sticks Gallery, Fareham July 2015

*Hope, Sticks Gallery Fareham, June -July 2015

*Percept, Sticks Gallery, Fareham, May -June 2015

*Fareham Art Trail 19 exhibition venues: 1914, Community, Freestyle, Faith in the Modern Age, Children of the Urban Age, Sculpture Garden, August 2014


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