ZANGMO ALEXANDER ARTIST AND CREATIVITY COACH CV

Artist-Zangmo-Alexander

Ed­u­ca­tion and Pro­fes­sional Train­ing

  • Mas­ters De­gree Fine Art (Dis­tinc­tion), Nor­wich Uni­ver­sity of Arts
  • BA Hons Fine Art Paint­ing (2.1), Brighton Uni­ver­sity
  • Diploma in Coach­ing (Dis­tinc­tion), UK Coach­ing Part­ner­ship
  • Post Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Ed­u­ca­tion, Uni­ver­sity of Cam­bridge (full qualified teacher status)
  •  7307 Fur­ther & Adult Teach­ing Cer­tifi­cate, Brighton Uni­ver­sity
  • 8 week Mind­ful­ness Based Cog­ni­tive Ther­apy, Uni­ver­sity of Ban­gor
  • 1993-present: Med­i­ta­tion Courses in Ti­betan Tra­di­tion

Ex­hi­bi­tions

2017: Norfolk and Norwich Open Studio
2017: Suffolk Open Studio
2013: The Strip­per, (Col­lab­o­ra­tion with Pema Clark), Uni­ver­sity of East An­glia
2013: Lu­mino­grams: Cam­era-less Pho­tog­ra­phy by Zangmo Alexan­der,
Be­yond the Im­age Pho­tog­ra­phers Gallery
2012: Work in Progress, Meet­ing House, Diss
2009: Bud­dha Mind - Cre­ative Mind, Institute of Oriental Philosophy
2007: MA Show, Fine Art, Norwich University of the Arts
2006: Faith and the Art Mul­ti­faith Art Ex­hi­bi­tion, Arts Council England
2006: ‘Jour­neys’, Paint­ings and Prints, Harleston
2006: ‘Lo­tus in Flower’, Cambridge
2005: ‘Lyri­cal Ab­strac­tion’, Cam­bridge
2001: Open Stu­dios Nor­folk
1998: John Innes Cen­tre, Norwich
1996: Norfolk Open Studios
1994: Brighton Art Fair
1992: Hor­sham Arts Cen­tre
1991: Fresh Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Lon­don
1991: BA Fine Art Show
1989: University of Brighton Art Gallery
1987: Brighton Li­brary
1987: Brighton Cen­tre
1986: East­bourne Li­brary
1985: Fox’s Gallery Lon­don
1985: The Ar­t­house, Leeds

In­vited Speaker and Pa­pers

2012: "Can Art Make You Be­lieve?" 4 Thought, Chan­nel 4 Television Broadcast
2009: "Art and Meditation Practice" talk, Bud­dha Mind - Cre­ative Mind Con­fer­ence
2006: "Bud­dhism and Art" the re­la­tion­ship be­tween Art and Bud­dhism for Arts Coun­cil England

Publication

Alexander, Laurel, "Women’s Wisdom: Natural Wellness Strategies for the Menopause Years" (Findhorn)
Collins, Mick, "The Unselfish Spirit: Evolution in an Era of Global Crisis" 

Work in Col­lec­tions

Ham­mer­smith Hos­pi­tal
Pri­vate Col­lec­tions USA and Eu­rope

Awards

Visual Arts Fund Award, Norfolk County Council
South Norfolk Council Award for Business
DEFRA award for website design

Lec­tur­ing, Tu­tor­ing, Coach­ing and Com­mu­nity Ac­tiv­ity

2011-2016: Mindfulness Based Creativity Coach, pri­vate prac­tice
2007: Facilitator and co-ordinator of local meditation group in Suffolk  
1985-2015: Art and Pho­tog­ra­phy Tu­tor, private practice
2001-2005: Director of Full Moon Images, publishing art prints
1998-2001: Director of Rainbow Arts, offering Art, Craft and Pho­tog­ra­phy for hard to reach mem­bers of the com­mu­nity, the el­derly, men­tal health, so­cial ser­vices staff, women's groups, chil­dren's hol­i­day work­shops
1992-1994: Vis­it­ing Lec­turer in Paint­ing, Brighton Uni­ver­sity at East­bourne Col­lege of Art and Technology
1992-1994: Cre­ative Stud­ies Lec­turer, East­bourne Col­lege of Art and Technology
1992-1994: Brighton Uni­ver­sity Art Cer­tifi­cate Lec­turer
1985-2012: Fa­cil­i­ta­tor of women's art groups for self aware­ness, per­sonal de­vel­op­ment, self ex­pres­sion and stress man­age­ment
2000: Re­spon­si­bil­ity for en­tire Art and De­sign Tech­nol­ogy Cur­ricu­lum, pri­mary school Nor­folk

Per­sonal De­vel­op­ment | CPD

1996-1998: Back to Be­gin­nings, Tara Rokpa
1992: Bioen­er­get­ics Ther­apy, Brighton
1984-1987: Spir­i­tual Psy­chother­apy, Tun­bridge Wells
1995-2001: Per­sonal Art Ther­apy and Psy­chother­apy
1993-2016: Reg­u­lar med­i­ta­tion courses and re­treats
2007-2014: Or­di­na­tion as a nun in the Ti­betan Bud­dhist tra­di­tion