Theresa Poulton

Theresa Poulton was born in Everton, United Kingdom, 1963, she lives and works in the North East of England.

She is a hard-edged, abstract, geometric painter who's intricate works fluctuate between the historical tradition of canvas painting and painting in the expanded field.

Her academic studies began in 2007, with an Access to Art and Design course, at Stockton Riverside College.

2008-11 she continued her Fine Art education, gaining a First Class BA Hons in Fine Art from Sunderland University.

She gained her MFA at Newcastle University, in 2013.

In 2014 Theresa travelled extensively throughout India, during that time she taught students at the Kalikriti Art Club, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi and at Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.

She also delivered a one-day art workshop to village children from the Howrah District, West Bengal.

Alongside her Fine Art practice she delivers participatory art workshops and teaches all genres of art in various art groups, Schools, Colleges and Universities, throughout the North East of England.

In 2016 Theresa worked with Ethnomusicologists from Durham University's Music Department and GemArts on her first collaborative project titled Khyal: Music and Imagination.

As part of the project she was commissioned to make work for three group shows, in 2016 and 2017, work will be exhibited at The Oriental Museum, Durham, The Laing Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne and the Dabar Festival, Southbank Centre, London.

Theresa's Khyal paintings are now part of Durham University's private art collection.

She is based in NewBridge Studios, Newcastle Upon Tyne.