Born 1940. Tina Keane studied at Hammersmith College of Art and Sir John Cass School of Art (1967-70) and received an MA in Independent Film and Video from London College of Printing (1995-96). She has worked across a range of media from performance and installation to film, video and digital art.
Tina Keane has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. She was Artist in Residence at various institutions including the Banff Centre in Canada. Keane was a founder member of Circles – Women in Distribution, and a curator and programmer of exhibitions and screenings including The New Pluralism exhibition at the Tate (with Michael O’Pray, 1985). She has won awards from the Arts Council, Channel 4, the British Council and London Production Board, and most recently was awarded the Paul Hamlyn Award in 2015.
Keane was a Visiting Lecturer at many colleges and universities throughout the UK and abroad, including Harvard University. From 1982 to 2012, she was Lecturer in Film & Video at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, where she was a Research Fellow from 2003 – 2012.
Her film, Faded Wallpaper, was acquired by Tate in 2018 and is currently included in the Tate touring exhibition,Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by her Writings.
Tina Keane is represented by England & Co, London www.englandgallery.com