Hermione's work, which examines maternity, gender politics and modernity, is held in major collections including the Arts Council, the Walker Arts collection and the Weltkunst Collection.
Hermione studied Sculpture at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, at BA level followed by an MA at Chelsea School of Art. In 1993, Hermione Wiltshire was a Momart Fellow at the Tate Gallery Liverpool, where she spent six months carrying out a residency followed by an exhibition at the Tate gallery Liverpool called Elective Affinities. She was also a scholar at the British School of Rome and returned often to Rome and Naples to complete several major series of works.
She has presented papers at many conferences and given lectures about her work and related topics both national and internationally. She has also taught at numerous art schools including Istanbul, Turkey and Italy.
Hermione’s practice is photographic, sculptural, architectural and performance based. Her research interests include gender politics, radical feminist theory, Modernism, public space, the status of the photographic image, psychoanalysis, dance, performance and music. Hermione Wiltshire’s current research interests are maternity and creative practice in relation to Modernism, Expanded Photography and the Physical Image. She is currently waiting for the outcome of an AHRC bid for an interdisciplinary project across art and health sectors.
Hermione has been the recipient of many awards including G.L.A., Arts Council and a major award from The Arts Foundation.
- External Assessor at Central Saint Martins and Hull.