Maryanne Royle is an interdisciplinary artist who creates playful and creepy new realities inspired by dystopia, sociology, myth, science fiction and our relationship with technology.
She works in sculpture, sound, performance, wet room photography, video and installation. Her sound work was described by The Quietus as a “hauntology-laced dispatch of prime strangeness”part of what they refer to as “New Weird Britain”.
Maryanne is a neurodivergent disabled artist from Rochdale. She has shown work internationally, has been commissioned by Manchester International Festival and has had solo shows.
She is Programme Manager at a studio and gallery, working freelance part-time alongside project commissions.
Ba Hons Intermedia, 2:1
Edinburgh College of Art
Foundation Art & Design, Distinction
Manchester School of Art
Prangers, Interdisciplinary performance, Site Gallery, Sheffield, November 2021
St. Chad's, Ebor Sound Artists group show, Manchester International Festival, St. Chad's, Rochdale, July 2021
Two Stops Between, group show, Linden Mill, Hebden Bridge, July 2021
From the Edge, online group show, YourTrust Rochdale, June 2021
Plastic Grass, intermedia solo show, Gallery FRANK, Rochdale, June 2021
1:3, Online Group Show, Wetdove Tail, February 2021
Windows in to the Virtual, Group Show, LosenArt, Rome, February 2021
I Don't Know, Online Group Show, February 2021
Fabric In, Fabric Of, Abstract Muse in Togetherness of Diversity, Online Group Show, MuseBuz, January 2021
Super Closeup Dark, Super Closeup Light, Printed All Sorts, Online Group Show, The Social Distanced Art Project, November 2020
Prangers, live performance, Manchester International Festival Fringe, 2019
Residual Soup, installation and live performance, The Eagle, Salford, 2019
Next Day Delivery, Solo show, Gallery FRANK, Rochdale, 2018
Artist In Residence, Ebor Studio, Rochdale, 2018
ECA Degree Show, 2016
Circus Between Worlds, live performance, Glasgow International Festival, 2016
Canary, installation and live performance, ECA, 2015
Pull, installation and live performance, Camp 21, Cultybraggen - 2014