self with three ears

Self With Three Ears

Oil on prepared handmade paper

35 x 27 cm

 

 
Painter interested in pushing and exploring the expressive qualities of gesture, the human form and materials. Was born in London, brought up speaking English and French, gained a degree in Philosophy then a Masters in Cultural Theory, lived for 10 years in Madrid and after a short stay in Paris now works between Barcelona, London and the virtual sphere.
 
 
 
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2021
Graham Hunter Gallery, planned for 2020 and postponed to 2021
London
2021
Chez Arthur et Janine, planned for 2020 and postponed to 2021
Arles
2016
Fluid Lives, with texts by Jofre Casanovas Riera, Casa del Gavià
L’Escala
 
 
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2020
Jammed into a Paradox, 601artspace, New York
Online
2018
DRAW 18, Menier Gallery
London
2018
HH Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries
London
2018
Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory
London
2018
Drawing Open, No Format Gallery
London
2018
Selfie Exhibition, Candid Arts
London
2017
London
2016
Hats (Chapeaux), 2-person show with Thibault Franc, Galerie Collectif E3
Arles
2015
Barcelona
2015
Portraits of Julia, Casa de Cultura de Grado, Cultural Centre
Grado
2014
Madrid
2014
Portraits of Julia, Casa de Cultura de Luarca, Cultural Centre
Luarca
2013, 2012
Barcelona
2013, 2012
Group Show, Círculo de Bellas Artes (CBA)
Madrid
2012, 2011
Printmakers, Fundación CIEC
Betanzos
 
 
 
 
RESEACH, WRITING AND CURATION
 
2020
Launched Dialogues for Artists in a Changing World virtual conversations with and for makers and thinkers
Online
2020
Curated Drawn to Carbon at the Graham Hunter Gallery
London
2019
Coordinated and curated Figure This! exhibition and conference at Thames-Side Studios Gallery
London
2019
Essay Cuadros testigos de búsquedas for Irene Cuadrado exhibition
 
 
 
 
 
PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEWS
 
2017
Art Discussion, interview with Adelaide Damoah
 
2016
Parlem, TV interview for Canal 10 (in Catalan)
 
2016
Interview for Radio L'Escala (in Catalan)
 
2016
Self-Portrait, Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors
 
2015
art.es, bilingual (Spanish and English) art magazine published bimonthly
 
 
 
 
 
COLLABORATIONS AND OTHER PROJECTS
 
2020
Developement of The Glass Bead Game, a space for co-creation
Various
2017
Participation in the Art for Grenfell fundraising auction
London
2013
Participation in the project Portraits of Julia, initiative created by Fernando Galán, director of the international art magazine art.es
Various
2011
Participation in the physical theatre project Inferno which subsequently went on tour, directed and choreographed by Vahid
Various
2009
Collaboration with the multidisciplinary artist Gema Herrero in her video installation Subtle Body
Madrid
 
 
 
 
PRIZES AND RESIDENCIES
 
2016
Beca Internacional de Primavera, Three-month artist residency
L'Escala
2013
Preselected for Figurativas ’13, MEAM Museum
Barcelona
2013
Selected for the exhibition of the Painting and Printmaking Prize, CBA
Madrid
 
 
 
 
TEACHING
 
2020
Visual Thinking: Drawing & Painting Virtual Classes (English & Spanish)
Online
2018, 2017
Visual Thinking: Figure Drawing & Painting Evening Classes
London
2017
Coordinating and Tutoring Drop-In Sessions for Companies
London
2017
Visual Thiking: Portrait Drawing Workshop
London
2017
Visual Thiking: Private Classes
London
2016
Portrait Painting Workshop
L’Escala
2016
School workshops
L’Escala
Various
Private drawing and painting classes
Various
Various
Seminars and academic papers
Various