Acts of endurance, labour and absorption in process, my drawings are invested with a nostalgia for the materiality of written communication against the backdrop of our fast-paced, instantaneous digital culture.
We are becoming an increasingly paperless culture, encountering, consuming, ignoring, forgetting information at an ever increasing speed and frequency. My work seeks to provide a counterpoint to this, an absorption in surface and process, asking questions about transience and permanence.
Master's: History of Art, University of Oxford (2006-07)
BA Combined Honours: History of Art and Philosophy, University of Durham (2003-06)
BTEC Foundation diploma: Fine Art, University of Gloucestershire (2002-03)
Cynthia Corbett Gallery at London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington, 21-26 January 2020.
Winter Exhibition, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Wimbledon, December 2019
Painting Open, No Format Gallery, Deptford, December 2019
Perpetual Shift, curated by Nicholas Dietrich. The Koppel Project, London, November 2019
Hospital Rooms 20x20 Fundraiser, Elephant West, London, October 2019
humdrum, curated by Bruce Ingram, The Store Dulwich College, September/October 2019
Young Masters Art Prize, La Galleria Pall Mall, September 2019
Wells Art Contemporary, Wells Cathedral, Somerset, July/August 2019.
Warbling Collective: We Can Only Have Fun on Certain Days, Stour Space, Hackney, London, April 2019
Trinity Buoy Wharf (formerly Jerwood) Drawing Prize 2018, touring exhibition, September 2018 - May 2019
"OverDrawn" Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize (awarded first prize), curated by London Drawing Group. Buster Mantis, Deptford, London. March - April 2019
ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London, 2018
RCA Secret exhibition, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Sketch to the Limits, Foyles Gallery London, 2012
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space London and touring exhibition 2011
Shortlist: Young Masters Art Prize, 2019
Parker Harris Mentoring Prize, Wells Art Contemporary, 2019
First Prize: Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize (curated by London Drawing Group), 2019
Shortlist: Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018
Shortlist: Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011
Interview in Interalia Magazine: An online magazine dedicated to interactions between the arts, sciences and consciousness. March 2019.
Interview with Lauren Little on Dark Yellow Dot blog: Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Envelope Art
Feature on arts writer Ruth Millington's blog, October 22, 2018
Strings, Antler Press, collaboration with poet Keiran Goddard.