Biography

Education

1997-1998 MA Fine Art Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
1993-1996 BA (Hons) Fine Art Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design, London

Solo exhibitions

2017 Haunts CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2015 Several Small Fires CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2013 Emma Bennett: Thief of Time Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
2012 And, Afterwards CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2010 Death & Co. CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2002 Emma Bennett: New Paintings Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London

Selected group exhibitions

2018 Intervention. Room for young art. Collection Reydan Weiss. ‘Without a label, I feel freer ...’ Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig
2018 Context: Gallery Artists & Collaborators CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2017 Doing Identity: Die Sammlung Reydan Weiss Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
2017 Nature Morte: Contemporary Still Life Guildhall Art Gallery, London
2017 Interiority CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2016 I Prefer Life: Reydan Weiss Collection Weserburg Museum, Bremen
2016 Flora Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth
2016 Black Paintings Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt
2016 Flora Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Pwllheli, Wales
2015 Black Paintings CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2015 Flora Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, Wales
2015 Flora Oriel Davies, Newtown, Wales
2015 New Painting from London Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt
2015 Still life – Ambiguous Practices School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth
2015 Collection of Small Paintings The Contemporary London, London
2014 100 Painters of Tomorrow Beers Contemporary, London
2014 Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT B1, Victoria House, London
2014 All Coherence Gone? BayArt, Cardiff
2014 Fleursdumal CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2014 Fleursdumal Lion and Lamb Gallery, London
2013 Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT B1, Victoria House, London
2013 Emma Bennett & Caro Suerkemper: Glazed BRAUBACHfive, Frankfurt
2012 Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT B1, Victoria House, London
2012 The Serpent’s Tail Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam
2012 Polemically Small Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham
2012 Kalliphilia Vegas Gallery, London
2012 East Wing X Courtauld Institute, London
2011 Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT B1, Victoria House, London
2011 Charlie Sierra Lima CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
2011 Polemically Small Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre, Klaipėda
2011 THE FUTURE CAN WAIT presents: Polemically Small Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles
2010 New British Painting Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki
2009 THE FUTURE CAN WAIT Old Truman Brewery, London
2009 New London School Galerie Schuster, Berlin
2008 THE FUTURE CAN WAIT Old Truman Brewery, London
2007 THE FUTURE CAN WAIT Old Truman Brewery, London
2007 Equinox Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2006 Nocturnal Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2006 John Moores 24 / Liverpool Biennale Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2005 Between Dog & Wolf Clapham Art Gallery, London
2004 Forever Beautiful Clapham Art Gallery, London
2004 Emma Bennett, Marion Coutts, Anna Lucas Front, London
2003 Gate Dartmoor, Devon
2001 A Month in the Garden The Museum of Garden History, London
2001 Bittersweet Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London
2001 Unchaperoned Aroma Project Space, Berlin
2001 Deptford X Deptford X, London
1999 Blink Princelet Street, London

Bibliography

2017 The Book of Black. Faye Dowling Laurence King
2015 Flora Published by Oriel Davies & Arts Council of Wales
2015 Still life – Ambiguous Practices. Frances Woodley A School of Art Publication, Aberystwyth University, 2015
2014 100 Painters of Tomorrow. Kurt Beers Thames & Hudson
2014 Still Life: all coherence gone? Frances Woodley: A School of Art Publication, Aberystwyth University, 2014
2013 Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition. Michael Petry Thames & Hudson
2013 100 London Artists Vol. 1, Zavier Ellis & Edward Lucie-Smith iArtBook

Collections

K & K Kollektion, Monaco • Preiskel & Co, London • Julian & Stephanie Grose, Adelaide • David Roberts, London • Sammlung Reydan Weiss, Munich • Private collections in: Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom & United States

Essays

How to paint in four dimensions, by Paul Carey-Kent .pdf
Tending the flames of reverie, by Frances Woodley .pdf