Background

Victoria at the
National Portrait Gallery

EDUCATION

  • 1994 - 1997
    Post Graduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools, London
  • 1991 - 1994
    First Class Honours. B.A. Fine Art, Painting, Central St Martins College of Art & Design
  • 1981 - 1983
    Distinction Dip. H.E Art & Design in a social context, Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, Devon

WORK OWNED BY PUBLIC GALLERIES

  • 2005
    'Baroness Onara O'Neil', National Portrait Gallery
  • 2002
    'Victoria Park I & II', Frissiras Museum, Athens
  • 2002
    'Fiona Shaw', National Portrait Gallery
  • 2002
    'Fiona Shaw', Crawford Museum, Cork
  • 1995
    'Self-Portrait', Unilever

AWARDS

  • 2005
    Selected for the Garrick/Milne prize exhibition, at Christie's, September
  • 2000
    First Prize, BP Portrait Award
  • 1997
    Aeneas Travel Scholarship
  • 1996
    First Prize, Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Annual Show
    Eric Kennington Award for best Academic Drawing
    W.H. Patterson Award for Painting

SELECTED PORTRAIT COMMISSIONS

  • 2008
    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams
  • 2007
    Sir Brian Follett
  • 2007
    Dame Shirley Williams
  • 2006
    Queen of Denmark HM Margrethe II, Denmark
  • 1996
    Baroness Usha Kamari Prashar, London
  • 2004
    Baroness Onora Sylvia O'Neil, Cambridge
  • 2003
    Mareta Doyle, Cork
  • 2002
    Fiona Shaw CBE, London
  • 1998
    Julie Myerson, London
  • 1997
    Brian Harris, Cheshire

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2009
    54 Burnfoot Avenue, London
  • 2002
    Elgin Gallery, London
  • 2001
    Elgin Gallery, London
  • 2000
    Elgin Gallery, London
  • 2000
    Elgin Gallery, London
  • 1999
    Modern Gallery, London
    Lawrence Graham, London
  • 1997
    Cassian Devere Cole Gallery, London
  • 1996
    Cassian Devere Cole Gallery, London
  • 1995
    Philips Contempory Art, Manchester

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2005
    Garrick Milne, Christie's, London
  • 2004
    Open Studios, Hertford Road, London
  • 2002
    Open Studios, Hertford Road, London
  • 2002
    BP Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 2001
    Open Studios, Hertford Road, London
  • 1998
    Open Studios, Carpenters Road, London
  • 1997
    Premiums, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Final Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 1996
    Interim Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Premiums, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Annual Show, Manchester Academy of Arts
  • 1995
    Art '95, Business Design Centre, London
    Interim Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Elemental, Blue Gallery, London
    Contemporary Arts Society, Royal Festival Hall, London
  • 1994
    Fresh Art, London
    Arte Viva, Senegalia, Italy
    First Choice, Grosvenor Street Gallery, London Blue Gallery, London
    Contemporary Arts Society, Royal Festival Hall, London

SOCIAL PROJECTS

  • 19990-02007
    The Bromley-By-Bow Centre - Portrait painting project in baby clinic