SUSAN WILSON – 1st Floor

Currently Tutor at The Royal Drawing School – formerly The Prince’s Drawing School
Artist interpreter National Portrait Gallery
ARTES committee member
2008 Resonance FM, Art critic William Feaver discusses drawing with Susan Wilson
2007 BBC2, The Culture Show: Frida Kahlo, Wilson discusses her own making of self portraits
2006 Flowers Central, London, Selector-Artist for the Day
1993 British School at Rome Abbey Award
1986 Richard Ford Award to Madrid and The Prado
Italian Government Scholarship to Venice and the Veneto
1985-6 Cheltenham Fellow, Cheltenham & Gloucester College
1982-85 Royal Academy Schools
1979-82 Camberwell School of Art & Crafts, BA Fine Art (Hons)

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 Susan Wilson: Fauna and Flores, Browse & Darby
2013 Susan Wilson: Like A Roman Goddess, Coll & Cortes
2010 Susan Wilson: The Anguish of Departure, Jonathon Grant Galleries
2009 Susan Wilson, A Still Life is a Theatre, Browse & Darby
2005 Susan Wilson: New Work, Browse & Darby
2000 Susan Wilson: Katherine Mansfield Short Stories, Browse & Darby

Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 From Bomberg to Paula Rego, Southampton Art Gallery
2005-2013 Small is Beautiful, Flowers East/Central
2013 Sketch Touring Exhibition of Artists sketchbooks, Rabley Drawing centre and touring
2009 Grove Women, Beverley Knowles Fine Art, London
London Art Fair, Islington, London
2008&12 Threadneedle Art Prize, Finalist
2007 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
The Duneen Collection, Angela Flowers, West Cork, Ireland
Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Prize winner
2006 The Discerning Eye, London, selected by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC & Laura Gascoigne
The John Moores Prize, shortlisted, Liverpool

Bibliography
2009 Michael Peppiatt interview, A Still Life is a Theatre
Penelope Jackson, Susan Wilson, The Pink House, UNO Magazine, New Zealand
2008 Christopher Johnstone, The New Zealand Garden, pub. Random House
Richard Wolfe, The New Zealand Portrait, pub. Penguin
New Zealand & the Mediterranean Conference Florence paper, The Legacy of Italian Painters
Katherine Mansfield Conference, University of London: Wilson describes the process of illustrating Katherine Mansfield’s Short Stories for The Folio Society 2000
2005 Laura Gascoigne, The Spectator

Public Collections
Auckland Art Gallery NZ; The New Zealand Portrait Gallery, NZ; The Aigantighe Art Gallery, NZ; Auckland Museum, NZ; The Contemporary Art Society, Collection Focus Abengoa Hospital de Los Venerables Seville, ES; The National Trust, UK; New Hall College, Cambridge, UK;Oxford Brookes University, UK; Oriel College Oxford, UK; Paintings in Hospitals Collection, UK; Royal Academy Archives (sketchbook from Richard Ford Award), UK; Rochdale Museum and Art Gallery, UK; Tauranga Art Gallery, NZ; The Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK