Eleanor Watson

 

b. 1990, United Kingdom

 

EDUCATION

2015 – 2016 The Drawing Year, The Royal Drawing School
2009 – 2012 Wimbledon College of Art; BA Fine Art Painting (First Class Honours)
2008 – 2009 Chelsea College of Art; Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

 

SOLO & JOINT EXHIBITIONS

2017 – Derby Museum and Art Gallery – ‘Dear Reader,’
2017 – New Court Gallery, Repton – ‘Eleanor Watson’
2013 – The Foundry Gallery, Chelsea – ‘In the First Place’
2013 – Mall Galleries – ‘Biscuit. I’ve kept you half.’ Joint exhibition with Bartholomew Beal
2013 – GX Gallery – ‘Dual Exhibition: Benjamin Bridges & Eleanor Watson’

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Christie’s St. James’ – ‘Best of the Drawing Year at Christie’s’
The Royal Drawing School –  ‘The Drawing Year 2016’

2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery – ‘Young Masters New York’
Sluice Art Fair with Paper Gallery
Simmons & Simmons – ‘Piercing the Veil’ curated by Jonathan Sharples
Contemporary London at W10 Space – ‘Small Paintings’
London Art Fair with Cynthia Corbett Gallery and St. Anne’s Gallery, and Paper Gallery

2014
Art Basel Miami with Cynthia Corbett Gallery
Sphinx Fine Art – ‘Cynthia Corbett Young Masters Art Prize’
James Freeman Gallery – ‘The Last Man’
Royal Academy – Summer Exhibition

2013
South Bank Centre – ‘8 Minutes From Here’
St. Anne’s Gallery – ‘New Contemporary South’
Violet Hour – at Theobold Jennings Gallery – ‘Memory and Desire: Part 1’

PRIZES & RESIDENCIES

2016 – The Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award – winner
2014 – Cynthia Corbett Young Masters Prize – shortlisted
2014 – The Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award – runner-up
2013 – Future Map Prize – shortlisted
2013 – Down Stairs Gallery Residency, Herefordshire
2012 – The Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award – runner-up
2011 – Hans Brinker Budget Trophy Award – winner
2011 – Prunella Clough Painting Prize – runner-up

 

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