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SARAH GILLESPIE RWA

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

    1981-82

    • Atelier Neo-Medici Paris
    • 16C & 17C methods and materials

    1982-85

    • Oxford University (Pembroke Coll.) Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art – BFA

Solo Exhibitions

    2019

    • Beaux Arts London

    2017

    • Beaux Arts London

    2015

    • Beaux Arts London
    • Beaux Arts Bath

    2013

    • Beaux Arts Bath

    2012

    • Beaux Arts Bath

    2011

    • Portland Gallery London

    2007

    • Waterhouse & Dodd London

    2005

    • Waterhouse & Dodd London

    2002

    • New Street Gallery Plymouth

    1999

    • Ariel Centre Devon

    1997

    • Ombersley Gallery Worcestershire

    1989

    • Thursday Gallery Bath

Selected group exhibitions

    2019

    • Yekaterinburg, Russia - International Mezzotint Festival V *Prizewinner*
    • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    2018

    • London Art Fair – Beaux Arts
    • LAPADA art fair – Beaux Arts
    • Dartington Arts, Dartington Hall Trust -Artist in Residence
    • Discerning Eye – Mall Galleries London - Invited artist
    • Plymouth College of Art – Intaglio print exhibition, curated by Jevon Holman

    2017

    • Selector for DRAWN Biennial RWA
    • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    2016

    • Elected RWA Academician
    • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
    • Derwent Prize – shortlisted
    • Cartwright Hall (Bradford Museums) ANIMAL

    2015

    • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    2014

    • Beaux Arts London MASTER DRAWINGS
    • London Art Fair – Beaux Arts

    2013

    • Beaux Arts London TREE – 4 person show
    • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition
    • Coombe Gallery – Dartmouth – ANIMALIA
    • London Art Fair – Beaux Arts

    2012

    • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition – Invited artist.
    • Threadneedle Prize Exhibition – Mall Galleries London
    • Royal West of England Academy – Prize winner.
    • Waterhouse & Dodd London - The Original Print Show
    • London Art Fair – Beaux Arts

    2010

    • Coombe Gallery Dartmouth -Raw Materials
    • The London Art Fair – Waterhouse & Dodd
    • Waterhouse & Dodd London -‘Native Place’ with Peter Randall Page & Anna Gillespie
    • New Street gallery – Plymouth. Summer Show
    • The London Art Fair – Waterhouse & Dodd
    • Palm Beach 3 Miami – Waterhouse & Dodd
    • Art Hamptons NY. USA – Waterhouse & Dodd

    2008

    • Beaux Arts Bath - ‘Crossing Over’
    • Roland Lewinsky Building – Plymouth.
    • The London Art Fair – Waterhouse & Dodd

    2007

    • The London Art fair – Waterhouse & Dodd

    2006

    • Las Manos Gallery Chicago -Concepts in Realism
    • New Street Gallery , Plymouth -The Last Picture Show
    • Coombe Gallery Dartmouth - group show
    • The London Art Fair – Waterhouse & Dodd

    2005

    • Art London – Waterhouse & Dodd
    • Palm Beach 3 Miami – Waterhouse & Dodd

    2004

    • Waterhouse & Dodd London – selected group exhibition
    • New Street Gallery Plymouth – with Marjorie Holland

    2002

    • Thompsons Gallery, London – The Sea show

    2001

    • Coombe Farm Gallery Devon –‘Elemental’
    • Thompsons Gallery – Stow-on-the-Wold – autumn show
    • New Street Gallery, Plymouth – group show

    2000

    • Ariel Centre Gallery, Devon – two person show
    • 6 Chapel Row Gallery, Bath – ‘The Sea, the Sea’

    1999

    • Kinsale, Ireland - Represented by the Kent Gallery, .
    • Gallery North, Toledo, USA -‘Contemporary Realists’
    • Royal West of England Academy – open

    1998

    • Cheltenham Drawing Open

    1997

    • Royal West of England Academy – Open

    1993

    • Birth of son

    1992

    • Birth of daughter

    1991

    • Hong Kong - Re-design and gilding of the Giant Door Gods at Peninsula Hotel.

    1990

    • Gallery Revel New York USA – Atelier Neo-Medici retrospective.
    • New York USA - Represented by Gallery Revel.
    • London - Restored Sir Gerald Moira’s Arthurian Cycle frieze at the Trocadero.

    1988

    • Weir Gallery Bath - 3 person show
    • Thursday Gallery Bath - 3 person show
    • Invited member of Bath Society of Artists
    • All Saints Church, Bristol - restoration of the John Piper stained glass windows.
    • Gallerie Jean-Pierre Lavignes - 5 Person Show,

Residencies & Awards

    2019

    • International Mezzotint Festival - Yekaterinburg, Russia. PRIZE for adhering to the traditions and skills of the medium
    • Irving Residency - France
    • Invited member of the Arborealist group.

    2018

    • Artist in residence, Dartington Arts - Dartington Hall Trust

    2017

    • Irving Residency - France

    2015

    • Irving Residency - France

    2013

    • Kestle Barton - Cornwall

    2007

    • Sharpham Trust

    1985

    • Elizabeth Greenshields International

Selected private and public collections

Merryl Lynch Bank.
Rolls Royce.
Victoria Gallery, Bath.
Government Offices for the South West
Royal West of England Academy
Rowcroft Hospice
Sharpham Trust
Chatsworth House
Rothschilds
Damien Hirst
Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Publications

The Slapton Ley Project – Pub. White Lane Press
A View from the Boathouse Window – Poems by Brian Patten, drawings by Sarah Gillespie. Pub. Sharpham Trust
On Presence – Essays|Drawings by Peter Reason & Sarah Gillespie Pub. The Letterpress 2019