Danny Rolph

Danny Rolph (b. 1967, London) lives and works in London. He studied at Winchester School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art, London. Rolph's work is experimental, instinctive and overtly pictorial. His compositions are spatially indulgent and delicious, uncompromising  and open to those who believe in the power of visual discovery. Rolph is visiting professor in Fine Art at Bucks New University, and teaches at various art colleges int he UK, including the Royal Academy schools and University of the Creative Arts. Selected solo exhibitons include: Paradiso, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA (2014); Atelier, E.S.A.D., Valence, France (2013); Duke of Burgundy, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA (2012); Kissing balloons in the jungle, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London (2012); Ten minutes from now, Eden Rock Gallery, St.Barths, Caribbean (2011); Brasilia, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2010); and Automatic shoes, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London (2010). Selected group exhibitions include: Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015/13/11); The Social Bases of Abstraction, Updown Gallery, Kent (2014); Inside the Palacem, Kevin Kavanagh gallery, Dublin (2014); Pencil and Paper, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London (2012); Caveau, Riccardo Crespi, Milan, Italy (2012); Mile Marker, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA (2012);  London-Berlin, Galerie Fruehsorge, Berlin (2011); Dream Skipper, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA (2011); and Elevated, Rottet Studio, Los Angeles (2010). He has work in many international private collections as well as the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and The Tate Gallery.

Last updated: 20.02.2015


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