Donna Huddleston (b. 1970 Belfast, Ireland) was raised in Australia. Studied Bachelor of Theatre Design at National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, Australia (1997) and Diploma of Fine Art. National Art School. Sydney, Australia (1994). Awards include the Elephant Trust Grant for Witch Dance Performance (2013); the Jerwood Drawing Prize for Poppy, selected for the Maxmara Women's Prize (2010), and shortlisted in 2005. Select solo exhibitions include Witch Dance, performance and exhibition, Drawing Room, London (2013); Witch Dance, Mural commission, Sadlers Wells (2012); Smoke Garden, Galerie Juliette Jongma (2011); Golden Hands, Curated by Tom Morton, Hayward Gallery, Concrete Cafe, London (2008); and Summer House, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam (2006). Select group exhibitions include Show Window, Kate Macgarry Gallery, London (2016); Making and Unmaking, curated by Duro Olowu, Camden Arts Centre London (2016); Interstellar, curated by Michael Bracewell, Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery, Berlin (2015); One Day something happens, curated by Jennifer Higgie, Arts Council Collection, Leeds Art Gallery/Touring (2015); Art Basel, Hong Kong, Discoveries with Juliette Jongma Galerie (2013); A rehearsal, Waterside Contemporary gallery, London (2013); In the Belly of the Whale (Act III.), Montehermoso, Vitoria- Gasteiz, Spain (2012); and Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London and touring, (2010 - 2011). Her work is held in public collections including British Arts Council; and USB collection, Netherlands; and in private collections in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia.
Last updated: 23.02.2017