Oona Grimes (b. 1957, London) lives and works in London. Graduated from BA Fine Art at Norwich School of Art and Higher Diploma in Fine Art at Slade School of Fine Art. Grimes was the recipient of the Bridget Riley Fellowship at the British School at Rome (2018). She is currently Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London; Ruskin School of Fine Art – Oxford University, Oxford; and University of the Arts London, London. Select solo exhibitions include hail the new etruscan I, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London (2019); hail the new etruscan II, Matt's Gallery, London (2019); hail the new etruscan III, The Bower, London (2019); Volta New York, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, New York (2016); Chapter Two, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London (2014); When is Now, Five Years, London (2014); and Hackney Harpoon, collaboration with Iain Sinclair National Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, London (2013). Select group exhibitions include Swedenborg Film Festival, Swedenborg House, London (2018); Impronte Romane, Nuove Direzioni nella stampa, Temple Gallery, Rome (2018); Fully Awake, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow (2017); Bird in the Head, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London (2017); The Arca Project, Payne Shurvell, Suffolk (2017); Tall Tales, Freud Museum, London and touring to Touchstones, Rochdale and Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow (2016); Its Offal, Arthouse1 Gallery, London (2016); and Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London (2014). Her works are held in public and private collections including British Library, London; New York Public Library, New York; University of Texas, Austin; Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester; University College London, London: The Governing Body of Macau, Macau; Lineker College, Oxford University, Oxford; and The V&A Museum, London.
Last updated: 24.01.2019