Rose Wylie (b. 1934, Hythe) lives and works in Kent. Graduated from the Royal College of Art, London (1981); and the Folkestone & Dover School of Art, Kent (1956). Awards include an Order of the British Empire (2018); Charles Wollaston Award (2015); John Moores Painting Prize (2014); and the Paul Hamlyn Award (2011). Select solo exhibitions include Rose Wylie: History Painting, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth (2018); Rose Wylie: Lolita’s House, David Zwirner, London (2018); Rose Wylie: Hullo, Hullo, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga (2018); Rose Wylie: Quack Quack, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2017-18); Rose Wylie, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2016); Rose Wylie, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2015); Rose Wylie: Pink Girls, Yellow Curls, Staedtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (2014); BP Spotlight: Rose Wylie, Tate Britain, London (2013); Rose Wylie, Woof-Woof, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg (2013); and Rose Wylie, Big Boys Sit in the Front, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2012). Select group exhibitions include Women Can’t Paint, Turps Gallery, London (2018); and per and Part XV: Louise Bourgeois & Rose Wylie, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2017); FOUND, Foundling Museum, London (2016); Chantal Joffe Beside the Seaside, Jerwood Gallery, London (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); and Venice Biennale: Vita Vitale, Azerbaijan Pavilion, Venice (2015). Her works are held in public and private collections including The British Council, London; Tate, London; Kunstmuseum Wolfsberg, Wolfsberg; Hammer Museum Collection, Los Angeles; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC; Royal College of Art, London; Print Collection, Arts Council of England, London; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Zabludowicz Collection, London; David Roberts Foundation, London; The New Hall Collection, Cambridge; and University College, Oxford.
Last updated: 14.02.2019