Celia Hempton (b. 1981, Stroud, UK) lives and works in London. Studied MA Painting at Royal College of Art, London (2005–2007) and BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting, Glasgow School of Art (2000–2003). Awards include Civitella Ranieri Foundation residency, Umbria, Italy (2014); Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting, The British School at Rome, Italy (2008–10); and Neville Burston Memorial Award, Royal College of Art, London, UK (2007). Select solo exhibitions include Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy (2017); Lupa, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France (2015); FLY ASH, White Cubicle, The George & Dragon, London (2015); Chat Random, Southard Reid, London, UK (2014); Paintings on Wall and Canvas, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome (2014); a performance and presentation of work made in Stromboli as part of Fiorucci Art Trust's festival Forget Amnesia (2014); Cur, Southard Reid, London, UK (2013); and Vug, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany (2013). Select group exhibitions include Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, ICA Boston, Boston, USA (2018); Prem Sahib in collaboration with Celia Hempton, Southard Reid, London (2017); Sans Titre, Sans Titre, Paris, France (2017); Frieze Art Fair, London, with Southard Reid, London (2016); Art Night with ICA, London, curated by Kathy Noble (2016); Celia Hempton, Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand; The Magazine Sessions, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK (2016); The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York, USA (2016); Prediction, curated by Milovan Farronato, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil (2016); No Ordinary Love, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France (2016); The Painting Show, British Council Touring Exhibition (2016); Electronic Superhighway 2016 – 1966, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); The Ultimate Vessel, Koppe Astner, Glasgow (2015); fig-2 25/50 in collaboration with Prem Sahib and Cecilia Bengolea, ICA Studio, London (2015); I’m here but you’ve gone, Fiorucci Art Trust, London (2015); The Chic and the Borderline, DRAF Istanbul, Grand Hotel de Londres, Istanbul (2015); La femme de trente ans, Galerie Art : Concept, Paris (2015); Odradek, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil (2015); Tomorrow: London, South London Gallery, London (2014); Burning Down The House, Gwangju Biennale (2014); Pontoon Lip with Katie Cuddon, Cell Project Space, London (2014); and Abstract Cabinet, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, (2013).
Last updated: 16.03.2017