Deanna Petherbridge

Deanna Petherbridge CBE lives and works in London. She is an artist, writer and curator whose practice is centered around drawing. A major retrospective of her drawings was held at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2016-17), accompanied by the publication Deanna Petherbridge: Drawing and Dialogue (2016). Her three professorships in drawing include the Royal College of Art (1995-2001), and she is the author of The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice (2010). Recent curated exhibitions include Witches and Wicked Bodies, National Galleries of Scotland & British Museum (2013-15); and Artists at Work, The Courtauld Gallery, London (2018).   Select solo exhibitions include Places of Change & Destruction, Drawings 2017, Art Space Gallery, London (2017); Deanna Petherbridge, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester (2016); Petherbridge Alone with Soane, Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, London (2007); and Two Cities: Two Modernities, Drawings by Deanna Petherbridge, Faculty Gallery, Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Melbourne (2003).  Select group exhibitions include Journey with ‘The Waste Land’, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2018); Design & Research: Shared Territories, inaugural exhibition of the new Design Research Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China (2014); Drawn Together: Artist as Selector, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK (2014); and The Architecture of War, Imperial War Museum, London (2013).

Last updated: 08.11.2018

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