Kelly Chorpening

Kelly Chorpening (b. 1970, US) lives and works in London. She graduated from BFA at the Cleveland Institute of Art and MFA at Hunter College, City University of New York. She was shortlisted for both the Derwent (2016) and Jerwood (2016) drawing prizes. She has been the Course Leader for B.A. (Hons) Drawing at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Art London 2006-present). Her teaching of drawing extends beyond art to students of archaeology (The New School and New York University), engineering (King's College London), architecture (The AA Schools) and choreography (Trinity Laban). She has she has been an invited speaker for conferences at Borough Road Gallery, London;  ICA, London; The National Gallery, London; RMIT, Melbourne; the American University Dubai; and Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Select solo exhibitions include: Immaterial Statements, Horatio Jr., London (2016). Select group exhibitions include: Between Thought & Space, CGP London Dilston Grove, London (2015); Fabbrica Europa, Florence (2012); and Voorkamer, Lier (2011). Her projects developed as books were published by Studio International, USA (2014); Loughborough University/Marmalade Press (2014); Bright Publications, London(2012); RGAP and Sint-Lucas Visual Arts, Ghent (2012); and OPAK, FAK, KULeuven, Belgium (2012). She is co-editor and contributor to A Companion to Contemporary Drawing to be published by Wiley Blackwell in 2019.

Last updated: 11.01.2019

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