Susie Hamilton

Susie Hamilton lives and works in London. She studied painting at St Martin's School of Art, Byam Shaw School of Art and read English Literature at London University. Her work focuses on single figures in urban or natural wildernesses. They are based on rapid drawings from life which abbreviate and distil figures into mutating or vulnerable creatures. Solo exhibitions include Hen Nights, House of St Barnabas, London (2015); A New Heaven and a New Earth, St. Giles Cripplegate, London (2011); Madly Singing in the Mountains, Paul Stolper, London (2009); Black Sun, Studio Hugo Opdal, Flo, Norway (2009). Recent group shows include Material Tension, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London (2015); Promised Land, St Anne's Galleries, Lewes (2015); Derwent Art Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2014); Identities, Cornelius Foundation, Lagamas, France (2014); International Print Biennale, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle (2014); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (2014); Three-person show, Paul Stolper, London (2014); Underexposed: Women Artists and the Medium of Print (2014), University of Kent, Canterbury; One Equal Light, St James's, Piccadilly, London (2014); Neo Art Prize, Neo Gallery, Greater Manchester (2013);  Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2012) Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London (2012);  Vacant Lots, WW Gallery, London (2012); Time Will Come, Factory Art Gallery, Berlin (2012). Her work is in numerous collections including Bernard Jacobson, Deutsche Bank, The Economist, Methodist Collection of Modern Art, Murderme Collection, The Groucho Club,  St. Giles Cripplegate Church, The House of St Barnabas and New Hall Art Collection. Hamilton is represented by Paul Stolper Gallery.

Last updated: 05.03.2015