Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm


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Susie Hamilton

Hen Night

Year 2015
Medium Watercolour and pencil on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Thu 30 April, 2015 at 9:00pm

Susie Hamilton:

Susie Hamilton (b. 1950, London, UK) lives and works in London. Studied at St Martin's School of Art (1968-72); Byam Shaw School of Art (1989-92); and Birkbeck College, University of London (1981-89). Hamilton’s work focuses on intensely bright light combined with human figures who are melted into light, cast hard shadows in oppressive heat are exposed in the neon of a supermarket or in the glare of a banquet. Of her work Hamilton has said “I often wanted to paint joy (as well as its opposite)”. Awards include the John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (2014); Derwent Art Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2014). Select career highlights inlcude Identities, Cornelius Foundation, Lagamas, France (2014); International Print Biennale, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle (2014); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (2014); Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2014); Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London (2012). Select solo exhibitions include in atoms, Paul Stolper, London, UK (2016); Here Comes Everybody, St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK (2015); Roaring Girls, The House of St Barnabas, London, UK (2015); A New Heaven and a New Earth, St. Giles Cripplegate Church, London (2011); Madly Singing in the Mountains, Paul Stolper, London (2009); Black Sun, Studio Hugo Opdal, Flo, Norway (2009); World of Light, Triumph Gallery, Moscow (2008); Paintings and Mono-prints, Galleri Trafo, Oslo (2007). Select group exhibitions include Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London (2016); Towards Night, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne (2016); From Lisbon to Vladivostok via Minsk, Mikhail Savitsky Gallery, Minsk and Belarusian Cultural Centre, Moscow (2016/2017); Paper Cuts, Transition Gallery, London (2016); Wishing You Were Far Away, The Lloyds Club, London (2016); The Names, Transition Gallery, London (2016); and Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015). Susie Hamilton and is represented by the Paul Stolper Gallery.