Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Chantal Joffe

Patti Smith

Top Pick

Christopher Le Brun, artist and President of the Royal Academy

Year 2016
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions 35.9 x 26 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Chantal Joffe:

Chantal Joffe (b. 1969, St Albans, Vermont) lives and works in London. Studied for her MA at the Royal College of Art and was awarded the Royal Academy Woollaston Prize (2006). Joffe was commissioned to create a major new public work for the Elizabeth line station at Whitechapel, entitled A Sunday Afternoon in Whitechapel (2019). Select solo exhibitions include Personal Feeling is the Main Thing, The Lowry, Salford (2018); Cheim and Read, New York (2017); Victoria Miro Mayfair, London (2016); Jewish Museum, New York (2015); Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2015); and Il Capricorno, Venice (2011). Select group exhibitions include Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2018); Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth Line, Whitechapel Gallery, London, (2018); Secret Life of a Megaproject, London Transport Museum, London, (2018); Shadowed Forms, Andersen’s Contemporary, Denmark (2018); From Life, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2017); ISelf Collection: The End of Love, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2017); Drawing Biennale 2017, The Drawing Room, London (2017); The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York (2016); and Friendship Portraits: Chantal Joffe and Ishbel Myerscough, National Portrait Gallery, London (2015).