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


Jeff McMillan

Untitled (Portuguese Matchbox)

Top Pick

Christopher Le Brun, artist and President of the Royal Academy; Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern

Year 2016
Medium watercolour on paper
Dimensions 21.6 x 16.9 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Wed 26 April, 2017 at 9:00pm

Jeff McMillan:

Jeff McMillan (b. 1968 Lubbock, Texas) has lived and worked in London since 1998. His work approaches painting through process and materiality, often in combination with the found object or second-hand image. As curator he founded the Shoreditch project space PEARL from 2001-2004 and was also curator of I AR YOU: Portraits by Self-Taught American Artists, Large Glass, London (2013); British Folk Art, Tate Britain (2014); and a show themed on abstract drawing, Tell it Slant at Frith Street Gallery, London (2016). Select solo exhibitions include Handel Street Projects, London (2016); Four All Saints, London (2011); Kinzelman Art, Houston (2011); and PEER, London (2009). Select group exhibitions include Five Easy Pieces, Large Glass, London (2017); Found, The Foundling Museum, London (2016); ABJAD, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London (2014); six mementos for the next…, Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria (2013); Unknown Sitter, Lion and Lamb Gallery, London (2013); The Curator’s Egg Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (2012); and Exquisite Trove, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall (2011). His work has also been included in the John Moores Painting Prize in Liverpool (2002, 2004, 2006).