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


Lisa Milroy

Up & Down

Year 2008/17
Medium Watercolour on A4 paper, cardboard, string
Dimensions 3 page flipbook, 29.7 x 21 cm each
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Wed 26 April, 2017 at 9:00pm

Lisa Milroy:

Lisa Milroy (b. 1959, Vancouver) lives and works in London. Graduated from Goldsmiths College, London (1982); and Saint Martin's School of Art, London (1979). Awards include the John Moores Painting Prize (1988). Milroy was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts (2005) and is Head of Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. Select solo exhibitions include Here & There: Paintings by Lisa Milroy, Parasol Unit, London (2018); Handmade, One Off Contemporary Art Gallery, Nairobi (2018); Hands On, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and Drawing Room, London (2015-16); Grosse Geister, Artist Room: Lisa Milroy, Kunstmusem Bonn, Bonn (2014); Party of One, Crate, Margate (2013); Heartbeat, 99 Art Center, Shanghai (2012); and Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (2001). Select group exhibitions include Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London (2017); Seeing Round Corners, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2016); At Home, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield (2016); Memoires croisees/Derives archivisitiques, Institut national d'art, Galerie Colbert, Paris (2015); Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London (2014-15); I Cheer a Dead Man's Sweetheart, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill (2014); Colour as Material, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki (2013); Paul Bush Compilation, ICA, London (2013); Ideas City Streetfest, New Museum, New York (2013); and Art Plus Opera, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012). Her works are held in public and private collections including Tate, London; Jerwood Foundation, London; British Museum, London; Fonds Nationals d' Art Contemporain, Paris; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon; Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka City; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.