Fri 7 June 2019 : 10:00am – 12:00pm
Drawing Room is pleased to invite Drawing Circle members to a morning of studio visits in Bromley-by-Bow
The event will start at 10:00am with a visit to the studios of David Austen, David Batchelor and Jaimini Patel where the artists will give guests an insight into their practice and upcoming projects.
Full address and itinerary will be disclosed upon booking.
This exclusive event is free for Drawing Circle members.
Drawing Network members are welcome to join for a £30 donation. Your donation will be automatically matched by the Arts Council Catalyst:Evolve fund. Donation can be paid via our DONATE page.
Tickets are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Email [email protected] to book.
David Austen (b.1960, Harlow) lives and works in London. He is currently having a solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Art (open until 9 June 2019). Graduated from the Royal College of Art (1985); and Maidstone College (1981). Awards include the Bryan Robertson Award (2011); and the Stanley Picker Fellowship at Kingston University (2008-09). Select solo exhibitions include Underworld David Austen, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (2019); The Light That Fell Upon Us Burned, Ingleby Gallery at Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (2016); Black Heart, MACC, Basilicata (2015); The Gorgon’s Dream at The Burns Monument, Ingleby Gallery at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, and Rob Tufnell, London (2012); Papillon, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (2011); Smoke Town, Edinburgh billboard, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2011); End of Love, Modern Art Gallery Oxford, Oxford (2010); Man Smoking, Schiavo Mazzonis Gallery, Rome (2009); My love, I have been digging up my own bones in the garden again, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2009); and The End of Love, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston-Upon-Thames (2009). Select group exhibitions include Cosmic Connections, TOTAH, New York (2016); The Nakeds, Drawing Room, London (2014); Slow Learner, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (2014); Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?, New Art Centre, Salisbury (2013); Language Games. An Introduction to The Art of Our Times, Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres (2013); With An Apple I Will Astonish, Large Glass, London (2012); Artists for Kettle’s Yard, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (2011); and Watercolour, Tate Britain, London (2011).
David Batchelor (b. 1955, Dundee) lives and works in London. Graduated from Birmingham University (1980); and Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham (1978). Select solo exhibitions include Psychogeometry 2, Site Eight, Melbourne (2018); Chromatology, Ab-Anbar Gallery, Tehran (2017); Reef, Handel Street Projects, London (2016); Flatlands, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2013); Magic Hour, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (2012); Slugfest, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo (2012); Chromophilia, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2010); Unplugged, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (2007); and South Bank Spectrum, South Bank Centre, London (2006). Select group exhibitions include Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (2018); Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London and touring (2013-16); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room, London (2014); Color Chart, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008); Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Gallery, New York (2005); the Biennial de Santiago, Chile (2005); and the 26th Bienal De São Paulo, São Paulo (2004). His work is held in public and private collections including The Saatchi Gallery, London; Tate, London; and the Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen.
Jaimini Patel lives and works in London. She holds a PhD from the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford (2010-2013) and Master of Arts, Fine Art from The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (2013-2005) as well as a BA in Fine Art from the University of Leeds (1994-1998). Selected recent exhibitions include Fragile State at the Museum of Odessa Modern Art, Odessa (2019); Misreadings at APT Gallery, London (2018); Every Object is a Thing but not everything is an object, Hollybush Gardens, London (2018), An Inventory of Small Acts at The Archive of Contemporary Arts, Krems (2017); Bow Open, Nunnery Gallery, London (2017); Measure, Centrum, Berlin (2016); Rosina #0, Limone Space, London (2016).