Collyer Bristow Gallery
Collyer Bristow has been championing emerging talent in contemporary art for nearly thirty years, with a dynamic programme of three exhibitions per year. All are welcome to visit the gallery during week-days and office hours, by appointment.
7 November 2019 – 19 February 2020
About the exhibition:
This award is aimed at supporting artists in the precarious initial years after graduation. Exhibiting artists are recent graduates of City & Guilds of London Art School, Chelsea College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Goldsmiths, Kingston University, the Royal Drawing School, the Royal College of Art, the Slade School of Fine Art and Turps Art School. Winners of the £2,000 award and the staff prize will be announced at the Private View.
Jackie Berridge, Daisy Billowes, Kim Booker, Lena Brazin, Julie Caves, Fergus Cooper, Theo Ellison, Tom Faber, Nathaniel Faulkner, Emilie Fitzgerald, Aaron Ford, Max Gimson, Camilla Hanney, Willa Hilditch, Charlotte Johnston, Seungwon Jung, Sandra Lane, Robyn Litchfield, Karen Loader, James Low, Aphra O’Connor, Philippa Paterson, Juliette Pearce, Dorian Radu, Joe Richardson, Beth Rodway, Fernando Romero, Rose Schmits and Ben Walker.
27 February – 10 June 2020
About the exhibition:
‘Me Myself and I’ is an exhibition investigating artists’ self-enquiry and expressions of the interior self. Works speak to a range of lived experiences recalling personal and political struggles, family relationships and memories of childhood. Across painting, drawing, photography and assemblage the show reflects on themes of freedom and solitude, collectivity and belonging, disenfranchisement and loss. In liminal spaces between fact and fiction, the fantastical and the everyday, twenty artists grapple with – and celebrate – the complexities of identity, selfhood and finding one’s place in the world.
Broughton Birnie, Paul Benjamins, Georgina Clapham, Nathan Eastwood, Margarita Gluzberg, Ken Kiff, Aya Haidar, Will Harman, Marie Harnett, Laura Hudson, Marion Michell, Eleanor Moreton, Kate Murdoch, Manon Ouimet, Sikelele Owen, Conor Rogers, Linnet Rubaya, Wendy Saunders, Charmaine Watkiss, Erika Winstone.
See below a selection of images from the current exhibition, as well as other images of inspiration to our curator, Rosalind Davis: