BIOGRAPHY

Born in Kent, 1934. Lives and works in Kent.

EDUCATION

1979 –1981
Royal College of Art, London

1952 – 1956
Folkestone and Dover School of Art

SOLO EXHIBITION

FORTHCOMING
Rose Wylie, Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, October 2014
Rose Wylie, Vous Etez Ici, Amsterdam, May 2014
Rose Wylie, Choi&Lager Gallerie, Cologne, March 2014
Rose Wylie, Thomas Erben, New York, Jan 2014

2013
Rose Wylie, Tate Britain Focus, London
Rose Wylie - Works on Paper, Michael Janseen Gallery, Berlin
Rose Wylie - Henry, Thomas, Keith & Jack, UNION Gallery, London
Woof-Woof. Haugar Museum, Tonsberg, Norway, catalogue Skira, essay by Tone Lyngstad Nyaas, Jennifer Higgie: Rose Wylie interviewed by Jeff McMillan

2012
Rose Wylie, Big Boys Sit in the Front, catalougue texts by Phoebe Hoban/Katie Kitamura, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings
Rosemount, catalogue texts by Jonathan Meese & Tom Morton, Regina Gallery, Moscow
Rose Wylie, Philadelphia University of the Arts Gallery (October – November 2012), Philadelphia

2011
Rosemount. catalogue texts by Jonathan Meese & Tom Morton, Regina Gallery, Moscow 2011
Rose Wylie One Painting and Six Works on Paper. Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam
Picture on the wall... catalogue intro by Katie Kitamura, Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin

2010
What with What. catalogue intro by Luke Gottelier, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Film Notes. catalogue intro by Martin Herbert, Union Gallery, London
Rose Wylie. & video with Savannah Miller in association with NMWA Washington DC & Union
Gallery, London, at Twenty8Twelve, London

2008
Transition Gallery, London Wear What You Like, text by Emma Dexter

2006
UNION, London, Rose Wylie, Paintings monograph Rose Wylie: Some Drawing 1985 - 2005

2004
Room Project, Twink & Ivy, Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, catalogue essay by Roy Exley

1999
Lined Paper Paintings, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London, catalogue essay by Jill Lloyd opened by Sacha Craddock

1998
Red Legs & Other Paintings, Abbotsbury Studios, Abbotsbury, opened by Isobel Johnstone

1995
Likeness in the Unlikeness, Reed’s Wharf Gallery (Stephen Lacey), London, catalogue essay by Mel Gooding

1985
Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells

GROUP EXHIBITION

2013
Characters: Portraits and People from the Arts Council Collection, The Holburne Museum, Roper Gallery, Bath
2Q13 Women Artists- Women Collectors curated by Marcelle Joseph and Lydia Cowpertwait, Lloyds Club, London

2012
Recent British Painting, Group Show curated by Tom Morton, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam
The Armory Show, NYC, Regina Gallery, London/Moscow
Frieze Art Fair. NYC. Regina Gallery, London/Moscow
Rose Wylie, Jonathan Meese, Peter Strauss, Ritter/Zamet Gallery, London

2011
Miami Art Fair. Regina Gallery, London/Moscow
Solo – Basle Art Fair. Union Gallery, London
15 Years Thomas Erben Gallery. Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Drawing 2011. The Drawing Room, London
Evan Holloway Rose Wylie. 2 person exhibition, The Approach, London

2010
NMWA Museum, Washington DC Women to Watch Final UK shortlist of 5 selected by Sarah Elson & Sheena Wagstaff
NADA Art Fair, Miami. Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
In Dreams. (work on paper) Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Animated Matter. (work on paper) Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Bart Wells Boutique. 235 Brompton Road, London

2009
Turner Contemporary Open (selectors: Martin Clark; Laura Ford; Sarah Martin & Hilde Teerlinck) Transition, London 3 person exhibition with Philip Allen & Jake Clark (curator)
Drawing 2009. (Nominated by Cornelia Parker) The Drawing Room, London

2008
Swans Reflecting Elephants, Kate MacGarry, London

2007
EAST International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich –selectors: Matthew Higgs and Marc Camille Chaimowicz, text by Lynda Morris
Multiple Discipline, UNION, London, monograph Rose Wylie: Some More Drawing, text by Lynda Morris
Painted Ladies (curated by Eleanor Moreton), The Surgery, London
Central Line An exhibition of selected drawings (curated by Deanna Pethebridge) Pittshanger Manor Museum, Ealing

2006
The Lowry, One love The Football Art Prize (selectors inc. Sacha Craddock, Mark Wallinger, James Lingwood)

2004
EAST International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich (selectors, Neo Rauch & Gerd Harry Lybke) catalogue essay on Rose Wylie by Pablo Lafuente

2002-03
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Gallery, London & touring
Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno Mostyn 13

2002
PizzaExpress Prospects, essor gallery project space, London
Reverse Engineering, curated by Jeff McMillan, Pearl, London
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, As it Seems, (curated by Roy Oxlade & Paul McKee)

2000
...not enough British Art, VELAN, Turin
Give and Take, Jerwood Gallery, London

1997
The Jerwood Painting Prize, Lethaby Galleries, Central St.Martin’s College of Art & Design, London

1996
Seattle Art Fair

1994
EAST, Norwich Gallery, Norwich (selectors, Rudi Fuch & Jan Dibbets)

1992-90
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

1991
John Moores Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

1988
Odette Gilbert Gallery London, Women & Water (curated by Alice Jackson)

1982
Hayward Annual: British Drawing, Hayward Gallery, London

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Tate Britain
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
Jerwood Foundation
Arts Council of England
Deal, Dallas, USA
Norwich Gallery
Railtrack, London
Royal College of Art, London, Print Collection
University College, Oxford, JCR
Contemporary Art Society, London
York City Art Gallery

PRIZES/AWARDS

2011

Paul Hamlyn Prize for Visual Arts

2009
Threadneedle Prize

2004
EAST international Print Commission

1999
The Dupree Award, Royal Academy
Charles Wollaston Award, Royal Academy shortlisted

1998
Paul Hamlyn Award, Nominated

1995-6
The British Art Show 4, considered

1993
Interiors, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, joint first prize

REVIEWS AND COMMENT

2013
Haroon Mirza, Rose Wylie’s Arab and Dancing Girl, 2006, Tate Etc. at Tate Britain, 21 September
Cornelia Parker, Cornelia Parker: why Rose Wylie is a true original, Tate Blog, 17 September
Rosanna Durham, You are never too old to paint Tarantino, Oh Comely Magazine, Issue 6
Steven Gambardella, Rose Wylie, Jerwood Gallery, Hasting. The buoyant painting of an artist with singular vision, The Art Desk, 30 March
Karen Wright, In The Studio: Rose Wylie, artist, The independent, 31 January

2012
Martin Herbert, Rose Wylie: Big Boys Sit in the Front, Art Review issue 59, May
Joe Fearn, Richard Hull.Rose Wylie at the Jerwood: Art, poetry and Quentin Tarantino, Hastings Online Times, Monday 12 March
Emine Saner, Rose Wylie: “My mother thought women should have an escape route”, The Guardian, 13 February

2011
Julia Kreimer, Rose Wylie, Art in America, 18

2010
Alli Sharma, Rose Wylie at her studio in Newham, Kent with Alli Sharma, Articulated Artists, 24 February
Germaine Greer, “Who is Britain’s hottest new artist? A 76-year-old called Rose Wylie, The Guardian, 12 July
Sittingbourne artist is chosen for exhibition in USA, BBC Kent, 13 July

2007
Garageland Portfolio: ‘Rose Wylie', Garageland 5: Beauty, November

2006

Andrew Lambirth, ‘Great Leap Forward', Spectator, 11 February

'Rose Wylie at UNION', The Week, 4 March

Laura Cumming, Critics Choice, Observer 19 February 



2004

George Zirtes, EAST International 

Modern Painters, Autumn 2004

2003
Lambirth, Andrew, ‚Real Merits’, The Spectator, 7 June

2000
Packer, William, ‚Private Eye for public Art’, Financial Times, 24 June
Lynton, Norbert, ‚Forward Thinking’, RA Magazine, Autumn

1999
Cumming, Laura, ‚The Jury’s Still Out’, The Observer, 6 June
Clark, Robert, ‚Exhibitions’, The Guardian, 6 February
Henry, Clare, ‚Rose Wylie’, Galleries, 10 March
Gayford, Martin, ‚Exhibitions’, The Spectator, 27 March
Lambirth, Andrew, ‚Modern Myth’, RA Magazine, March
The Sunday Express Magazine, ‚This is Rose Wylie’, May
RA Wollaston Award Brochure, illus
Lee, David, ‚In focus, Rose Wylie’, Art Review, March
Renshaw, Helen, The Express, Saturday Magazine, 14 August
Grant, Simon, ‚Exhibitions-Rose Wylie’, The Guardian Guide, 13 March
Lloyd, Jill, catalogue essay, Stephen Lacey Gallery, Exhibition opened by Sacha Craddock

1998
Grant, Simon, ‚Exhibitions-Rose Wylie’, The Guardian Guide, 26 September
Skinner, John, essay, Abbotsbury Studios, Exhibition opened by Isobel Johnstone

1997
Edward-Jones, Imogen, ‚Arty Animal’, The Times Saturday Supplement, 13 September
Gayford, Martin, ‚Painted Into a Corner’, The Daily Telegraph, 1 October
Moyes, Jojo, The Prize for Artists who Prefer Painting to Pickling’, Independent
Glaister, Dan, ‚Art That Hasn’t Been Painted Into a Corner’, The Guardian, 29 September
McEwan, John, ‚The Man in the Ironic Mask Blows His Top’, The Sunday Telegraph, 5 October
MacRitchie, Lynn, Financial Times, 5 October


Hilton, Tim, ‚Exhibitions’, Independent on Sunday, 12 October
Sadler, Rosalin, ‚Yes to Everything’, Modern Painters, Winter
Bumpus, Judith, catalogue essay, Jerwood Painting Prize Exhibition
Sewell, Brian, ‚Hanging Judges’, Evening Standard, 29 May

1995
Lambirth, Andrew, ‘Rose Wylie’, What’s On, 15 February
Hubbard, Sue, ‘Rose Wylie’, Time Out, 22 February
Gooding, Mel, exhibition essay, Reed’s Wharf Gallery

1994
Feaver, William, ‚Critics Choice’, The Observer, 10 July
McKie, Ian, Contemporary Art, Summer
Art Review, Summer

1988
Fuller, Peter, Modern Painters, Summer