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Date of birth:

September 27th 1969

Education:

1997-1999: Yale School of Art, Masters of Fine Art Programme 180 York Street, New Haven, Ct06520, USA

1992-1995: The New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture 8 West 8th Street, NYC, NY10011, USA

1989-1990: The Leo Marchutz School, Routes de Tholonet, 13100 Aix-en -Provence, France

Date of birth:

September 27th 1969

Education:

1997-1999: Yale School of Art, Masters of Fine Art Programme 180 York Street, New Haven, Ct06520, USA

1992-1995: The New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture 8 West 8th Street, NYC, NY10011, USA

1989-1990: The Leo Marchutz School, Routes de Tholonet, 13100 Aix-en -Provence, France

Awards and Honours:

  • Leo Marchutz Prize for Painting and Drawing
  • Tuition Scholarship from the Marchutz School
  • Agnes Gund Scholarship
  • Sy and Enid Gort Scholarship
  • Sally Avery Scholarship
  • Hohenburg Trust Travel Scholarship
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, World Trade Centre Studio Programme, two terms
  • Yale Norfolk Summer Fellowship, Yale School of Art

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • May 2011: saccheggi interni controllati, Rome
  • February 2011: Colosseo Nuovo Teatro, Rome
  • September 2005: Galería tres temps, S'Alqueria Blanca, Mallorca
  • March 2001: Elgin: Cassian de Vere Cole Fine Art, 50 Elgin Crescent, London W11 2JJ
  • May 2000: Gallerie Atelier 408, Herengraacht 408, 1017 BX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • March 1998: Washington Arts Association, Washington depot, Ct06794
  • September 1997: The Groucho, London WC1
  • April 1993/94/95: NYSS Student Gallery, 8 West 8th St, NYC, NY10011
  • September 1994: One Brewery Square, Horsleydown Lane, London SE1

Selected Group Shows:

  • September 2010: Governors Island Art Fair, New York
  • Summer 2005: Etherington Fine Art, Martha's Vineyard
  • June 2005: Peter Lipitch Ltd, Grosvenor House Art & Antique Fair, London
  • November 2004: Galeria Schloss Mondsee, Sazburg
  • May 2003: Elliott Gallery, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • March 2003: Searching for the image, The Von Liebig Art Centre, Naples, Florida
  • January 2003: The Urban Scene, The Gallery, 27 Cork Street, London
  • February 1999: Graduate Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
  • June 1998: First Year Student Show, Yale Norfolk Gallery, Norfolk, Connecticut
  • February 1998: Group Painting Show, Ice Gallery, No5 E57th St, NY100
  • December 1997: Group Drawing Show, Ice Gallery, No5 E57th St, NY100
  • July 1997/1994: Summer Jurored Show, The Bowery Gallery, NYC
  • February 1996: Strange Fish: Portrait Show, Max Fish, NYC
  • November 1994: Large Drawings Show, Union College Gallery, Albany, NY
  • February 1994: Perceptual Pursuits, Fordham University Gallery, NYC

Selected Commissions:

  • Coney Island Diptych: Commissioned by Cutty's for Bank Restaurant, at No.1 Kingsway, London WC1. Completed and installed in the fall of 1996.
  • Estec Mural: Commissioned by Rob van Opdorp for ESA, European Space Agency, ISS/Estec Centre, the Netherlands. Completed and Installed in July 1999.
  • Mural Cycle: Commissioned for the St James Court Hotel, Buckingham Gate, London WC. Completed and Installed in February 2000

Professional Experience:

  • Fall 2008/Spring 2009, Cornell University in Rome, Drawing Class
  • Fall 2007/2008 Spring 2008, IES Roma, The Roman Trove, drawing in the city
  • Academic year 2005/2006: EINA School of Design, Barcelona, Color Theory
  • Fall 2004/2005 Spring 2005/2006, IES Barcelona, Drawing as a tool for practical use
  • Fall 2004/Spring 2005, Escola Superior de Disseny Elisava, Barcelona, Drawing for Designers, first year
  • January 2004: La Escola de la Dona, Barcelona, Intensive drawing course
  • Fall 2003: Escola Superior de Disseny Elisava, Barcelona, Drawing for Designers, second year
  • Fall/Spring 2002/3: Escola de Disseny Bau, Barcelona, Mural Painting
  • Fall 2002/2003/2004: Escola Superior de Disseny Elisava, Barcelona, Color Theory
  • September 2002: Escola de la Diputació de Barcelona, Intensive drawing course
  • Spring 1999: Yale University Art School, teaching assistant to Richard Lytle for Basic Drawing
  • Fall 1998: Yale University, teaching assistant to Marni Kessler, AYH 312: French Painting 1850-1900
  • Summer 1998, Yale Norfolk Summer Programme, teaching assistant to Elena Sisto, Instructor in Drawing
  • July 1994: The New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon, teaching assistant to Graham Nickson, Dean of The New York Studio School

Publications:

Spaced Out: A Book About the Work of Pola Wickham, Linkgua ediciones, 2010, ISBN 978-8496428027
 
Site Matters: The Lower Manhattan Cultural Councils World Trade Center Artists
Residency, 1997-2001, Published by LMCC, 2004
 
Searching for the Image, Six Artists from the New York Studio School, Catalogue by David
Cohen, The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida, 2003
 
Searching for the Image, Six Artists from the New York Studio School,
Film by Mary Toub and Bonnie Grossman, 2003