Geraldine Swayne
Artist / Musician CV

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SOLO SHOWS

2020   'Annunciation' Solo show of new large paintings, and new small enamel paintings CHARLIE SMITH London 
2019   'Geraldine Swayne' VOLTA GALLERY, Languedoc France        

2017   ‘Purifications’ AEROPLASTICS Brussels 

2017   ‘Silvering’ FINE ART SOCIETY London 

2015   ‘What do you want..?’  LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY  London  

2014   ‘How Are You..?’  FINE ART SOCIETY London 

2013   ‘Geraldine Swayne’ FRED LONDON London 

2009   ‘Squeeze-Box' NO:ID GALLERY  London 

2007   'Cracks in Time'  L-13 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL GALLERY London  

ART FAIRS

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2016 - 17 ‘Art Car Boot Fair’ London and Folkestone 

2013 - 16 Volta NY, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Athens and Volta Miami with New Art Projects.

2009  'Free Art Fair'  BARBICAN GALLERY London 

COLLECTIONS


Magazine3 Stockholm
Damian Hurst
Oxford University
The Labour Party

GROUP SHOWS

2021 Burra and Friends curated by David Lock RYE ART GALLERY August 2021

2020 'Studio Confetti' curated by Karl Bielik TERRACE GALLERY July 2021
2020 'Self' group show of self-portraits ONLINE EXHIBITION CURATED BY   
SEAN WORREL February 2020 
2020   'Small is beautiful'   38th edition FLOWERS GALLERY EAST October 

2019   ‘Telescope’   with Nigel Cooke JERWOOD Hastings

2019   ’Total Eclipse of the Heart'   Watson Farley and Williams, London

2018   ‘Royal Academy Summer Show'   (prize-winner) RA London

2018   ‘Silence, Violence'   CELLO FACTORY London

2018   ‘Women Can’t Paint’   TURPS AND ASC GALLERIES London

2018   ‘Turps Cloud’   London Art Fair and Turps Gallery

2017   ’Small is Beautiful’   FLOWERS EAST  London 

2017   ‘PIY Paintlounge’   SLUICE BIENALE London 

2017   ‘By the Sea’   GALLERY 64A Whitstable 

2017   ‘Summer Show'   ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART London 

2017   ‘Women Artists a Conversation'   FINE ART SOCIETY  London  

2016   ‘Summer Show’   ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART London 

2016   ‘Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am’   CHARLIE DUTTON Beijing 

2015   ‘English Magic’   NEW ART PROJECTS London

2015   ‘Fall of the Rebel Angels'   VENICE BIENNALE 56 Venice  

2015   'Sunday in the Park with Ed'   DISPLAY GALLERY London 

2015   'What Marcel Duchamp Taught Me'   FINE ART SOCIETY London  

2014   ‘Idolatry'   CHARLIE SMITH GALLERY LONDON  

2014   ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being'   AEROPLASTICS CONTEMPORARY Brussels 

2014   'Suspicion'   JERWOOD SPACE London 

2013 & 14   'The Future Can Wait'   B1  London  

2014   ‘It's our Music/It's our Art'   DAVID RISLEY Copenhagen  

2014   ‘We're Still Here'   MAGASIN3 MUSEUM  Stockholm 

2013   'Summer Exhibition'   ROYAL ACADEMY London  

2013   ‘****’   NEUE KUNST FROTH KUNSTHALLE Brighton 

2013   ‘Soul Meat'   LION AND LAMB GALLERY London  

2012   ‘Plate’   HERRICK GALLERY London 

2011   ‘Crash’   CHARLIE DUTTON GALLERY London 

2011   'Glitterbug'   VICTOR WYND GALLERY London 

2011   ‘Closer to Something'   FOUR CORNERS GALLERY London  

2010   'John Moores Painting Prize'   WALKER GALLERY LIVERPOOL Liverpool

2009   ‘Ghost 2'   ST JOHN'S CHURCH Bethnal Green London 

2009   ‘Con-fig-ur-ation'   COLLYER BRISTOW GALLERY London

2008   ‘Fresh Air Machine'   CALVERT22 GALLERY  London  

SELECTED LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES 2005-2017

2005 - 17   AVANT GUARD FESTIVAL Schiphorst, Germany 
2017   RAW POWER FESTIVAL London, UK

2016 - 17   ROCK IN OPPOSITION Nr. Toulouse, France 

2016   ART CAR BOOT FAIR London, UK

2015   BAD VIBES FESTIVAL London, UK

2012   CAL ARTS, Los Angeles, USA 
2011   EUROPEAN CULTURE CONGRESS Wroclaw, Poland

2011   CONTEMPORARY FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
2011   CENTRO CULTURAL Sao Paulo, Brazil 

2009   WREXNER CENTRE, Ohio, USA 

2009   DETROIT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Detroit, USA 

2009   L-13 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL GALLERY London, UK

2008   LIQUIDROOM and SUPERDELUXE Tokyo, Japan

PUBLICATIONS


2017   Artlyst ‘Is Geraldine Swayne The Best Portrait Painter In Britain Today?’

2017   ’Silvering’ Catalogue Publication with essay by Rowena Morgan-Cox  (ISBN978-1-907052-81-1)

2017   Wire Magazine 

2015   Geraldine Swayne "What do you want…?" Wall Street International 

2014   ‘Top ten Crossover Artists’ - Dazed Magazine

2014   ‘I’m Still Here’ Catalogue Publication Magazine Museum Stockholm 

2014   ‘Geraldine Swayne interviews Lee Maelzer’ - Turps Banana

2012   ‘Geraldine Swayne’ feature - Candid Magazine

2010   FAD Magazine

2010   Harry Pye, Billy Childish and Geraldine Swayne interview - Rebel Magazine

2010   Faust - Rolling Stone Magazine

2009   ‘Harry Pye's 15 Future Art Stars’ - Saatchi Magazine

2009   Faust - Wire Magazine

2009   ‘Intimate Strangers’ - Saatchi Magazine

2008   Douglas Park essay commissioned for ‘Fresh Air Machine’ exhibition at Calvert22 Gallery

2007   ‘Bid for Ken’ - Guardian Newspaper

AWARDS

1989   Travel Award  NORTHERN ARTS

2014   Five Year Residency ACME FIRE-STATION 

2019   Dupree Family Award for Best Female Artist ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION

TEACHING


2016 - 18   Turps Art School, visiting lecturer, mentor.
2014 & 15   Fine-Art Department University of East London, AL
2009 - 14   Workshops and Performances at CalArts, Werner Centre, European Cultural Congress,  Wroclaw