Born 1956 in Plymouth, Montserrat
Lives and works in London and New York City

Education

1981-83 The School of Oriental and African Studies, London, England
1978-80 The Slade School of Art, University College, London, England
1975-78 Bath Academy of Art, Corsham Court
1974-75 St. Albans College of Art and Design

Grants and Awards

2020
Recipient of the Windrush Commission, Hackney, London (unveiling in 2021)
2019
Pollack Krasner Grant
2018
Freelands Award, for 2021 exhibition, Spike, Bristol
2017
Artist Fellowship, Inc.
2016
Artist Fellowship, Inc.
2012
American Arts and Letters
2006
Artist Fellowship
2004
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
2002
Wheeler Foundation
1987
Henry Moore Foundation
1983
Great London Arts Association
Prize Winner, Cleveland (UK) International Drawing Biennale
1980
Boise Traveling Scholarship

One-person Exhibitions

2021
Along a Spectrum, Spike Island, Bristol, UK
2019
The Weather Inside, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2018
Virginia Woolf : Exhibition Inspired By Her Writings, Tate St. Ives & Tour
The Sculpture Collections Exhibition, Leeds Gallery Henry Moore Institute
2017
Longside Gallery, YSP, In My Shoes. Arts Council Touring Exhibition
The Hepworth Museum, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
The Art House, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
2011
The Weather Inside, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA
2005
Archaeology of the Black Sun. Musings After Kristeva, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, New York
2000
Tate, St. Ives, Cornwall, England
1995
Compartments Apartments, Camden Arts Centre, London and Angel Row, Nottingham, England
1993
Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1988
Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge, England
Riverside Studios, London
1987
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England
1985
The Thin Black Line, Institute of Contemporary Art, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
Exercising Freedom: Encounters with Art, Artists and Communities, Whitechapel Archive Gallery, London, England
Barbara Hepworth: Art and Life, Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England
Portable Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England
2019
Sarah Charlesworth, Douglas Huebler, Donald Judd, Walid Raad, Veronica Ryan, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
No Particular Place to Go? – 35 years of sculpture at Castlefield Gallery, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, England
The Weather Garden, Anne Hardy curates the Arts Council Collection, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
2017
The Place Is Here, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England
2015
Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986, Arts Council Collection Tour
2009
Drawings, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England
2007
Infinite Islands, The Brooklyn Museum, New York
2006
Site Specific, The Carriage House Museum, Islip, NY
2005
Tate Modern, London, England
2001
Open Studios, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York
2000
Confluence Five Myles, Curated by Marian Griffiths, Brooklyn, NY
Modern British Art. Tate Collection, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1999
Five Myles, Curated by Marian Griffiths, Brooklyn, NY
1998
Artists’ Projects, Tate Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall, England
Caribbean Contemporary Art, MEIAC, Badajoz. Tour to: Madrid_, Casa de America; Paris, Maison de 1’Amerigne Latine; Berlin, Hans den Welt
1997
Transforming the Crown, Bronx Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
Drawing Exhibition, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1996
Landscape Reclaimed, Aldrich Museum, CT
British Abstract Art, Part 3: Works on paper, Flowers East Gallery, London
Sculpture Jesus College, Cambridge, England
Swinging the Lead, Lead Works, Bristol, England
Two Sculptors, The Bronx Museum, New York
1995
Six Sculptors, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
Weltkunst Foundation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Body as Metaphor, Bard College, New York
Natural Settings, Chelsea Physic Garden, London
British Abstract Art Part 2: Sculpture, Flowers East Gallery, London
1994
Trophies from the Civil Wars, Memorial Arch, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
1993
Natural Order, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England. Arts Council Touring Exhibition
1992
Recent Acquisitions, Tate Gallery, London
Group Show, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Columbus Drowning, Rochdale Arts Gallery, England
1991
Pietrasanta Fine Arts, Open Studio, New York
Virtual Realities, Scottish Arts Council Touring Exhibition
Centenary Exhibition, Goldsmiths’ College, London
1990
Sculpture Triennale, Budapest, Hungary
Sculptors’ Drawing Exhibition, The New York Studio School
River, selected by John Maine, Goldsmiths’ College, London
Garden Festival: ‘A New Necessity’, Gateshead, England
The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland
Leeds City Gallery, England
Hayward Gallery, London
1989
New York Contemporaries, ICA, London, UK
Contemporary Art Fair, Covent Garden, London
1988
Sculpture in the Close, Jesus College, Cambridge, England
Dislocations, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
1987
Vessels, Serpentine Gallery, London
A System for Support, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
1986
Blond Fine Art, London
From Two Worlds, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Interim Art, London
The Minories, Colchester, Essex, England
Caribbean Expressions in Britain, Leicester Museums and Art Galleries, England
Garden Festival, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Coloured Sculpture, Stoke-on-Tent Museum and Art Gallery, England
1985
Relics in the Pillow of Dreams, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
Beyond Appearances, Castle Museum, Nottingham and Arts Touring
1984
The Mappin Gallery, Sheffield and tour, England
Sculptors and Modellers, Tate Gallery, London
Christmas Show, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
1983
Black Women Artists, The Africa Centre, London
6th Cleveland (UK) International Drawing Biennale and Tour
Creation for Liberation, Brixton, London
1982
Fine Art Staff Show, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, England
1981
Third World Show, London School of Economics

Teaching and Residencies

2018
Porthmeor Studios, St. Ives, England
2017
The Art House, Wakefield, England
2011
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA
2000
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1999
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1998
Delfina Studio Trust, London
1998 - 2001
Tate Gallery St. Ives, Cornwall, England
1993 - 1999
School of Visual Arts, NY
1994
Residency, Camden Arts Centre, London
1982 - 2011
Visiting Lecturer at various colleges, including: Chelsea; Slade; Farnham; Middlesex Winchester; Newport; Portsmouth; Birmingham; Falmouth; Byam Shaw; Limerick, Ireland; New York Studio School, Moore College, BA/MFA The New School (Parsons); Goldsmiths; School of Visual Arts
1991
International Symposium, Africa Explores: 20th Century African Art, Centre for African Art, Hunter College, NY
1988
Co-curated ‘Dislocations’ exhibition, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
1987 - 1988
Kettle’s Yard Residency/Jesus College, Cambridge, England
Serpentine Gallery Workshops: “Air, Earth, Water”, London
1986
Workshops, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1984
Workshops with the blind and partially sighted, Castle Museum, Nottingham
Christmas Children’s Workshops, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
Summer term Sculpture Residency, Templars

Updated: March 24, 2021