• ROXANA HALLS

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2023 Die Augen der Roxana Halls, Haus Kunst Mitte Museum, Berlin
    Roxana Halls at the BBC, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham

    2022 Eyes of Roxana Halls, Gallery 46, Whitechapel, London

    2021 Crime Spree, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham

    2018 A Private View, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London

    2017 Weimar & Other Earthly Desires, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London

    2015 Unknown Women, Hayhill Gallery, Baker St, London

    2014 Appetite, Hayhill Gallery, Baker St, London

    2012 Domestic Disturbance, Beaux Arts Bath

    2011 Shadow Play, HayHill Gallery, Cork St, London
    Tingle-Tangle and Other Tales, Lauderdale House, Highgate,London

    2009 Roxana Halls' Tingle-Tangle, National Theatre, South Bank, London

    2004 Third Solo Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2002 Second Solo Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2000 First Solo Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath


    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2023
    Face to Face: A Celebration of Portraiture, Marlborough Gallery, London
    Lost Girls, Flowers Gallery, Cork St, London
    Scope Art Fair, TW Fine Art, Miami, Florida
    Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition, Piano Nobile, London
    Artist Portraits, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Best of British, 60 years of Contemporary Art, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Art on a Postcard, Soho Revue, London

    2022
    Bodies in Trouble, Haus Kunst Mitte, Berlin
    Extraordinary Portraits, Turner Contemporary, Margate
    Surreal So Good, TW Fine Art, Palm Beach, Florida
    Everytime We Say Goodbye, The Project Gallery, Athens, Greece
    Nightclubbing, InFems Art Collective, M&C Saatchi, London
    Five Needle Five Wire, InFems Art Collective, Thameside Studios, London
    British Contemporary, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Pride Art Exhibition, Clifford Chance, London
    Pride Art: A Celebration of Queer Creativity, MUFG, London


    2021
    Caught Up In A Lockdown Art Affair, TW Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
    (by invitation of Adelaide Damoah)
    Rebel Dykes Art & Archive Show, Space Station 65, London
    Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition, Piano Nobile, London
    No Reserve, InFems Art Collective, Co-Curator, Leicester Contemporary, Leicester
    Biting Back & Enjoying The Taste, InFems Art Collective, PADA Studios, Lisbon
    Love In The Time of Cholera, Clifford Chance, London
    Autumn Group Exhibition, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham


    2020
    KAPOW! The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
    Dear Christine (a tribute to Christine Keeler), Arthouse 1, London
    “Not Only can Women Paint but…”, Ruth Borchard Collection, London
    Christmas Group Exhibition, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    JOY, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    We Could Apply Our Lipstick, C&C Gallery, London
    Online Exclusive Exhibition Parts 1 & 2, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Spring Exhibition Part 1, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    10th Anniversary Exhibition, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Culture! Artists v Gangs, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London

    2019
    Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition,Kings Place Gallery, London
    167th Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West Academy, Bristol
    Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, London
    Dear Christine (a tribute to Christine Keeler), Vane, Newcastle
    Dear Christine (a tribute to Christine Keeler), Elysium, Swansea
    Spring Group Show, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Summer Group Show, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Winter Group Show, Colley Ison Gallery, Birmingham
    Land of Cockaygne, Orange Moon Gallery, Prince Eugenie Gasse, Vienna
    Summer Exhibition, Gallery Different, London
    The Kiss, Gallery Different, London
    Taking Pride in Art, Capital Group, London
    Prints Only, Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable
    Culture! Artists v Gangs, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Don't Leave Me This Way, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Art For Youth London, Mall Galleries, London
    Amsterdam, Secret Location, Bermondsey, London
    Featured in: Make a Mark, Portraits of 30 Women Painters by Barry Bliss exhibited in the centenary celebrations of Women's Suffrage, Houses of Parliament, London
    Featured in: Artfully Dressed:Women in the Artworld, portraits by Carla van de Puttelaar, TEFAF, Park Avenue Armory, New York

    2018
    RA Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
    Threesome, New Art Projects, London
    Threesome, The Gallery, Liverpool
    A Moveable Feast, Andreas Hülber Gallery, Prince Eugenie Gasse, Vienna
    We Could Be Heroes, MPHQ Project Space, Cologne, Germany
    Discerning Eye Collection Tour, Guildford House Gallery, Guildford
    Muse, Model or Mistress, Gallery Different, Fitzrovia, London
    Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, London
    Taking Pride in Art, Capital Group, London
    Art For Youth London, Launch, Mayfair, London and Mall Galleries, London
    Featured in: Artfully Dressed:Women in the Artworld, portraits by Carla van de Puttelaar, The Weiss Gallery, London

    2017
    Make A Mark, Arthouse1, London
    Phoenix: Exhibition & Auction for the Grenfell Tower Community,
    The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, London
    Love Happens Here, Pride London Pop-Up, Soho, London
    Queer Artists: In Your Face, Salisbury Art Centre
    Art For Youth Showcase, Unlimited House, Soho, London
    A Private Collection, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Show Us Your Smalls, The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenee's, London
    Art For Youth London, Mall Galleries, London

    2016
    Écriture Féminine, Edgar Modern, Bath
    Group Show, Menier Gallery, London
    Group Shows, Hayhill Gallery, Baker Street, London
    Winter Pride Art Awards, Islington Arts Factory, Runner-Up
    The Discerning Eye Collection Exhibition, Drawing Projects, Trowbridge
    My Sex, My Self, The Ply Gallery, London
    Ing Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
    Art For Youth, Mall Galleries, London
    Discerning Eye Collection 25th Anniversary Exhibition,
    Temple Church, London
    Semblance, The Dukes Gallery, Dorchester
    Stonewall Season, London

    2015
    Discerning Eye Collection Exhibition, Temple Church, London
    The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
    AAF Hampstead, Edgar Modern Stand, London
    Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition,Kings Place Gallery,London
    Winter Pride Awards, Lacey Contemporary, Notting Hill, London
    Group Show, Hayhill Gallery, Baker Street, London
    Summer Exhibition, Edgar Modern, Bath
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
    (by invitation of Steve Pill)

    2014
    Winter Pride Awards, Chart Gallery, Chelsea, London (finalist)
    Winter Pride Awards, Tobacco Dock, London
    Winter Pride Awards at Office Sessions, East India Dock, London

    2013
    Hayhill Gallery at Henley Festival
    National Open Art Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London
    National Open Art Exhibition, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

    2012
    London Art Fair, Islington, London, with Beaux Arts Bath
    International Summer Showcase, Hayhill Gallery, Cork St, London
    Lucid Dreams, Hayhill Gallery at Moor House, London

    2011
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
    Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition,Kings Place Gallery,London
    Art London, Royal Hospital Chelsea, with Hayhill Gallery & Beaux Arts Bath
    20/21 British Art Fair, RCA London, with Beaux Arts Bath
    London Art Fair, Islington, London with Beaux Arts Bath
    The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, with Beaux Arts Bath
    Hay Hill Gallery at Lloyds Club, London

    2010
    Winner, Founder's Purchase Prize, The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
    Winner, Pride in the House, Lauderdale House, Highgate, London
    London Art Fair, Islington, London with Beaux Arts Bath
    30th Anniversary Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts Bath

    2009
    The National Open Art Competition, Chichester Festival Theatre
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

    2007
    London Art Fair, Islington, London with Beaux Arts Bath

    2006
    Face Value,Chelsea Art Gallery,San Francisco
    25 Years of Beaux Arts, Anniversary Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2005
    Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    Garrick Milne Prize, Christies, London

    2004
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
    (by invitation of Alan Grieve CBE)
    Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    CHASE Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London
    Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2003
    Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2002
    Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2001
    Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath
    Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    2000
    B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
    20th Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

    1999
    The Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art, London
    The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London

    1998
    B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
    Nudes, Innocent Fine Art, Bristol
    Still Life, Innocent Fine Art, Bristol

    1997
    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

    1996
    B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

    1995
    B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
    The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London

    1994
    B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

    1990
    The South West Open, Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, Devon



    SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS

    2023 Lost Girls, Co-Curator, InFems Art Collective, Flowers Gallery, Cork St, London

    2022 Funny Ha Ha, Curator, Maddox Gallery, Mayfair, London
    Five Needle Five Wire, Co-Curator, InFems Art Collective, Thameside Studios, London
    No Reserve, Co-Curator, InFems Art Collective, Leicester Contemporary, Leicester



    SELECTED COMMISSIONS & PORTRAITS

    2022 Stretching Room paintings, Haunted Mansion film, released 2023, Disney Studios, collection of Disney Archive
    Pulse Points, commissioned by the House of Carolina Herrera
    2020 Horse McDonald, Collection of National Galleries of Scotland
    Katie Tomkins - Mortuary & Post Mortem Services Manager, Collection of West Hertfordshire NHS Trust
    2019 Debbie Bliss MBE
    2018/19/20 Portraits for 'Sitting', BBC
    2007 Nick Hackworth, Collection of Brian Sewell
    2004 John Simopoulos, Emeritus Professor, St Catherine’s College, Oxford
    1995 Alan Grieve CBE, Chairman, Jerwood Foundation



    TELEVISION & RADIO

    2022 Extraordinary Portraits, Episode 1, BBC One
    2021 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4
    2020 Sitting, BBC Four
    2018 Only Artists, BBC Radio 4



    AWARDS

    2017 The Derwent Special Award, SWA
    2010 Founder's Purchase Prize, Discerning Eye
    Winner, Pride in the House
    2004 The Villiers David Prize
    2001 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award



    SELECTED PRESS

    2023
    Die Freiheit der Frauen, Die Augen der Roxana Halls review and front cover, Berliner Morgenpost
    Die Malerin Roxana Halls sprengt Konventionen, Die Augen der Roxana Halls review, Tagesspiegel
    Lachen, bis kein Arzt kommt, Roxana Halls' Unleashed Heroines, Tagesspiegel
    Review, Siegessäule magazine

    2022
    Fraulein Magazine, interview and Feature, Special Freedom Issue
    Disrupting Politeness: In Conversation with Roxana Halls, Injection Mag
    Introducing Roxana Halls, Somewhere For Us magazine
    Radikale Schnitte, Tagesspiegel
    Bodies in Trouble, Exberliner


    2021
    Laughing While..., Essay by Ian McKay, Art North Magazine, Art & Food special issue
    A Work of Art, The Scots Magazine
    Fresh Paint, Feature, Artists & illustrators Magazine
    Horse McDonald portrait takes Pride of Place, Somewhere for Us Magazine
    Cover, Horse McDonald National Treasure, DIVA Magazine
    Sitting Witty, an interview with APOLLO Magazine
    An Interview with Roxana Halls by Anna McNay, The Flux Review
    Casting a Queer Eye across the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland, Dan Vo, Museum Crush
    Rebel Dykes Feature, HUCK Magazine
    Rebel Dykes Feature, Polyester Magazine
    5 Sapphic Artists to Check Out, After Ellen
    The Noxious & The Nourishing, Interview with Frances Forbes-Carbine, Culturall
    Laughing While Under Surveillance, Essay by AJ Kelly, After Ellen
    Ten Choices from the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Paul Carey-Kent, FAD Magazine

    2020
    Feature, Pauline McLean Arts Correspondent, BBC Scotland
    Interview, The Afternoon Show, BBC Radio Scotland
    Portraits for NHS Heroes, Feature, ITV News at Ten
    Paint, Sweat & Tears, Feature, The Guardian
    Take a Moment with Roxana Halls, Portraits for NHS Heroes, Google Arts & Culture
    6 Women at the Forefront of Feminist Art Today, Ruth Millington, Rise Art
    Interview on Laughter, Colnaghi Foundation
    Artist Profile, WIA
    Bold Portrait to Enter National Gallery, The National
    Close Up, Julie Burchill, Airmail

    2019
    No Heroic Male Master, Michael Eden, Trebuchet
    Self Portraiture, Three Articles, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

    2018
    Only Artists, BBC Radio 4
    What Is A Portrait?, Interview, Artists & Illustrators Magazine
    Threesome Feature, Wallpaper Magazine
    Threesome Feature, BUST Magazine
    Threesome Feature, Studio International
    Top 7 Exhibitions in London, Threesome, FAD Magazine
    Threesome Feature, DIVA Magazine

    2017 Seeing Ourselves in a Different Light, Article by Roxana Halls, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

    2016 Narrative Painting, Article by Roxana Halls, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

    2015 Fabric, Article by Roxana Halls, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

    2014 4 Star Review, City AM Newspaper
    Appetite Feature, Wall Street International
    Appetite Feature, Diva Magazine
    Appetite Feature, FAD
    Alice in Wonderland Feature, At Home Magazine, guest editor Sarah Beeny
    Feature, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

    2013 Feature & Interview, Unearthly Magazine

    2012 Advertisement, Discerning Eye Competition, National Magazines
    Domestic Disturbance, Galleries Magazine
    The Suspended Room, Bath Life Magazine

    2011 Shadow Play Feature, Art Of England
    Shadow Play Feature, This Is London

    2009 In The Studio, Time Out London
    Observations: In art, life is always a cabaret, The Independent
    My Space, The Sunday Telegraph
    Cabaret On Canvas, Artists & Illustrators Magazine
    The night of my life on a lost weekend, Liz Hoggard, Evening Standard
    Everyone's Talking About, Diva Magazine

    2006 Cover, The Bath Magazine
    Sarah Drury, Galleries Magazine

    2002 Moira Rudolph, Galleries magazine
    Christopher Hansford, Bath Chronicle
    Review, The Evening Advertiser

    2000 Karen Wright, Modern Painters
    Brian Sewell, London Evening Standard
    Christopher Hansford, Bath Chronicle

    1998 Brian Sewell, London Evening Standard

    1997 Brian Sewell, London Evening Standard

    1996 Rosanna Negrotti, What’s On In London
    Brian Sewell, London Evening Standard

    1995 Brian Sewell, London Evening Standard