Lot 17 - Lydia Pettit - Pull
Lot 17 - Lydia Pettit - Pull
Lot 17 - Lydia Pettit - Pull

Lot 17 - Lydia Pettit - Pull

Ink and Marker on Paper
2021
A6 (10X15CM) ORIGINAL ARTWORK
SIGNED ON VERSO
ARTIST INFO

LYDIA PETTIT (b. 1991) is a Painter and Curator from Towson, Maryland. She pursued her BFA in painting and photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art and is a two-time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. She recently completed her MA in painting at the Royal College of Art in London and is currently living and working in London. Her work focuses on using self portraiture and the language of the uncanny as a vehicle to discuss trauma, recovery, body politics, and acceptance. 2010 - 2014 BFA Painting Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA

Education, Exhibitions & Awards

2018 - 2020 MA Painting Royal College of Art, London, UK2020 Jealous Prize, Jealous Gallery and Print Studio, London, UK

Signature Art Prize Finalist, London, UK

2019 Sunny Art Prize Shortlist, London, UK

Neo: Artprize Shortlist, Bolton, UK

Royal Society of British Artists Rome Fellowship Semifinalist, London, UK

2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Semifinalist, Baltimore, MD, USA

2016 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Representational Art, Quebec, Canada

2015 Alumni Residency Grant at Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland

2014 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Representational Art, Quebec, Canada

Gallery Representation

Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, CH

About the postcard artworks

Studies of ideas surrounding my current body of work that uses the void as a space to talk about the mind, and the tenuous fight with my body and the expectations surrounding it.