Lot 275 - Alice Macdonald - Escape
Watercolour on Paper
A6 (10 x 15cm) Original Artwork
Signed on verso
Alice Macdonald is an artist living in London. Primarily working in painting her practice also includes drawing, printmaking, ceramics and installation.
The Royal Drawing School 2016-17 The Drawing Year (post-graduate diploma)
Falmouth University 2011-14 Illustration BA Hons
Oxford Brookes University 2010-11 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
2021 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait prize Longlisted works , online show
2021 Film Notes, The Narrow Gallery, London
2020 Silent Disco, collaborative installation with Mark Connolly at Wells Projects, London
2020 The Just, curated by Dan Coombs for Aleph Contemporary, online
2020 Hung Up, curated by All Mouth Gallery, The Tub, London
2019 The Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Arts, London
2018 The Beep Painting Prize, Elysium Gallery, Swansea
2017 The Best of The Drawing Year, Christies, London
2021 longlisted for the Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize
2020 Awarded Arts Council Emergency Funding for individuals
2020 Shortlisted for The Sequested Prize
2018 Teaching Artist in Residence at The Institute of Fine Arts (Modinagar, India)
2017 Awarded the Rhode Island School of Design Residency Prize
2017 Recipient of The Great Art Prize at the National Original Print Exhibition 2017.
Since 2020 she has been represented by Aleph Contemporary Gallery.
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
My work is based on a diaristic practice of drawing. Although I also sometimes draw from film and imagination, most often I begin from observation and focus on the people and places close to me. These watercolours were made from drawings in my sketchbook.
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