Lot 66 - Nell Brookfield - Diving for a Frog
Lot 66 - Nell Brookfield - Diving for a Frog

Lot 66 - Nell Brookfield - Diving for a Frog

Acrylic on Paper
2021
A6 (10X15CM) ORIGINAL ARTWORK
SIGNED ON VERSO
ARTIST INFO

Nell Brookfield is a London-based artist who, through painting and drawing, responds to the human and natural world around her. Brookfield’s work often weaves together sight, imagination and memory. She graduated from the Royal Drawing School in 2018, after studying Anthropology at UCL. Brookfield has recently spent a year studying Painting at the Pratt Institute in New York City. She has exhibited in group shows in London at Christies, The Royal Drawing School, Protein Studios, September Gallery, The Willis Museum, Bowes Parris, Matchett & Page Gallery, and RISD. 

 

2019-2021 MFA Painting, Pratt Institute, New York City 
 
2017-2018 Postgraduate MA-Level, Royal Drawing School, London 
 
2014-2017 BSc, Anthropology, University College London 


2021, Eve Leibe Gallery, ‘Cave Canem’, March  
 
2021, Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition, Willis Museum, Basingstoke 
 
2020, ‘Buildings’, Group Exhibition with Matchett and Page Gallery, Somerset 
 
2020, ‘Curated For Christmas’, All Mouth and Bowes Parris, London  
 
2020, 'A Show of Hands', Group Exhibition with September Gallery, Hudson, NY 
 
2020. 'A Crowded Room', Group Exhibition with Matchett & Page, Somerset 
 
2020, Royal Drawing School Alumni Summer Show  
 
2019, ‘Saturnalia’, Group Show, 124 Columbia Road 
 
2019, ‘Man-Made Disater’ curated by ‘Do the Green Thing’, at Protein Stuios, London 
 
2019, The RISD Drawing Marathon Exhibition, RISD Nature Lab, Providence, USA  
 
2018, Group Exhibition at Christies London 
 
2018-2019, The Drawing Year End of Year Exhibition, Royal Drawing School 

 
 
Residencies/Awards 
 
Winter Session Residency/ Drawing Marathon at Rhode Island School of Design, January-February 2019, Providence, USA 
 
Borgo Pignano Painting Residency, July 2018, with the Royal Drawing School, Italy 
 
The Drawing Year, Royal Drawing School 
 

 

About the Postcards 

Painting with raw pigments on paper, intense colours and patterning accentuate the charged moments that I have drawn from memory and imagination. The houses and animals reflect emotional states of the experiences remembered.