Lot 68 - Nell Brookfield - Cavity
Lot 68 - Nell Brookfield - Cavity

Lot 68 - Nell Brookfield - Cavity

Acrylic on Paper

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 

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.