Lot 6 - Maggie Williams - You're so pretty
Lot 6 - Maggie Williams - You're so pretty

Lot 6 - Maggie Williams - You're so pretty

Embroidery on card

2023

A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust

Curated by Cura Art

ARTIST INFO

About 
Maggie Williams (she/her) is a British-Chinese artist based in the Lewisham Arthouse, London. Williams’ practice has recently returned to themes surrounding cultural identity and the effects of second-generation diaspora. She explores the fractured, contradictory experience of belonging using a wide array of media - from playfully reappropriating found objects to challenging the confines of more traditional techniques such as embroidery. This process-based work attempts to make the liminal space between the two cultures intelligible. She was invited to her first solo exhibition in 2014 at cueB Gallery in Brockley, was a finalist for the ArtSlant Prize and Zealous X in 2016 and featured in BRICKS magazine in March 2023. Williams received a BA (Hons, First Class) in Fine Art from the University of Hertfordshire in 2011. She recently held her first solo show in New York in May 2023, and has exhibited her work across London and the UK, including at Royal Festival Hall, Hackney WickED and The Auction Collective. 
Education 
BA (Hons, First Class) in Fine Art from the University of Hertfordshire, 2011, SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
Selected Exhibitions/Awards 
2023  
A. P. (beta), Bushwick, Brooklyn NYC 
2015  
The Art Book, DigitasLBi, Brick Lane, Shoreditch 
2014  
The Art Book: Revised Edition, cueB Gallery, Brockley 
Selected Recent Group Shows 
2023  
Hysterical, Cheer Up Luv x Bee Illustrates, Bermondsey Project Space, Bermondsey 
Nest of Salt, AMP Gallery, Peckham 
2021  
Stitch Your Story, British Textile Biennial, Blackburn Cathedral 
2019  
All Work & All Play, Manifest Arts Festival, Manchester 
2018  
Paper | Scissors | Stone, The Auction Collective x Alon Zakaim Fine Art, Mayfair 
Plonk: New Art / Old Home, Safehouse 2, Peckham 
2016  
In Loving Memory, Geddes Gallery, King’s Cross 
Secret 7", Sonos Studio, Shoreditch 
Hand Maid, Sweet ‘Art, Hoxton Arches, Hoxton  
2015  
Maybe: The USA Getaway, Limewharf, Vyner St, Hackney 
Deep Trash Italia #5, Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, Bethnal Green 
Awards 
2016  
Winner, 3rd 2016 ArtSlant Prize Showcase 
Zealous X 2016, Finalist 
Statement 
Williams' submissions are a tongue-in-cheek exploration of womanhood, domesticity and second generation diaspora. 
 
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