Emma Talbot

Biography

1969

Worcestershire, UK
Lives and works in London, UK

1993–1995

MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1988–1991

BA Fine Art (First class), Birmingham Institute of Art & Design

1987–1988

Kent Institute of Art & Design, Foundation in Art & Design

Awards/Academic Appointments/Research/Symposia

Current and ongoing:

Senior Tutor in Fine Art, Central Saint Martins/University of the Arts London,Lecturer in Painting, Royal College of Art, London
Visiting Lectureships: Northumbria University, North Oxfordshire School of Art, KIAD Canterbury, London Metropolitan University, University of Brighton, University of Derby, Winchester School of Art, Wimbledon School of Art, Goldsmiths, The Royal College of Art
External Examiner: Royal College of Art (MA Painting), Northumbria University (BAFA), Cardiff, Metropolitan University (BAFA)

2014

Intimacy unguarded: Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, Symposium organised with Dr. Jomorra, CSM Research Project, University of the Arts London
Painting as commitment; Paint Club East, Symposium at First site Gallery, Colchester
Emma Talbot in conversation with William Feaver, Princes drawing Trust, London

2013

Painting, past, present – A painters craft, Symposium at Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
Café Curio Lecture: Emma Talbot on Dorothy Iannone, Camden Arts Centre

2010

Selector, Jerwood Drawing Prize (with Charles Darwent and Jenni Lomax)

1998

City of Rochester Bursary

1996

Susan Kasen Summers Studio Award, Connecticut USA

1995–1996

Rome Scholarship, The British School at Rome

Solo Exhibitions

2017

NAK, Aachen, Germany (forthcoming)
Onrust Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (forthcoming)
Arcadia Missa, New York City, USA (forthcoming)
Condo, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

2016

Time After Time, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2015

Step Inside Love, domobaal, London, UK
Memories Turn to Dusk, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013

Means of Escape, Mrs Rick’s Cupboard at Primary, Nottingham, UK

2012

Bad objects, Little deaths, Transition Gallery, London, UK

2011

You would cry too if it happened to you, Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
The Solo Project, Basel (Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp), Switzerland
A Sheffield Song, Bloc, Sheffield, UK

2010

Pictures from my heart, Transition Gallery, London, UK

2006–2007

Emma Talbot in translation, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, UK

2005

I’ll be your mirror, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Smooth operators and material girls, The Womens library, London, UK

2000

Memorial Gallery, Wrexham, UK

1998–1999

Rochester City Art Gallery, Rochester, Kent, UK

1994

Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham, UK

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2016

IMAC International, Walker Art Gallery, Darlington, UK
John Moores Painting Price 2016, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Charlie Dulton Gallery, Beijing, China
Gallery Onrust, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Speaking in Pictures, Thinking in Tongues, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AU
In Neuen Räumen, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2015

DRKRM, DAM gallery, Berlin, Germany
Lurk/Destroy, The Gallery at Delta House Studios, Research in Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London, London, UK
Grafics Interchange Format, 25 years of Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
City Lights, Valletta, MT
Drawn Together. Artist as Selector, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK
To Go Too Far, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
In Miniature (Mrs Rick’s Cupboard) Small Collections Room at Primary, Nottingham Contemporary, UK
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London, UK
Auction of Desire and Longing Disco, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Birmingham Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

2014

Drawn together: Artist as Selector, Celebrating 20 years of the Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK
Emma Talbot, Selina Scerri, Tom Estes, Notte bianca Valletta, Ritz Arcades, Valletta, MLT
Art in the home #2, Contemporary Art Society North, Invited by Moira Innes AND Mark Doyle, York, UK
(detail), H Gallery, Bangkok, THAI
Emma Talbot, Selina Scerri, Tom Estes, Notte Bianca Valletta, Ritz Arcades, Valletta, Malta:
Outrageous Fortune: Artists Remake the Tarot, Exeter Phoenix, UK

2013

Atomic, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Art Britannia, Madonna Building, Miami, USA
Drawing now, (Kusseneers Gallery), Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, FR
Random House, Arcadia Missa, London, UK
All the dead dears, ww Gallery, London, UK
Drawing 2013, Biennial fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London, UK

2012

John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Selectors: Iwona Blazwick, George Shaw, Alan Yentob, Liverpool, UK
I wish you well, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
The perfect nude, Wimbledon Space, London, Spacex, Exeter, UK
Me and my shadow, Kate Macgarry, London, UK

2011

Told, Hales Gallery, London, UK
The life of the mind, The New Art Gallery, (curated by Bob and Roberta Smith) including Louise Bourgeois, Lucia Noguiera, Sarah Lucas, Tracey Emin, Chris Ofili), Walsall, UK
Outrageous fortune, Focal Point Gallery, Curated by Andrew Hunt, Southend/Hayward Touring, UK
Pulp fictions, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Drawing 2011, Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London, UK

2010

Party!,  The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Family viewing & Broodwork project, Trajector, Bloom Hotel, Brussels, Belgium
Outland, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
Dough & Dynamite (curated by Kobetsvasey), Mcaslan + Partners, London, UK
Untitled, Nieves Zine at No.12 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2009

One cannot be thwarted by Antidisestablishmentarianism, Primo Alonso, London, UK
Drawing 2009 Biennal, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Storytime, Gallery North, Newcastle (Emma Talbot, Dexter Dalwood, Francesca Steele, Christina Kolaiti), UK
Awopbopaloobop, Transition Gallery, London, UK

2008

Painted room, Transition Gallery, London, UK
The walls in three places, White Nave, Dover, Kent, UK
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, UK

2007

Top Ten, 39, London, UK
Painted Ladies, (Eleanor Moreton, Emma Talbot, Rose Wylie) The Surgery, London, UK
The Craft, Cathie Pilkington/Emma Talbot (in association with Marlborough Fine Art), London, UK
Transition Gallery, London, UK

2006

The Craft, Metropole Galleries, Folkestone, UK

2005–2006

Sugar Drops and Acid Candy, Transition Gallery, London & Foster Fine Art, London, UK

2005

Thy neighbour’s ox 2, Space Station 65, London, UK
G:love, 28 Lange Strasse, Augsburg, Germany

2004

Pub Crawl, 39, London
Gothmoth, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Something strange, Aine Museum, Tornio, FIN

1999

Fides Becker, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

1995

Paton Gallery, London, UK

Press, Reviews etc (selection)

2016

Emma Talbot in interview with Magdalena Kröner for Kunstforum International, (20 pages) issue 241, september 2016

2015

FAZ, Kunstmarkt, by Magdalena Kröner 04.04.2015

2013

Skye Sherwin, The week’s Art Shows, The Guardian, Friday 08.03.13
Andrew Brown, Artists Newsletter, March
Arcadia missa, Random House, Web
Arcadia missa, Random House, Dazed and Confused online text by Sian Dolding

2011

Emma Talbot in ‘told’ at Hales Gallery to 2 april and in ‘me and my shadow’ at Kate Macgarry, 11 march – 17 april

2010

Articulated artists: Emma Talbot talking to Alli Sharma at her studio in Walthamstow, London, e17

2009

Jessica Lack, Artist of the week: 35 Emma Talbot, The Guardian, 01.04.09

Publications, Artists’ books, Zines and Editorial contributions (selection)

2014

The unscripted Image, Text by Emma Talbot for the Journal of Contemporary Painting (published by intellect) Issue 1, Autumn 2014
Thames and Hudson, 100 painters of tomorrow
Sub rosa, A collection of poems and drawings, edited by Anne Fellner, published by Info–punkt, Leipzig, Germany (web)
Rome, Garageland Issue 17, contributor, published by Transition Gallery

2012

Film, Garageland Issue 14, Contributor, published by Transition Gallery

2011

Family, Garageland Issue 11, Contributor: Cover image (winter/spring) published Transition Gallery

2009

Untitled (zine), published by Nieves, Zürich, Switzerland (cover image)

2008

Rock n’roll, Garageland Issue 7, Contributor, Editor of pull–out section, published by Transition Gallery Raw charm, by Emma Talbot for NY Arts

2007

Painting & Translating, Guest editor, Garageland Issue Issue 4, published by Transition Gallery

2005

I’ll be your mirror, Martin Herbert,Rebecca Loncraine, Emma Zalbot, Transition Gallery

Collections

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AU
Saatchi Collection
David Roberts Collection
J. Sainsbury Plc, Unilever, City of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Ministry of Heritage
Abu Dhabi Bank
TI Group
Stephenson Harwood
Bob and Susan Summers Collection, NY, USA