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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2013Tourist The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.
  • 2011No Man's Land The Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2008Daytripper The Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2007Snowglobe The Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2005Long Distance The Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2000Melanie Comber Hiscox Art Café, London.
  • 200066 Degrees, 33’ N, 18 degrees 01’W The Blue Gallery, London.
  • 1998Heavy Breathing The Blue Gallery, London.
  • 1995Melanie Comber Paintings The Blue Gallery, London.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017The Summer Exhibition The Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 2017London Art Fair with Osborne Samuel Gallery
  • 2017Palm Beach Modern and Contemporary with Osborne Samuel Gallery
  • 2016Art Miami with Osborne Samuel Gallery
  • 2016Melanie Comber, Brendan Stuart Burns, Sean Henry at Osborne Samuel Gallery, London
  • 2016Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London
  • 2016 The Alde Valley Spring Festival,Suffolk
  • 2015 In Visual Dialogue, Unix Gallery New York
  • 2015The Summer Exhibition 2015, The Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 2015The Alde Valley Spring Festival, Suffolk
  • 2014Art Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2013Wonder Works The Space Hong Kong
  • 2013The Alde Valley Spring Festival Great Glemham, Suffolk
  • 2012The Materiality Of Paint at the Fine Art Society September 6th - September 29th
  • 2012The British Cut The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.
  • 2011 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London.
  • 2011 Trans-Siberian Art Centre Kitchen Projects, Siberia.
  • 2011 The Marmite Art Prize Central Art Gallery Tameside, Lanchester Gallery Projects Coventry, The Nunnery London.
  • 2010 Small is Beautiful XXVIII Flowers Central, London.
  • 2010 BFAMI Gala Charity Auction Christies, London.
  • 2009 Volta Basel Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2009 1984, DACS 25th Anniversary Exhibition The Kowalsky Gallery, London.
  • 2009 British Painting of the Twentieth Century David Koetser Gallery, Zurich.
  • 2008 Scope London Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2008 Scope Miami USA Fine Art Society, Miami.
  • 2007 Select Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 2007 Monochromed 2 The Fine Art Society, London.
  • 2003 Three Bcontemporary, London.
  • 2002 Balmy Daze Houldsworth Fine Art, London.
  • 2001 Line Up Gallery Fine, London.
  • 2001 British Abstract Painting 2001 Flowers East, London.

AWARDS

  • 2011 Exhibitor, The Marmite Painting Prize.
  • 1997 Prizewinner, The Nat West Art Prize, London.
  • 1994 Finalist, SBC European Art Award, London.
  • 1993 Finalist, The New Art Award, Cubitt Street Gallery,London.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Heavy Breathing, The Blue Gallery, Published by The PaleGreen Press (1998).
  • The Nat West Art Prize 1997, Published by Weald Press.
  • Artworks, British and German Contemporary Art 1960 - 2000 (ISBN 1 85894 118 0) Published by Merrell.
  • British Abstract Painting 2001 Matthew Collings. (ISBN 1 902945271)Published by Momentum.
  • Long Distance, The Fine Art Society (ISBN 0 905062191).
  • Snowglobe, The Fine Art Society (ISBN 978 0905062 396).
  • Daytripper, The Fine Art Society (ISBN 978 0905062 556).
  • Monochromed, The Fine Art Society (ISBN 0 905 062 302).

COLLECTIONS

  • Deutschebank
  • Coutts,
  • RBS,
  • Hiscox,
  • RGB Underwriting,
  • Jupiter,
  • Pantheon Ventures,
  • The David Roberts Foundation,
  • Sainsburys and numerous private collections in the UK and abroad.

EDUCATION

  • 1990Maidstone College of Art, Kent Foundation Diploma
  • 1993Wimbledon School of Art, London BA Hons Fine Art Painting
  • 1994Chelsea College of Art, London MA Fine Art Painting

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2004Wimbledon School of Art, Visiting Lecturer.
  • 1999The Reykjavik School of Arts and Crafts, Iceland, Visiting Lecturer.
  • 1995The Victoria and Albert Museum