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Josie McCoy

Born in Plymouth, UK and lives in Valencia & London.

Education

1998-1999
MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
1995-1997
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Solihull College, Birmingham

Solo Exhibitions

2016
New Work, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia
2014
Reflections, 10 Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London
2012
Paint3d, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia
2007
Las Chicas de Almodóvar, DF Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostella, Spain
2006
New work, Eyestorm Britart Gallery, Exeter, Ipswich and Milan
2004
New Paintings, Britart/Eyestorm Gallery, London
2001
The Royle Variety Show, Notting Hill Arts Club, London
2000
EastEnders, The Centre of Attention, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Sporting at Standard, Standard Gallery, Valencia
La Bohemia, Castellón
2015
Intimate Strangers: Politics as Celebrity, Celebrity as Politics, Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile
Rites of Passage - Ritos de Transición, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia
2014
Additionen der Gegenwart - Zeitgenössische Kunst us der Sammlung Frank Hense, Kunstmuseum, Bochum, Germany
Russafart, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia
2013
From madonna to Madonna, Domus Artium (DA2), Salamanca
At Home with the Ludskis, Rio Cinema, Dalston, London
2012
Dreaming of a Black and White Christmas, A-side B-side Gallery, London
Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Collection: The Next Generation, Kings Place Gallery, London
Albert Square... the artists move in, A-side B-side Gallery, London
Mothers, Chester University, Chester
2011
Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition, Kings Place Gallery, London
RCA Secret 2011, Royal College of Art, London
11:11, East Gallery, Brick Lane, London
2010
RCA Secret 2010, Royal College of Art, London
Dalston Underground Studios: Ten Years, The Boys Hall, Dalston, London
Hammerson Artist Initiative, former London Stock Exchange building, London
When Central Met Saint Martins, Lethaby Gallery, London
2009
Visiones de Anhelo, Galería Espacio, Valencia
Perfect Present, 242 Cambridge Heath Road, London
Lo que cuenta(s), Galería Espacio, Valencia
2008
Face Value, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
Pulse New York, with Houldsworth, New York
Suburbia, The Foreign Press Association, London
Seduced, The Windows Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
2007
Dorian Gray Project, John Jones, London
The Dream of Putrefaction, The Metropole Galleries, Folkestone and The Fieldgate Gallery, London
Stone.Plate.Grease.Water, Museum for Modern Art for Wales, Machynlleth and Bankside Gallery, London
Two Faced, book launch and exhibition, Hong Kong and London. http://www.wearitwithpride.com/twofaced
2006
scope LONDON with Lounge Gallery, Truman Brewery, London
Sensuous Panorama, Lounge, London
Castellon Painting Prize, Municipal Art Centre of Alcorcon, Madrid
2005
RCA Secret 2005, Royal College of Art, London
II International Painting Prize of the Castellon County Council, Espai D'Art Contemporani De Castello, Spain
2004
Bob's Your Uncle, Eyestorm, 547 West 27th Street, New York
Vector Vecteur, L'Espace d'animation des Blancs Manteaux, Paris
Mothers, Oxford House, London
Love N Bullets, Transition, London
2003
Reduced, Century Gallery, London
Science Fiction: Double Feature, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, Birmingham
Lexmark European Art Prize, Eyestorm Gallery, London
Josie McCoy and Mimei Thompson, QUODart, Brighton
BP Portrait Award 2003, National Portrait Gallery, London, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
Pop Culture, Beatrice Royal, Eastleigh
Don't you forget about me, Studio Voltaire, London
New Directions: Art vs Mainstream Visual Culture, New Directions, The Cube, Leeds
Faces, Mark Jason Fine Art, 71 New Bond Street, London
14 x 14, Century Gallery, London
2002
The Painting Class, The Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
BP Portrait Award 2002, National Portrait Gallery, London, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
Beauty's where you find it, Britart Gallery, London
Golden, Britart Gallery, 60-62 Commercial Street, London
Viva la Republique, The Centre of Attention, London
Hunting Art Prize 2002, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London
2001
14 x 14, Mafuji Gallery, London
Art is Dead, Britart Gallery, London
RWA Open Painting Exhibition 2001, RWA, Bristol (commended)
BP Portrait Award 2001, National Portrait Gallery, London, Sheffield Galleries, Sheffield
Art 2001, Britart at the Design Centre, London
Salon The Centre of Attention Painting Prize, Identity UK, London
2000
Artfutures, The Barbican Centre, London
Mighty Real, Dazed and Confused Gallery, Old Street, London
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery and Aberdeen Art Gallery
Directions 2000, The Lethaby Gallery, London
1999
Artfutures, Royal Festival Hall, London
MA Degree show, Central Saint Martins, London
Secret Lives, Axion Arts Centre, Cheltenham

Selected Bibliography

2011
Sandy Nairne, '500 Portraits: BP Portrait Award', National Portrait Gallery publication
Antonio Nodar, 'From Portrait to Self Portrait Vol. 1'
2010
Emma Wall 'Graduate art: make an art of your investments', The Telegraph, 21 August 2010
Lee Morgan, 'Workspace: Josie McCoy', ArtsCulture, June 2010
2009
Ethan Bodnar, 'Creative Grab Bag'
2007
Systems Design Ltd, 'Two Faced: The Changing Face of Portraiture'
2004
Illera, Lotte. 'Second Glance: Paintings by Josie McCoy' Bolz, Issue 6 2004
2002
Edwards, Charlotte. 'Dalston Underground Studios´┐Ż Art Review, July/August 2002
Aitch, Iain. 'Soap on Canvas' Wish, April 2002
Dunning, Matthew. 'A Brush with Fame' Fable, February 2002
2001
Greenstreet, Roseanna. 'Questionnaire - Q & A Josie McCoy', The Guardian (Weekend magazine), 12 May 2001
2000
'Mighty Real' Dazed and Confused, November 2000

Prizes and Awards

2002
Woo Charitable Foundation Arts Bursary
2001
Royal West of England Academy Open Painting Exhibition 2001 - commended
The Centre of Attention Painting Prize

Collections

BBC
Collection of University of Wales
Standard Chartered
The Borchard Collection of British Self-Portraits in the 20th Century
The Centre of Attention Permanent Collection