ABN AMRO Bank Collection, USA

Arts Council of England

BAMFA, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery

British Broadcasting Corporation

The British Museum, Department of Prints & Drawings

Henry Buhl Collection, New York, USA

Imperial Health Charity Arts

Ivy Restaurant Collection

Edinburgh District Council

The Ferens Art Gallery

The George Eastman Museum, Rochester, USA

The Government Art Collection

JP Morgan Chase Collection, USA

The Mag Collection

Microsoft Art Collection, USA

Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark

Nottingham Castle Museum

The National Portrait Gallery, London

The New Hall Art Collection, University of Cambridge

Pfizer Inc. USA

Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA

The Progressive Corporation, USA

The Reader’s Digest Collection

The Seagram Collection

Sidley, Austin & Wood Collection, USA

Tate Gallery

University of Massachusetts, USA

Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

Victoria & Albert Museum, Photography, Book & Print Departments

Whitworth Art Galley, Manchester

Yale Centre for British Art, USA


          * Denotes catalogue published to accompany exhibition

2020    Temporal Stabilities, 4m2gallery, John Cabot University, Rome*

2018    Feu Follet, The Old Crypt, St.John’s Waterloo

             Frierfall, Galerie Kerstner, Kronberg, Germany

2017    Terme di Diocleziano, UCL Art Museum, London

2014    FREEFALL, (photographs & projections) Gallery 339, Philadelphia*

2012    Light Curtain, (film projection & LED light) installation Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

2009    Danzando con Borromini, Hybrida Contemporanea, Rome

             Mandrake, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden2009Green, Green, Glass of Home, installation

             and working portrait studio, V&A

             Hawthorn Hall of Mirrors, 454308E-205690N, permanent work at Churchill Hospital, Oxford

2007    Cloth Fair, (stills projection) St.Bartholomew the Less, London, England

2006    Fall, River, Snow, (film projection) Compton Verney, England

             Suc des Vosges, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY

             Above and Below Ground, Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA

             K2, (scanachrome installation) The Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames, England

2004    Kerfuffle, (scanachrome installation) BBC Broadcasting House, London, England

             Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, London, England *

2003    Tango Two, HackelBury Fine Art, London, England*

2002    Mandrake Tango/Works 1992 2002, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA*

             Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA

2001    Stills, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY *

2000    Lignum/Silva, Hiscox Gallery, London, England

             Photographs 1996 -1998, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY

             Seasonal Stills, Hackelbury Fine Art, London, England

1999    Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-upon-Hull, England

             Kiss Kiss, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, England

             Up on Deck, Ramsgate Gallery, Ramsgate, England

1998    New Work, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, England; Rochester Art Gallery, Kent, England

             Originals, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, England

             SOLOx9: Artists in Clerkenwell, London, England*

1997    Behind the Arras, Economist Plaza, London, England (with Julian Opie), organized by the

             Contemporary Art Society

1996    Rainbow Portraits, Institut Français, Edinburgh, Scotland

1995    Portrait Progress, Drew Gallery, Canterbury, England

1994    Picture Parade, British Film Institute, London, England

1992    Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England

             Spacex Gallery, Exeter, England

             Metropole Arts Center, Folkestone, England

1991    Backbone/Pelt, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

             Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

             Lythe Arts Center, Caithness, Scotland

             Sunderland Polytechnic Gallery, Sunderland, England

1990     Fairy Queen, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, England*

             The Arbitrarinous Line: line = map = division, The Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

1989    Corner(House), Cornerhouse, Manchester, England

             Seawall Wave Motion, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, England

1988    People, Profile, Pillars of Society, City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, England*

             Inked flowers, University of Kent and The Zanzibar, London, England

1986    Tartan Castle, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland

1985    Identity, The National Portrait Gallery, London, England

1982    Bagatelles Végétales, Exe Gallery, Exeter, England


2018+19 Global Engagement Fund (Rome) UCL
2016/17 Leverhulme Fellowship (Rome, Italy)
2013 Jonathan Ruffer Grant, Art Fund (USA)
2011 British Academy Research Grant (Gujarat, India)
2010 Krasna-Krausz Foundation
2008/9 Wingate Rome Scholarship in Fine Art, British School at Rome
2005 The British Council
2004 The Lorne Award
2002 Riba: Special Mention for Glass Drapes at the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre
1997 London Arts Board, Individual Artist Award
1988 West Midlands & Northern Arts
1987 Eastern Arts
1986 Scottish Arts Council
1982 South East Arts


2019         October 18/19/20, Kunsthistoriches Museum, Vienna, Austria

2017         January-June, UCL Art Museum, London

2011         December, Arts Reverie, Ahmedabad, India

2007         April, Foundation Valparaiso, Mojaca, Spain

2004         June Aurobora Press, San Francisco

2001         September, Aurobora Press, San Francisco


2008 Hawthorn Hall of Mirrors, 454308E-205690N, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

2007 Verdure, 1 x 2m tapestry commissioned by Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

2005 Tapis Volant, 2 x 3m tapestry commissioned by the Contemporary Arts Society for Nottingham Castle

Museum Collection. Made at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

2001 Nageant vers Noël – Swimming towards Christmas, Lyon Town Hall, France. Projection: 24 x 48m

onto the C17th building, commissioned by Sculpture Urbaine, Grenoble

2000/5   Glass Drapes (14 x 8 m) and outer wall: Light Column (11m) permanent installation, Birmingham

Hippodrome Theatre, England

1999 French Connection & Willow Weep, for the Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-upon-Hull, England

1997 On the Edge, South East Arts

1995 People Progress, the photo-booth in St. George’s Underpass, Canterbury.

1990 NCVO: National Council of Voluntary Organizations, sponsored by British Telecom

Trainload Freight British Railways Board

Hypnos & Endymion, The Ivy Restaurant, London


2020      Fabric: Touch & Identity, Compton Verney (14 March - 14 June)

2019      The Grey Gallery at Eleven Spitalfields : Seven Artists (15 November - 8 December) 

               Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1019* (10 June - 12 August) 

               Women, Power, Protest, Birmingham Museum and

               Art Gallery* (10 November 2018-31 March 2019)

2017      Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017* (13 June – 20 August 2017)

2016     Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2016* (13 June – 21 August 2016)

               BSR Aumni at the British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London*

               Face Value, A Reflection on Contemporary Portraiture, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

2015     A History of Photography: Series and Sequences,V&A, London

               It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, Gallery 339, Philadelphia, USA

               Shared, Somerset House, London

               Ruth Borchard Self-portrait Prize, Kings’s Place, London

               The Bear Pit, Focal Point Gallery, Southend

2014     Callahan to Warhol: New Photographic Acquisitions, Portland Art Museum, Oregon

               Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014*

               Fabric; Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

2013      Cotton Exchange: A Material Response, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

               Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2013*

2012      Delhi International Film Festival, India

               Small is Beautiful XXX, Flowers Central, Cork St. WC1.

               Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries*

               In Paradisum: Disappearing Act: Marthe Callet (née Bailleul) 1896-1993. Rich Mix, London.

               More Photos about Buildings and Food, Gallery 339, Philadelphia, USA

               Photomaton: A Contemporary Survey of Photobooth Art. 25th Anniversary Show. International

               Photobooth Convention, Electric Lodge, Venice, California.*

               Oneminuteorg.Voilier Sailing, Slade Research Centre and touring

               Weaving the Century 1912-2012. Tapestry from Dovecot Studios, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh and

               touring to Compton Verney, Warwickshire*

               Speed Date at St.Paul's, UCL Slade Research Centre

               Visions of Italy, Villa Wolkonsky, British Embassy

               Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2012*

               Making Space, Slade Centre for Research, UCL

               Cotton Global Threads, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.

2011       About Face, Gallery 339, Philadelphia

2010       Contemporary Women Printmakers, Arts for the Teaching and Healing Environment (AfTHE),

               V&A Museum and Paintings in Hospitals

2009       British Subjects: Identity & Self-fashioning 1965-2009. Neuberger Museum NY*

               1-2-3-4-5-6 CRAAAAAAAK!! Rialto, via Sant’Ambroglio, Rome

               Picturing Eden, Herbert Johnson Museum, Cornell U., Ithaca, NY &

               The John & Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

2008       Bites, ESC Atelier Occupato, Via dei Reti, Rome

               Picturing Eden, Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY

               Svolgere/Avvolgere, Nunziante Magrone, Piazza dei Pietro, Rome*

               Fig.8, British School at Rome              

               Tempo Reale, British School at Rome

2007      Collect, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England

               Picturing Eden, Museum for Photographic Arts, San Diego, California, USA

               Cohesion: textiles & photography, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St.Louis, USA

2006      Picturing Eden, The George Eastman Kodak Museum, Rochester, NY & touring*

               Depth of Field, Midlands Art Centre, Manchester, England & touring*

2005      Revealed, Castle Museum, Nottingham, England*

2004      Focus on Photography, GAS, Zurich, Switzerland


2018 Let’s Sway (under the serious sunlight), 5 mins, video

2015 MOI NON PLUS, 5 mins, video,

2014 Cloth Cascades, 5 mins, video, projected outside Gallery 339, Philadelphia, US

2012 Light Curtain/Drop Sari, 12 minutes, video shown at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester & Delhi International Film Festival

2010 Reading with the Master, 6.13 mins, video, shown at ‘On the Shelf’ Slade/UCL

2008 Drappeggio in Ercolano, 7.5 mins, video, projected onto the Aurelian Wall, via D.Fontana,

Rome & as part of ‘Bites’ & ‘1-2-3-4-5-6 CRAAAAAAAK!! RIALTO’, Italy

2006 Fall, River, Snow, 12 mins, Super8 transferred to DVD, projected across the lake at Compton Verney, England

2005 Suc des Vosges, 6 mins, Super8 transferred to DVD, shown at Lucas Schoormans Gallery, N.Y.

2004 Killing Fields, 12 mins, Super8 transferred to DVD, sound by Alex Gifford & James Telford,

shown as part of the Film Season, Memory, War & Film Part II, at the Imperial War Museum, London,

January 2006

2000 Lingum/Silva, 7 mins, Super8 transferred to video, shown at Hiscox Gallery, London

1998 Les Draps dans le Jardin, 9 mins, Super8 transferred to video, shown with Originals at the

Photographer’s Gallery, London


2021   Pictorial duel: Xenia Hausner and the dual performance portrait, to be published by The Albertina, Vienna
2019   Essence of Memento Mori, essay in Basquiat Self-portraits, published by Hirmer Verlag GmbH

2018 Warhol’s Dream: The Self Multiplied, introduction to new edition of 500 Self-portraits published by Phaidon,  London               

Madam & Eve: women portraying women, co-authored with Kathleen Soriano, published by Laurence King, London.               

Erotic Cloth echoes in film; chapter in The Erotic Cloth: Seduction and Fetishism in Textiles, ed. Millar and Kettle. Published by Bloomsbury Academic.

2017     Mick Farrell LIVES, essay in Straw Camera. S. Pickering (Ed.), 2017, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL,

62 pages, ISBN 9781366400574

2015   How to Read Art, published by Rizzoli, New York.

Portraits of South Asian Writers: Lucinda Douglas-Menzies, catalogue text http://www.douglas-

2014  How to Read Painting, published by Bloomsbury, London, UK  translated into Russian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese & Korean. Over 64,000 copies printed.                                                              

2012 Golden Years? 1905-1950: a non-digital world. Self-expression,self-promotion,self-preservation.

In Self-portrait (pp. 21-25). Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.

Dark and light veiled thoughts. published in Dark Matter.

2006 Light Column, published in, Sculpture, 25 no 4.

2005 Insights: Self-portraits, published by the National Portrait Gallery, London, England & exhibition curation; 

A Question of Identity: Self-portrait Photographs 1850 2000, 20 September-20 January 2006

2003 Drapery and Pattern in Portrait Painting as a Source for my Work in the Photo-booth, with particular

reference to ‘The Curtain Maker’ William Larkin published by, The Journal of Cloth and Culture,

Berg, Oxford & New York

2001 Mirror/Mirror: Self-portraits by Women Artists, published by the National Portrait Gallery, London,

England, & Watson-Guptill, New York. Catalogue & exhibition, 24 October 2001 – 24 February 2002

1991 Double Take Comparing the Art of Graphic & Photographic Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery,

London & Berol UK Ltd & exhibition curation and tour to 9 UK venues.

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