Caroline Walker

Caroline Walker


Born: Dunfermline, Scotland, 1982
Lives and works in London, England


2007–2009 Royal College of Art, Kensington, London, England (MA Painting)
2000–2004 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland (BA Painting)


Awards and bursaries

Threadneedle Prize (shortlisted)

Valerie Beston Young Artist Award, Royal College of Art, London, England
Neville Burston Award, Royal College of Art, London, England
Tom Bendhem Drawing Prize, Royal College of Art, London, England

Jerwood Contemporary Painters

Dewar Arts Award
NADFAS Bursary, Royal College of Art, London, England


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

KM21, The Hague, The Netherlands
Women's Work, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, England
Nearby, GRIMM, New York, USA

Janet, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

A Woman Sewing, GRIMM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Home, Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester, England
Service, GRIMM, New York, USA
Actions Part 2: Home, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England
Sunset, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, USA

Night Scenes, ProjectB, Milan, Italy
Painted Ladies, Space K, Gwacheon, South Korea

The Racquet Club, GRIMM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bathhouse, Space K, Seoul, South Korea

Set Piece, ProjectB, Milan, Italy
Bathhouse, Budapest Art Factory (Residency), Budapest, Hungary
Works on Paper, Enitharmon Editions, London, England

In Every Dream Home, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery, London, England
Glass to the Wall, ProjectB, Milan, Italy

Vantage Point, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, USA

Anonymous Was a Woman, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
The Valerie Beston Artist Trust Prize Winner, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England


Group Exhibitions (selected)

British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen, Plymouth, Manchester, England

Everyday Heroes, Southbank Centre, London, England

Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich, Victoria Miro, London, England
The Conversation, Anat Ebgi, San Francisco, USA

The World's Your Oyster, Artuner, Palazzo Capris, Turin, Italy
In The Company Of, TJ Boulting, London, England
Dialogues / New Painting from London, GASK, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
Actions: The image of the world can be different, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, England

Women Artists: A Conversation, The Fine Art Society, London, England
Disruptive Imagination: Making Windows Where There Were Once Walls, Gallery of Fine Arts, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Currents, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

ProjectB 10, ProjectB, Milan, Italy
Valerie Beston Artist Trust Prize: First Decade, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England
A Question of Perspective, GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The London Open 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England
Reality: Modern and Contemporary Brtish Painting, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England
East London Painting Prize Shortlist Exhibition, Rum Factory, London, England

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
This Side of Paradise, S2, London, England

Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

Roots to Shoots: Ten Years of the Dewar Arts Awards, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen, Hungary
Creative London, Space K, Gwacheon, Gwangju and Seoul, South Korea
Body of Evidence, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Some Domestic Incidents: An Exhibition of New Painting from Britain, MAC, Birmingham, England
Expanded Painting: Some Domestic Incidents, curated by Matt Price and Charlie Levine, Prague Biennale 5, Czech Republic 

Love is an Ocular Sickness, Intermedia, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
SV10, Studio Voltaire, London, England

Interior: Looking Through the Art, Parco Culturale Le Serre, Turin, Italy
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space, London, England
Germinazioni, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, Italy

John Moores 24, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England

Catalogues and Publications (selected)

Picture Window, Marco Livingstone, Dr Lauren Elkin, Andrew Nairne, Dr Rina Arya, Anomie Publishing, London, England; GRIMM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and GRIMM, New York, USA
The Anomie Review of Contemporary British Painting, Matt Price, Anomie Publishing, London, England

Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon Press, London, England

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Exhibition Catalogue for Sainsbury Centre of Visual Arts, Norwich, England
A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today, Marc Valli & Margherita Dessanay, Laurence King Publishing, London, England

Caroline Walker: In Every Dream Home, Ed. Matt Price, Text Jane Neal, Marco Livingstone, Matt Price, Anomie Publishing, Wakefield, England
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, exhibition catalogue for Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic


Public Collections

Akzo Nobel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De Ying Foundation, Gwangju, South Korea
Ekard Collection, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Franks-Suss Collection, London, England
Government Art Collection, London, England
ING Collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jimenez-Colon Collection, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker, Norway
Kolon Group Collection, Seoul, South Korea
Kunstmuseum den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
National Museum Wales, Cardiff, Wales
OUTSET/RCA acquisitions, Royal College of Art, London, England
Rosenblum Collection, Paris, France
Shetland Islands Council, Lerwick, Scotland


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