Caroline Walker

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

Education

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

Awards and bursaries

2010
Threadneedle Prize (shortlisted)

2009
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

2008
Jerwood Contemporary Painters

2007
Dewar Arts Award
NADFAS Bursary, Royal College of Art, London, England


Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions (selected)

2022
Laura Knight & Caroline Walker: A Female Gaze, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, England (two-person, catalogue)
Lisa, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Birth Reflections, Fitzrovia Chapel, London, England (catalogue)
Birth Reflections, Street Gallery, University College London Hospital Arts, London, England (catalogue)
Women Observed, K11, Shanghai, China

2021
KM21, The Hague, The Netherlands (catalogue)
Women's Work, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, England (catalogue)
Nearby, GRIMM, New York, USA

2020
Janet, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (catalogue)

2019
A Woman Sewing, GRIMM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2018
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

2017
Night Scenes, ProjectB, Milan, Italy
Painted Ladies, Space K, Gwacheon, South Korea

2016
The Racquet Club, GRIMM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015
Bathhouse, Space K, Seoul, South Korea

2014
Set Piece, ProjectB, Milan, Italy
Bathhouse, Budapest Art Factory (Residency), Budapest, Hungary
Works on Paper, Enitharmon Editions, London, England

2013
In Every Dream Home, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery, London, England
Glass to the Wall, ProjectB, Milan, Italy

2011
Vantage Point, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, USA

2010
Anonymous Was a Woman, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
The Valerie Beston Artist Trust Prize Winner, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2023
Traces of Displacement in The Whitworth’s Collection, The Whitworth, University of Manchester, Manchester, England

2022
From Near and Far: Collage and Figuration in the Contemporary Age, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Girl Meets Girl, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway

2021
Right About Now, No.9 Cork Street, Mayfair, London, England 
Condition Humaine, GRIMM, New York, USA 
The Rules of Art?, National Museum Wales, Cardiff, Wales
Breathing the Light, Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester, England 
British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton, Hayward Gallery, London; Aberdeen, Plymouth, Manchester, England (touring, catalogue)

2020
Everyday Heroes, Southbank Centre, London, England

2019
Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich, Victoria Miro, London, England
The Conversation, Anat Ebgi, San Francisco, USA

2018
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

2017
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

2016
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

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

2014
Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
This Side of Paradise, S2, London, England

2013
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

2012
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

2011
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

2010
Love is an Ocular Sickness, Intermedia, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
SV10, Studio Voltaire, London, England

2008
Interior: Looking Through the Art, Parco Culturale Le Serre, Turin, Italy
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space, London, England
Germinazioni, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, Italy

2006
John Moores 24, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England


Publications (selected)

2022
A Female Gaze: Caroline Walker, Paintings & Drawings with the work of Laura Knight, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, England
Prime - Art’s Next Generation, Phaidon, London, England
Caroline Walker: Birth Reflections, Fitzrovia Chapel and University College London Hospital Arts, London, England

2021
British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton, Hayward Gallery, London
The Anomie Review of Contemporary British Painting 2’, Matt Price, Anomie Publishing
Caroline Walker, KM21, The Hague, The Netherlands
Women's Work, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, England

2020
Janet, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2018
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

2016
Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon Press, London, England

2014
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

2013
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

Arts Council of England, London, UK
Akzo Nobel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De Ying Foundation, Gwangju, South Korea
Ekard Collection, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Fleming Collection, London, UK
Franks-Suss Collection, London, England
Government Art Collection, London, England
Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
HE Art Museum, Foshan, China
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
ICA Miami, Florida, USA
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
Mead Art Gallery, Warwickshire, UK
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
National Museum Wales, Cardiff, Wales
OUTSET/RCA acquisitions, Royal College of Art, London, England
Pond Society, Shanghai, China
Rosenblum Collection, Paris, France
Shetland Islands Council, Lerwick, Scotland
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Xia Contemporary, Art Museum, Suzhou, China

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