Approved: 19.02.2008

Sam Walker

Artist, Gallerist, Lecturer / academic

Archived
Approved: 19.02.2008

‘Great paintings had simply become the tools of our narcissism. Indeed, the legendary art dealer Duveen had already been in the habit for some time of heavily varnishing his paintings, having noticed that his clients enjoyed seeing their own image in the works presented to them’ (Darian Leader, Stealing The Mona Lisa)

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Artist Statement

‘Great paintings had simply become the tools of our narcissism. Indeed, the legendary art dealer Duveen had already been in the habit for some time of heavily varnishing his paintings, having noticed that his clients enjoyed seeing their own image in the works presented to them’ (Darian Leader, Stealing The Mona Lisa)

 

CV & Education

Graduated

2011  M.A. Fine Art, Kingston University : Distinction
2011  Postgraduate Certificate In Learning & Teaching In Higher Education
1995  B.A.(hons) Fine Art, Coventry University: 2.1

Gallery Director / Curator
2016 Selection Panellist, ARTROOMS17
2013-2015   CHART Gallery, London
2015-present Freelance Curator, Lecturer
2014 A Fete Worse Than Death, Red Gallery, London

Residences
2009-2011 Epsom College

Exhibitions

2015
The Lightbox Commission, 1 Thoresby Street, Nottingham

2014
Solo Show, Billiards Room, Chelsea Arts Club
Group Show, A Fete Worse Than Death (Curator)

2013
FLASH! solo show, CHART gallery, London, UK
Decomposition, group show, The Berwick watch Tower, Berwick-On-Tweed, UK
Pistols & Pollinators, The Albert, London, UK
Ch-ch-changing, The Griffin Gallery, London, UK

2012
The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London, UK
The Affordable Art Fair, New York, USA

2011
Group Show, Thank You & Goodbye, Truman Brewery, London E1
Solo Show, Works On Paper, Lautrec Gallery, CAC, London SW3

2010
Summer Show, CAC, London SW3
Group Show, Dare To Joust, Barnes, SW13,
Solo Show, Mark Masons Hall, London SW1,

 
2009
Group Show, Nomad Galleries, London SW1, UK
The Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam, NL
The Affordable Art Fair, London, UK
The Affordable Art Fair, New York, USA
Exquisite Corpse, CAC, London, UK
Artist Of The Year, O3 Gallery , Oxford, UK
Art In Action Festival, Oxford, UK
Postcards Anonymous, West London Action For Children

2008
The  Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam,NL
The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
The Affordable Art Fair, New York, USA

2006
Lucid, Diesel House Studios, Brentford, UK

2005
Abbott Kinney Festival, Venice, California, USA


Competitions And Awards</b>

2015
Winsor & Newton 'Star Of The Future'


2009
Artists & Illustrators 'Artist Of The Year'

Commissions

2010
Chairman Of The Governors, Epsom College, Portrait


Memberships

The Chelsea Arts Club- elected member of council 2011-2014
Fellow Of The Higher Education Academy