Rose Wylie studied at Folkestone and Dover School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art. All of her work is centred on painting and drawing. Her first retrospective exhibition was held at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, 2012, and was followed by her BP Spotlight exhibition at Tate Britain, 2013, which led to museum shows in Philadelphia; Tonsberg, Norway; Wolfsberg, Germany; Tal R's Project Space, Copenhagen; and the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin. In 2011, she was given the Paul Hamlyn Award and in 2014, she won the John Moores Painting Prize. In 2018 she was awarded an OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Beyond the cartoon15 Sep - 29 Oct 2016Beyond the Cartoon explores the language of the cartoon as a way of making sense of the world at large. In doing so, it expands on the multi-faceted universe of cartoons and the impact it has had on various generations of contemporary artists. The animated world is a space that...Read more