Irene Lees British, b. 1943

Education and Qualifications

  • 2007 – 2014 Society Of Women Artists
  • 2005 BA Hons: Drawing and Applied Arts UWE
  • 2002 Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design (Distinction) Westo

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 - Below the Surface, Candida Stevens Gallery

 

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2017: SPRING at Candida Stevens Gallery
  • 2016: ICON at Candida Stevens Gallery
  • 2016: Winner of the SWA artist award Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design (Distinction) Westo
  • 2015: Good Figures, Curated by Candida Stevens at the Mall Galleries London and West Sussex
  • 2014: SWA “153” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2013: Millennium Gallery, St. Ives. “Freedom from Torture”
  • 2013: SWA ‘152” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2012: Exchange/Newlyn, Cornwall.
  • 2012: SWA “151” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2012: Exchange/Newlyn, Picture Room. “Turner Prize Series”
  • 2011: SWA “150” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2010: Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition.
  • 2010: SWA “149” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2009: Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition.
  • 2009: SWA ‘148” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2009: Coutts Bank London, “ Depth of Vision.”
  • 2008: Holt Gallery, Norfolk. “SWA”
  • 2008: Coutts Bank, London, “Depth of Vision”
  • 2008: Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives. “An Image of Place”
  • 2007: Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and tour.
  • 2007: RWA Bristol, Jerwood Exhibition.
  • 2007: SWA “146” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2006: Picture Craft Gallery, Norfolk, “SWA”
  • 2006: Here Gallery, Bristol, “Twisted”
  • 2006: SWA “145” Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2006: Cheltenham Art Prize – Pitville Gallery, Gloucester “Fairtrade, Bishopston Trading Company”
  • 2006: The Smithfield Gallery, London “Immeasurable Adoration”
  • 2006: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2006: London Art Fair – Drawing Gallery, “A Whalebone To See Through”
  • 2006: Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, “Drawing About”
  • 2005: Foyer Gallery UWE, Bristol, “Trap”
  • 2005: Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and tour
  • 2005: Art Gym Hengrove School Bristol “Draw – Second Site”
  • 2004: Octagon Visual Arts Centre Bristol “First Few”
  • 2004: Royal West of England Bristol “Fishing Trap
  • 2003: Iguana Gallery Stroud
  • 2003: Foyer Gallery Draw, UWE
  • 2003: Foyer Gallery Frame Academy

Reviews and Awards

  • 2005: Bristol Evening Post, Feature
  • 2005: Cliff Moss Memorial Prize, UWE
  • 2006: Martini Prize, Cheltenham Art Festival
  • 2006: Sunday Herald, Glasgow, Arts Feature
  • 2006: University of West of England, MA Prospectus
  • 2007: Cornwall Today, Arts Feature
  • 2008: BBC Cornwall, Arts Feature
  • 2008: Western Daily Press, West Britain, Arts Feature
  • 2008-2014, Who’s Who In Art?
  • 2011: New Zealand By Design – History of New Zealand, Feature
  • 2012: London Art Co. Drawing Award SWA
  • 2013: Frank Herring Drawing Award SWA