Charlotte Harris

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Education & Training

 

2000-2003        Leeds School of Art, Architecture and Design, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds

First Class Honours, BA Fine Art

 

1999-2000        Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone, Kent
BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies

 

2001-2004        Studio assistant to critically acclaimed portrait and figurative artist Tom Wood; his portraits                        of the Prince of Wales and Sir Robert Winston hang in the National Portrait Gallery.

 

Prizes

2010     ING Purchase Prize Winner, First Prize Winner, ING Discerning Eye Exhibition,

Mall Galleries, London
2003     First Prize, BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, First Prize Winner

 

Exhibitions

2015/16     London Art Fair, Islington with Beaux Arts Bath

2015     Beaux Arts, Bath

2014     Beaux Arts, Bath

2014     London Art Fair, Islington with Beaux Arts Bath

2014     20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College Kensington with Beaux Arts Bath

2013     Beaux Arts, Bath

2012     Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2011     Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece. Summer Salon Show

2011     The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2011     London Art Fair, Islington with Beaux Arts Bath

2010     ING Purchase Prize Winner, ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, London

’08-10   The Affordable Art Fair, London and New York

’09-12   Fairfax Gallery, Tunbridge Wells

2009     A Realist Exhibition, Folkestone

2009     A-Gallery, Wimbledon, London. Portrait Prize Painters Exhibition

2007-8 The Grocery Gallery, Folkestone. Mixed exhibition

2006     Jenny Granger Gallery, Whitstable. Mixed exhibition

2005     Art File Gallery, Oxford. Mixed Exhibition

2005     Art in Action, Waterperry, Oxford. Demonstrator of portrait painting and exhibitor

2004     Hart Gallery, 113 Upper Street, Islington, London

2004     The Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Arts, London.

2003     ‘Headstrong’ Group Portraiture Exhibition, 4 Bedford Row, London

2003     Northern Graduate Exhibition, the New Academy Gallery, London

2003     BP Portrait Award, the National Portrait Gallery, London, First Prize Winner

2003     “Zero Three” Final year degree show, Leeds Metropolitan University

2002     The Gascoigne Gallery Painting Prize, the Gascoigne Gallery, Ilkley – Highly Commended

2002     ‘From Time to Time’. Joint exhibition with Richard Baker, Fine Art Gallery, Leeds                                        Metropolitan University

Public Collections

Portrait of Dame Vivien Duffield, National Portrait Gallery, London

Portrait of Sir Peter Jonas, State Opera House, Munich

Portrait of Leanne Creighton, Louise Sweeney and Anne-Marie Watkinson, Leeds Metropolitan University

Portrait of Emma Beith outside Carnegie Hall, Leeds Metropolitan University

Commissions

2009     Portrait of Brenda Billington, President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

2008     Portrait of Lord David Rowe-Beddoe

2007     Portrait of Leanne Creighton, Louise Sweeney and Anne-Marie Watkinson, commissioned by Leeds   Metropolitan University

2007     Portrait of Emma Beith outside Carnegie Hall, commissioned by Leeds Metropolitan University

2006     Portrait of Willet Fernando, commissioned by Standard Chartered

2006     Portrait of Dame Vivien Duffield, part of the collection at the National Portrait Gallery, London

2006     Portrait of Sir Peter Jonas, Artistic Director of the Bayerische Staatsoper

2006     Portrait of Sigrid Rausing

2006     Portrait of the Rt. Rev. Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford

2003     Portrait of Vernon Scannell, West Yorkshire based poet, known for his wartime and love poetry

Biography

Charlotte Harris was born in Ashford, Kent in 1981 and currently works from her studio in Folkestone. She studied at Leeds Metropolitan University, during which time she worked as a studio assistant for the artist Tom Wood, whose work is featured in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London. At the age of 21, she won the BP Portrait Award in 2003 with a painting of her grandmother and later that year graduated with a 1st class Honours degree in Fine Art.

Charlotte has exhibited throughout the UK and in London including at the ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries; Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Arts; The Hart Gallery, Islington; Affordable Art Fair, Battersea and Fairfax Gallery, Tunbridge Wells.

Charlotte’s painting of Dame Vivien Duffield was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to form part of their primary collection. Further notable commissions include portraits of the Rt. Rev. Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford, Sir Peter Jonas, the Staatsintendant of the Bavarian State Opera, Lord David Rowe-Beddoe and Brenda Billington, President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.