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Visiting Artist’s Talk – Phoebe Unwin

Phoebe Unwin received an MFA in Painting at Slade School of Fine Art and a BA in Fine Art at the University of Newcastle. She lives and works in London. She has recently exhibited at Wilkinson Gallery, London (2015) and The Corridor, Reykjavík, Iceland. Her group exhibitions include: ‘One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People, work selected from Arts Council Collection’, at Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (2015) and ‘DISPLAYS: Three Women Painters: Phoebe Unwin, Clare Woods and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’ at Contemporary Art Society, London (2014) and British Art Show 7 2010. In 2015 she was nominated for The Max Mara Art Prize for Women.

The venue for this talk is Lecture Theatre A (Room 2.23) in the Houldsworth Building (Engineering), University of Leeds. Directions to the venue can be found online here.

The VAT series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Wednesday afternoon 14:00 to 15:30 during teaching weeks.

All of our talks are compulsory for all Fine Art students but open to anyone else who would like to join us.

Image: Arms Up, 2015, Indian ink on canvas (detail)

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