Marianne Walker CV


2020 Imperial College, London, Drawing Together Spring and Autumn Courses

2019 Victoria and Albert Museum drawing collection, freelance drawing workshop,

2019 Imperial College, London Drawing for Beginners

2019 Imperial College, London, student tutorials and drop in drawing class

Awards/ Residencies:

Aug/Sept 2020 Radical Residency V at Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London

2019: Drawing Research Residency, L’Air Arts Paris,supported by a European Cultural Foundation travel grant

2019 The CoLAB Body and Place Historic Residency, British Museum, The Courtauld, Royal Collection Trust

2014 Locws International Public Art Commission, shortlisted

2013 Colony Artist in Residence, Anarch Gallery, London

2013-4 Florence Arts Trust Studio Residency, London

2005 Royal Society of Medicine, The Broad Street Pump in 2004, first prize

2002 -3 Internship leading to Artists Residency, Grizedale Arts, Cumbria

2002 The Observer Magazine New British Artist Award


2020 Drawing to Feel Good Issue 1, by Chloe Briggs of Drawing is Free, online and irl drawing publication

2020 50 Days, 50 Conversations by Stacie McCormick, Director of Unit 1 Gallery Workshop

2020 Social Media L’AiR Arts and Corona, Fad Magazine online

2019 The Flesh of Thought, exhibition catalogue and inaugural edition of drawing journal

2015 Contemporary British Drawing, exhibition catalogue

2015 Attempt Magazine inaugural issue

2015 Beguile the Night: Beyond Drawing Catalogue

2014 From Here & There, Drawing from Colorado and Wales Catalogue

2014 This is Tomorrow, review of Colony, Anarch Gallery roaming exhibition

2013 Michigan Quarterly Review article on Inner City Pilgrim

2013 Inner City Pilgrim companion piece by Nicholas Johnson

2013 Art Licks Weekend publication featuring Inner City Pilgrim

2013 Florence Trust Summer Show catalogue

2012 On Spiritualism exhibition catalogue

2006 Leisure Centre, Obsolete Edition, shown in Paperworld at Transition Gallery

2005 Artists Newsletter May 05 issue

2005 Art Monthly April 05 issue

2005 Royal Society of Medicine Journal April 05 issue

2004 The Cannon, companion publication for Romantic Detachment

2002 The Observer Magazine, MA Show article “Watch this Space”, Sept 02 issue

Selected Exhibitions:

2019 Adeste Fideles Barbican Arts Group Trust, London

2019 Glasscloud Gallery annual online fundraiser

2019 The Flesh of Thought, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London plus online catalogue

2019 Neo: Art Prize 2019, selected by Jordan Baseman, Sacha Craddock, William Lunn and Helen Wewiora, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery

2019 Gender, Prism Contemporary, Lancashire

2019 The Invisible Realm of Possibility, FIAP, Paris, France

2018 Ecstasy in Norwich (open submission section), Lower.Green, Norwich

2018 Pulp II, drawing sale at the Rectory Projects, London

2018 Artworks Open 2018, The Barbican Arts Group Trust, Selected by Tai Shani and Emma Talbot

2018 Royal West of England Academy 166th Open Exhibition, selected by Zavier Ellis, Laura Gasgoine, Lara Wardle, Stuart Geddes, Stephen Jacobson, Fiona Robinson, Elizabeth Turrell and Chris Dunseath

2018 Twice as Nice at PS Mirabel, Manchester

2018 Geometry of Memory at Ta Da, Copenhagen

2018 Zine Library at Singapore Art Book Fair

2017 Summer Salon, Lubomirov/ Angus-Hughes Gallery, London

2015 Contemporary British Drawing, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China

2015 Summer Salon, Lubomirov/ Angus-Hughes Gallery, London

2015 Art Car Boot Sale (London), with Dark Matter Studio

2015 A5 Platform Project, Lubomirov Easton for Art Athina 2015

2014 From Here and There: Drawings from the UK, Elysium Gallery, Swansea

2014 Beguile the Night: Beyond Drawing, Dark Matter Studio, London

2014 From Here & There, Drawings from Colorado and Wales, Clara Hatton Gallery, University of Colorado, USA

2014 Source Spotlight Display Open Call: Narrative, Text, Image, Tate Britain

2014 A5, Lubomirov-Easton, Art Athina, Athens, Greece

2014 Minotaurean Cut, Dark Matter Studio, London

2013 Colony, Anarch Gallery London, roaming exhibition

2013 Inner City Pilgrim, solo exhibition, OMT Gallery London

2013 Florence Trust Summer Show 2013, London

2013 Rushing to Paradise, Royal Standard Project Space, Liverpool

2013 Release of Warp Drive on 69 Presents Label, Hackney, London

2013 Showroom, pop up gallery supported by Hackney Council, London

2013 Florence Trust Winter Open, London

2012 Past and Present, Artists Urban Action Enclave, OMT Gallery London

2012 On Spiritualism, Apiary Studios, London

2011 You are not in control, Netil House, London

2011 Alchemical Reactions, Café Oto, London

2010 Curiouser and Curiouser, the Old Vic Tunnels, London

2010 Oblong Gallery screening of drawings, London

2010 Doubt, screening of drawings, MKII, London

2007 Anonymous Drawings, Bluentenweiss, Raum fuer Kunst, Berlin

2006 Skin Deep, open studio, Montana, USA

2006 Works on paper, Flux Factory, Queens, NYC, USA

2006 Orions Shorts Film Festival, High Desert Test Site, California, USA

2005 Urbanbodies,127 Brick Lane, London

2004 Romantic Detachment P.S.1 MoMA New York USA, Chapter Arts Cardiff, Wales and Q Gallery Derby, England

2003 Ghosts, House Gallery, London

2003 The Drawing Show 03, Ruskin Mill, Stroud

2003 Fabrications, Redgate Gallery, London

2003 Made-Up, Seven Seven Gallery, London

2003 Making and Mapping, solo exhibition, Richmond Riverside Gallery, London

2002/3 Jerwood Drawing Prize, National touring

2002 MA Graduate Show, Wimbledon School of Art, London

Exhibitions curated:

2019 The Flesh of Thought, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London

2015 Beguile the Night, co-curated with Zoe Dorelli, Dark Matter Studio, London

2011 Alchemical Reactions, Cafe Oto, London


2000 – 2002 MA Sculpture Wimbledon School of Art

1990- 1993 BA(Hons) Fine Art Sunderland University

1996 City and Guilds Level One Teaching Adults Certificate


2020 In Conversation with Stacie McCormick, Director of Unit 1 Gallery Workshop

2014 Writing on Art course at the Drawing Room London led by Colin Perry

2013 Public Artists Talk in conjunction with Inner City Pilgrim for Art Licks Weekend

2002 Production Assistant to Jordan Baseman on film ‘1+1=1

Camera work for Micz Flor’s film The Blawith Project

Workshop, Landscape – natural and unnatural for Hawkshead Village School, Cumbria

Collections: Private Collections in U.K, Canada, China and France