Lydia Pettit

Lydia Pettit


2020          Royal College of Art, MA Painting, London,
                       United Kingdom

2014            Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA),
                       Baltimore, USA
                       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting;                
                       Photography Concentration
                       Magna Cum Laude; 3.8 GPA


 2022          Xenia Creative Retreat Resident,
                       Upton Grey, UK

2020         Jealous Prize, London, UK 
2019           Royal Society of British Artists Rome
                      Fellowship Semifinalist, London, UK

2018          Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize                         Semifinalist, Baltimore, MD, USA

2016           Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
                      Grant, Quebec, Canada

2015           Alumni Residency Grant at Burren
                      College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland

2014           Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
                      Grant, Quebec, Canada


2021        Introductions: Lydia Pettit, White Cube,
                   London, UK

                  The Well, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand,
                  Geneva, CH

2018         TENDER FLEX, Artscape Artist Run Art Fair,
                    Baltimore, MD, USA
                    BIG SEXY, School 33, Baltimore, MD, USA

2017         Murmurs: New Paintings by Lydia Pettit,
                    Hotel Indigo, Baltimore, MD, USA


2022        Portraiture: An Ongoing Story, Galerie
                    Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, CH
                    And in this Skin of Mine, To Live a Second
Guts Gallery, London, UK
                    RCA 2020 Degree show, OXO Tower
                    Bargehouse, London, UK

2021         New Contemporaries 2021, South London
                    Gallery, London, UK
                    New Contemporaries 2021, Firstsite,
                    Colchester, UK
                    IRL, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK

2020       London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery,    
                    London, UK
                    50/50, Fold Gallery, London, UK
                    Royal College of Art Show, Kristen
                    Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK
                    Tomorrow: London, White Cube, London, UK
                    Portraits & Some Standing Figures, Galerie
                    Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, CH

2019         Bodies: Self & Sex, No. 20 Arts, London, UK
                    A RAW GARDEN, Pinch Projects, Fitzrovia
                    Gallery, London, UK
                    RBA Rising Stars Exhibition, Royal Overseas
                    League, London, UK
                    Painters on the Other Side, Dyson Gallery,
                    London, UK

2018         DEEP STRETCH, Field Projects, New York,
                    NY, USA


2020      Anny Shaw, Tomorrow’s YBAs? White Cube
                   launches series of online exhibitions by
                   London art graduates,
The Art Newspaper

                   Shannon Forrester, Painting From the Other
                   Side: Tracing the Reparative Turn in
                   Contemporary Practice,

2018        Cara Ober, Truth and Beauty: 10 Baltimore
                    Artists to Watch,
BmoreArt Magazine Issue 5

2017         Marcus Civin, Critics Picks: Hein Koh at
                    Platform Gallery,
Artforum international