Lydia Pettit

Lydia Pettit


lydia.pettit@gmail.com

EDUCATION


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



HONORS, AWARDS AND GRANTS


2020         Jealous Prize, London, UK 
                      Young Contemporary Artist Award        
                      Shortlist, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
                      Signature Art Prize Finalist, London, UK

2019           Sunny Art Prize Shortlist, London, UK
                      Neo:Artprize Shortlist, Bolton, UK
                      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



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021       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



GROUP EXHIBITIONS


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
                    Signature Art Prize Gala, Bankside Hotel,
                    London, UK

2019         Bodies: Self & Sex, No. 20 Arts, London, UK
                    Sunny Art Prize 2019, Sunny Art Centre,
                    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



PRESS


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,
ArtResearch    
                   International

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