Associate Lecturer, Fine Art
Virginia Verran (b. Falmouth, UK). Studied at Chelsea College of Art, London, MA (1983-84) and Winchester School of Art, BA (1980-83).
Solo shows include C4RD, London 2013, Gallery Fine, London, 2000; Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, 1999 ; Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall, 1997; Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995. Selected group shows include: Marmite Painting Prize, 2012/13 (touring Britain), Collectible: ZAP art projects, London 2012, Royal Academy Summer Show, London 2012, Anschlussel: artists from Berlin and London, C4RD, London 2012, Equinox: Transition Gallery, London 2012, Drawing Biennial: The Drawing Room, London 2011, Anschlussel: artists from Berlin and London: Frueshorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin 2011, Pulp Fictions: Transition Gallery, 2011 London; A Sort of Night To The Mind A Kind Of Night For Our Thoughts: Artery Gallery/Arch 402, Stuttgardt 2011, Jerwood Drawing Prize, London
2010/11 (First Prize Winner), Jerwood Space and tour; Drawings; Wendy Anderson, Fieroza Dawson and Virginia Verran, Eagle Gallery, London, Sept 2010; Drawings: Lia Anna Hennig, Felicity Powell and Virginia Verran: Alexia Goethe Gallery, London 2010, Jerwood Drawing Prize, London 2009/10, Jerwood Space and tour; Same as it ever was, The Triangle Space, University of the Arts (Chelsea), London 2008; Short Stories About Painting, Arts Space Gallery, London 2005; Gallery HOT, Osaka, Japan (2004); A21 International, Osaka, Japan 2004; British Abstract Art, Flowers Gallery, London (2001); Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 1994,1996,1998); John Moores 20, Walker Gallery, Liverpool (1997).
Her work is held in public collections: Arts Council of Great Britain (London) ; Barclays Capital (Dubai), Israel Phoenix Assurance (Israel); Arthur Anderson (London) ; Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (loaned to Clare College); LG Collection (London); Meyer Brown, (London).
Currently Associate Lecturer at University of the Arts (Chelsea, London); Falmouth University (Cornwall) and also teaches at Slade School of Art (London).