Nina Mae Fowler British, b. 1981

Born in London, lives and works in Norfolk. 

 

EDUCATION

2003 BA Fine Art Sculpture, Brighton University, Brighton, UK

 

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2020-2021, COMING HOME: Sir Ridley Scott in partnership with The National Portrait Gallery London, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2019 Luminary Drawings, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 Nina Mae Fowler, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France, UK

2019 Luminary Drawings, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2019 If You Don’t Want My Peaches (You Better Stop Shaking The Tree), Cob Gallery, London, UK
2018 Who Wants To See A Dame Go Blind?, Artnow Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2018 Death Takes a Holiday, Silencio, Paris, France
2017 While I’m Still Warm, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2017 The Day Cary Came To Norwich, The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich, UK
2015 Measuring Elvis: Nina Mae Fowler, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2015 Nina Fowler Selected Works, Dadiani Fine Art, London, UK
2014 The Art School, Cob Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2014 She Shoulda Said No, Drawing Now FRESH, Cob Gallery, Paris, France
2014 The Lure of Collapse, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany
2013 That’s Right Mister....?, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2013 It’s Just My Funny Way of Dancing, 18 Hewett St, London, UK
2013 Intimate Strangers, Art13, Galerie Dukan, London, UK
2011 It’s Just My Funny Way of Dancing: Parts I-XIII, Lazarides, London, UK
2011 A Real Allegory: Parts I & II, Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, France
2009 Valentino’s Funeral, Dukan Hourdequin, Lyon, France

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 De Anima, Nina Mae Fowler x Casper Sejersen, Cob Gallery, London, UK

2020, Picture Palace, works on paper by over 100 artists, Transition Gallery, London, UK

2020 Drawing WOW,  Curated by Anna Gille, Philip Loersch and Tim Plamper, Kunstsaele Berlin, Germany
2018 NEW WORK PART III: SUBJECT, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2017 UNSEEN - Between Worlds, artnow Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2017 Mystery Portrait Postcards, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2017 Under Influence, curated by Michaela K. Kühn, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany 2016 White on White, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Springs, USA debut.
2016 SEVEN, Artnow Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2016 Drawn, curated by Guy Noble, UCH Hospital, London, UK
2015 The Contemporary Classic, Cob Gallery at 10 Castle Street, Dorset, UK
2014 Pastiche, Parody & Piracy, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2014 Artists of the Colony Room (1948- 2008), England & Co, London, UK
2014 Mystery Portrait Postcards, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2013 Starke Frauen, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany
2013 In Dreams, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2012 Savorr VIII, Savorr Collective, Norwich, UK Sex and Death, Guts for Garters, London, UK
2012 Hors Les Murs, Drawing Now, Paris, France
2012 Face Value, Contémporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong
2011 Anatomy, Guts For Garters, Cob Gallery, London, UK Young Masters, Sphynx Fine Arts, London, UK
2010 Winter Exhibition, Lazarides, London, UK
2010 New Entries, Dukan Hourdequin, Marseille, France
2009 Mystery Portrait Postcards, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2008 Soho Society, Lazarides Gallery, London, UK
2008Don’t Stop Me Now – The Body Beyond Death, Trolley Gallery, London, UK

 

AWARDS
2019 Contemporary Drawing Commission, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK 2016 ING The Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary Award (shortlist)
2015 Jerwood Drawing Prize (shortlist)
2014 Aesthetica Art Prize (longlist)
2014 DRAWING NOW Award (shortlist)
2012 The Young Masters Prize (shortlist) 2010 Jerwood Drawing Prize (shortlist) 2008 BP Portrait Prize (shortlist)

ART FAIRS
2018 Drawing Now Paris, Silencio, Cob Gallery, Paris, France 2017 Drawing Now Paris, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France
2016 The Art Car Boot Fair (solo), London, UK
2015 The Art Car Boot Fair (solo), London, UK

2014 The Art Car Boot Fair (solo) London, Liverpool Biennial, Folkestone, UK 2014 Drawing Now FRESH (solo), The Cob Gallery, Paris, France
2013 Intimate Strangers, Art13, Galerie Dukan, London, UK
2013 Art Miami, Cynthia Courbett, USA

2013 Art13 (solo), Galerie Dukan, London, UK
2012 Drawing Now (Hors Les Murs), Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, France 2012 Contemporary Istanbul, Dukan Hourdequin, Turkey
2011 Scope, Dukan Hourdequin, New York, USA
2011 Drawing Now, Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, France
2010 Drawing Now, Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, France
2010 Scope, Dukan Hourdequin, Basel, Switzerland
2009 Dock’s Art Fair (solo), Dukan Hourdequin, Lyon, France

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017 While I’m Still Warm, published by Cob Gallery, London, UK
2015 Measuring Elvis: Nina Mae Fowler, published by Cob Gallery, London, UK 2015 The Groucho Club, Penguin Random House, UK p.139
2014 Nina Fowler – Works, published by Dadiani Fine Art
2013 Starke Frauen, exhibition catalogue, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany 2010 Valentino’s Funeral, published by Galerie Dukan Hourdequin, foreword by John Maybury, Marseille, France

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 “Catch Marlon Brando in the shower...”, Evening Standard, 3
2016 “Isolation Chamber Vacation”, Arty, issue 37, p.31
2016 “We Love”, Observer Magazine, 26 March, p. 6
2016 Vanity Fair, (on gifts), Condé Nast, p.46
2015 “Art in Private Places”, F22 Magazine, issue 17, p.24
2015 Interview, Future Dreams Magazine, p.20
2014 Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology, p.24
2014 “Wartime Role of Hollywood Star is Cast Again”, Eastern Daily Press, 9 Sept 2014 “Le Quotidien De L’Art”, Drawing Now Fair, 26 March
2013 “Mythiq 27”, exhibition catalogue, Gotham.lab, p.103

2013 “Glamour, Glitz and the Everday”, Main Echo Aschaffenburg, 27 July 2013 Event Magazine, The Mail on Sunday, 28 April
2013 “Everyone’s Talking About”, The i paper, The Independent, 12 Feb 2013 “An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist,” Richard Dawkins 2012 Carla Borel, In Focus, F22 Magazine, issue 9, January/February

2012 “Young Masters”, exhibition catalogue, p.13
2012 “One To Watch”, The Independent, Radar, 27 Oct. Charlotte Cripps 2012 “The Precious Paradigm”, TANK, Volume 7 issue 6.
2011 Livia Lüthi, L’Envers Du Décor, Les Lettres & Les Arts, No. 10, Oct 2011 “500 Portraits”, National Portrait Gallery
2010 Jerwood Drawing Prize, catalogue, p.37
2009 R.Azimi, Une foire qui prend ses marques, Le Journal des Arts
2009 “Soho Society”, Bernie Katz, Quartet Press, London, p.21
2008 BP Portrait Award, exhibition catalogue, p.18
2005 “Introducing...”, Observer Magazine, Eva Wiseman, August

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Try-Me Collection, Richmond, Virginia, USA Imagi Mundo, Luciano Bennetton Collection, Italy Assante International
Groucho Club, London, UK
Soho House Group, London, UK
New College, Oxford, UK
Magdalene College, Oxford, UK
Hanover Grange, Jamaica