Isobel Brigham

Born 1963 Hampshire, UK
Lives and works in London

Education

Slade School of Fine Art, Masters of Fine Art, 1992 – 1994
Chelsea School of Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1988 – 1992

Awards

2016

The ING Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary 1st Prize

2001

Awarded Prince of Wales Drawing School Bursary

1998

Awarded Royal Overseas League Travel Scholarship

1995

BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery 2nd Prize

1990

Christie’s Contemporary View, Royal College of Art 2nd Prize

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006

Browse and Darby, London

2004

Prints: New Editions Sims Reed Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2019

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2018

Wells Contemporary

2017

Ruth Borchard Prize, Kings Place Gallery, London

2014

Mystery Portrait Postcards, National Portrait Gallery, London

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London

2012

Material, a collaboration with fashion designer Duro Olowu during Fashion Week, Salon 94, New York

Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, Artemis Cooper, Heywood Hill, London

2011

Ruth Borchard Prize, Kings Place Gallery, London

2010

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

2009

Grove Women, Beverley Knowles Gallery, London

2008

Threadneedle Figurative Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2006

Lyn Painter-Stainers Prize, London

The Discerning Eye (selected by William Feaver) Mall Galleries, London

2005

The Garrick/Milne Prize, Garrick Club, London

2004

Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art, London

2003

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1999

Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art, London

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

1998

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

1997

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Die Kraft Der BilderMartin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

In The Looking Glass, Usher Gallery, Lincoln

1992

BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

1991

The NatWest Prize for Art, London

The Discerning Eye (selected by Gillian Ayres) Mall Galleries, London

Public Collections

Bloomsbury Publishing

Lincolnshire County Council

Sportsman’s Aid Society

Garrick Club

Bibliography

Collins, Dr Judith   In The Looking Glass: an exhibition of contemporary self portraits by women, Lincolnshire County Council, 1996
Gayford, Martin   BP Portrait Award 1990 – 2001, National Portrait Gallery, 2001
Kent, Sarah   (Review) Time Out, 1999
Sewell, Brian   (Review) London Evening Standard, 1995
Taylor, John Russell   “Portrait of the Artist In Fine Form”, The Times, June 1995