SELMA PARLOUR

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Selma Parlour (b. Johannesburg, S.A. 1976). Awards include a ‘Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Artist-in-Residence Award’ (2018), the ‘Sunny Dupree Family Award for a Woman Artist’, the Summer Exhibition, the Royal Academy of Arts, London (2017), and the John Moores Painting Prize (2016, prizewinner). Other notable awards are her artist residency at Dio Horia, Athens and Island of Mykonos, Greece (2015), and a runner-up award from the Arts Foundation, UK (2014). During her doctoral studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, Selma Parlour received a research support award (2012), and went on to complete her PhD in Art in 2014. That same year her work was selected for Thames and Hudson’s international competition and publication ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’. Exhibitions include: ‘Upright Animal’, curated by Sacha Craddock, Pi Artworks, London (2018, solo); ‘Parlour Games’, Marcelle Joseph Projects, the House of St Barnabas, London (2016, site-specific, solo); MOT International, London (2012, solo); ‘Selma Parlour & Yelena Popova, Horton Gallery, New York (2012); and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London (2011). Collections include the Saatchi Gallery, London.

 

 

 

Studio view, 2017

 

 

Studio view, 2014

 

 

 
 
 

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