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Lucy Irma Mayes

Born in Birmingham, 1991

Lives and works in Sussex and London 


Education

MFA Royal College of Art (2014-2016)

BFA The Ruskin School of Art, The University of Oxford (2011-2014)


Exhibitions, Residencies and prizes

2017

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead and BALTIC 39, 29th September - 26th November 

Bloomberg New Contemporaries at Block 336, Brixton, London, from 27th January - 8th March

Shortlisted for The Sainsbury Award at The British School of Rome and RA Summer Show

Pentimenti II, solo exhibition at St. Peter’s and St. Andrews Bishopstone East Sussex


2016

Residency at NN Contemporary as part of collective Escapade

Sportcafe73, solo exhibition at Arebyte2, London

Sportcafe73 Residency program, traveling European Residency (France, Italy, Switzerland, Monaco) (Summer 2016)

Royal College of Art Degree Show

‘Robbie ‘16,’ Performance of Robbie Williams number ones, sung on repeat live during opening hours of Degree Show exhibition.

Sport Cafe Inaugural opening, The Sackler Building, Royal College of Art Battersea

The Sidney Perry Foundation Award 2016


2015

Painting Scholarship, Royal College of Art

Shades of Yellow, group show at The Embassy Tea Gallery, London

La Muta in the Third Millennium, group show, Raphael’s House, Urbino, Italy 

RCA secret Postcard exhibition, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art

Work In Progress Show, Royal College of Art, Battersea Campus

RCA secret Postcard exhibition, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art

The Sidney Perry Foundation Award 2015


2014

Pentimenti, permanent exhibition of a series of paintings commissioned for a newly built HQ for publishing House, Hogreffe

The Clyde & Co Blank Canvas Prize, Shortlisted

The Gilchrist-Fisher Award, at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Finalist

Degree Show, The Ruskin School of Art, The University of Oxford

Pentimenti I, solo show of oil paintings at Dolphin Gallery Oxford

An exhibition, group show at Oxford University Press


2013

Scotch Egg, show with Rosie McBurney at Dolphin Gallery, St John’s College, The University of Oxford

Laurien’s Basement, group show at Magdalen College, The University of Oxford

The Egerton Coghill Award, First Prize, Oxford