Craig Wylie - Bio / Biblio

CRAIG WYLIE
Born 1973, Zimbabwe
Lives and works in London

EDUCATION
1992-1996
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Graduating BFA with Distinction

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Nurse, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK

2014 
Snare, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

2013
5 Portraits, Plus One Gallery, London,UK

2012
Craig Wylie, Jonathan Cooper, London

2010
Suns Silence Stopped, Plus One Gallery, London, UK

2008
Rock Steady, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK

2006
Diminishing Returns, Project Space, London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, UK
Craig Wylie - Painting, Jonathan Cooper,  London, UK

2004
Craig Wylie, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK

2002
Craig Wylie, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK

2001
Craig Wylie, Fresh Art, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, UK

2000
Show it again – Craig Wylie, Neuer Kunstverein Aschafenburg, Aschafenburg, Germany
Craig Wylie – New Paintings, Jonathan Cooper, ArtLondon, Duke of York's Headquarters, London, UK
Expansions, Highgate Fine Art, London, UK

1997
Craig Wylie - Paintings, Karen Mckerron, Johannesburg, South Africa

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Winter Show 2015, Plus One Gallery, London, UK

2014
Still Lifes & Flowers, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK
Winter Show 2014,  Plus One Gallery, London, UK


2013
Jonathan Cooper 25 Years, Jonathan Cooper, Park Walk Gallery, London, UK 
Partie I : Portrait, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France
The Naked Truth, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
Winter Show, Plus One Gallery, London, UK

2012
Year One, Hionas Gallery, New York City, NY Send message
Switch, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium
Contemporary Istanbul, galerie dukan hourdequin, Istanbul, Turkey
Face Value, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong

2011
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously, galerie dukan hourdequin, Paris, France
That's what friends are for
, Neuer Kunstverein Aschafenburg, Aschafenburg, Germany

Des Paysages, Des Figures, Chateau de Saint-Ouen, Saint- Ouen, Paris, France
VS, Two person show with Olivier Masmonteil, Scope NY, galerie dukan hourdequin, New York, USA

2010
Des Paysages, Des Figures, Galerie Dukan&Hourdequin, Marseille, France
Scope Basel, Galerie Dukan&Hourdequin, Basel, Switzerland

2009
Scope Basel, Galerie DukanHourdequin, Basel, Switzerland
Exactitude, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
Mystery Portrait Postcard, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK
BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum, Aberdeen, UK

2008
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK
Southern African Artists Abroad, Hodnett Fine Art, Vancouver, Canada
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Jonathan Cooper, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, UK
ArtLondon, Duke of York's Headquarters, London, UK

2006
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, Sunderland Museum & Winter Garden, Sunderland, UK
Secret Portrait, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
The Portrait, Ashwin St, London, UK

2005
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2004
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, UK
BP Portrait Award, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, UK
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2003
Barts Barn Show, Te Barn, Alsberg, Germany
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2002
Group Show, Plus One, Plus Two Galleries, Marylebone, London, UK
Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall galleries, London, UK

2001
Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Royal Society Of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2000
Show It Again – Craig Wylie, Neuer Kunstverein, Aschafenburg, Germany
Starting a collection, Art First, Cork St, London, UK
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK

1998
Coming of age - Contemporary art from Zimbabwe, Neuer Kunstverein Aschafenburg, Aschafenburg, Germany

1997
Young Artists in Action, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe

1996
Volkskas Bank Atelier Award Exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa

PRIZES
2008

BP Portrait Prize - 1st Prize National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2002
Royal Institute of Oil Painters - Young Artists Award, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2001
Hunting Prize - shortlisted winning London Region Prize, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Royal Institute of Oil Painters - Young Artists Award, Mall Galleries, London, UK

1996
Volkskas Bank Atelier Award Exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa
Rowney Painting Prize, Top final year student, Rhodes University, South Africa

COLLECTIONS
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Aschaffenburg, Germany

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2010
Gérard Gamand, "Craig Wylie, un portraitiste au XXIe siècle", AZART, issue 46, Sept/Oct 

2009
"Craig Wylie"  in " The Rebirth of realism",  Artists & Poets, Dec 
Loreto Ramirez, "Retrato Contemporaneo",  Arte Al Limite, Oct/Nov

2008
Art of England Magazine, Feature, September
The South African Art Times, July issue
BBC News Online
The Evening Standard, Sandy Nairne interviewed by Fiona Maddocks
The Times, Review by Sarah Vine
Arifa Akbar, "Prize for portrait of the artist's girlfriend (at the sixth attempt)", The Independent, June 17
TheTimes
The Daily Telegraph Online
The Independent Online
The Independent, 25 April
The Scotsman, 25 April
The Guardian, 24 April
Country Life, Best of British, March

2006
Artists & Illustrators, Feature, September
The Artist Magazine, Masterclass, September
Metro, May 24

2004
South West Magazine, November (Cover)
The Green Magazine, November (Cover)
Country Magazine, October/November

2003
Sunday Telegraph Magazine, 21 June

2001
Art Review, February issue

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013
Andrew Graham-Dixon, Jo Higgins, Sandy Nairne and Sarah Howgate, 21st Century Portraits, Exhibition catalogue, National Portrait Gallery Publications, London, UK
 

2011
500 Portraits: The BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery Publishing, London, UK
 

2009
John Russell Taylor, Maggie Bollaert, Exactitude - Hyperrealist Art Today, Thames & Hudson, London, UK, pp. 342-251

2008
BP Portrait Award 2008, National Portrait Gallery London, UK

2006
BP Portrait Award 2006, National Portrait Gallery London, UK

2004
BP Portrait Award 2004, National Portrait Gallery London, UK
 

2001
Craig Wylie: New Paintings, 2001 

1998
Coming Of Age, Zeitgenossische Kunst aus Zimbabwe, Kunstverein Ashaffenburg, Aschaffenburg, Germany

1996
Volkskas Bank Atelier Award, Johanesburg, South Africa