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Claire Pestaille

Born 1975, London, UK

 

Education

1998 - 2000                                   

MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1994 - 1997                                   

BA(Hons)1st Chelsea College of Art, London

1993-1994

Art Foundation Camberwell Collage of Art and Design

 

Collections

The Zabludowicz Collection

The Saatchi Collection

Kate Moss

Project New Art, Netherlands

Kai van Hasselt

Gerrit Groen

Alex Kleinburger

Nick Crean

Royal College of Art                                                                              

Laura Ashley Foundation

TI Group Art Collection

Soho House

The Ned

Hotel Cafe Royal, London

 

Exhibitions

2017

-Vault 100, The Ned, 27 Poultry, London

2015

-Brooklyn vs London, 12th-27th June 

Carousel, 1st Floor, 71 Blandford Street W1u 8AB

2014

- Red Vatican, Shorditch, London, UK

- Signal 8, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

- Miami Biennale, Nina Torres Fine Art, Miami, USA

- Library, Private members club, Soho, London, UK

- Chinese Open, QPark, Chinatown Soho, London, UK

2013

- Wonderworks, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

- Lovin' it: Symbol and Contradiction, Bromer Art Collection, Switzerland

- The Looking Glass: Refraction Through The Female Gaze, Mirus Gallery,

  San Fransisco, USA

2012

- Saatchi Gallery At The Hyatt: One Giant Leap,

  Hyatt Regency Hotel London

- The Santorini Biennale of Arts, Santorini, Greece,

2011                  

- Saatchi Gallery, The Future Can Wait, Channel 4’s New Sensations,

  Victoria House, London

- Charlie Sierra Lima, Charlie Smith Gallery

- Polemically Small, Klaipedia Center, Lithunaia

- Polemically Small, Torrance Museum, Los Angeles

- Polemically Small, Charlie Smith Gallery, London

2010                 

- La Belle Dans Sans Merci, Vegas Gallery, London

- The Term Reality, Paul Stolper Gallery, London

- Paprophillia, Charlie Smith Gallery, London

- Art Blitz, Transition Gallery, London

- Demonology, Charlie Smith Gallery, London

- The Future Can Wait, Shorditch Town Hall, London

2008                 

- Promenades Insomniaques, Sleeping/dreaming in contemporary art,

  curated by Marie Shek, Passage de Retx, Paris.

- Same as it Ever Was, Painting at Chelsea 1990-2006, curated by Clyde Hopkins, Chelsea Future space, London

- Awopbopaloobop, Transition Gallery, London

- My Art, Collectors share their passion, Zuiderzeemuseum,  Netherlands

2007                                                     

- Jerwood Contemporary Painters, touring exhibition

- Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna

- Claire Pestaille, solo exhibition, Rokeby, London

2006                                                     

- The Portrait, Ashwin Street, London

2005                 

- Necromancy, Rokeby, solo exhibition London

- Young Masters, St John Street, London, curated by Flora Fairbarn and  Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton

- Acid Drops and Sugar Candy, Transition Gallery and FosterArt, London

- Hand in hand we walk alone, Clapham art gallery, London.

- Awopbopaloobop, Transition Gallery, London

- Faltering Flame, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, curated by David Thorp, Sheffield, UK

2004                                                     

- Forever Beautiful, Clapham Gallery, London

- Short Stories About Glamour, Hiscox projects, London

- Gothmoth, Transition Gallery, London

- The Great Unsigned at Izo Gallery, curated by Soraya Roderiguez and  David Thorp, London

- The Great Unsigned, The Zoo Art Fair, London

- Aftershock, A1 Gallery, Hong Kong,

- Faith, Transition Gallery, London

- Faith, C.A.S Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2003

- A Portrait of Francis Bacon as a Corpse Exquisite, Mitchell st, London

- Bad Touch, International drawing show, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2002                                                     

- State of the House, curated by Sadie Murdoch,  Korean Ambassadorial  Residence, London

- The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

2001                                                     

- Assembly, Stepney City, Jubilee Street, London

2000                                                     

- Be Faithful to your dreams, TI Group, London

- Ante chamber, Cite Internationale des Artes studio, Paris

 

Solo Exhibitions

2007                                                     

- Claire Pestaille, Rokeby

2005                                                     

- Necromancy, Rokeby, London

1998                                                     

- Borderline, Duncan Cargil Gallery, London

 

Reviews / Publications

2018

-Imago Mundi project with Francesca Gavin and  Pernilla Holmes.

2017

-Moon Man Magazine, London

2016

-Pine Magazine, New York

2015

- Eyemazing Susan, Annual Pictorial.

www.stedelijk.nl/en/calendar/events/book-fair

2011

- The Future Can Wait and Charles Saatchi Gallery 2011 Catalogue

- Glam Cult Magazine, issue 4, Netherlands

- Marie Antionette, Italy

- LeCool, www.lecool.com, Spain

2010

- The Term Reality at Paul Stolper by Lauren romano

- http://colormute.com/claire-pestaille/

- http://www.robotlibre.com/2011/02/27/claire-pestaille/2007                                   

2008

- Promenades Insomniaque, Sleeping/dreaming in contemporary Art with  writing by Julia Kristeva, Peretz Levine, Marie Shek, (exhibition  catalogue)

2007

- Jerwood Contemporary Painters, (exhibition catalogue)

2006

- Project 17, Dream-Screen, Talith Mariposa's Journal, Kilimanjaro  Magazine

2005                                   

- Faltering Flame (catalogue), Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, David Thorp

artists included the Chapman Brothers, Tracy Emin, Christian Ward, Stuart Brisley, Jeremy Deller and Gilbert and George

- Necromancy, A book of short stories,written by Claire Pestaille with essay by David Thorp and forward by Beth Greenacre

- The Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Prince, Miser & Now, Edition 7

- Claire Pestaille, Martin Herbert, Time Out, 7-12 September

- Ghostly Gallery, Helen Sumpter, The Big Issue, 5-11 September

- Raising The Dead, Rowan Kerek, BBC Collective, 1 September

- Claire Pestaille: Necromancy, Fisun Güner, Metro Life, 31 August

- Claire Pestaille, Jessica Lack, The Guardian Guide, 20 August

- Necromancy, Hephzibar Anderson, The Evening Standard, 15 August

- The Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Prince, Miser & Now, Edition 7,  2005

2004

- The Artists Studio, Garageland Magazine edition 4

2000

- Be Faithful to your dreams, TI Group Art Collection

 

Scholarships \ Grants

2000

- Cite Des Arts International, Paris

1999

- RCA Study Scholarship

 Hoschule de kust, Berlin

1993

- Laura Ashley Foundation

- Julia Gompert Memorial Scholarship, Italy

 

Teaching/ Experience

Acland Burghley secondary school, PGCE A-level and GCSE student teaching assistant

Sunderland University Arts Faculty, visiting lecturer

Chelsea College of Art and Design, visiting student lecturer 

- 1997 Studio assistant, Chris Ofili