Rose Wylie RA

Rose Wylie RA

Rose Wylie RA is a painter, drawing inspiration for her spontaneous and narrative works from a wild variety of sources.

Artist profile

Rose Wylie is a painter. She studied at Folkestone and Dover School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art. All of her work is centred on painting and drawing. Wylie represented Great Britain in Women To Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C in 2010. Her first retrospective exhibition was held at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings in 2012, and was followed by her BP Spotlight exhibition at Tate Britain in 2013, which led to museum shows in Philadelphia; Tonsberg, Norway; Wolfsberg, Germany; Tal R’s Project Space, Copenhagen; and the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.


In 2011, Wylie was given the Paul Hamlyn Award and in 2014, she won the John Moores Painting Prize.


She has been invited to meet and talk with students in the significant artists series ‘Artists Promenades’ at the Royal College of Art and given talks on her work at The Slade, Goldsmiths, Wimbledon College of Art, The Royal Academy Schools, The Royal Drawing School, John Moores Liverpool, the ICA and Tate Britain. Wylie has work in private and public collections including Tate Britain, the Arts Council Collection, Jerwood Foundation, Hammer Collection, and York City Art Gallery.


Photo: Joe McGorty

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