Acrylic on canvas
30 x 40cm
Mali Morris is one of the founder Artist-members of A.P.T. She was born in North Wales and studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA) and the University of Reading (MFA). She has shown extensively since her first solo shows at the Serpentine Summer Show in 1977, and the Ikon Gallery in1979, in Tokyo in 2000, 2004, 2005, and New York in 2005 and 2007. A touring exhibition was organized by Angel Row Gallery Nottingham in 2002-3. Mali Morris: Work From Four Decades, and Mali Morris: Recent Work took place at Poussin Gallery, London, in 2005 and 2008. Her exhibition Small Works was at the Royal Academy of Arts London, 2010, then at The Cut Gallery Halesworth, 2011, and Mostyn Gallery Llandudno, 2012. Back to Front, a solo show at Eagle Gallery London, was in 2012.
Two shows with Stephen Lewis were Pressure Drop and Hoopla in Berwick upon Tweed, 2012, and Odelay and Wishpool, at Kapil Jarawala London in 2014. They will show together in Linden Hall Gallery, Deal in May 2017.
Group shows 2014 -16 include: Laing Gallery and Gallery North, both Newcastle upon Tyne, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Pallant House, Chichester; Pulchri, The Hague; Eagle Gallery, London; Horatio Jnr, London; Flowers, New York; Kirk Hopper, Dallas, Texas; Seventeen, London; Turps Gallery, London; Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk; Linden Hall Gallery, Deal; Keeper’s House RA, London; University of Greenwich Gallery, London; The Hepworth Wakefield.
Her work is in private, corporate and public collections worldwide, including Arts Council England, British Council, Contemporary Art Society, National Museum of Wales Cardiff, Pallant House Chichester, Royal Collection and Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester.
She is the recipient of numerous awards, scholarships and residencies, and has taught and examined in many Departments of Fine Art, including University of Newcastle, University of Reading, Royal College of Art, Slade School of Art, and Chelsea College of Art and Design, where she was a Senior Lecturer 0.5 from 1991- 2005.
Mali Morris chaired the selection panel of Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2009, was Selector/Mentor of Jerwood Painting Fellowships, 2012-13, and Selector for John Moores Painting Prize China, 2014.
In September 2017 she will be Visiting Artist at Vermont Studio Center, USA.
In March 2010 she was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts, is currently Chair of the Learning Committee there, and shows regularly in the annual Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions. She is a Trustee of Poetry London.
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Mali Morris 2016
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