Celia Hempton

b. 1981, Stroud, UK. Lives and works in London.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Prem Sahib in collaboration with Celia Hempton
Southard Reid, London, UK

2016
Tor, Frieze London
with Southard Reid London, UK

Art Night 
ICA London, Curated by Kathy Noble 
180 Strand, 2 July 

TOR
The Magazine Sessions
In Collaboration with Fiorucci Art Trust
Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK 

Celia Hempton
Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand

2015
Lupa
Galerie Sultana, Paris, France

ARCO Madrid
Madrid, Spain

FLY ASH
White Cubicle, The George & Dragon, Hackney, London, UK

2014
Chat Random
Southard Reid, London

Paintings on Wall and Canvas
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome

Performance and presentation of work made in Stromboli as part of Forget Amnesia,
Curated by Milovan Farronato and Haroon Mirza
Fiorucci Trust, Stromboli, Italy

2013
VUG
Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

Cur
Southard Reid, London, UK

2012
TIN
Take Courage, London, UK

2011
Celia Hempton
Southard Reid, London, UK

2010
Raze/Built
Wolstenholme Creative Space, Liverpool

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today 
Curated by Eva Respini
ICA, Boston, USA

2017
Sans Titre (2016) Vol.3
Sans Titre (2016), Paris, France

Transmissions from the Etherspace
Curated by Joāo Laia
La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

31 Women
Breese Little, London, UK

CONDO NY
Foxy Production hosting Galerie Sultana, New York, USA

(X) A Fantasy
DRAF, London, UK 

DESIRE. An Exhibition about Sex, Love and Lust
Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia

Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

2016
Gettin' the Heart Ready
The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK 

The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Look at Men
Cheim & Read, New York, USA 

No Ordinary Love
Galerie Sultana, Paris, France

Prediction
Curated by Milovan Farronato, Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo

The Painting Show (ongoing)
British Council Touring Exhibition

Electronic Superhighway 2016 – 1966 
Curated by Omar Kholeif with Séamus McCormack
Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (Touring Exhibition)

It's only castles burning
Station Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Lucy Stein & France-Lise McGurn present NEO-PAGAN BITCH-WITCH!
Evelyn Yard, London, UK

Un certain regard
Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague, Netherlands

Mendes Wood DM
São Paulo, Brazil

2015
The Ultimate Vessel
Koppe Astner, Glasgow, UK

La femme de trente ans
Galerie Art : Concept, Paris, France

Mycorial Theatre
Initiated by Paulina Olowska and Milovan Farronato
Fiorucci Art Trust, Rabka-Zdrój, Poland

The Chic & The Borderline
DRAF ISTANBUL, Grand Hotel de Londres, Istanbul, Turkey

Odradek
Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France

fig-2 25/50
In collaboration with Prem Sahib and Cecilia Bengolea
ICA Studio, London, UK

I'm here but you've gone
Curated by Milovan Farronato with Stella Bottai
Fiorucci Art Trust, London, UK

Hands Off!
Curated by Francesca Gavin
ROOM OF REQUIREMENT at HORSEANDPONY Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

2014
Tomorrow: London
South London Gallery, London, UK

Burning Down The House
Gwangju Biennale, Korea

Pontoon Lip with Katie Cuddon
Cell Project Space, London

Issues No. I
Issues Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Bloody English
OhWow Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2013
Silica with Adham Faramawy
Sultana, Paris, France

Open Heart Surgery
The Moving Museum LDN, London, UK

Abstract Cabinet
David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK

2012
Ruby curated by Eddie Peake
Gallery Vela, London, UK

SV12
Studio Voltaire, London, UK

2011-12
Perfect Nude curated by Philip Allen and Dan Coombs
Wimbledon College of Art Gallery, London
Charlie Smith Gallery, London

2011
Offsite
Rod Barton Gallery, London, UK

2010
Accademia delle Accademie
Santo Spirito, Rome Art Fair, Italy

Easyjetsetters
Curated by Lucy Stein, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany

This Matter
The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK

Riff-Raff
Curated by David Southard, Q, London, UK

2009
Purpling
Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, UK

Mermaids vs Unicorns
i-20 Gallery, New York, USA

Atlas: Separated by Intervals
The Crypt Gallery at Saint Pancras Church, London, UK

Spazi Aperti
Romanian Academy, Rome, Italy

SELECTED RECENT PRESS

July 2017      Interview, Celia Hempton, by Nicoletta Lambertucci, Cura Magazine, NO. 25

Nov 2016      Feature, Phaidon, Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, pp.130-133

Sept 2016     Interview, Twin, Made you look, by Aimee Farrell, pp.4-9 

July 2016      Review, Frieze, Art Night, by Matthew McLean, online

June 2016     Interview, VICE, Art Changes: Celia Hempton, by Damien Flock co-created with Tate, online

June 2016     Feature, GQ, The Art of Self Love, by Lou Stoppard, p. 195-196

March 2016   Feature, Bijutsu Techo / BT Magazine, Japan, Male Nude: Celia Hempton, p. 66

Feb 2016       Feature, VAULT: Issue 13, Celia Hempton: Painting Tom, Dick and Harry by Steve Cox, p. 22

Sept 2015     Feature, Frieze, Celia Hempton: Painting, nudes and chatrooms by Matthew McLean, p. 118

Fall 2015       Feature, Kaleidoscope, The Art & Sex Edition: Celia Hempton, by Francesca Gavin, p. 202

June 2015     Review, Mousse Magazine, La Femme de trente ans at Art : Concept, Paris, online

S/S 2015       Interview, Purple, Celia Hempton: Auto-Erotic Internet Paintings by Ariella Wolens, p. 84

Winter 2014  Pictorial feature, Elephant, Webcam Intimacies by Grace Banks, p. 80

March 2014   Interview, Celia Hempton by Abigail Lewis, NERO magazine

June 2014     Review, Frieze, Celia Hempton, Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy by Louisa Elderton

June 2014     Review, Critics Picks, Artforum, Lorcan O'Neill, Rome

SELECTED AWARDS

2014             Civitella Ranieri Foundation residency, Umbria, Italy

2008 – 10     Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting, The British School at Rome, Italy

2007             Neville Burston Memorial Award, Royal College of Art, London, UK

EDUCATION

2005 – 2007   MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

2000 – 2003   BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting, Glasgow School of Art