1950
Born, London
1968-72
The Slade School of Fine Art
Awards
1974-76
Harkness Fellow at the University of New Mexico and New York
1993
Research grant from Wimbledon School of Art
1999
Research grant from Wimbledon School of Art
2007
Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Prize - First prizewinner
2009
Commission for La Gravure Originale, France
Solo Exhibitions
1974
Jordan Gallery, London
1980
JPL Gallery, London
1983
Air Gallery, London
Huddersfield City Art Gallery, Huddersfield
1986
Curwen Gallery, London
1992
Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
1995
Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
Partwork (with Ian Tyson), Galerie Druck und Buch, Tubingen
Partwork (with Ian Tyson), Eagle Gallery, London
1996
Artist of the Day, Flowers East, London
2000
Babel Variations - new paintings, Backroom, London
Transformations, Eagle Gallery, London
2002
Towers and Bridges, Eagle Gallery, London
2009
Imprints Gallery, Drôme, France
2013
Helical Links, Eagle Gallery, London
Selected Group Exhibitions
1972
Krakow Print Biennale, Poland
Photography into Art, Camden Arts Centre, London
Britta Heberle Gallery, Frankfurt
1973
International Triennale of Coloured Prints, Grenchen, Switzerland
First British International Drawing Biennale, Teeside Tenth
International Print Biennale, Ljubljiana, Yugoslavia
Serpentine Graphics 73, Serpentine Gallery, London
1974
Galeria Grafica, Barcelona, Spain
Hoya Gallery, London
Bienal International de Obra Grafica y Grabado, Segovia, Spain
British Drawings, Lehman Gallery, London
1977
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York
Travelling exhibition of Slade Prints, British Council, Mexico
La Fondation de Pierre Guastalla, Paris
1978
Second Hayward Annual
1984
Two person show - Curwen Gallery, London
Artists Books, Atlantis Gallery, London
1987
New York Centre for Book Art, New York
1988
Julia Farrer, James Hugonin, Ian Tyson - Galerie Klaus Lupke, Frankfurt
1978
Artists Books, Hardware Gallery, London
1989-90
Flowers East, London
Painters and Poets in Prints, South Bank Centre, London
1991
Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
1992
The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
Five Years: works on paper and an exterior sculpture, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
1993
Threshold, Hardware Gallery, London
British Artists Books, Scarborough Museum and Art Gallery
1994
Shelf Life, Eagle Gallery, London
Gallery artists: paintings and works on paper from stock 1982-94, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
Mapping Knowledge, Minories Gallery, Colchester
Artists Books Memorial for Hartmut Honzera, Kunsthandwerk Museum, Frankfurt
1995
Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt
London Artists' Book Fair, Royal Festival Hall, London
1996
British Abstract Art, Flowers East, London
Eagle Gallery, London
1997
Point, Line, Plane, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London
1998
Book Fair, Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax, England
University of California at San Diego, (books with Ian Tyson)
Books as Art, Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery
1999
GRAPHIC! British Prints Now, Yale Center for British Art
Hoxton New Music Days Exhibition, (with Ian Tyson, Tom Phillips, Liliane Lijn), Eagle Gallery
Books by Artists A survey of Artists' Books 1989-1999, Faculty of Art Media and Design, UWE Bristol
Small is Beautiful, Flowers West, Los Angeles
Small is Beautiful, Flowers East, London
2000
New Prints, with Jane Bustin and Yumi Katayama, Flowers East, London
2001
Guardian, with Guy Batey, Andrew Bick and Jane Bustin, Eagle Gallery, London
Publication of LO with Judith Thurman (EMH Arts)
2002
Artfutures, Contemporary Art Society, London
2004
Themes and Variations, with Ian Tyson, Eagle Gallery, London
2005
John Carter, Julia Farrer, Noel Forster - Eagle Gallery, London
2006
New Editions Eagle Gallery, London
Bending Space, Eagle Gallery, London
2007
Translated into Space, Jaggedart, London
Singer and Friedlander/ Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London
2008
Converge/Diverge, JaggedArt, London
Space Now, Space Studios Gallery, London
On the Fractured Stage of the Book, Eagle Gallery, London
2009
Dialogues and Transformations, Eagle Gallery, London
Central Booking, Brooklyn, New York
2011
Bildauer Treiben's Bunt, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern
Multiplied Contemporary Editions Fair, London
2012
The Artist's Imprint, Eagle Gallery, London
The Process, Rachael Clewlow and Julia Farrer, JaggedArt, London
Small is Beautiful, Flowers, London
2013
Panel Paintings, Eagle Gallery, London
2015
Seeds and Syntax, Eagle Gallery, London
From Centre, Loud & Western Building, London
2016
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
So We Beat On, Eagle Gallery, London
The Original Print Show, Zillah Bell Gallery, (curated by Norman Ackroyd)
(curated by Laurence Noga in collaboration with Saturation Point Projects)
The Masters, The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers Bankside Gallery, London,
(curated by Norman Ackroyd)
Public Collections
Arthur Anderson Collection, London
The Arts Council England
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
La Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
The British Library
The British Museum, Dept of Prints and Drawings
Clifford Chance, London
Fidelity Investments
Government Art Collection, London
The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, London
Manchester Metropolitan University Library
Musee Departemental Stephane Mallarme, Vulaine-sur-Seine
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern
La Fondation Rothschild, Paris
The Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, London
Stoy Hayward, London
Tate Gallery, London
University of California, San Deigo
University of Houston, Texas
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale Center for British Art, CT, USA
Bibliography
1973
Edward Lucie-Smith, Published by the Arts Council, London, Serpentine Graghics 73. Work By 26 Young Artists., Serpentine Gallery, London
1974
J. Peter Pope Art Review, Julia Farrer Jordan Gallery, London
1978
Sarah Kent Catalogue Essay, Hayward Annual Show, Hayward Gallery, London
1982
Jonathan Griffin, Pulbished by Menard Press Commonsense of the Senses, sequence of poems (1978-1980) Two illustrations by Julia Farrer
1983
Mel Gooding Art Review Michael Kidner / Julia Farrer, Air Gallery, London
1986
Guy Hurn Art Review Julia Farrer, Curwen Gallery, London
Mel Gooding Catalogue Essay Julia Farrer, Curwen Gallery, London
1988
Symeon der Neue Theologe, Aus den Liebesgesängen an Gott, Published by Edition Tissen, 8 Drypoint Prints by Julia Farrer
1996
Cathy Courtney Art Monthly, Book Review Partworks, Julia Farrer and Ian Tyson
2000
Andrew Mead Review Architects Journal Tranformations
Emma Hill Review Transformations Order from Chaos, Eagle Gallery
Transformation Book
2001
Lo Publication, Texts by Judith Thurman, Published by EMH Arts
2002
Andrew Mead Catalogue Essay Julia Farrer: Towers & Bridges, Eagle Gallery
2006
Mandorla, 9 etchings and 16 Poems, Julia Farrer and Anthony Rudolf
2007
Frank Whitford Sunday Times Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times Prize Winner 2007 Review
Robert Vas Dias Review State of Art Mandorla, 9 etchings and 16 Poems by Julia Farrer and Anthony Rudolf
2013
Robert Vas Dias Catalogue Essay To make a pattern, Eagle Gallery, March
PRINTMAKING TODAY, Spaces In Between, by Nancy Campbell, vol 22 Spring
2016
Black Book: An Assemblage of the Fragmentary Robert Vas Dias and Julia Farrer

Julia Farrer


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