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Nell Brookfield currently lives and works in London.

b. 1994, London, England 

Nell Brookfield offers claustrophobic crops of what could be larger works, asking the viewer to imagine what might lurk just beyond the edge of the canvas. Brookfield is drawn to painting human interactions, seen in places such as the subway, crowded rooms, films and books; painting from moments that exaggerate the strangeness of human behavior. Bright colours and patterns accentuate the charged moments and invite the viewer in; it’s only once they have relaxed into the painting that it becomes apparent that things are not quite as they seem. 


2019-2021 MFA Painting, Pratt Institute, New York City

2017-2018 Postgraduate MA-Level, Royal Drawing School, London

2014-2017 BSc, Anthropology, University College London

Upcoming Exhibitions

2022, 26th May- 25th June, Solo Exhibition, Niru Ratman, London

2022, June, Group Exhibiton, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing

Selected Exhibitions

2022, Reference Point Library 180 Strand x Amber Room, London

2021-2022 Watch the Fire From the Shore, Linseed Projects, Shanghai

2021, The Eyes Of The Night Creatures, Delphian Gallery, Curated by Rhiannon Salisbury

2021, Eve Leibe Gallery, Solo Exhibition, London

2021, Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Exhibiton, London

2021, Bow Open Selected by Gal-Dem, London

2021, On Reflection: 700 Years of Dante Alighieri, Crypt Gallery, London

2021, @topainterstopaintings selected by Ornis and Jeanine of Althuis Hofland

2021, The Columbia, June-September, London

2021, In Reverie, ACAVA, London

2021, Art on a Postcard, Hoxton Gallery, London

2021, Amongst the Chaos,155A Gallery, London

2021, Small Pleasures, All Mouth Gallery, Online 

2021, For the Many Not the Few, Guts Gallery, Online

2021, Cave Canem, Eve Leibe Gallery, Online

2021, Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition, Willis Museum 

2021, Wilder Gallery & Purslane, Online

2020, Buildings, Matchett & Page Gallery, Somerset

2020, A Show of Hands, September Gallery, Hudson, New York 

2020, A Crowded Room, Matchett & Page, Somerset 

2019, Saturnalia, 124 Columbia Road, London

2019, A High Hang, Eccleston Project Space, London

2019, The Pratt Institute, New York City

2019, Ash & Rind, Medicine Gallery, London

2019, Man-Made Disater with Do the Green Thing, Protein Stuios, London

2019, The RISD Drawing Marathon Exhibition, RISD, USA

2018, Best of the Drawing Year, Christies, London

2018-2019, The Drawing Year End of Year Exhibition, Royal Drawing School, London

2018, Drawing Year Open Studios, SPACE, London 


Winter Session Residency/ Drawing Marathon at Rhode Island School of Design, 2019, Providence, USA

Borgo Pignano Painting Residency, July 2018, with the Royal Drawing School, Italy

The Drawing Year, Royal Drawing School


Duke University Magazine, Interviwed for FORM, 2022

It’s Nice That, Interviewed by Dalia Al-Dujali, July 2021 

Art Maze Magazine, issue 22, selected by The Fortnight Institute, 2021

Evening Standard Magazine’s ‘New Art Power List’ October 2.10.2020

Matchett and Page Gallery, Interviewed by Matt Page, 2021

Cover of the Prattfolio Spring/Summer 2020 Edition

Unseen Sketchbooks, Interview, 2020

She Curates, Interview, 2020 


Created the artwork for ‘Cusp’ a book published by Ache Magazine