Biography

Born in St. Albans, 1969.Lives and works in London Education 1992 - 94M.A. Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London1988 - 91B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art1987 - 88Foundation Course, Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Solo Exhibitions 2020Chantal Joffe: For Esme – with Love and Squalor, Arnolfini, Bristol2019Victoria Miro, London2018Personal Feeling is the Main Thing, The Lowry, ManchesterPastels, Victoria Miro Gallery, Venezia2017Monica De Cardenas, MilanoCheim & Read, New York2016Galerie Forsblom, HelsinkiVictoria Miro, London2015Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Chantal Joffe, the Jewish Museum, New YorkCheim & Read, New YorkJerwood Gallery, East Sussex2014Ritratti di Donne, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia

2013The Hard Winter, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki2012Cheim & Read, New York2011Victoria Miro Gallery, London2009Monica De Cardenas, MilanoCheim & Read, New York2008Victoria Miro Gallery, London2007Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz2005Victoria Miro Gallery, LondonMonica De Cardenas, Milano2004Galleria del Capricorno, Venezia2003Victoria Miro Gallery, London2001Galerie Jennifer Flay, ParisMonica De Cardenas, Milano2000Victoria Miro Gallery, London1999Feigen Contemporary, New YorkGalleria Marabini, BolognaCapricorno, Venezia Group Exhibitions 2019Rehang, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia2018Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth Line, Whitechapel Gallery, LondonSecret Life of a Megaproject, London Transport Museum, LondonShadowed Forms, curated by Kevin Francis Gray, Andersen’s Contemporary, DenmarkSignori prego si accomodino, Lia Pasqualino Noto, curated by Geraldine Blais, Palermo2017Hope and Hazard: a comedy of eros, Hall Art Foundation, Vermont, USADrawing Biennale 2017, London2016Human Condition curated by John Wolf, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical CenterThe Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New YorkKVARTETT (QUARTET): Gauthier Hubert, Chantal Joffe, Jockum Nordström, Tumi Magnússon, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík2015Friendship Portraits: Chantal Joffe and Ishbel Myerscough, National Portrait Gallery, LondonThen for Now, Delfina Foundation, London2014The Nakeds, The Drawing Room, LondonThe Threadneedle Prize 2014: Figurative Art Today,The Mall Galleries, LondonThis Side of Paradise, Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery, LondonContemporary Portraiture, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, New YorkLook at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York2013Nightfall New Tendencies in Figurative Paiting, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague2011 -12Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous Margate, Kent2010Cream, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland2009On Paper, Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz2008Her House, Her House Gallery, LondonI Won't Grow Up, Cheim & Read, New YorkMonument to Transformation 7, Monument to Transformation, Prague...same as it ever was; Painting at Chelsea 1990-2007, Universty of the Arts, London2007Portrait: a fictional narrative? Clifford Chance, LondonDRAW MIMA Middlesbrough Institute of Modern ArtVery Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, LondonInaugural Show, ALP / Peter Bergman, Stockholm2006My world in your eyes, Gallery Hyundai, SeoulSweets & Beauties, Fredericks & Freiser, New YorkThe Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London2005London Calling, Galleri KB, OsloThe Wonderful Fund on Tour, Le Musee de Marrakech2004Saatchi Collection, LondonPlan B, Drawing Show, Studio 1.1 LondonBloomberg Space, LondonAncoats Hospital, Out Patients Hall, The Nunnery, London2002JohnMoores 22, The Walker, LiverpoolThe Galleries Show 2002 Contemporary Art in London, Royal Academy of ArtsArt + Mountains: conquistadors of the useless, The Alpine Club, LondonNel Bosco / The Forest, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, MilanoThe Bold & The Beautiful, Mile End Park, London2001Works on paper: from Acconci to Zittel, Victoria Miro Gallery, LondonThe way I see it, Galerie Jennifer Flay, ParisFiguracoes, Galerie Mario Sequeira. BragaChantal Joffe & Steven Gontarski, One in the Other, London2000Palace, The Lock Up, Londona very nice film club, Vilma Gold, LondonSEXY, Houldsworth Fine Art, LondonGirl, The New Art Gallery, WalsallRaw , Victoria Miro Gallery, LondonShadow Of Glamour, One in the Other, LondonThe practices of the perception, Galeria Civica TrentoMy Love Painting, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, WienJoffe/Flannagan, Gallery Akinci1999British Portrait 1, Studio d'Arte Raffaelli, Trento6min.3sec , Tullkammaren/Galleri BrageEquilibri Precari, The British School at Rome, RomaTemples of Diana; Blue Gallery, London1998Saks Project Art, Saks Fifth Avenue, New YorkThe Painter's Progress, The Royal College of Art Collection, Pallant House Gallery,ChichesterWhitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, LondonFacts & Fictions, Galleria IN ARCO, Torino1997Chantal Joffe and Dawn Mellor, Victoria Miro Gallery, London1996SAD, Gasworks, LondonGlass Shelf, ICA, LondonNew Contemporaries, Camden Arts Centre, LondonBig Girl, Little Girl, Collective Gallery, EdinbourghThe Death of the Death of Painting, curated by Kenny Schacter, New YorkNew Contemporaries, Tate Gallery, Liverpool1995Delfina Studio Trust Summer Show, Delfina Studios, London1994Into the 90's, Mall Galleries, London1993Whitworth Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Gallery, ManchesterNational Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London1992National Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, LondonGlasgow Salon, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow1991Nat West 90's Prize for Art, Nat West Tower, LondonGroup Show, 369 Gallery, EdinbourghStudent Show, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinbourgh Prizes 2006The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition's Wollaston Award1998-99Abbey Scholarship, The British School at Rome1994-96Delfina Studio Trust Award1993Elizabeth Greenshields AwardParis Studio Award (Royal College of Art)1992-94T.I Group Scholarship1991Nat West 90's Prize for ArtJohn Kinross Memorial Scholarship Bibliography Dick Price The New Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London, 1998Christopher Frayling The Royal College of Art Collection, A selection of paintings and PaulSarah Kent London Art Now, Saks Fifth Avenue Art Project, Dinaburg Arts andSaks Fifth Avenue, New York, 1998Sarah Kent etc. Young British Art. The Saatchi Decade, Booth-Clibborn Editions, London,1999Luca Beatrice, British Portrait 1 Studio d'Arte Raffaelli.1999Luca Beatrice, Facts & Fictions Galleria In Arco.1999Vittoria Coen Le Praticiche della Percezione. Galleria Civica Arte Contemporanea Trento,2000Angela Kingston Girl The New Art Gallery Walsall 2000