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Sarah Maple

biography

Since graduating in 2007 Sarah has exhibited to wide acclaim nationally and internationally. Sarah has also had solo shows internationally: Sarah Maple est Croque Madame, INCEPTION Gallery, Paris; I wish I had a Penis, KockxBox Gallery, Amsterdam; Ich Liebe Dick mbg-kunstprojekte, Munich and This Artist Blows, Salon, London. She has also featured in an astonishing thirty-one group shows, been the subject of a televised documentary for Dutch TV and ARTE…, worked collaboratively with Nick Knight and Jefferson Hack and won the Saatchi’s New Sensations Award.

Described by the Independent on Sunday as “the heir to Tracey Emin’s throne… the best of the new young British artists,”

We represented Sarah Maple at the London Art Fair 2013.

Education

2007 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, Kingston University
2004 Foundation Course, University of the Creative Arts

AWARDS

2007 ’4 New Sensations’, Saatchi Gallery

SELECTED solo EXHIBITIONS

2012 It’s a Girl!, Aubin Gallery, London
2011 I wish I had a Penis, KochxBos, Amsterdam
2010 Ich Liebe Dick, mbf-kunstprojekte, Munich, Germany
2008 This Artist Blows, Salon Gallery, London

SELECTED group EXHIBITIONS

2012 Ein weißes Feld, 27th July-26th August, Sammlung FIEDE collection, Schlachthaus (Slaughterhouse Gallery), Germany
2012 Culture Cloud, 27th July-25th August, The New Art Exchange
2012 The British Cut, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2011 Summer in the City – Contemporary Responses, Ben Uri Gallery, London
2011 UAMO City Tour and Festival, London and Munich
2011 DESTRUCTION 2011, 12-27th May, Istanbul
2011 Art Paris, 31st March-3rd April, Saatchi Online
2010 The Affordable Art Fair, 28th-31st October, Amsterdam
2010 This is England, 21st September-23rd October, Uno + Uno, Milan
2010 Feminism in London Postcard Auction, The Aubin Gallery, London
2010 Uber Collision: Epic Fail, The Anti Design Festival, Idea Generation, London
2010 This is England, The Aubin Gallery, London
2010 The Man I wish I was, A.I.R Gallery, New York
2010 The Man I Wish I Was (film screening), X-Initiative, New York
2009 Activities of God, Siamsa Gallery, Ireland
2009 Dingle Film Festival, Ireland
2009 UK’s Future Greats, Salon Gallery, London
2009 Massive Party, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
2008 UK’s Future Greats in NY, White Box, New York
2008 Scream Gallery, London
2008 UK’s Future Greats, Salon Gallery, London
2008 New Works, Scream Gallery, London
2007 I Heart Peter displayed in Oxford Circus Underground Station
2007 Open Space, Brisbane, Australia
2007 The Truth isn’t Sexy, The Reform Bar, Leeds
2007 Posters of ‘Self Portrait with Kate Moss’ and ‘Fighting Fire with Fire, No.2’ displayed at Edgware Road London Underground station
2007 4 New Sensations – Old Truman Brewery, London
2007 A War To End All Wars, The Dazed Gallery, London
2007 Turbulence – Surface Gallery, Nottingham
2007 Two posters of ‘YOU’ displayed at Euston and Finsbury Park London
Underground stations

Public

2011 Speaker at ‘Women Inc’ festival, Amsterdam
2010 Panel discussion at ‘Sphinx Theatre’, ‘Vamps, Vixens & Feminists
2010 Panel discussion for Amnesty International ‘Who are you to speak?’
2010 Judging panel for ‘Young Brits at Art’
2009 Judge of feminist poster competition for ‘Don’t Panic’

COMMISSIONS

2012 ‘It’s just like any other job…’, Part of The Exchange, La Scatola Gallery, London
2009 Corruption, Ctrl Alt Shift Magazine
2009 Activism, Southbank Centre
2009 I’m an Edgy Contemporary Artist, House of Fraser, Manchester Festival
2008 ‘WWWW’, Nick Knight for SHOWstudio
2007 ’4 New Sensations’, Saatchi Gallery

Publications

2011 ‘Art & Agenda: Political Art and Activism’ by Robert Klanten, M. Hubner, A. Bieber. Published by Gestalten.
2009 ‘Private Views: Voices from the Front Line of British Culture’ by Peter Whittle