Freya Purdue is an established painter and has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally, she has been a recipient of a number of scholarships, awards and residency. Her work is held in many collections across the world. She was one of the founding members of the Contemporary British Painting group and remains on its Advisory Panel. She currently lives on the Isle of Wight and has a studio at Osborne Stables in East Cowes.
BA Hons; St Martins School of Art & MA; Chelsea School of Art; now parts of UAL
Solo "Murmurs from the Wide River" Quay Arts Gallery, Newport, IoW (Sept/Oct 2021)
2021 ArtTop10 'Lockdown Interviews' Exhibition, Cello Gallery, London
2020 Beyond Other Horizons, Lasi Plalce of Culture, Romania
2020 Vitalistic Fantasies, Cleo Gallery, London (In gallery and online)
2020 BEEP Painting Prize, Lysieum Gallery, Swansea (In gallery and online)
2020 Yes/No Virtual Exhibition, Contemporary British painting
2019 Solo 'Freya Purdue at the Edge', Yellow Edge Gallery, Gosport, W Sussex
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