EDUCATION

2018 - 2019      Decorative Surfaces Fellowship, awarded and funded by The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers

2015 - 2018      Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art at City & Guilds of London Art School 

2014 - 2015      Foundation Diploma, City & Guilds of London Art School

PUBLICATIONS

Wild Pigment Project

Pigment People

https://wildpigmentproject.org/polly-bennet

 

The Pigment Timeline Project

Pigment Stories: Polly Bennett’s Pigment Rainbow

By Ruth Siddall, 23 March 2020

https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/pigment-timeline/2020/03/23/pigment-stories-polly-bennetts-pigment-rainbow/

STRAND The Arts and Culture Magazine

Maria Dragoi 'In Conversation with Polly Bennett', 22 May 2020

https://www.thestrandmagazine.com/single-post/2020/05/22/In-Conversation-with-Polly-Bennett

 

TAKEOVERS

 

2020; @the_artists_contemporary

@lighthouse.collab

@wildernessartcollective

2019; @thecreativedimension

CURRENT / UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2020;     The Painters' Art Sale (Online)

https://www.painterstainersart.com/store/

In support of artists and the Painter Stainer's charities during the Coronavirus.

Until 31st December 2020

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair (Online Edition)

Online Preview Day: 11 November

https://www.woolwichprintfair.com

12th November - 13th December 2020

2021;     ART from HEART, ECOFeminism Festival 2020 Exhibition 'Utopia'

The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road, London E3 4QY

EXHIBITIONS

2020;    Auntie-Freeze 4, Cave, Pimlico, London

 

 'Inside Out', Cave, Pimlico, London

 

'Metamorphosis', Cylinder Gallery, London (Online Exhibition)

Wilderness Art Collective's ‘Wilderness for the mind’ (Online Exhibition)​

https://www.wildernessart.org/wilderness-for-the-mind-exhibition

'Magic Little Box', Smallhythe Studio, Tenterden, Kent

2019;     The Vavengers Charity Launch, Vagina Museum, Camden, London

 

Display at Putney School of Art & Design, Putney, London

 

Hogs Hole Apple Weekend/Craft Fair, Red House, London

 

‘Landlines’, Royal Geographical Society, London 

 MA Degree show, City & Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London

'Preservation', Take Courage Gallery, Amersham Arms, New Cross, London

'Granitoids, Gneisses, Sedimentary Rock' Solo Show, Cave, Pimlico, London

Clyde & Co Art Award Exhibition, Clyde & Co, St Botolph Building, London

Craft Week, City & Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London

The Big Clothes Switch // Art Market, 59 Geek Street, Soho, London   

                      

Gordon Dadds Legal Services Display, 6 Agar Street, London 

2018;     Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Building 17, Cartridge Place, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London 

BA Fine Art Degree Show, City & Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London

'Natural Selection', Marlborough House School, Hawkhurst, Kent

Erotic Art Exhibition, Copeland Park, Peckham Rye, London

'An Icelandic Tale' Solo Show, The Flying Dutchman, Camberwell, London

'PICNIC', Subsidiary Projects, Vauxhall, London

 

2017;     Art On A Postcard’s Photography On A Postcard Lottery, The Print Space, London

Cranbrook Art Show, Cranbrook, Kent

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Woolwich, London

2nd Year Degree Show, The Crypt Gallery, Kings Cross, London

2016;     1st Year Degree Show, Diorama Arts Centre, Camden, London

2015;     Foundation Show, City & Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London

‘Mixed Starters’, Smallhythe Studio, Tenterden, Kent 

Pre-2015;     Various small exhibitions at Fiona Graham-Mackay’s studio, Bayford Studio, Kent 

      

                 

AWARDS

2018;     Shortlisted for The Athenaeum Residency

Clyde & Co Art Award

The Skinners’ Company Stephen Gooden Prize for Engraving

2017;     The Fishmongers’ Company Beckwith Scholarship for Sculpture

The Skinners’ Company Philip Connard Travel Prize

The Skinners’ Company Stephen Gooden Prize for Engraving

Shortlisted for The Artists Collecting Society Undergraduate Prize