BIO

Born 1989, Joe Warrior-Walker grew up in the seaside town of St Ives Cornwall. He spent much of his childhood travelling across Asia with his parents. His Mother of Indian heritage and British father are both working artists who would split their time between England and India. In 2011 he relocated to London to study a degree at The Chelsea School of Art. The same year he was also awarded winner of The Brenda Landon Portrait Prize. After graduating he was awarded a scholarship to complete a Masters degree at UEA London. Warrior-Walker is being presented in a solo exhibition of new works, ‘Chalkland’ at Septieme Gallery Paris. Recent solo shows include ‘When Patterns Form Pictures’ at That Art Gallery Bristol, in 2018, and ‘Pentimento’ at Tungsten Gallery, London. Warrior Walker’s work has also been shown in a number of group shows, including ‘Now Now’, curated by Ed Broner at Breach Gallery, Miami, USA, 2021, ‘A Generous Space’, curated by Matthew Burrows at Hastings Contemporary Gallery, UK, 2021 and most recently ‘Crossing Point’ at Durden & Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, 2022. He lives and works in Bristol.

Education

2013 Awarded scholarship to study an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship UEA London

2009 BA Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art

2008 Foundation Art & Design, Tregye School of Art

2007 Art & Design, Truro College

 


Exhibitions

Solo Shows:

2022, (current) Septieme Gallery Paris, Chalkland

2018, That Art Gallery Bristol, When Patterns Form Pictures

2018, Tungsten Gallery London, Pentimento

2016, The Lost & Found Gallery, Shifting Spaces

Selected Group Shows:

2022, Durden & Ray Gallery L.A. Crossing Point

2021, Hastings Contemporary Gallery, A Generous Space, curated by Matthew Burrows

2021, Breach Gallery Miami, Now Now, curated by Ed Broner

2021, Kingsgate Project Space London, My Foot In Your Face, curated by Dan Howard-Birt

2020, Centrespace Gallery Bristol

2020, Penwith Gallery St Ives, Associates Show

2019, M.A.H London, Summer Show

2018, The Old Biscuit Factory London, Types of Abstract

2017, Royal West Academy, Annual Open

2016, Lacey Contemporary, Summer Show

2016, Arnolfini Bristol, The Other Art Fair

2016, Bagots Hutton Gallery Dublin, Syrias Vibes

2016, Riverbank Gallery Newlyn

2016, Centre Space Gallery Bristol

2015, The Island Gallery Bristol, Somewhere to Go

2015, Safe House Gallery London

2015, Printhouse Gallery London, Homewarming

2014, Espacio Gallery London, Forgotten Spaces

2014, Four Corners Gallery London, Colour Me Stupid

2013, Clyde & Co London, Clyde & Community Art project

2013, The Strand Gallery London, Seven Artists

2012, The Lloyd Gill Gallery London, The Future of Contemporary Art

2012, Mori & Stein Gallery London, Bread + Butter

2012, The Commune London, Roy’s Salon Tea Party

2012, The Chelsea School of Art, Chelsea Degree Show

2011, Hitachi Consulting London, Hitachi Commission

2009,Tregye School of Art, Tregye School of Art Final Show

2006, Lemon Street, Truro College Final Exhibition

Mans Head 2022 115x92cm raw pigment chalk and oil paint on canvas £3700 copy BIOGRAPHY

Awards

2021 Winner of the ASP Tyson Award selected by Matthew Collings

2013 Selected for The Clyde & Co Community Art project

2011 Winner of the Brenda Landon Portrait Prize

2011 1st place Hitachi Fine Art Commission


Publications and Articles

2014, Traction Magazine, Joe Warrior Walker on painting in the digital age

http://tractionmagazine.co.uk/post/74163073780/joe-warrior-walker

 

2013, Clyde & Co Community Art project

http://1616.clydeco.vuturevx.com/joe-warrior-walker-(untitled-2)/

 

2013, Strand Gallery Exhibition, Seven Artists

http://thestrandgallery.wordpress.com/tag/joe-warrior-walker/

 

2011, The Brenda Landon Portrait Prize

http://blpye.org.uk/image%20pages/2011image_pgs_and_images/2011.html